Working Groups

The Working Groups are no longer meeting. The Working Groups met from March to July 2019. This page is an archive page for individuals to refer to as needed.

PURPOSE

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Richmond 300 Working Groups are topic-specific groups charged with creating the initial recommendations for Richmond 300, which will be vetted and amended by the community at-large during public meetings in September and October 2019.

UPDATE REPORT

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Read this Working Group Update Report to learn about what the Working Groups have been up to over the past couple of months.
DownLoad the Update Report
uploaded 5/21/19

WORKING GROUP SUMMIT

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July 29, 4-7pm: Working Group Summit - Advisory Council, Technical Team and At-Large Working Group Members met at the Main Library (101 E. Franklin. St)
Summit Meeting Materials:
  1. Summit Agenda uploaded 7/25/19
  2. Overview Presentation uploaded 8/1/19
  3. Map Build A series of maps showing how the activity centers and proposed connections (transit, bike, shared-use paths, roadways, and great streets) lead to the draft Future Land Use Map uploaded 8/1/19
  4. Draft Activity Centers Map uploaded 7/25/19
  5. Draft Future Land Use Categories Table uploaded 7/25/19
  6. Draft Richmond 300 Vision, Goals, Strategies and Objectives uploaded 7/25/19
  7. Draft Maps - link opens interactive maps to 1) future land use, 2) future connections, 3) better streets typologies created 7/25/19

COMPOSITION

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Working Groups must have at least 10 consistent members who commit to attending all meetings. Each Working Group will include members of the Advisory Council, Technical Team, PDR liaison, at-large members, and a meeting facilitator. At-large members are members of the public who filled out the Working Group Interest Form by March 3, 2019.
Working Group Topics
The Working Groups are divided into 5 broad topic areas listed below. Additionally, there are cross-sectional topics, such as public health, public education, public safety, sustainability, which will not be forgotten but have representation across multiple topic areas. 
Read the Working Group Syllabus for more information including tentative topics for each Working Group meeting, Working Group Roles and Obligations, and Working Group Composition.

MEETING STRUCTURE

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The Working Group meetings will be organized and planned by City staff in consultation with the Director of the Dept. of Planning and Development Review. The meetings will be highly structured with detailed agenda, pre-meeting assignments, and post-meeting assignments.
Transparency
 All Working Group meetings will be open to the public and meeting materials will be posted online at richmond300.com


Land Use

(including historic preservation, public facilities, urban design, and open space)

Meeting Dates:
March 20, 4-7 P.M.
April 17, 4-7 P.M.
May 15, 4-7 P.M.
June 5, 4-7 P.M.
July 10, 4-7 P.M.
July 24 4-7 P.M.
(July 24 is cancelled)
Meeting Location: Main Library (101 E. Franklin St)
Meeting Materials:
Meeting #5: July 10, 2019 
July 10 Agenda uploaded 7/3/19
Draft Future Land Use and Future Transportation Maps These draft future land use and future transportation map was discussed at the July 10, 2019 Land Use Working Group meeting. Adjustments to this map are being made for the Working Group Summit. uploaded 7/16/19
Meeting #4: June 5, 2019 
June 5 Agenda uploaded 5/29/19

Meeting #3: May 15, 2019 
May 15 Agenda uploaded 5/10/19
Draft Land Use Goal Update Sheet uploaded 5/10/19
Draft Hubs Map uploaded 5/10/19

Meeting #2: April 17, 2019 
April 17 Agenda uploaded 4/12/19
Draft Goal Update Sheet uploaded 4/18/19
Draft Concept Maps - Part 1 and Part 2  uploaded 4/18/19
Draft Future Land Use Map uploaded 4/18/19

Meeting #1: March 20, 2019 
March 20 Agenda uploaded 3/15/19
Bios Sheet brief bios of the Land Use Working Group Members uploaded 3/21/19
Meeting Presentation including background presentation, vision presentation, and future land use presentation uploaded 3/21/19
Detailed Process Diagram uploaded 3/8/19
Draft Vision & Goals uploaded 3/14/19
Draft Future Land Use Categories a list of 11 draft future land use categories that could be used in the new master plan uploaded 3/21/19
Future Land Use Categories, 2001-2017 a table of the 31 future land use categories used in the plans adopted from 2001 to 2017 uploaded 3/21/19
March 20 Meeting and Assignment Notes  a summary of the meeting held on March 20, including a compilation of the comments received in the post-meeting assignment uploaded on 4/12/19
PDR Staff Liaison: 
William Palmquist, 646-6307
email: william.palmquist [at] richmondgov.com 


Transportation


Meeting Dates:
April 23, 4-7 P.M.
May 21, 4-7 P.M.
June 18, 4-7 P.M..
Meeting Location: Studio Two Three (3300 W. Clay St)
Meeting Materials:
Meeting #3: June 18, 2019
June 18 Agenda uploaded 6/13/19
Draft Future Transportation Maps:
Meeting #2: May 21, 2019 
May 21 Agenda uploaded 5/16/19
Goal Update uploaded 5/16/19
Meeting #1: April 23, 2019 
April 23 Agenda uploaded 4/18/19
Detailed Process Diagram uploaded 3/8/19
Draft Vision & Goals uploaded 3/14/19
Draft Concept Maps - Part 1 and Part 2  uploaded 4/18/19
Draft Future Land Use Map uploaded 4/18/19
Draft Future Lands Use Map with Transportation Plans to be uploaded 4/24/19

PDR Staff Liaison: 
Joshua Son, 646-3741
email: joshua.son [at] richmondgov.com


Economic Development

(including employment and income, culture and tourism)

Meeting Dates:
April 25, 4-7 P.M.
May 23, 4-7 P.M.
Meeting Location: Dominion Payroll (3200 Rockbridge St #300)
Meeting Materials:
Meeting #2: May 23, 2019
May 23 Agenda uploaded 5/20/19
Goal Update to be uploaded 5/24/19
Land Use and Hubs Discussion Questions to be uploaded 5/24/19
Meeting #1: April 25, 2019 
April 25 Agenda uploaded 4/22/19
Detailed Process Diagram uploaded 3/8/19
PDR Staff Liaison: 
Brian Mercer, 646-6704
email: brian.mercer [at] richmondgov.com 


Housing


Meeting Dates:
April 24, 4-7 P.M.
June 19, 4-7 P.M.
Meeting Location: Main Library (101 E. Franklin St)
Meeting Materials:
Meeting #2: June 19, 2019 
June 19 Agenda uploaded 6/13/19
Meeting #1: April 24, 2019 
April 24 Agenda uploaded 4/18/19
Detailed Process Diagram uploaded 3/8/19
Draft Vision & Goals uploaded 3/14/19
Compiled Housing Big Ideas uploaded 4/18/19

PDR Staff Liaison: 
Jonathan Brown, 646-5734
email: jonathan.brown [at] richmondgov.com


Environment

(including parks and recreation, natural resources, utilities, sustainability/resiliency)

Meeting Dates:
May 9, 4-7 P.M.
June 6, 4-7 P.M.
Meeting Location: Main Library (101 E. Franklin St)
Meeting Materials:
Meeting #2: June 6, 2019 
Meeting #1: May 9, 2019 
May 9 Agenda uploaded 5/2/19
Detailed Process Diagram uploaded 3/8/19
PDR Staff Liaison: 
Anne Darby, 646-5648
email: anne.darby [at] richmondgov.com