Next meeting: April 25

April 25, 7 PM.
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  • A report on our meeting with Director of Community Development Lina Velasco, senior planner Hector Lopez, and Richmond Councilmember Jimenez regarding the Dollar Tree store.
  • Heather Bristow, ERNC Secretary, will present a project proposal for high-visibility crosswalks and traffic calming measures on Solano Ave between Highway 80 and San Pablo Ave, and how to support it.
  • We’ll also review highlights of the April 16 Public Works presentation of 84 projects to City Council, affecting the Barrett-Key Traffic calming project, McBryde Safe Roads to Parks Project, and other local traffic-calming projects.

Find March meeting notes here.


What We Do

The purpose of the East Richmond Neighborhood Council is to provide a forum for neighborhood residents to exchange ideas on community issues and neighborhood problems and to serve as a source of information on topics of interest before our city government and public agencies.

  • Our monthly meetings provide  forums in which neighbors can state their concerns to elected officials, agency staff,  and public safety officers.
  • This website posts the agendas and minutes of our meetings. It also offers timely information on events and other news of interest to residents— from announcements of neighborhood clean-ups to advice on forming neighborhood watch groups
  • Business owners who want to locate to East Richmond come before the neighborhood council to outline their plans and answer questions from our residents. The council can then make a recommendation to the Planning Department to permit, permit with conditions, or deny the development.
  • Similarly, if a homeowner’s remodeling plans may have impacts on neighbors, the Planning Department may ask the homeowner to present the plan to the neighborhood council, which then makes its recommendation.
  • Officers of the Neighborhood Council attend monthly meetings of the Richmond Neighborhood Coordinating Council, a citywide organization of neighborhood councils.

There are no membership fees. All residents are encouraged to attend the monthly meetings and join those working to improve the place where we live.

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