Councilwoman Michelle Mosby wants to turn an empty space into a $3.6 million community center with a gym, indoor track, and computer labs. She’s hoping it will provide year-round activities for seniors and afterschool programs for kids. Link
Planning for a major revitalization along a nearly 5-mile strip of Hull Street Road in Chesterfield County and Richmond is nearly complete, and officials hope to begin implementing some of the recommended measures in coming months. Link
After months of public outreach, surveys, focus groups and planning, the Hull Street 360 project, a coalition of the City of Richmond, Chesterfield County and Virginia Local Initiatives Support Corporation, held a public workshop with a program presented in Spanish and in English at Ramsey Memorial Church October 23.
The Richmond City Council will vote today on whether to forcibly secure easements for land on Hull Street Road that city officials say are necessary for a $1.7 million federally funded project to realign a dangerous intersection.
However, a homeowner is standing in the way of the project in a dispute over compensation and accusations of harassment from the city.
The City Council unanimously approved a rezoning request Monday night that will allow a new townhome development near Forest Hill Avenue and Bliley Road to move forward.
The rezoning was approved by the city Planning Commission by a 4-3 vote.
Why is the Powhite Parkway/RMA Expressway (from Route 288 to Carytown) the worst of the highways, pothole-wise, when the toll costs $1.45/car each way? It’s the most expensive toll road, aside from the Pocahontas Parkway and it’s by far one of the worst roads in the area.
The groundbreakings of Broad Rock and Oak Grove elementary schools will be the start of construction for the first new public elementary schools in the city of Richmond in over a decade.