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Boards and Commissions Vacancies - Application Deadline March 15, 2022

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.

  • All applicants must live and/or work in the City of Richmond, unless otherwise specified.
  • An asterisk (*) next to a vacancy indicates an absolute vacancy or that a member who is eligible for reappointment is not interested in continuing to serve. 
  • Click here to view the list of current vacancies.
  • If you would prefer to download an application and submit it via email, mail or fax, click here.
  • Questions about vacancies and/or qualifications? Contact CityClerksOffice@rva.gov or (804) 646-7955, option 3.

If you are interested in serving on the Participatory Budgeting Steering Commission, the Clerk's Office is accepting applications for the following vacancies:

  • A person with a disability
  • A resident of public housing

Please reference the Participatory Budgeting tab on the Clerk's boards and commissions webpage located directly underneath the "Boards and Commissions Meeting Calendar" tab to find additional information and the application form.

Governmental Operations Standing Committee Meeting - January 26, 2022 at 2:00 p.m.

The Governmental Operations Standing Committee agenda for the Wednesday, January 26, 2022 meeting is now available on the City’s legislative website by clicking here.

This meeting will be held through electronic communication means pursuant to the current ongoing declaration of a local emergency concerning the COVID-19 pandemic confirmed by Res. No. 2020-R025, adopted March 16, 2020, and as permitted by section 2.2-3708.2(A)(3) of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act.  This meeting will be open to participation through electronic communication means by the public and closed to in-person participation by the public. Less than a quorum of the Governmental Operations Standing Committee will assemble in the Council Chamber on the 2nd floor of City Hall at 900 East Broad Street in Richmond, Virginia 23219, and most Council members will participate by teleconference/videoconference via Microsoft Teams. The public will have the option to provide their comments by teleconference/videoconference via Microsoft Teams, or in writing via email.  Interested citizens who wish to take advantage of either option, must do so prior to 10:00 a.m., on Wednesday, January 26, 2022, by either calling the Office of the City Clerk at (804) 646-7955 and selecting option 3 or sending written comments or virtual comment requests to CityClerksOffice@rva.gov.  All written comments received prior to the deadline will be provided to members prior to the beginning of the meeting and will be included in the record of the meeting.

Please note that the meeting agenda may be revised.  Click the above-referenced link to access the most current information.
 

Public Safety Standing Committee Meeting - January 25, 2022 at 12:00 p.m.

The Public Safety Standing Committee agenda for the Tuesday, January 25, 2022 meeting is now available on the City’s legislative website by clicking here.
 
This meeting will be held through electronic communication means pursuant to the current ongoing declaration of a local emergency concerning the COVID-19 pandemic confirmed by Res. No. 2020-R025, adopted March 16, 2020, and as permitted by section 2.2-3708.2(A)(3) of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act.  This meeting will be open to participation through electronic communication means by the public and closed to in-person participation by the public. Less than a quorum of the Public Safety Standing Committee will assemble in the Council Chamber on the 2nd floor of City Hall at 900 East Broad Street in Richmond, Virginia 23219, and most Council members will participate by teleconference/videoconference via Microsoft Teams. The public will have the option to provide their comments by teleconference/videoconference via Microsoft Teams, or in writing via email.  Interested citizens who wish to take advantage of either option, must do so prior to 10:00 a.m., on Tuesday, January 25, 2022, by either calling the Office of the City Clerk at (804) 646-7955 and selecting option 3 or sending written comments or virtual comment requests to CityClerksOffice@rva.gov.  All written comments received prior to the deadline will be provided to members prior to the beginning of the meeting and will be included in the record of the meeting.
 
Please note that the meeting agenda may be revised.  Click the above-referenced link to access the most current information.
 
 

Informal & Formal Richmond City Council Meetings - January 24, 2022

The agenda and related documents for the above-referenced meetings are now accessible on the City’s legislative website by clicking:

            here for Informal Session – 4:00 p.m.

            here for Formal Session – 6:00 p.m.

The meetings will be held through electronic communication means pursuant to the current ongoing declaration of a local emergency concerning the COVID-19 pandemic confirmed by Res. No. 2020-R025, adopted March 16, 2020, and as permitted by section 2.2-3708.2(A)(3) of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act. Both meetings will be open to participation through electronic communication means by the public and closed to in-person participation by the public. Less than a quorum of Richmond City Council will assemble in the Council Chamber on the 2nd floor of City Hall at 900 East Broad Street in Richmond, Virginia 23219, and most Council members will participate by teleconference/videoconference via Microsoft Teams. The public will have the option to provide their comments by teleconference/videoconference via Microsoft Teams, or in writing via email. Interested citizens who wish to take advantage of either option must do so prior to 10:00 a.m., on Monday, January 24, 2022, by either calling the Office of the City Clerk at (804) 646-7955 and selecting option 3 or sending written comments and virtual comment requests to CityClerksOffice@rva.gov. All written comments received prior to the deadline will be provided to all members of the Council prior to the beginning of the Formal meeting and will be included in the record of the meeting.

Please note that these agendas may be revised.  Click the above-referenced links to access the most current information.

Public Information Advisory - Richmond Decennial Voter District Redistricting Process Meetings

WHAT:          Richmond City Council planned Richmond Decennial Voter District Redistricting process meetings.
                       
WHEN:  
       Thursday, January 20, 2022, at 6:00 p.m........................... Council Redistricting Information and Engagement Meeting

                        Friday, January 21, 2022, at 12:00 p.m.............................. Council Redistricting Information and Engagement Meeting

                      Additional public Council Redistricting process meetings and scheduling will be forthcoming.

WHERE:       These meetings will be held through electronic communication means pursuant to the current ongoing declaration of a local emergency concerning the COVID-19 pandemic confirmed by Res. No. 2020-R025, adopted March 16, 2020, and as permitted by section 2.2-3708.2(A)(3) of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act.  The meetings will be open to participation through electronic communication means by the public and closed to in-person participation by the public.  Less than a quorum of Richmond City Council will assemble in the Council Chamber on the 2nd floor of City Hall at 900 East Broad Street in Richmond, Virginia 23219, and most Council members and other staff will participate by teleconference/videoconference via Microsoft Teams. 

To access the meeting, you have the following options:

  1. Watch the meeting online by computer, tablet or smartphone via Microsoft Teams by clicking here.
  2. Listen to the meeting audio only from your phone by dialing *67-804-316-9457 and when prompted, enter conference ID: 642 481 49#.
  3. Watch the meeting livestream at the following web address: https://richmondva.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx.  

            (To access the meeting, find and click the link that reads, “In Progress” in the far right hand column entitled, “Video".)

The meeting agendas and related documents are accessible on the City’s legislative website by clicking here.

Richmond residents interested in the redistricting process are also invited and encouraged to visit the Richmond City Council Redistricting information webpage by clicking here.

CONTACT:     For more information, please contact Steven Skinner, Council Public Information Manager, at 804-646-6052 or Steven.Skinner@rva.gov.

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