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Action Required: Citizens Deserve a VOTE on the Stoney/Dominion Coliseum Plan
Hey Folks, Got a time-sensitive issue here: As you may have heard, Mayor Stoney and a group of private investors are working to greenlight a plan to build a new coliseum and redevelop the Navy Hill neighborhood. Many citizens are voicing opposition to this plan, as it likely will require millions of tax dollars from RVA residents. In fact, 15,000 citizens signed a Paul Goldman petition to put this issue to a vote in November. Some city council members appear to be in favor of allowing a referendum that will give people a say. Other members are allegedly not supportive of this idea. If you live in the 7th District and think that having a people’s referendum on this issue is the right thing to do, please contact our councilwoman, Cynthia Newbille, and let her know. It’s important to act now-council plans to meet THIS WEEK to make a decision. Email Now: Cynthia.Newbille@Richmondgov.com Whether you’re for or against this new development project is your decision. Let’s make sure you are able to make that decision in November.
Over and out, Mackie Blaylock