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Welcome to the newly redesigned website for the city of Richmond!

Many Richmond residents and visitors to the city depend on to provide useful information on city services and events. The site has been redesigned to provide clearer navigation and allow you to find the information you're looking for with ease. Please note that if you have specific RichmondGov web pages saved in your favorites folder, the links will appear broken and must be reattached. If you have any questions concerning city services or website navigation, please call our Customer Care Center at 646-7000.

Mayor Dwight Jones' State of the City Address

Mayor Dwight C. Jones delivered his first State of the City address on Tuesday, January 26 at Richmond's CenterStage. Address highlights included the budget shortfalls the Jones’ Administration resolved in early 2009 as well as the strategy to overcome forecasted budgetary challenges. The Mayor also outlined future plans for economic development, schools, infrastructure, quality of life, public safety, and building Richmond’s future as a tier one city.

Mayor Dwight C. Jones
2010 State of the City Address

Good evening, ladies and gentlemen.

Thank you Sam and Blaine for being here with us tonight and for sharing your video creation about the city of Richmond.

Please also give a hand to the Huguenot Concert Band which greeted your arrivals this evening under the direction of Mr. Christopher Moseley. I am so fortunate to be mayor of a City that has such rich and significant arts and culture: painting and sculpture, film and photography, literature and theatre, dance and music, history …

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What You Can Do To Stay Healthy

The City of Richmond’s Office of Emergency Management is working closely with the Richmond City Health District to monitor the potential threat of swine flu in our city. As the number of cases in the nation continues to grow, it is prudent that we all take steps to ensure that we are prepared, should an outbreak occur in our city or state, and that we take preventive measures.What you can do to stay healthy:There are everyday actions people can take to stay healthy.-Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Throw the tissue in the trash after you use it.-Wash your hands often with soap and water, especially after you cough or sneeze. Alcohol-based hands cleaners are also effective.-Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth. Germs may spread that way.Try to avoid close contact with sick people.-Influenza is thought to spread mainly person-to-person though coughing or sneezing of infected people.-If you get sick, CDC recommends that you stay home from work or scho…

Subscribe to Mayor's "Building a Better Richmond" Newsletter

Citizens of Richmond,On November 4, 2008, you elected me to serve as Mayor of our great city. As we quickly approach the completion of our first 100 days, I will begin issuing a monthly electronic newsletter to provide you with an in depth look into your city government and our progress in making Richmond the tier one, first class city we know it can be.Click here to receive the "Building A Better Richmond" newsletter.
Thank youMayor Dwight C. Jones