Monday, September 25, 2017

A statement from Richmond City Council: Resolution regarding monuments

RICHMOND CITY COUNCIL
Richmond City Council – Richmond City Hall - 900 E. Broad Street, Suite 305 - Richmond, Virginia  23219 U.S.A.  - www.council.richmondva.gov

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A statement from
Richmond City Council

Resolution regarding monuments

(Richmond, Virginia U.S.A.) - A resolution, patroned by Councilman Michael J. Jones, Richmond City Council, Richmond South Central 9th Voter District, is expected to be introduced tonight during the Richmond City Council Formal Meeting concerning monuments in the City of Richmond. No public hearing on this legislation is expected to be held this evening.

Richmond City Council Resolution
A resolution is an action by Richmond City Council that generally does not have the effect of law. A resolution generally expresses Council's will, intent or policy on a particular matter. Also, Richmond City Council generally appoints individuals to serve on authorities, boards and commissions and creates some ad hoc boards, commissions and committees by the adoption of a resolution. Richmond City Council Rules of Procedure V(C). Adoption of a resolution generally requires the affirmative votes of at least five members of Council. Richmond City Charter §4.07. Unlike an ordinance, Council may adopt a resolution on an expedited basis at the same time it is introduced. Richmond City Council Rules of Procedure V(B). Unlike some other localities, a resolution is not signed by the presiding officer. Instead, as with ordinances, a true copy of each adopted resolution is attested by the City (Council) Clerk and maintained in the Richmond City Council Office of the City Clerk. Resolutions are reviewed as to form and legality by the Richmond City Attorney prior to introduction.




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Councilman Chris A. Hilbert to hold a meeting for the Richmond Northside 3rd Voter District

Richmond City Council – Richmond City Hall - 900 E. Broad Street, Suite 305 - Richmond, Virginia  23219 U.S.A.  - www.council.richmondva.gov
                                                            
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Monday, 26 September 2017

Councilman Chris A. Hilbert to hold a meeting for the Richmond Northside 3rd Voter District

All Richmond Northside 3rd Voter District residents invited and encouraged to attend.

WHAT         (Richmond, Virginia U.S.A.) – The Honorable Chris A. Hilbert, Councilman, Richmond City Council, Richmond Northside 3rd Voter District, in Richmond, Virginia, will hold a meeting for the Richmond Northside 3rd Voter District. Councilman Hilbert holds individual meetings throughout the year that include information on his goals and accomplishments; a topical agenda; and, special guests. The meetings are free and open to the public and all Richmond Northside 3rd Voter District residents are invited and encouraged to attend. The planned program/agenda for this meeting includes the following:
                      
                       AGENDA

·      Richmond Police Report: Issues and Updates
Richmond Police Department - 4th Police Precinct

·      Richmond New Leaf Collection Program
Mr. Torrence Robinson, Acting Deputy Director of Operations, Richmond Department of Public Works

·      Richmond Bicycle Lane Plan: Brook Road
Mr. Jakob Helmboldt, Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Trails Coordinator
Richmond Department of Public Works

·      Richmond Northside 3rd Voter District Activities & Citywide Update
The Honorable Chris A. Hilbert, Councilman, Richmond City Council, Richmond Northside 3rd Voter District

WHEN         Thursday, September 28, 2017; 6:00-8:00 p.m.

WHERE        Richmond Public Library - Ginter Park Branch
                       1200 Westbrook Avenue, Richmond, Virginia

CONTACT   For more information, please contact Councilman Chris A. Hilbert, at 804.646.6055 or chris.hilbert@richmondgov.com.



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Friday, September 22, 2017

Councilwoman Kristen Nye Larson to hold a meeting for the Richmond Southwest 4th Voter District

RICHMOND CITY COUNCIL
Richmond City Council – Richmond City Hall - 900 E. Broad Street, Suite 305 - Richmond, Virginia  23219 U.S.A.  - www.council.richmondva.gov
                                                            
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Friday, 22 September 2017

Councilwoman Kristen Nye Larson to hold a meeting for the Richmond Southwest 4th Voter District

All Richmond Southwest 4th Voter District residents invited to attend

WHAT         (Richmond, Virginia U.S.A.) – The Honorable Kristen Nye Larson, Councilwoman, Richmond City Council, Richmond Southwest 4th Voter District, will hold a meeting for the Richmond Southwest 4th Voter District. This meeting is part of regular meetings Councilwoman Larson typically holds, which include information on her Richmond Southwest 4th Voter District goals and accomplishments; thematic agendas of current interest; and, special guests. These meetings are free and open to the public and all Richmond Southwest 4th Voter District residents are invited and encouraged to attend. The planned agenda for the meeting includes the following:

AGENDA

·         Police Report
Richmond Police Department

·         Richmond Public Schools: Updates
The Honorable Jonathan Young, Trustee, Richmond Public Schools Board of Trustees, Richmond Southwest 4th Voter District

·         Forest Hill Lake Update
Richmond Department of Public Utilities

·         Leaf Collection Update
Bobby Vincent, Director, Richmond Department of Public Works

·         Q & A
The Honorable Kristen Nye Larson, Councilwoman, Richmond City Council, Richmond Southwest 4th Voter District

Meeting will include distribution of free biodegradable leaf bags.
                           
WHEN          Thursday, September 28, 2017
                        6:30-7:30 p.m.     

WHERE        Richmond Public Schools
                  Huguenot High School New Community Center
                       7945 Forest Hill Avenue (Please use entrance #26 from the west parking lot - center located at the North West corner of the building); Richmond, Virginia

CONTACT   For more information please contact Bryce H. Lyle, Liaison for The Honorable Kristen Nye Larson, Councilwoman, Richmond City Council, Richmond Southwest 4th Voter District, at 804.646.5646 (tel), or bryce.lyle@richmondgov.com (email).



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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Councilwoman Ellen F. Robertson to hold a Meeting for the Richmond Gateway 6th Voter District

RICHMOND CITY COUNCIL
Richmond City Council – Richmond City Hall - 900 E. Broad Street, Suite 305 - Richmond, Virginia  23219 U.S.A.  - www.council.richmondva.gov

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Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Councilwoman Ellen F. Robertson to hold a Meeting for the Richmond Gateway 6th Voter District

All Richmond Gateway 6th Voter District residents invited and encouraged to attend.
         
WHAT         (Richmond, Virginia U.S.A.) - The Honorable Ellen F. Robertson, Councilwoman, Richmond City Council, Richmond Gateway 6th Voter District, will hold a meeting for the Richmond Gateway 6th Voter District. This meeting is part of individual meetings Councilwoman Robertson typically holds throughout the year that include information on her goals and accomplishments; a topical agenda; and, special guests. The meeting is free and open to the public and all Richmond Gateway 6th Voter District residents are invited and encouraged to attend. Free refreshments will be served. Parking available for the first 40 cars in the parking lot at 2nd and Grace Streets. The planned program/agenda for this meeting includes the following:
                 
                  PROGRAM/AGENDA

                  "Priced Out: Gentrification Changing the Faces of Neighborhoods: Redlining in Richmond"

·         Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME)

·         Mr. Ritchie McKeithen, City Assessor
Richmond City Council Office of the Assessor of Real Estate

·         Tax Abatements for Seniors and People with Disabilities and
Tax Amnesty Information

·         Sale of Tax Delinquent Properties

WHEN         Saturday, September 23, 2017
                  10:00 a.m. - Noon
                   
WHERE        Richmond Public Library - Main Library
                       101 E. Franklin Street; Richmond, Virginia
                       Parking is available for the first 40 cars in the
                       parking lot at 2nd and Grace Streets.

