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PUBLIC HEARING: FY 2013-15 Three Year Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice

PUBLIC HEARING City of Richmond FY 2013-15 Three Year Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice Thursday, June 20, 2013 6:30 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. Main St. Station City of Richmond Department of Economic and Community Development 3rd Floor Large Conference 1500 E. Main St., Suite 400, Richmond, VA 23219
The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) requires that all entitlement communities develop a Three or Five Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice Action Plan.  This document combines the planning, application and reporting requirements for four HUD entitlement programs for which the City of Richmond receives funds: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA). In order to prepare this plan, the City must have input from the citizens of Richmond, particularly low and moderate income residents, on needs in the area of housing and community developmen…

Virginia's Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday | May 25 -31

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It's smart to get ready for hurricane and flash flooding season, which arrives June 1. And it's smart to save money. Your can do both by shopping for such products as batteries, food storage containers, generators, first aid kits, bottled water, radios and more between May 25 and 31. When you do, you will not pay sales tax on may useful products that cost up to $60 or on generators costing $1,000 or less. A complete list of exempt items is available www.tax.virginia.gov/salestaxholiday. Purchasing supplies is important, but it's critical to make a family emergency plan. Protect your family now by making a plan

Read more about hurricanes at the Virginia Department of Emergency Management.

Mayor Jones To Join In Rededication Of Former Wyeth Pharmaceutical Building

WHO:             Mayor Dwight C. Jones                         Charles Samuels, Richmond City Council President, 2nd District  Basim Mansour, Son and Owner of Michael & Son Services WHAT:           Rededication of former Wyeth Pharmaceutical building
WHEN:          Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 4:30 p.m.
WHERE:        1405 – 1407 Cummings Drive Richmond, VA

BACKGROUND: 
A rededication event will be held Wednesday, May 22 to mark a new chapter in the former Wyeth Pharmaceutical building located in the city of Richmond at 1405 – 1407 Cummings Drive. The building will now be called The Michael & Sons Center.

The 336,000 square foot building, which sits on 11 acres, will lease modern and conveniently located office space to the areas local businesses through Cushman and Wakefield | Thalhimer.

The ceremony will begin at 4:30 p.m. and will be followed by a tour of the newly renovated building and refreshments.