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RICHMOND CITY COUNCIL

As of March 15, 2022, all Richmond City Council meetings, to include budget work sessions, special and standing committee meetings, are open to in person attendance and participation.  Members of the public have the option to provide their comments by teleconference/videoconference via Microsoft Teams.  Interested citizens who wish to take advantage of this option, must do so prior to 10:00 a.m., on the meeting date by calling the Office of the City Clerk at (804) 646-7955 and selecting option 3.  All Richmond City Council meetings are live-streamed and archived on Legistar. Additional information may be found on the Clerk’s Citizen’s Guide webpage

The Office of the City Clerk requests that participants provide digital copies of any handouts intended for the body in advance of meetings via email at cityclerksoffice@rva.gov


Member contact information may be accessed here, on the Council webpage. 

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    Andreas Addison

    1st Voter District
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     Katherine Jordan

     2nd Voter District
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 Ann-Frances Lambert

    3rd Voter District
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Vice President

Kristen Nye

4th Voter District
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    Stephanie A. Lynch

      5th Voter District
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   Ellen F. Robertson

    6th Voter District​​​​
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   Cynthia I. Newbille

    7th Voter District
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    Reva M. Trammell

     8th Voter District
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        President 

     Michael J. Jones

     9th Voter District

RICHMOND CITY COUNCIL ANNUAL FORMAL AND INFORMAL MEETING SCHEDULE
 

Occurrence & Time Month

Informal meetings: 4:00 p.m.

Formal Meetings: 6:00 p.m.

2nd and 4th Mondays during the months of:

January

February

March 

April 

May

June

September

Informal meetings: 4:00 p.m.

Formal Meetings: 6:00 p.m.

2nd Monday during the months of:

October

November 

December

Informal meetings: 4:00 p.m.

Formal Meetings: 6:00 p.m.

4th Monday during the month of:

July
 
Informal and Formal meetings are not held during the month of: August
Find updated information regarding rescheduled and cancelled meetings on Legistar. https://richmondva.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx

 

 

RICHMOND CITY COUNCIL STANDING COMMITTEE DESCRIPTIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
 

Standing Committee  Committee Information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Organizational Development    

Meetings:

First Monday of each month - 5:00 p.m.

Members:

All 9 Members of Council

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Left to right: Chair Michael Jones, Vice Chair Kristen Nye, Member Andreas Addison, Member Katherine Jordan, Member Ann-Frances Lambert, Member Stephanie Lynch, Member Ellen Robertson, Member Cynthia Newbille, Member Reva Trammell

 

Description:

The Committee is responsible for reviewing the operations of every department, bureau, agency and other unit of City government and for making such recommendations for operations and organizational development as may be appropriate. 

 

 

 

 

 

Education and Human Services

Meetings:

Second Thursday of each month - 2:00 p.m.

Members:


Stephanie Lynch PhotoCynthia Newbille Photo​ Circle cropped photo of 1st District Councilor Andreas AddisonEllen Robertson Photo

Left to right: Chair Stephanie Lynch, Vice Chair Cynthia Newbille,  Member Andreas Addison

Alternate Member Ellen Robertson

Description:

The Committee monitors and recommends to Council official policy in the areas of recreation, social services, public health, mental health, substance abuse, advocacy, and public education. The Committee also balances the primary role of the School Board in crafting policy for Richmond Public Schools against the responsibility of Council for oversight imposed by the appropriation of public funds.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finance and Economic Development

Meetings:

Third Thursday of each month - 1:00 p.m.

Members:

Cynthia Newbille PhotoEllen Robertson Photo Katherine Jordan PhotoAndreas Addison Photo

Left to right: Chair Cynthia Newbille, Vice Chair Ellen Robertson, Member Katherine Jordan

Alternate Member Andreas Addison

Description:

The Committee monitors and recommends to Council an official policy on the financial health of the City, including its budgetary processes, revenue and expense structures, and its internal fiscal controls.

 

 

 

 

 

 Governmental Operations    

Meetings:

Fourth Wednesday of each month - 2:00 p.m.

Members:

Katherine Jordan Photo Ann-Frances LambertStephanie Lynch PhotoKristen Nye

Left to right: Chair Katherine Jordan, Vice Chair Ann-Frances Lambert, Member Stephanie Lynch

Alternate Member Kristen Nye

Description:

The Committee reviews City issues and policies that are not related, or assigned, to the other Standing Committees. The Committee is also tasked with the review and recommendation of issues assigned by the Organizational Development Standing Committee.

 

 

 

 

 

Land Use, Housing and Transportation

 Meetings:

Tuesday following the third Monday of each month - 1:30 p.m.

Members:

Andreas Addison PhotoEllen Robertson PhotoAnn-Frances Lambert PhotoCircle cropped photo of 2nd District Councilor Katherine Jordan

Left to right: Chair Andreas Addison, Vice Chair Ellen Robertson, Member Ann-Frances Lambert,

Alternate Member Katherine Jordan

Description:

The Committee monitors and recommends to Council an official policy on land use planning, environmental issues, housing and transportation in the City.

 

 

 

 

Public Safety    

Meetings:

Fourth Tuesday of each month - 12:00 p.m.

Members:

Reva Trammell PhotoCircle cropped photo of 3rd District Councilor Ann-Frances LambertKristen Nye PhotoStephanie Lynch Photo

Left to right: Chairwoman Reva Trammell, Vice Chair Ann-Frances Lambert, Member Kristen Nye,

Alternate Member Stephanie Lynch

Description:

The Committee monitors and recommends to Council an official policy in all matters concerning law enforcement, the judiciary, fire safety, ambulance service, and emergency communication.

To view agendas, meeting documents, audio/video recordings, and related legislation

richmondva.legistar.com

Standing Committee Assignments

Res. No. 2023-R003

 

Last Updated 01/04/2023