The agenda for tonight’s City Council meeting has a few items of local interest, including a vote to establish a Shade Tree Commission, the sale of a lot on 22nd Street to Richmond Affordable Housing, and the providing of matching funds to acquire computers for the local libraries.
Ord. No. 2008-306 (Patron: Mr. Hilbert) – To amend *** the Code *** for the purpose of establishing procedures and guidelines for the maintenance and removal of trees on City-owned property and to establish a Shade Tree Commission. (Recommendation from Land Use, Housing and Transportation Standing Committee to Strike)
Ord. No. 2009-14 (Patron: Mayor Jones, By Request) – To direct the sale of surplus real estate located at 1204 North 22nd Street to Richmond Affordable Housing for $14,000.
Ord. No. 2009-19 (Patron: Mayor Jones) – To *** accept *** $58,500 from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; to transfer $19,500 in matching funds from the Fiscal Year 2008-2009 General Fund Budget, *** and to appropriate the total amount of $78,000 to the *** Richmond Public Library account for the purpose of purchasing computers for public use at seven library branches.