CONTACT   For more information, please contact Mr. Kiya Stokes, Liaison for The Honorable Ellen F. Robertson, Councilwoman, Richmond City Council, Richmond Gateway 6th Voter District, at 804.646.7964 (tel), or kiya.stokes@richmondgov.com (email)



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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Councilwoman Cynthia I. Newbille to hold a meeting for the Richmond East End 7th Voter District

RICHMOND CITY COUNCIL
Richmond City Council – Richmond City Hall - 900 E. Broad Street, Suite 305 - Richmond, Virginia  23219 U.S.A.  - www.council.richmondva.gov
                                                            
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Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Councilwoman Cynthia I. Newbille to hold a meeting for the Richmond East End 7th Voter District

All Richmond East End 7th Voter District residents invited to attend
         
WHAT         (Richmond, Virginia U.S.A.) The Honorable Cynthia I. Newbille, Councilwoman, Richmond City Council, Richmond East End 7th Voter District, will hold a meeting for the Richmond East End 7th Voter District. This meeting is part of regular meetings she typically holds, which include information on her Richmond East End 7th Voter District goals and accomplishments; thematic agendas of current interest; and, special guests. These meetings are free and open to the public and all Richmond East End 7th Voter District residents are invited and encouraged to attend. The planned meeting agenda includes:

AGENDA

·         Public Safety Update for the Richmond East End 7th Voter District
- Police Chief Alfred Durham; Capt. Sybil El-Amin, Richmond 1st Police Precinct Commander; Lt. Johnny McRoy, and
   Acting Lt. Stanley Sutton - Richmond Police Department
- Richmond Department of Fire and Emergency Services

·         Richmond Tax Amnesty Program
John Wack, Director of Finance
Richmond Department of Finance
                                                             
·         Development Projects in the Richmond East End 7th Voter District
- Creighton Court Transformation/Armstrong Site
- 25th Street Grocery Store

WHEN         Tuesday, September 26, 2017
6:00-7:30 p.m.
                   
WHERE        Richmond East District Initiative Government Services Building
                       701 North 25th Street; Richmond, Virginia

CONTACT   For more information, please contact Sam Patterson, Liaison for The Honorable Cynthia I. Newbille, Councilwoman, Richmond City Council, Richmond East End 7th Voter District, at 804.646.3012 (tel), or sam.patterson@richmondgov.com (email).

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Monday, September 18, 2017

A statement from Richmond City Council Regarding Saturday's Events

RICHMOND CITY COUNCIL
Richmond City Council – Richmond City Hall - 900 E. Broad Street, Suite 305 - Richmond, Virginia  23219 U.S.A.  - www.council.richmondva.gov

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A statement from
Richmond City Council

Regarding Saturday's Events

(Richmond, Virginia U.S.A.) - "Richmond City Council thanks and commends the Richmond Police Department and all partnering state, local, and federal law enforcement and public service entities and agencies for proactively coordinating, communicating, and providing professional management and support regarding the assemblies in Richmond on Saturday, September 16, 2017. Richmond City Council also recognizes and thanks all Richmond residents whose efforts helped to ease potential difficulties and preserve peace in our community."



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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Richmond Residents invited to take a survey questionnaire evaluating necessity of a local government Human Rights Commission

RICHMOND CITY COUNCIL
Richmond City Council – Richmond City Hall - 900 E. Broad Street, Suite 305 - Richmond, Virginia  23219 U.S.A.  - www.council.richmondva.gov

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Richmond Residents invited to take a survey questionnaire evaluating necessity of a local government Human Rights Commission

All Richmond residents invited and encouraged to participate
         
WHAT         (Richmond, Virginia U.S.A.) - The Richmond City Council Task Force on the Establishment of a Human Rights Commission invites Richmond Residents to take a survey questionnaire to assist it in evaluating the need for and scope of a local government commission on human rights. The questionnaire is available online, at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HumanRightsTaskForceSurvey.
                       The questionnaire is part of the continuing efforts of the task force that was  established by Richmond City Council on November 14, 2016 by Richmond City Council Ordinance # 2016-254.

WHEN         The deadline for taking the questionnaire is 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 21, 2017.
                   
CONTACT   For more information, and/or to obtain and submit a written survey questionnaire, please contact Ms. Joyce L. Davis, Council Policy Analyst/Staff Administrator for the Richmond City Council Task Force on the Establishment of a Human Rights Commission, at 804.646.5009 (tel), or joyce.davis@richmondgov.com (email)





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