Resources

Richmond 300 Documents

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Insights Report - READ THIS!

The Insights Report provides background data on various topics related to developing a city-wide Master Plan. It is intended to be short and written in plain English with clear graphics.

Pre-final Insights Report: If there's one document to read on this entire site, this is it! 60 pages of text and graphics about Richmond's existing conditions. Uploaded July 11, 2018

Sources to the Insights Report can be found HERE. Uploaded July 19, 2018

Background Analysis

The Center for Urban and Regional Analysis (CURA) at Virginia Commonwealth Univeristy (VCU) authored two background reports in support of Richmond 300:
  1. Land Use, Housing, and Demographic Analysis: This report summarizes Census data showing how Richmond has changed overtime. The report also presents an analysis of six historic commercial areas in Richmond and states how many more median-income households would be needed in the neighborhood to support a neighborhood grocery store. On October 2, 2017, this presentation was given to the City Planning Commission as a summary of the report. Uploaded on November 6, 2017
  2. Urban Design Typologies: This report categories Richmond land area by urban design typologies and also presents a short history of the development of Richmond. On November 6, 2017, this presentation was given to the City Planning commission as a summary of the report. Uploaded on November 6, 2017

Press Kit

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  • Media Advisory Uploaded June 28, 2018
  • Richmond 300 Process Explained: 2-page document outlining the Master Plan update process Uploaded June 28, 2018
  • Community Consultation #1 Overview: 1-page document summarizing the purpose and design of the September Visioning Open Houses Uploaded June 28, 2018
  • About JSA: 1-page about the Richmond 300 Engagement Consultant, Justice and Sustainability Associates Uploaded June 28, 2018
  • Advisory Council Composition: biographies of the 21-member group that is advising the development of the Master Plan Uploaded June 28, 2018
  • Existing Conditions Documents: 1-page document summarizing the three existing conditions documents that PDR has developed (see documents in the "Richmond 300 Documents" section below Uploaded June 28, 2018

Advisory Council Meetings

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The Advisory Council will meet on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 4:00 to 6:00 P.M. The location of the meetings will change throughout the year to various locations throughout the city. The meeting dates for 2018 are January 11, March 14, April 11, May 9, June 13, July 11, August 8, September 12, October 10, November 14, and December 12.  A list of the meetings in 2018 and the anticipated topics discussed at each meeting can be found here: Advisory Council Meeting Schedule with Topics.

All Advisory Council Meetings are open to the public.

July 11, 2018 Meeting Materials

  1. Revised July 11, 2018 Agenda Uploaded on July 11, 2018 (Original agenda: July 11, 2018 Agenda Uploaded on July 6, 2018 )
  2. June 13, 2018 Meeting Notes Uploaded on July 6, 2018
  3. Presentation by Community Member, Omari Al-Qadaffi "Land Use and Displacement in Richmond" Uploaded on July 12, 2018
  4. Community Consultation #1 Overview: 1-page document summarizing the purpose and design of the September Visioning Open Houses Uploaded June 28, 2018 
  5. Pre-final Insights Report:  If there's one document to read on this entire site, this is it! 60 pages of text and graphics about Richmond's existing conditions. Uploaded July 11, 2018.
  6. Insights Report Homework: Assignment to the Advisory Council to be completed by July 20. Uploaded July 12, 2018
  7. Map Exercise Prompt: Instructions for the areas of change/stability. Uploaded on July 12, 2018

Richmond 300 In The News

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Articles about the Richmond 300 Launch Event hosted on July 18, 2017 at 10AM on the Observation Deck of City Hall.


Mayor Stoney launches ‘Richmond 300’ plan for 20 years in the future: Article from WRIC (ABC Channel 8) by Catherine Shelor


Mayor launches 'Richmond 300' initiative to handle city's growth: Article from WWBT (NBC Channel 12) by the NBC12 Newsroom

Archive

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Past Parking Reports and Materials

