August 16, the Treasurer’s Office will open for business in the Chenault-Weems
Building. This is the former Circuit Court building, which the Board of
Supervisors renamed the Chenault-Weems Building on July 25.
Select services for the Commissioner of Revenue's office, including DMV Select, will close to the public on Friday, August 17 at 12:30 p.m. and will reopen to the
public on Tuesday, August 21 at 8:30 a.m., with DMV Select services starting
at 9:00 a.m. that day.
Treasurer’s and the Commissioner of Revenue’s offices will be located on
the first floor of the Chenault-Weems Building.
Department of Finance and Management Services is expected to open for business
in the Chenault-Weems Building on August 24. Finance and Management Services
will be located on the second floor of the new financial building, and the
Department of Internal Audit will be located in the basement.
of Supervisors named the Chenault-Weems Building in honor of two longtime
Hanover County elected officials, the late George M. Weems and Lois B.
the time of his death in 1985, Mr. Weems had served nearly 50 years as the
County’s Treasurer. He was elected in 1935 and was re-elected 12 times.
Chenault served seven terms as Commissioner of the Revenue and is the only
woman to serve as a Constitutional Officer in Hanover County. She began her
career in Hanover County government in 1967 and was appointed Commissioner of
the Revenue in 1974. She won election six times before retiring in 1999.
year, all of the County’s Courts and Court-related offices moved into a new
building located to the north of the Vaughan-Bradley Sheriff’s Office building. That freed both the old Circuit Court and old General District Court buildings
to be repurposed for other County offices.
for the renovation of the former General District Court building will be issued
this fall with the plan to award the contract next spring. Several other County
offices will be moved to that building when the renovation is complete.