The first 25 minutes of this clip were spent going over proposed amendments to Resolution 2014-R29 by the Administration [1:07], Cynthia Newbill [4:40], Jon Baliles [8:53], and Charles Samuels [10:56].
Then Council members made statements explaining why they were voting the way they were voting.
Parker Agelasto [27:14] and [1:15:18]
Kathy Graziano [29:19] can't buy linens in the City of Richmond.
Michelle Mosby [32:57]
Cynthia Newbille [40:45]
Reva Trammell [44:52] and [1:14:14]
Chris Hilbert [47:31]
Jon Baliles [58:43]
Ellen Robertson [1:05:42]
Charles Samuels [1:20:35]
Res. No. 2014-R29 (Patron: Mayor Jones) - To express the City Council’s support for further negotiations in connection with “Revitalize RVA,” a proposed economic revitalization and cultural heritage development project that incorporates both the Shockoe Bottom and North Boulevard areas of the city at a cost to the City and the Economic Development Authority not to exceed net expenditures of $79,625,000, including a new baseball stadium; a Slavery and Freedom Heritage Site; private mixed use, commercial, retail, and residential development; and related public infrastructure improvements. Recommendation from Land Use, Housing & Transportation Standing Committee meeting forward with no recommendation. Recommendation from Finance & Economic Development Standing Committee meeting forward with no recommendation.