Monday, February 25, 2013

Capital Region Collaborative & Docket Review at Informal Session

The first Informal Session with a noticeably absent City Clerk Alvin Anderson. The City Clerk's Office staff did a fine job running the meeting.

Part 1/2 - 2013 Feb. 25 - Presentation from Capital Region Collaborative - Informal Session City Council - Richmond, VA from Silver

Presentation on the Capital Region Collaborative, a pro-business group that include 9 localities surrounding Richmond which is "a partnership between the Greater Richmond Chamber [of Commerce] and the Richmond Regional Planning District Commission." The presentation was given to members of City Council by Bob Crum, Executive Director, Richmond Regional Planning District Commission, and Wendy Burtner-Owens, Project Manager for the Capital Regional Collaborative.

Part 2/2 - 2013 Feb. 25 - Docket Review - Informal Session City Council - Richmond, VA from Silver.

Docket Review that included some contentious items.

Items discussed included:

Ord. 2012-4 pertaining to the "1% for the Arts" Program which would limit the amount to no more than $250,000 for each qualifying project. Mr. Hilbert had questions and Mrs. Robertson also had comments. Both Council persons support a monument to Maggie Walker, the famous first African-American woman banker. [7:06]

Res. 2013-R47 "To reverse the decision of the Commission of Architectural Review which denied a certificate of appropriateness for vinyl replacement windows on a home located at 2916 Monument Avenue." [17:34]

Res. 2013-R48 chickens!

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