Wednesday, June 21, 2017

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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Wednesday, 21 June 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 Department 4th Police Precinct
Issues and Updates

·      Public Works Projects and Updates
Mr. Torrence Robinson, Acting Deputy Director of Operations, 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, June 22, 2017; 6:00-8:00 p.m.

WHERE        Northside Family YMCA
                       4207 Old Brook Road, 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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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Councilman Parker C. Agelasto to hold a meeting for the Richmond Central 5th 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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Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Councilman Parker C. Agelasto to hold a meeting for the Richmond Central 5th Voter District

All Richmond Central 5th Voter District residents invited and encouraged to attend
         
WHAT          (Richmond, Virginia U.S.A.) – The Honorable Parker C. Agelasto, Councilman, Richmond City Council, Richmond Central 5th Voter District, will hold a meeting for the Richmond Central 5th Voter District. Councilman Agelasto typically holds individual meetings for the Richmond Central 5th Voter District every other month throughout the year. These meetings are free and open to the public and all Richmond Central 5th Voter District residents are invited and encouraged to attend. The planned agenda for this meeting includes:

                     Agenda Items

·      Public Auction of houses/properties currently owned by the Redevelopment & Housing Authority
(June 29, 2017 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center)
Mr. Desi Winter, Senior Project Manager, Richmond Redevelopment & Housing Authority

·      Richmond Police Department Updates
Commander Michael Snawder
Richmond Police Department, 2nd Police Precinct

·      Virginia Commonwealth University – RAM Camp
Ms. Lisa Cooper, Assistant Director of Residential Life for Leadership Program, Virginia Commonwealth University

·      Richmond Central 5th Voter District Updates

·      Questions and Comments

WHEN          Thursday, June 22, 2017
                        6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

WHERE        Richmond Government Southside Community Service Center
                        4100 Hull Street Road; Richmond, Virginia

CONTACT    For more information, please contact, Amy Robins, Liaison for
                        The Honorable Parker C. Agelasto, Councilman, Richmond City Council, Richmond Central 5th Voter District, at 804.646.5724 (tel), or amy.robins@richmondgov.com (email)



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Monday, June 12, 2017

Councilwoman Reva M. Trammell to hold a meeting for the Richmond Southside 8th 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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Monday, 12 June 2017

Councilwoman Reva M. Trammell to hold a meeting for the Richmond Southside 8th Voter District

All Richmond Southside 8th Voter District residents invited to attend

WHAT           (Richmond, Virginia U.S.A.) - The Honorable Reva M. Trammell, Councilwoman, Richmond City Council, Richmond Southside 8th Voter District, will hold a meeting for the Richmond Southside 8th Voter District. Councilwoman Trammell personally holds meetings that include information on her goals and accomplishments, a thematic agenda, special guests and refreshments. These meetings are free and open to the public and all Richmond Southside 8th Voter District residents are invited and encouraged to attend. Her agenda and special guests for this meeting include:

AGENDA/SPECIAL GUESTS

·      Topics of discussion to include:
o  Code Enforcement
o  Crime in Our Neighborhoods
o  Disaster Preparedness

·      Captain Michael Snawder, Commander, Second Police Precinct
Richmond Police Department - Second Police Precinct

·      Mr. Chip Decker, Chief Executive Officer
Richmond Ambulance Authority

·      Mr. Anthony McLean, Emergency Management Coordinator
Richmond Department of Fire and Emergency Services - Office of Emergency Management

·      Mr. John Walsh, Operation Manager
Property Maintenance / Code Enforcement
Richmond Department of Planning and Development Review
                                                 
·     Police Officers from the Richmond Police Department and Firefighters from the Richmond Department of Fire and Emergency Services

WHEN           Thursday, June 15, 2017

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.      
         
WHERE          Satellite Restaurant & Lounge
4000 Jefferson Davis Highway, Richmond, Virginia 23234

CONTACT     For more information, please contact Councilwoman Reva Trammell, at 804-240-5050 (mobile); or 804-233-7382 (home), or via email, at reva.trammell@richmondgov.com


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Jason E. Hundley
Council Public Relations Specialist
RICHMOND CITY COUNCIL
OFFICE OF THE COUNCIL CHIEF OF STAFF
900 E. Broad Street, Suite 305
Richmond, VA  23219
804.646.5420 (tel)
804.797.9699 (mobile)
                                                                                                                               

MISSION The mission of Richmond City Council is to represent citizens in creating and amending local laws, providing government policy and oversight, and approving the city budget.

VISION Richmond City Council is committed to creating a vibrant community that is a great place to live, work, learn, play, visit and raise a family.




Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Today: Councilwoman Ellen F. Robertson invites community to Grand Opening of Six Points Innovation Center

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, 6 June 2017

Today: Councilwoman Ellen F. Robertson invites community to Grand Opening of Six Points Innovation Center

Entire community 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, invites the entire community to the Grand Opening of the Six Points Innovation Center, located at 3001 Meadowbridge Road in the Highland Park Neighborhood.

                             Six Points Innovation Center will be a programmed teen center where neighborhood youth have access to programming in the arts, urban ecology, education assistance, public media, history, and advocacy. It is located in a newly renovated 4,000 square-foot building in the in the Richmond Gateway 6th Voter District.

                             Beginning June 7, 2016, the Six Points Innovation Center will be open to the public from Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. After-hours and weekend operations will be specific to youth programming and events. Homework assistance will be offered between 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., two to three days per week.

WHEN         Tuesday, June 6, 2017
                       6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
                   
WHERE        Six Points Innovation Center
                       3001 Meadowbridge Road; Richmond, Virginia

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)

Background _______________________________________________________________________
Funding for the renovation of the Boaz & Ruth-owned building was made possible by a Robins Foundation Community Innovation Grant. The space was designed by neighborhood youth with the assistance of volunteers from Baskervill, Glave & Holmes, and BCWH Architects

     Multiple nonprofit organizations will offer a variety of youth programs, including the creation of a youth council. The partner organizations behind Six Points Innovation Center include: Storefront for Community DesignSaving Our Youth, Groundwork RVA, ART180Boaz & Ruth, the Virginia Local Initiatives Support Corporation, and the Community Preservation and Development Corporation. The youth-serving organizations that will create programming include:

Storefront for Community Design
Storefront pairs community design needs with volunteer design professionals and will spearhead architecture and design education with youth. Additionally, Storefront will manage Storefront Studio which offers a creative way to engage, educate and empower young people to both learn and tell their own community stories through public media and public history projects. Youth will have access to a recording booth and field recording kits that provide hands-on learning.
Contacts:
Ryan Rinn, Executive Director, ryan@storfrontrontichmond.org (email)
Kelley Libby, Co-Creator of Storefront Studio, kelleylibby@gmail.com (email)
Free Engufemi, Co-Creator of Storefront Studio, joinus@untoldrva.com (email)

Saving Our Youth
Saving Our Youth seeks to keep youth on track toward a positive future in school and in the workforce. Saving Our Youth will offer high school and college assistance programming for youth in addition to employment assistance and professional training.
Contact: Jo White, Executive Director, joeloisewhite@gmail.com (email)

Groundwork RVA
Groundwork RVA works with Richmond youth to design and build vibrant community spaces. Groundwork RVA's Green Team and Green Workforce programs will connect youth through service and green-collar job training with the natural and urban environment.
Contact: Giles Harnesberger, Executive Director, giles@groundworkrva.org (email)

ART180                                                                  
ART 180 creates and provides art-related programs for young people living in challenging circumstances, encouraging personal and community change through self-expression. ART 180 works with local artists to provide multi-week after school programs that allow young people to discover ways they can positively engage in and influence their surroundings.
Contact: Taekia Glass, Program Director, taekia@art180.org (email)

Changemakers Council   
The Changemakers Council will be a leadership group of elected teens representing each Six Points Innovation Center program. This council will drive a youth-led community agenda for the Highland Park Neighborhood and shape the vision for the Center.

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Monday, June 5, 2017

Councilman Michael J. Jones to hold a meeting for the Richmond South Central 9th 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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Monday, 5 June 2017

Councilman Michael J. Jones to hold a meeting for the Richmond South Central 9th Voter District

All Richmond South Central 9th Voter District residents invited to attend

WHAT          (Richmond, Virginia U.S.A.) – The Honorable Michael J. Jones, Richmond City Council, Richmond South Central 9th Voter District, will hold a meeting for the Richmond South Central 9th Voter District. This meeting is part of regular meetings Councilman Jones typically holds, which include information on his Richmond South Central 9th Voter District goals and accomplishments and special guests. These meetings are free and open to the public and all Richmond South Central 9th Voter District residents are invited and encouraged to attend. Light refreshments will be served. The planned agenda for this meeting includes the following:

AGENDA
                                                             
·         Richmond Public Schools: Update
The Honorable Linda B. Owen, Trustee, Richmond Public Schools Board of Trustees, Richmond South Central 9th Voter District

·         Public Safety Discussion
Richmond Police Department Second and Third Police Precincts

·         "Broad Rock Rocks!"
  Learn about summer programming at
  Richmond Public Library - Broad Rock Branch

·         Updates: Civic Associations/2017 National Night Out

·         Richmond Code Enforcement and Zoning on Tall Grass/Abandoned Houses and Cars
                                                                                                    
WHEN           Thursday, June 8, 2017
                   6:00-7:30 p.m.

