Mayor Joe Riley Event
On November 18,
the Richmond Regional Planning District Commission (RRPDC) served as lead host
for a visit from Charleston, South Carolina Mayor Joe Riley. Over 400 people
attended the presentation by Mayor Riley at the Greater Richmond Convention
Center. Mr. John Gordon, Hanover County Board Member and Chair of the RRPDC’s
Large Jurisdictions Committee, provided opening comments and introduced Mayor
Riley. Mayor Riley’s presentation addressed several important issues for the Richmond Region including community design, creation of superior
community spaces, affordable housing, adaptive reuse, and tourism as an economic
development opportunity. Richmond Mayor-Elect Dwight Jones concluded the
session by providing comments for moving the community forward.
Mr. John Gordon provides opening comments.