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Richmond City Council passes initiative to use any surplus budget on fixing roads

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Think your city street or sidewalk could use some attention?

Richmond City Councilwoman Kristen Larson reports that the council just passed an initiative to use any surplus funds from this year’s budget on road and sidewalk improvements. 110 more words


RVA City Council To Remove or Not Remove Confederate Statues

A resolution was introduced at Monday night’s Richmond city council meeting calling for the removal of Confederate statues. It was a packed house last night. People held signs that read “Take’em down now” and people speaking about tearing down racists symbols dominated the meeting. 68 more words


Richmond City Council approves budget, controversial amendment

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond City CouncilĀ on Monday approved their budget and a controversial amendment.

The amendment requires that all money transfers to be approved and voted on by council members, who said this is to ensure that money is being spent on what taxpayers want. 223 more words


After Mayor Stoney's recommendations, Richmond City Council balances budget

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond City Council finally balanced its budget Wednesday. City council members endured a marathon 18-hour meeting that began Monday night and spanned into Tuesday morning before council members sent the budget back to Mayor Levar Stoney for help. 356 more words


Richmond Public Schools reveal $8 million budget surplus

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — When recently elected Richmond City Councilman Michael Jones learned the Richmond Public School District has $8 million dollars in its budget he wondered where the money came from. 370 more words