The City has hired DESMAN to develop a Parking Study for seven areas of the City. Below you will find documents related to the creation of this study.
  1. Intro Flyer: This 2-page flyer has background information about the Parking Study. Uploaded on March 1, 2018
  2. February 20 Planning Commission Presentation: This presentation was given at the City Planning Commission on February 20, 2018. It provides a detailed summary of the process that DESMAN will follow to develop the Parking Study. Uploaded on March 1, 2018
  3. Study Areas: These maps show the seven areas that the Parking Study will analyze. Uploaded on March 1, 2018
  4. Parking Study RFP: The original RFP that was issued on March 26, 2017 seeking contractors to bid on the work. Issued on March 26, 2017 
  5. 2009 Downtown Parking Plan: This plan developed in 2009 is a draft plan that was never officially adopted by the City. Uploaded on March 1 2018

Past Advisory Council Meeting Materials

June 13, 2018 Meeting Materials
  1. Revised June 13, 2018 Agenda Uploaded on June 13, 2018 (original Agenda: June 13, 2018 Meeting Agenda Uploaded on June 8, 2018 )
  2. May 9, 2018 Meeting Notes Uploaded on June 8, 2018
  3. Homework Assignment Summary - May 16: A compilation of the Advisory Council's response to the homework question about the engagement strategy. Uploaded on June 8, 2018
  4. Engagement Matrix: A four-quadrant diagram describing the different types of constituents we are trying to engage in the Master Plan update process and their needs.  Uploaded on June 8, 2018
May 9 Meeting Materials
  1. May 9, 2018 Meeting Agenda Uploaded on May 4, 2018
  2. April 11, 2018 Meeting Notes Uploaded on May 4, 2018
  3. Homework Assignment Summary - April 18: A compilation of the Advisory Council's response to the homework question "What are your thoughts about the engagement process? What questions do you have? What do you think of the one big meeting idea?" Uploaded on May 4, 2018
  4. Updated Draft Process Diagram: An 11x17 brochure outlining the Richmond 300 purpose, process, groups, and ways to get involved. Uploaded on May 4, 2018
  5. Updated Draft Communications, Engagement and Consensus Plan: An update to the CECP that was presented at the April 11th meeting. Uploaded on May 4, 2018
  6. Advisory Council Meeting Schedule with Topics: A list of the meetings in 2018 and the anticipated topics discussed at each meeting. Uploaded on May 4, 2018
  7. Ambassador Program Overview: A review of the Ambassador Program providing the what, who, when, where, how and why of the program. Uploaded on May 4, 2018
  8. Ambassador Questionnaire: A form for volunteers to fill out to express their interest in serving as an ambassador. This form must be filled out by May 31, 2018. Form released on May 4, 2018
  9. Draft Stakeholder Group List: An excel list of 250+ stakeholder groups in the City of Richmond. Uploaded on May 4, 2018
April 11 Meeting Materials
  1. April 11, 2018 Meeting Agenda Uploaded on April 6, 2018
  2. Notes from the March 14, 2018 Meeting Uploaded on April 6, 2018
  3. Advisory Council Bylaws: These are the same exact bylaws presented at the January 11, 2018 meeting.  Uploaded on January 5, 2018
  4. Draft Communications, Engagement and Consensus Plan: This document outlines the process for creating the city-wide Master Plan update. Uploaded on April 6, 2018
  5. Draft Process Diagram One-Pager:  This one page document contains a simple graphics showing the process for creating the city-wide Master Plan update. Uploaded on April 6, 2018
March 14 Meeting Materials
  1. March 14, 2018 Meeting Agenda Uploaded on March 7, 2018
  2. Notes from the January 11, 2018 Meeting Uploaded on March 7, 2018
  3. 2018 Meeting Dates Uploaded on March 7, 2018
  4. Parking Study Presentation: This is the same exact presentation that was given to the City Planning Commission on February 20, 2018. Uploaded on March 1, 2018
  5. Parking Study Flyer Uploaded on March 1, 2018
  6. Draft Insights Report Uploaded on March 7, 2018
  7. Draft Insights Report Comment Form: Use this excel form to track your comments on the Draft Insights Report. Email the completed form to richmond300@richmondgov.com by March 28, 2018. Uploaded on March 7, 2018
The Advisory Council did not meet in February 2018.
January 11 Meeting Materials
  1. January 11, 2018 Meeting Agenda Uploaded on January 5, 2018
  2. Advisory Council Composition Uploaded on January 5, 2018
  3. Advisory Council Bylaws  Uploaded on January 5, 2018
  4. January 11, 2018 Presentation Presentation of an overview of the Master Plan purpose, update process, and initial data analysis. Uploaded on January 11, 2018