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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