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City Council to consider Eastview study, community garden sites

There are a few local items the agenda for the Monday, March 27, 2017 meeting of City Council:

  • ORD. 2017-068To authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Grant Contract between the City of Richmond, Virginia, and the Better Housing Coalition to make a grant of $250,000 to the Better Housing Coalition for the purpose of supporting feasibility analysis and predevelopment activities for the development and redevelopment of the Eastview neighborhood in the city of Richmond.

    From the ordinance:

  • RES. 2017-R016To designate certain parcels of City property or portions thereof as City property that may be made available for annual use as community garden sites for periods not to exceed one year at a time.

    Includes 3000 East Grace Street “Chimborazo Playground Community Garden, 3000 E. Grace Street”, 1201 1?2 North 38th Street, and 5051 Northampton Street “Powhatan Hill Park Community Garden”

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Susan Haas
Susan Haas
2020 years ago

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Liz Opalak
Liz Opalak
2020 years ago

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Will Hall
Will Hall
3 years ago

At first I wasn’t going to comment, but after reading the statement “From the ordinance” I had to respond, simply because I’ve been in Eastview for six years. The first sentence of the third paragraph isn’t true. I’m on Conrad Street, and everyone on this street are homeowners, beside me, and my neighbor who lives two doors down. I’m a renter, but I’m not low-income. Me and my wife could easily relocated to Union Hill or Chimborazo and rent/own a home. The street next to me is Wood street, and everyone on that street are homeowners as well, besides two… Read more »

J
J
3 years ago

Because drug dealers from Whitcomb have more control over there neighborhood than Mosby. That’s why it’s less shootings and murders. But it is still one of the top 3 most dangerous rrha communities in the city easy (Gilpin, hillside, Whitcomb)

Will Hall
Will Hall
3 years ago

@ j Dude you missed the whole point. My comments are in defense of the black people who are being productive in East view, since 98 percent of the residents here are black.The business owners, retired people,Dr.s and nurses bails bondsman, deputy sherifs, etc that I mentioned in the first reply are black homeowners am have been in this community for decades. I’m defending these people because this community is overshawdoEd by what takes place in Whitcomb. I don’t care about who has control over what drugs in Whitcomb, that’s why I said that you missed the point. I own… Read more »

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