Showing posts from May, 2019

Mayor Stoney Announces Dates for 2019 Community Office Hours

Continuing his commitment to public engagement with residents in every part of the City of Richmond, Mayor Levar M. Stoney is pleased to announce the following dates for Community Office Hours to be held in all nine council districts:

If you have any need for language access accommodations like CART services, an assisted hearing device, a sign language interpreter, or other language interpreters, please send an email toRVAMayor@richmondgov.comor call the Office of the Mayor at (804) 646-7970 at least 5 business days before the event in your district.

Richmond 911 Center Earns National Accreditation

The national accreditation for public safety communications has been awarded to Richmond’s 911 agency.
The Richmond Department of Emergency Communications (DEC) received the national Public Safety Communications Accreditation on May 4 from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. (CALEA).
“The CALEA accreditation validates what we already know – that the City of Richmond has dedicated and well-trained public safety professionals who are ready, willing and able to assist our residents with emergency response communication when they need us the most,” said Mayor Levar M. Stoney. “I’m proud of our DEC team for this impressive achievement.”
Through the multi-year accreditation process, the department voluntarily demonstrated how it meets international best practices in public safety and professionally recognized criteria for excellence in management and service delivery. It completed a self-assessment phase and a meticulous site-based assessment in October 2018 of c…

Department of Public Utilities Award Winning Water Showcased During Water Week

The City of Richmond Department of Public Utilities (DPU) celebrates National Drinking Water Week, May 5 – 11, 2019. “Protect the Source” is the theme for this year’s campaign and provides the opportunity for partners of the American Water Works Association to highlight the vital role water plays in our daily lives and the quality of life we enjoy.
During National Drinking Water Week, representatives from DPU will be serving Richmond’s award-winning water at various water fill stations in the city. The public is invited to stop by one of three displays at the following locations during the week: Mon. May 6, 2019 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.City Hall 900 E. Broad St. Richmond VA 23219 (corner of 9th & Broad)Wed. May 8, 2019 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – James Center Richmond VA 23219 (corner of 9th & Cary St.)Friday, May 11, 2018 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Carytown Richmond VA 23221 (corner of Belmont St. & Cary St)The City of Richmond is one of Virginia’s largest potable water producers, with a modern Wat…