In The News

  • October 28, 2020 Richmond Times-Dispatch

Study says fair pay for Chesterfield public safety employees would cost an extra $22 million a year

 

  • October 14, 2020 Chesterfield Observer

Chesterfield floats funding for new stadium in exchange for city support of Henricus park

 

Otterdale Road Improvement Community Meeting

 

The Chesterfield Board of Supervisors approved the allocation of $30 million in bonds for road and drainage improvements throughout the county due to historic flooding that occurred on Aug. 15. A significant portion of these funds will be used to improve the crossings on Otterdale Road which routinely flood during heavy rain storms.

 

  • August 27, 2020 Richmond Times-Dispatch

"Let us not do politics as usual": Regional transit authority launches, bolstered by new tax money

 

  • August 19, 2020 Chesterfield Observer

Weekend rains expose flooding issues on Otterdale Road

 

Matoaca District Supervisor and Vice-Chair Kevin Carroll talks with John Reid on 1140 WRVA's Richmond Morning News on Monday, August 17, 2020. They spoke about the impacts in Chesterfield County from flooding over the weekend.

 

  • July 21, 2020 Chesterfield Observer

Not a hard decision’ to reopen schools

 

Kevin Carroll and Leslie Haley joined the Jeff Katz Show on WRVA to discuss the Plan for Fall Classes

Kevin and Leslie on The Jeff Katz Show

 

Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors Chair Leslie Haley and Vice-Chair Kevin Carroll joined The John Reid Show WRVA on WRVA's Richmond Morning News to talk about the 2020-2021 school year. Chesterfield County Public School

 

A message to Chesterfield County employees from the Board of Supervisors.

 

  • April 21, 2020 Chesterfield Observer

Empty plates: As restaurants struggle, county rethinks plans to float a 4% meals tax

 

  • April 21, 2020 Chesterfield Observer

Keeping first responders responding

 

Chesterfield County Matoaca District Supervisor and Vice-Chair Kevin Carroll shares some ways that first responders and public safety workers are keeping citizens and themselves safe during the COVID-19 outbreak.

 

  • January 22, 2020 Chesterfield Observer 

Meet Matoaca District Supervisor Kevin Carroll

  • January 15, 2020 Chesterfield Observer

Supervisors show support for Second Amendment

  • January 1, 2020 Chesterfield Observer

Supervisors’ letter to lawmakers: Uphold the Constitution

  • January 1, 2020 Chesterfield Observer

Planning commission getting three new members

Chesterfield County Investiture 2019

This swearing-in ceremony was held for the newly elected Board of Supervisors members and constitutional officers. They will each serve four-year terms effective Jan. 1, 2020.

 

  • December 24th, 2019 Chesterfield Observer

Newly elected county leaders take the oath

 

  • December 11th, 2019 Chesterfield Observer

Chesterfield leaders: County will follow law in gun rights debate

 

  • November 6th, 2019 Chesterfield Observer

As state turns blue, Chesterfield GOP wins big

 

  • October 30th, 2019 Chesterfield Observer

Supervisors races could pivot on a recurring theme: How, and where, to grow the tax base

 

  • October 29th, 2019 Village News

How will you balance development with "smart growth"and community needs?

 

  • October 29th, 2019 Richmond Times-Dispatch

There's a contested race for every Chesterfield Board of Supervisors seat

 

  • October 22nd, 2019 Richmond Magazine

Election 2019: Chesterfield Supervisors

 

  • October 23rd, 2019 Chesterfield Observer

Change or status quo? Supervisor candidates offer competing visions at forum

 

  • October 22nd, 2019 Village News

Do you want to increase, decrease, or let cash proffers stay the same?

 

  • October 16th, 2019 Chesterfield Observer

Matoaca candidates talk overcrowding, meals tax

 

  • October 16th, 2019 Village News

What's the biggest issue facing Chesterfield?

 

  • October 8th, 2019 Village News

Why are you running and why should you be elected?

 

Kevin's Traffic Message

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Kevin's Ettrick Message

Kevin's Public Safety Message

 

  • June 19th, 2019 Chesterfield Observer

Carroll edges out Stariha in GOP primary for Matoaca supervisor

 

  • June 12th, 2019 Chesterfield Observer

Carroll claims victory in GOP primary

 

  • June 5th, 2019 Chesterfield Observer

Letter: Thanks to citizens group for hosting forum

 

  • June 5th, 2019 Chesterfield Observer

Two early races offer a preview of what may lie ahead: A brutal fall campaign season

 

  • May 22nd, 2019 Chesterfield Observer

Citizens group holds first supervisors forum

 

  • May 16th, 2019 Citizens United Matoaca Forum

All announced Matoaca District BOS candidates were invited to participate in the forum. All four (3 Republican, 1 Democrat) confirmed attendance, however, Craig Staria canceled two days before due to a "scheduling conflict". The video is shaky due to poor wifi.

