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The RRPDC is a regional planning agency serving
the Town of Ashland;
the City of Richmond; and
the counties of Charles City, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, New Kent, and Powhatan.



Richmond Regional
Planning District Commission

9211 Forest Hill Avenue
Suite 200
Richmond, VA 23235

Directions to RRPDC


Phone:  804.323.2033
Fax:  804.323.2025


Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.



 

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For Immediate Release
Month Day, Year

Media Contact: Chuck Gates
(804) 323-2033

U.S. CONGRESSMAN BOBBY SCOTT TO ADDRESS
BI-PARTISAN RECEPTION FOR RICHMOND REGION’S ELECTED OFFICIALS

Virginia Senator John Watkins and Delegate Betsy Carr to also speak at 3rd Annual legislative reception for local-elected officials

Richmond, VA – On Wednesday, January 4, the Richmond Regional Planning District Commission (RRPDC) will host its 3rd Annual Legislative Breakfast for all elected officials – local, state, and federal – who represent the one million residents in the nine localities of the Richmond Region.

Guest speakers to the bi-partisan audience of regional leaders include Congressman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott, Virginia Senator John C. Watkins, and Virginia Delegate Betsy B. Carr.

Members of the media are encouraged to attend this rare opportunity to report on city, county, state and federal elected officials jointly discussing legislative efforts on behalf of the Richmond Region.

The 33-member RRPDC Board will present the 2012 RRPDC Regional Legislative Agenda to the Richmond Region’s state and federal delegations. Other invited guests include over 100 business and non-profit leaders.

RRPDC presenters include Richmond City Council President Kathy C. Graziano, Ashland Town Mayor Faye O. Prichard, Henrico County Supervisor David A. Kaechele, Richmond City Councilman Charles R. Samuels, and Hanover County Planning Commissioner C. Harold Padgett.

The 2012 Agenda includes legislative priorities and policy positions on issues impacting the Richmond Region. Legislative priorities address transportation policymaking, passenger rail funding, watershed improvement programs, homeland security, and school rehabilitation. Topics for policy positions include regional opportunities for government reform, transportation funding, growth management, resource protection regulations, passenger rail improvements, and state and federal mandates on local government.

Topics include regional opportunities for government reform, transportation funding, local growth management tools, resource protection regulations, passenger rail improvements, and state and federal mandates on local government.

 

WHAT: 3rd Annual Legislative Breakfast of
the Richmond Regional Planning District Commission
   
SPEAKERS: Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, U.S. Congressman (VA-03)
John C. Watkins, Senate of Virginia (10th District)
Betsy B. Carr, Virginia House of Delegates (69th district)
   
PRESENTERS: Kathy C. Graziano, Richmond City Council President
Faye O. Prichard, Ashland Town Mayor
David A. Kaechele, Henrico County Supervisor
Frank Thornton, Henrico County Supervisor
Charles R. Samuels, Richmond City Councilman
C. Harold Padgett, Hanover County Planning Commission
   
LOCATION: Greater Richmond Convention Center
403 North Third Street
Richmond, VA 23219
   
WHEN: Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Breakfast at 7:30 a.m.
Presentation at 8:00 a.m.
   
INVITED: 23 Virginia Senators and Delegates
Representatives of 2 U.S. Senators and 3 Congressmen
Officials from Governor Robert F. McDonnell’s administration
County Supervisors from 7 counties
Mayor and City Council, City of Richmond
Mayor and Town Council, Town of Ashland
Greater Richmond Chamber business leaders
   

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The Richmond Regional Planning District Commission is an intergovernmental agency that encourages and facilitates local government cooperation in addressing issues that impact its nine jurisdictional members in Central Virginia. The 33-member RRPDC board is comprised of 22 elected officials, seven Planning Commission members, and four citizens representing 1 million residents of the Richmond Region, including the Town of Ashland, City of Richmond, and the Counties of Charles City, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, New Kent, and Powhatan.
 


 

 



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