Richmond City Council to Meet Thursday Afternoon

Discussing Storage and Removal of Monuments

July 01, 2020 - 4:31 pm
Building under renovation at Monument Avenue

Matt Demlein Newsradio WRVA


Richmond, Va. (WRVA) -- A meeting is scheduled to take place on Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m. where city council will further discuss the removal and storage of certain statues in City of Richmond.

To access or participate, or both, in the City Council Special meeting on Thursday, July 2, 2020, at 1:00 p.m., you 
have the following options:  

1. Listen to the meeting by phone but not participate.    
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2. Listen to the meeting online by computer, tablet or smartphone but not participate. 
The meeting will be streamed live online at the following web address: To access the meeting broadcast at the web address provided, find 
and click the link that reads, “In Progress” in the farthest right hand column entitled, “Video”. 

3. Provide public comment regarding proposed legislation on the agenda prior to the meeting. 
Citizens are encouraged to provide their comments in writing to in lieu of 
speaking through audio or video means during the meeting. 

When submitting your comments by email, be sure to include in your email (i) your full legal name, (ii) any 
organizations you represent, and (iii) any economic or professional relationships that would be affected by the 
adoption of the legislation on which you are commenting.  

The person responsible for receiving written comments is Candice D. Reid, City Clerk. 

All written comments received via email prior to 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 2, 2020, will be provided to all 
members of Council prior to the beginning of the meeting and will be included in the record of the meeting. 

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Microsoft Teams. 
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