Showing posts from March 5, 2017

Richmond Selected as Finalist for RWJF Culture of Health Prize

Richmond has been chosen as a finalist for the fifth annual RWJF Culture of Health Prize given by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. As a finalist, Richmond is one step closer to the national Prize which honors communities that understand health is a shared value and everyone has a role to play in driving change. “This is truly an amazing recognition as it points to what we have set out to accomplish; a city that works for everyone,” said Mayor Levar M. Stoney. “This selection as a finalist helps reinforce we are moving in the right direction to create a healthy community for all of RVA. We have changed the way we approach public education, poverty and job creation, which enables us to better reach those who need our help the most.” Selected from more than 200 communities across the country, Richmond joins 10 other finalist communities. Winners will be announced this fall. “Building a culture of health in Richmond is not just about physical health, “said Richmond City Health District

FY 2018 Annual Fiscal Plan Transmittal Letter

Click here to view the FY 2018 Annual Fiscal Plan Transmittal Letter prepared by Mayor Stoney and submitted to City Council today. The letter contains highlights of the Mayor's proposed FY 2018 budget

Phase II of Intermediate Terminal and Riverfront Access Project beginning March 6

Demolition begins Monday, March 6 to remove the 4-foot concrete warehouse foundation for the IntermediateTerminal.and Riverfront Public Access Project. The second phase also includes grading, seeding and refurbishing the Terminal Dock. At completion the dock will be ready to receive cruise ship traffic. Phase II is expected to be completed by June.   Ahead of Phase III, as part of the Riverfront Master Plan, a public meeting will be scheduled in the near future to present conceptual options for the Terminal Dock and Lehigh Property. The improvements at both the Terminal Dock and Lehigh properties are expected to provide public park space and public riverfront access. Phase I, which included structural restoration of the Terminal Dock, was completed last December. The project budget of $2,944,318 is being funded with Capital Improvement funding. For information on city services and schedules, please visit us on line at