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|Standing Committee||Committee Information|
First Monday of each month - 5:00 p.m.
All 9 Members of Council
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
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
First Thursday of each month - 2:00 p.m.
Right to left: Chair Kristen Larson, Vice Chair Chris Hilbert, Member Stephanie Lynch, Alternate Member Andreas Addison
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
Third Thursday of each month - 1:00p.m.
Left to right: Chair Michael Jones, Vice Chair Kristen Larson, Member Ellen Robertson, Alternate Member Stephanie Lynch
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.
Fourth Thursday of each month - 12:00 p.m.
Left to right: Chair Andreas Addison, Vice Chair Jones, Member Cynthia Newbille, Alternate Member Chris Hilbert
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
Tuesday following the third Monday of each month - 1:00 p.m.
Left to right: Chair Ellen Robertson, Vice Chair Kim Gray, Member Michael Jones, Alternate Member Reva Trammell
The Committee monitors and recommends to Council an official policy on land use planning, environmental issues, housing and transportation in the City.
Fourth Tuesday of each month - 12:00 p.m.
Left to right: Chairwoman Reva Trammell, Vice Chair Kim Gray, Member Chris Hilbert, Alternate Member Stephanie Lynch
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|
|Standing Committee Assignments||Res. No. 2020-R001|