Awards and recognitions, “Ban the Box,” and parallel parking restrictions top the agenda at last night’s City Council meeting.
Light agenda, but City Council dealt with at least one important item on Monday: the firing of City Clerk Alvin Anderson.
So far this year it’s been very quiet, but there are storm clouds on the horizon–and last night’s storms were about windows.
Well, it’s not all high drama, or even low drama, but the business of the people went on anyway last night at City Council.
It’s a cold drizzly night, and there’s a sparse crowd for the inaugural Council session of 2013. Not much on the agenda, although it looks like the Redskins training camp has stepped in a big pile of doo-doo.
Last night City Council swore in three new members and elected a new president. It’s the biggest change in City Council in years.
The real fun on tonight’s City Council program was a celebration of some real Richmond celebrities and heroes.
This may be a lame duck session, but the City has important business to attend to: the Redskins’ new practice facility and the riverfront plan.
There were some surprising results in last week’s Council election, some that will change the character of City Council, so let’s go.
Election fever is in the air, presidential debates and Dancing With the Stars are stealing their thunder, but I’m here at City Hall to make sure the public is informed.