Friday, November 30, 2012

Mayor Jones Holds MPACT Meetings to Discuss Budget Priorities

Mayor Dwight C. Jones and the Mayor's Participation, Action, Communications Team (MPACT) will be holding community Richmond Government Budget Planning Session meetings to receive public input on budget priorities in creating the upcoming Fiscal Year 2014/2015 Richmond Government Budget, which will be established in May of 2013.

These meetings are free and open to the public and all Richmond Residents are invited and highly encouraged to attend and participate. These Richmond Government Budget Planning Session meetings are very important in helping to identify which Richmond Government programs and services are important to Richmond residents for their neighborhoods, and the city as a whole. The meetings will include presentations, discussions and input in the following areas:

Operation Service Priorities
·   Streets and sidewalks in your Neighborhood
·   Public Transportation
·   Recycling Opportunities

Police and Safety Priorities
·   Police Protection in your Neighborhood
·   Quality of Animal Care and Control

Human Service Priorities
·   Parks and Recreation Programs and Facilities in your neighborhood
·   Social Services
·   Public Health Services
·   Public Education

Economic Development
·   Employment Opportunities in your neighborhood
·   New Businesses

Tuesday, December 4, 2012; 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. 
Richmond Public Schools - Southampton Elementary School
3333 Cheverly Road; Richmond, Virginia  23225

Tuesday, December 11, 2012; 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.Richmond Public Library - Main Library
101 E. Franklin Street; Richmond, Virginia  23219

Wednesday, December 12, 2012; 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.Richmond Public Schools - George Mason Elementary School
813 N. 28th Street; Richmond, Virginia  23223

Thursday, December 13, 2012; 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.Richmond Public Schools - Linwood Holton Elementary School
1600 W. Laburnum Avenue; Richmond, Virginia  23227

For more information: please visit the MPACT