Thursday, September 10, 2009

Councilwoman Ellen F. Robertson to hold a Gateway 6th District Meeting: Topic is Shockoe Bottom Land Study


Richmond City Hall

900 E. Broad Street, Suite 200

Richmond, Virginia  23219

Citizens invited and encouraged to attend
WHAT            Richmond City Councilwoman Ellen F. Robertson, Gateway 6th District, will hold a constituent meeting in the Gateway 6th District. This is a continuation of regular meetings she holds on the second Saturday of each month, which include information on her goals and accomplishments, a thematic agenda of current interest, and special guests. This is her 71st consecutive monthly meeting for constituents, since being elected as a member of Richmond City Council for the first time in 2003. All citizens are invited and encouraged to attend. Light refreshments will be served. The Agenda will include:
AGENDA ____________________________________________________________
        Richmond City Council Shockoe Bottom Economic Development Strategy and Services to Support Existing Businesses

•    Richmond City Council Slave Trail Commission/Lumpkin’s Slave Jail
•    GRTC Transfer Station and High Speed Rail
•    Richmond Historic Visitor and Convention Destination and Recommendations

SPECIAL GUEST _______________________________________________________
Peter H. Chapman, Richmond Deputy Chief Administrative Officer for Economic and Community Development   
WHEN              SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2009
        10:00 a.m. – Noon
        The Old City Bar – 1548 East Main Street (next to Main Street Station)
        in Richmond’s Historic Shockoe Bottom
WHO               The Honorable Ellen F. Robertson, Councilwoman, Richmond City
        Council, Gateway 6th District

CONTACT         For more information, please contact Councilwoman Ellen F. Robertson, Gateway 6th District, at 804.646.7964 (office); or John Westbrook at

Richmond City Council has called for a planning and development study of the Shockoe Bottom areas to assist in establishing the best-use for the land in the area.