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Richmond, VA
23219 USA

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Welcome to the Office of the City Clerk

The City Clerk is a Charter appointed official of the city of Richmond. Section 4.04 of the city's charter mandates that City Council appoint a city clerk to keep the official journal of its proceedings. In addition to its administrative support of the Richmond City Council, the Office of the City Clerk is a customer-friendly agency which strives to provide exemplary service to citizens so that they may be informed and fully engaged in the legislative process.

 

Our mission is to ensure the preservation, integrity and accessibility of the city's official record through the shared management of the legislative process, to provide administrative and technical support to the City Council, to disseminate accurate information concerning legislative decisions and policies, and to protect the city seal.

 

Would you like to play an active role in the governance of your city?

Consider applying for appointment to one of the over 50 boards and commissions to which the Richmond City Council makes appointments.

In order to be considered for appointment to one of the vacancies posted on the Clerk's blog, please submit your application by September 15, 2020, to the Office of the City Clerk. To be considered for appointment to one of the vacancies on the Task Force on the Establishment for a Civilian Review Board, please submit your application by September 20, 2020.

All applicants must live and/or work in the City of Richmond, unless otherwise specified.

Questions about vacancies and/or qualifications?

Contact cityclerksoffice@richmondgov.com

Board and Commissions Vacancies - Applications Due September 15, 2020  (To be considered for appointment to one of the vacancies on the Task Force on the Establishment for a Civilian Review Board, please submit your application by September 20, 2020.)

Online Boards and Commissions Application

If you would prefer to download an application and submit it via email, mail or fax, click here.

Richmond City Council Boards and Commissions

ADVISORY BOARD FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF TOWING FEES AND THE STORAGE OF VEHICLES
ADVISORY BOARD OF RECREATION AND PARKS
AFFORDABLE HOUSING TRUST FUND OVERSIGHT BOARD 
AGING AND DISABILITIES ADVISORY BOARD 
AUDIT COMMITTEE
BOARD OF BUILDING CODE APPEALS, ELECTRICAL DIVISION 
BOARD OF BUILDING CODE APPEALS, GENERAL DIVISION
BOARD OF FIRE APPEALS
CAPITAL AREA ALCOHOL SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM (ASAP) POLICY ADVISORY BOARD 
CAPITAL AREA PARTNERSHIP UPLIFTING PEOPLE, INC.
CAPITAL REGION AIRPORT COMMISSION
CENTRAL VIRGINIA WASTE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY
CITIZEN ADVISORY COMMISSION ON ALTERNATIVES TO INCARCERATION
CITY PERSONNEL BOARD
CITY PLANNING COMMISSION
CLEAN CITY COMMISSION
COMMISSION OF ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW
COMMUNITY CRIMINAL JUSTICE BOARD
COMMUNITY POLICY AND MANAGEMENT TEAM
COMMUNITY TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE (MPO)
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
ETHICS REFORM COMMISSION
GREATER RICHMOND CONVENTION CENTER AUTHORITY
GREATER RICHMOND PARTNERSHIP, INC.
GREATER RICHMOND TRANSIT COMPANY
GREEN CITY COMMISSION
HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
J. SARGEANT REYNOLDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE BOARD
LEWIS GINTER BOTANICAL GARDEN, INC.
LOCAL FINANCE BOARD FOR OTHER POST-EMPLOYMENT (OPEB) TRUST
MAGGIE L. WALKER INITIATIVE CITIZENS ADVISORY BOARD
MAGGIE L. WALKER LAND TRUST - CITIZENS' ADVISORY PANEL
MAYMONT FOUNDATION
METROPOLITAN RICHMOND AIR QUALITY COMMITTEE
MINORITY BUSINESS ENTERPRISE AND EMERGING SMALL BUSINESS ADVISORY BOARD
NAVY HILL DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COMMISSION - HTTP://NAVYHILLCOMMISSION.ORG/
PLANRVA (RICHMOND REGIONAL PLANNING DISTRICT COMMISSION)
RICHMOND AMBULANCE AUTHORITY 
RICHMOND AREA METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION (MPO)
RICHMOND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AUTHORITY
RICHMOND METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (RMTA)
RICHMOND PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD
RICHMOND REDEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING AUTHORITY
RICHMOND REGION TOURISM (RICHMOND METROPOLITAN  CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU)
RICHMOND RETIREMENT SYSTEM
SAFE AND HEALTHY STREETS COMMISSION
SISTER CITIES COMMISSION
SLAVE TRAIL COMMISSION
SOCIAL SERVICES ADVISORY BOARD
TASK FORCE ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A CIVILIAN REVIEW BOARD
URBAN DESIGN COMMITTEE
URBAN FORESTRY COMMISSION

              

                       

 

Standing CommitteeCommittee Information

Organizational Development

Meetings:

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

Members:

All 9 Members of Council

All 9 Council Members

Left to right: CM Andreas Addison, CM Kim Gray, VP Chris Hilbert, CM Kristen Larson, CM Stephanie Lynch, CM Ellen Robertson, Pres. Cynthia Newbille, CM Reva Trammell, CM Michael Jones

Description:

The Committee reviews the operations of every department, bureau, agency, and other unit of the City government and makes recommendations for operations and organizational development.

Education and Human Services

Meetings:

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

Members:

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Right to left: Chair Kristen Larson, Vice Chair Chris Hilbert, Member Stephanie Lynch, Alternate Member Andreas Addison

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 - 1:00p.m.

Members:

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Left to right: Chair Michael Jones, Vice Chair Kristen Larson, Member Ellen Robertson, Alternate Member Stephanie Lynch

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 Thursday of each month - 12:00 p.m.

Members:

1st ds9th district7th3rd

Left to right: Chair Andreas Addison, Vice Chair Jones, Member Cynthia Newbille, Alternate Member Chris Hilbert

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 - 1:00 p.m.

Members:

6th district2nd district9th district8th district

Left to right: Chair Ellen Robertson, Vice Chair Kim Gray, Member Michael Jones, Alternate Member Reva Trammell

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:

8th district2nd3rd5th

Left to right: Chairwoman Reva Trammell, Vice Chair Kim Gray, Member Chris Hilbert, 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 AssignmentsRes. No. 2020-R001