Video recap from 2nd mayoral debate

Thanks to Daniel we have a video breakdown of Style Weekly’s last mayoral debate. Take a look… and please play particularly close attention to Williams’s answer to question 11 regarding what programming he would bring to Richmond. Opening statements Q1. Do you Agree that culture is something you can administrate? Q2. What do you see […]

Thanks to Daniel we have a video breakdown of Style Weekly’s last mayoral debate. Take a look… and please play particularly close attention to Williams’s answer to question 11 regarding what programming he would bring to Richmond.

Opening statements

Q1. Do you Agree that culture is something you can administrate?

Q2. What do you see is the proper relationship between the Mayor and the School System. What is your stance on elected school boards?

Q3. Do you think truancy plays a role in Richmond’s crime problem. If so, how do you get kids engaged?

Q4. How are you going to sell the City outside of Richmond. How will you sell Richmond to its citizens?

Q5. As mayor do you think a Charter School is the answer? Or maybe some other option?

Q5.5 Would you have voted for the Patrick Henry Charter School?

Q6. What innovative proposals would you bring to improve Richmond Schools? How do you feel about a regional school system?

Q7. As mayor do you support public and private partnerships and how do we ensure transparency? (Center Stage & Performing Arts Center)

Q7.5. Would you be in favor of opening the records of all Public/Private partnerships?

Q8. What would you do to help schoools maintain good health and nutrition for school age children, particularly in this economic situation?

Q9. What is the most meaningful cultural thing you’ve attended recently?

Q10. How would you grow tourism, and what role do you feel the city government in promoting tourism?

Q11. If you could reccomend one piece of programing to bring to Richmond what would it be?

Closing Statements

Also, remember that Style’s third and final mayoral forum is this evening from 6 to 8 at the Library of Virginia. RVANews live bloggers will include Jason Kenney, Justin Morgan, Scott Burger, Jeff Kelley, Ross Catrow, and John Sarvay. Tune in to the Op/Ed section to follow the conversation.

  • error

    Report an error

Valerie Catrow

Valerie Catrow is editor of RVAFamily, mother to a mop-topped first grader, and always really excited to go to bed.

Notice: Comments that are not conducive to an interesting and thoughtful conversation may be removed at the editor’s discretion.

  1. Scott Burger on said:

    Grey just sent out an email on how important transparency and accountability are to him, but I am incredulous that Grey would not know that the art center finances have been deliberately hidden from the public. All of the candidates need to be questioned further about this.

  2. Pingback: The super-duper local election wrap up extraordinaire | RVANews

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*).

Or report an error instead