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Tonight: Richmond Region Roundup at the Virginia War Memorial

Three of the presentations will cover Richmond300 Master Plan, Richmond transportation, and affordable housing.

From the Partnership for Smarter Growth:

On December 11th, the Partnership for Smarter Growth will be hosting a rapid-paced series of updates on hot topics in four area jurisdictions – Richmond, Chesterfield, Henrico and Hanover. Learn the latest on Richmond’s citywide master plan and city transportation issues, affordable housing, revitalization in Chesterfield, the debate over Hanover’s future, and the Henrico’s Route 5 corridor study and vision.

The event will begin at 6:00 pm with registration, networking, food and drink (cash bar). The program will begin at 6:30 pm with the speakers each providing speedy 10-minute updates. Q/A at 7:35 and program ending at 8:00 PM.


Introduction and PSG vision – Stewart Schwartz, Policy Chair, Partnership for Smarter Growth

Richmond 300 Master Plan – Burt Pinnock, Vice-Chair of Richmond 300 Advisory Council and Principal at Baskervill

Transportation Transformations – Mike Sawyer, City of Richmond Transportation Engineer

Affordable Housing Challenges and Opportunities – Greta Harris, President and CEO of Better Housing Coalition

Chesterfield Revitalization – The Route 1 Corridor Plan – Steve Haasch, Planning Manager, Chesterfield Planning Department

Henrico’s Route 5 Corridor Vision and Plan – Nicole Anderson Ellis, Chair of the Route 5 Corridor Coalition

Hanover’s Future — Patti Bland, Chair, Coalition for Hanover’s Future

The event will begin at 6:00PM with registration and networking. There will be a cash bar. The Program with the speakers will begin at 6:30 PM and end at 8:00 PM.

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