Speakers for Citizen Comment Period included:
Melvin Jones, President of Maggie Walker Statue Foundation, spoke on setting aside money to support the Walker Statue. 1:14
Deborah Driver, Block Leader in East View Community, the neighborhood located on the hill overlooking the City Jail wants crime addressed in her neighborhood. Vandals have been breaking neighbors' car windows and throwing bricks and bottles through windows of people's homes, and gunfire can be heard every night. 7:37
Robert Humphrey from Hilltop Promises/Frogs Place had signed up to speak but cancelled.
Vivek Jain had signed up to speak about Free Speech and Poverty but yielded his time.
Ben Loomis, Board member of the Assembly of God, complained about drainage problems near his church. It is contributing to problems with flooding, snakes, mosquitos, and rodents. 15:34
Teddy Parham told Council local companies were ripping people off. Companies she cited included Capitol Oil, Elderhomes, and the Salvation Army. She described a program operated by the Salvation Army where they collect trees that fall on city property and distribute wood to help people heat for the winter. 22:33
Chris Dorsey said the government at every level is not serving people. He said government is serving the interests of the Federal Reserve, the Bank for International Settlements, and Dominion Power. Other topics included Pollution from Dominion, threat posed by damage nuclear reactor located on a fault line, the illegitimacy of government, 9-11, illegal wars, Governor McDonnell, Israel, and criminality. 29:47
Willie Earl Bradley, Owner, Bradley Development had signed up to speak on "Neighborhood Stabilization" but was not present.
* NOTICE: Video file contain wrong date. Correct date of meeting is January 9, 2011.