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. Speakers: 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.
Three of the presentations will cover Richmond300 Master Plan, Richmond transportation, and affordable housing. From the Partnership for Smarter Growth: