Mayor to Host Town Hall Meetings for Proposed Budget

03/12/2019 8:35 AM by

There’s been a lot of emotions around the budget, with pros and cons and accusations and confused feelings going around social media. The Stoney administration will now host a series of community town hall meetings over the coming weeks to discuss the budget.

As a reminder, here’s what’s being presented:

  1. An investment of $18.5 million for Richmond Public Schools
  2. $16.2 million for roads and sidewalks
  3. $2.9 million for affordable housing
  4. $965,00 for increased GRTC service
  5. $485,000 for eviction diversion
  6. Real estate tax increase
  7. Cigarette tax

The meetings are below- please note our local one is the first one at Woodville Elementary School. Hope to see you there!

Tuesday, March 19
6:30 – 8 p.m.
East End
Woodville Elementary School
2000 N. 28th St.

Thursday, March 21
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Southside Community Center
6335 Old Warwick Rd.

Wednesday, March 27
6:30 – 8 p.m.
West End
Thomas Jefferson High School
4100 W. Grace St.

Tuesday, April 2
6:30 – 8 p.m.
Northside Family YMCA
7207 Old Brook Rd.



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