Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Mayor to hold Town Hall at John Marshall High School

“Bringing City Hall to the Community”

WHO: Mayor Dwight C. Jones
City Officials

WHAT: Town Hall to discuss topics such as crime, federal stimulus funding,
economic development, H1N1 virus, and the 2010 census.

WHEN: Thursday, October 29, 2009 from 6 to 8 p.m.

WHERE: John Marshall High School
North Cafeteria
4225 Old Brook Road

BACKGROUND:

Mayor Jones invites residents to the first North Side Town Hall Meeting of his administration, at 6 p.m. this Thursday at John Marshall High School. Similar to the July Southside Town Hall, the emphasis of the North Side Town Hall is to “Bring City Hall to the Community.”

Topics of discussion include crime, federal stimulus funding, economic development, H1N1 virus, and the 2010 census. Officials from the city departments of Community Development; Economic Development; Finance; Fire and Emergency Services; General Services (to include the 3-1-1 Call Center); Hispanic Liaison Office; Human Resources; Justice Services; Libraries; Minority Business Development; Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities; Police; Public Works; Public Utilities; Richmond City Health District; Richmond Public Schools; Sheriff’s Office; and Social Services will be on hand to answer resident questions. City residents are invited and encouraged to attend. Refreshments will also be provided.

Mayor Jones will continue to host town hall meetings throughout the city in the upcoming months.

Contact: Tammy Hawley, (804) 646-3110