Part 1 of 2 Chesterfield Citizens United Matoaca Forum

Part 2 of 2 Chesterfield Citizens United Matoaca Forum

 

  • Part 1 Kevin Carroll's appearance on WRVA discussing Police Week

Part 1 WRVA with Jeff Katz

  • Part 2 Kevin Carroll's appearance on WRVA discussing Police Week

Part 2 WRVA with Jeff Katz

 

  • Chesterfield Observer May 15, 2019

County strikes agreement to replace aging billboards

Noting that the planning commission is scheduled to vote on the new sign ordinance May 21, Matoaca supervisor candidate Kevin Carroll suggested Stariha’s advertisements constitute a conflict of interest.

“To me, it just doesn’t look ethical,” Carroll said during a telephone conversation earlier this month. “The timing is very interesting. If I knew I was getting ready to vote on changes to the sign ordinance that were partially drafted by this company, I wouldn’t have done it.”

 

  • Chesterfield Observer March 20, 2019

To bolster dwindling ranks, Police Department proposes salary increases for longtime officers   

                                                                                        

  • NBC 12’s Jasmine Turner requested an interview for the Chesterfield FOP's position regarding the Chesterfield officer accused of white nationalist ties. 

Chesterfield police investigating school resource officer’s possible ties to white nationalist group

 

  • In case you missed it. Click here to listen to my appearance on WNTW The Answer.

WNTW The Answer March 14, 2019

 

  • Chesterfield Observer February 27, 2019

With supervisors retiring, county Republicans seek to bridge the experience gap

"Kevin Carroll thinks it’s critical for the local GOP to be proactive, cultivate leaders and have them ready to step forward when senior elected officials leave office."

“Any organization that doesn’t build for the future sets itself up for failure,” he added. “You have to bring new people in. You get new ideas – the more people you have involved, the more brains you get together, the better off you’ll be.” 

 

  • Chesterfield Observer February 15, 2019

Elswick won’t seek re-election

"To date, only one candidate has announced plans to run for the Matoaca District seat on the Board of Supervisors this November: Kevin Carroll, a retired Chesterfield police officer and current president of the Chesterfield Fraternal Order of Police. Carroll, a Republican, kicked off his campaign on Monday."

 

  • My remarks at the Chesterfield Board of Supervisor Meeting January 23rd regarding the Smith track zoning case (16SN0694) that affects neighborhoods surrounding the Swift Creek reservoir. It is strongly opposed by members of the community surrounding this proposed development.

Board of Supervisors meeting January 23, 2019

 

  • NBC 12’s Jasmine Turner requested an interview regarding the VA State FOP’s support for Senator Chase’s hoax criminal activity bill.

http://www.nbc12.com/2019/01/19/va-senate-passes-legislation-make-knowingly-reporting-false-crimes-illegal/?fbclid=IwAR15cq6jHsQHfw6ERLEtPYp7nXTZFwKrJnLSHx_mFbTfiGNsxayhn3OuehM

 

  • Chesterfield Observer January 2, 2019

As county seeks to lure new development and rein in sprawl, political upheaval looms

"The key to making “tough decisions,” Carroll says, is maintaining open lines of communication with county residents.

“As a leader, you have to meet with people and listen to them to find out what they are thinking,” he adds. “When I look at the way things are being handled, I think I can do a better job.”

 

  • Chesterfield Observer December 12, 2018

Scott Miles has a year to reform the county’s criminal justice system. Is Chesterfield ready?

"Not everyone sees these policy shifts as common sense, though; some worry they could lead to a slippery slope and increased crime. Kevin Carroll, president of the county and state Fraternal Order of Police, contends Miles’ new policy directive usurps the authority of the Virginia legislature and attempts to decriminalize marijuana use in Chesterfield. “We don’t live in Colorado, D.C. or Washington state, and using marijuana is still against the law,” he says. “When we start down this road, what’s the next thing we don’t charge on?” Carroll thinks Chesterfield police officers should continue to “do their job and follow the law, regardless of what the commonwealth’s attorney does in court.” “I hope that will be the recommendation [Police Chief Jeffrey Katz] goes with,” he adds."


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