WHERE         Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia
                  6301 Midlothian Turnpike; Richmond, Virginia

WHO          The Honorable Michael J. Jones, Councilman
                  Richmond City Council, Richmond South Central 9th Voter District

CONTACT   For more information, please contact:
Hope Elliott, Liaison for The Honorable Michael J. Jones, Councilman, Richmond City Council, Richmond South Central 9th Voter District, at 804.646.2779 (tel), or hope.elliott@richmondgov.com (email).
                     


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Councilman Andreas D. Addison to hold a meeting for the Richmond West End 1st 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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Monday, 5 June 2017

Councilman Andreas D. Addison to hold a meeting for the Richmond West End 1st Voter District

All Richmond West End 1st Voter District residents invited to attend

WHAT         (Richmond, Virginia U.S.A.) – The Honorable Andreas D. Addison, Richmond City Council, Richmond West End 1st Voter District, will hold a meeting for the Richmond West End 1st Voter District. This meeting is part of regular meetings Councilman Addison typically holds, which include information on his Richmond West End 1st 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 West End 1st Voter District residents are invited and encouraged to attend. The planned agenda for the meeting includes the following:

AGENDA
                                                             
·         Special Guest: The Honorable Jennifer L. McClellan
Virginia State Senator, Senate of Virginia - 9th Voter District
Updates regarding the Virginia General Assembly

·         FY 2018 Richmond Government Budget Overview

·         Discussion regarding Richmond alleys, bike lanes and Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) implementation

·         Updates: Richmond Public Schools/Superintendent Search
The Honorable Liz B. Doerr, School Board Member, Richmond Public Schools Board of Trustees, Richmond West End 1st Voter District                                                                                                 

WHEN          Thursday, June 8, 2017
                        6:00-7:00 p.m.     

WHERE        Richmond Public Schools - Mary Munford Elementary School Auditorium
                  211 Westmoreland Street, Richmond, Virginia 23226

CONTACT   For more information please contact Chelsi Bennett, Liaison for The Honorable Andreas D. Addison, Councilman, Richmond City Council, Richmond West End 1st Voter District, at 804.646.5935 (tel), or chelsi.bennett@richmondgov.com (email).





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Councilwoman Reva M. Trammell to hold 2017 Richmond Southside 8th District Senior Citizens’ Informational Fair

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

COUNCIL PUBLIC INFORMATION NEWS RELEASE
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Monday, 5 June 2017

Councilwoman Reva M. Trammell to hold 2017 Richmond Southside 8th District Senior Citizens’ Informational Fair

All Richmond Southside 8th District residents are invited and encouraged
to attend.

WHAT          (Richmond, Virginia U.S.A.) - The Honorable Reva M. Trammell, Councilwoman, Richmond City Council, Richmond Southside 8th Voter District, will host a Richmond Southside 8th District Senior Citizens’ Informational Fair. This event is free and open to the public, and Councilwoman Trammell invites and encourages all Richmond Southside 8th District Seniors (55 and older) and caregivers to attend. The event will feature the following:

·      Complimentary Refreshments

·      30+ Program and Organization Representatives

·      Free Health Screenings
(please bring your Medicare Card)

·      Free Flu and Pneumonia Shots
(please bring your Medicare Card)
                                                                             
·      Blood Pressure Checks
                                   
·      Fire and Life Safety Information

·      Fitness and Nutrition Information

·      Information, Promotions, and Answers to Your Questions

WHEN          Tuesday, June 6, 2017

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.      
         
WHERE         Richmond Department of Parks, Recreation, and Community Facilities
                   Hickory Hill Community Center
3000 East Belt Boulevard, Richmond, Virginia 23234

WHO            The Honorable Reva M. Trammell, Councilwoman
Richmond City Council, Richmond Southside 8th Voter District

CONTACT    For more information, please contact Councilwoman Reva Trammell at 804.240.5050 (mobile); or 804.233.7382 (home), or via email at reva.trammell@richmondgov.com


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