Showing posts from October 28, 2018

Mayor Announces Agreement in Principle on North of Broad Development

Mayor Levar M. Stoney today announced that the City of Richmond has reached an agreement, in principle, with the nonprofit NH District Corporation for the development of the Navy Hill neighborhood north of Broad Street. Pending final negotiation and satisfactory resolution of several outstanding details, the administration will submit ordinances to the Richmond City Council in the coming weeks for consideration and public deliberation. The independent, third-party analysis of the proposed North of Broad project by Hunden Strategic Partners, Inc. can be found here - https://   Below are Mayor Stoney’s remarks from earlier today: North of Broad Project Announcement Remarks (As Prepared for Delivery) by Mayor Levar M. Stoney November 1, 2018 Good afternoon. Thank you for coming. Almost one year ago, I stood on the Observation Deck of City Hall to announce our plans to seek proposals to redevelop a forgotten neighborhood, and to revitalize underutiliz

Mayor Stoney Launches Richmond Census 2020 Complete Count Committee

Click   here   to view the announcement video. Today, Mayor Levar M. Stoney launched Richmond’s Census 2020 Complete Count Committee. The Committee has been established to ensure that no citizen in the City of Richmond goes uncounted. “For each person uncounted, the city and organizations miss out on $2,000 worth of funding each year until the next census,” said Mayor Stoney. “That’s $20,000 for each uncounted person over a ten-year span. Our team will use its networks and expertise to make sure we reach every square foot of Richmond.” The Mayor also stressed the values of being counted and encouraged every Richmonder to participate. The Complete Count Committee will keep residents informed and ensure the most robust representation of our city in the 2020 Census. Members of the Complete Count Committee can be found  here . For more information please contact Chelsi Bennett, J.D., Chair, Complete Count Committee at   or (804) 646-79