Working Groups

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.

SYLLABUS

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The Working Group Syllabus provides more details about the Working Groups. 

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.

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

WORKING GROUP TOPICS

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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. 
More Information
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.

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.
Meeting Location: Main Library (101 E. Franklin St)
Meeting Materials:
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 
william.palmquist@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 #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
joshua.son@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 (3220 Rockbridge St #300)
Meeting Materials:
Materials will be posted here.
PDR Staff Liaison: 
Brian Mercer, 646-6704 
brian.mercer@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 #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
jonathan.brown@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:
Materials will be posted here.
PDR Staff Liaison: 
Anne Darby, 646-5648
anne.darby@richmondgov.com
Do you have a question about a Working Group? Contact the Staff liaison! (see contact info above)