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Tom Butt's E-Forum 2018

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Selecting and Hiring a New City Manager
July 19, 2018
July 17, 2018, Regular Richmond City Council Agenda/Packet - CLOSED SESSION BEGINS AT 5:00 P.M.
July 17, 2018
City Manager's Weekly Report for the Two Weeks Ending July 13th, 2018
July 17, 2018
Sale of Richmond Main Post Office Canceled
July 16, 2018
WCCUSD District Areas - School Board Should Adopt Map B
July 15, 2018
Beware of the "Point Molate Alliance"
July 15, 2018
San Francisco and Oakland Mayors Endorse Wicks for AD-15
July 13, 2018
Visit with ICE Detainees at West County Detention Facility
July 13, 2018
Martinez Leads Bad Faith Delay in Point Molate Planning
July 11, 2018
Sheriff to Drop ICE Contract
July 10, 2018
Soon-to-open Richmond ferry terminal could revive shoreline, usher in gentrification - SFChron
July 5, 2018
Fireworks
July 5, 2018
MCE Solar Customers Earn $1.8 Million+ for Excess Energy Production In 2017-18
June 28, 2018
Riggers Loft Renaissance
June 28, 2018
Julieth Ortiz Joins Mayor's Staff
June 28, 2018
Managed Homeless Camps
June 27, 2018
June 26, 2018, Regular Successor Agency to the Richmond Community Redevelopment Agency and Richmond City Council Agenda/Packet - CLOSED SESSION BEGINS AT 5:00 P.M.
June 22, 2018
Meet Buffy Wicks at the PRBA Luncheon 6/28/18
June 22, 2018
US Conference of Mayors to the Border
June 22, 2018
“Richmond dives into fast-tracked planning process around Point Molate”
June 21, 2018
Death by a Thousand Cuts?
June 19, 2018
City Manager's Weekly Report for the Week Ending June 15th, 2018
June 15, 2018
Attempting to Thwart Point Molate Planning and Development
June 15, 2018
Point Molate Community Workshop 1- Please spread the word!
June 14, 2018
86th Annual Meeting of the US Conference of Mayors
June 12, 2018
City Manager's Weekly Report for the Two Weeks Ending June 8th, 2018
June 9, 2018
Election Updates; Beckles Takes Lead Over Kalb for Second in AD-15
June 9, 2018
June 5 Preliminary Election Results ~ REVISED
June 6, 2018
June 5 Preliminary Election Results
June 6, 2018
Community Togetherness Day on June 9th
June 6, 2018
Pt. Richmond Music's free summer concert series kicks off w/ Maria Muldaur this Friday!
June 6, 2018
My June 2018 Ballot Recommendations
June 3, 2018
Transportation Events on June 7 - Central Avenue and First and Last Mile
June 3, 2018
City Council to Consider Directing Conditional Use Permit Review for Sims Metal Management Recycling Yard
May 31, 2018
June 5, 2018, Regular Richmond City Council Agenda/Packet - CLOSED SESSION BEGINS AT 5:30 P.M.
May 31, 2018
Community Workshop: Central Ave I-80 Underpass Improvements
May 30, 2018
Conditional Use Permit Review for Sims Metal Management on June 5 City Council Agenda
May 30, 2018
Volunteers Wanted for Coal Dust Testing
May 30, 2018
Remembering Richard J. Roughgarden this Memorial Day
May 26, 2018
Join me tonight for Time with Tom!
May 24, 2018
Can you help us choose names for the 2018 SFBayOspreys.org chicks?
May 24, 2018
Homeless Point in Time Count for 2018
May 23, 2018
Salute e Vita at Marina Bay to Close July 6
May 23, 2018
May 22, 2018, Regular Successor Agency to the Richmond Community Redevelopment Agency and Richmond City Council Agenda/Packet - CLOSED SESSION BEGINS AT 5:00 P.M
May 21, 2018
City Manager's Weekly Report for the Week ending May 18th, 2018
May 21, 2018
Yes on RM3
May 21, 2018
City Council History of "Feel Good" Policies Continues
May 16, 2018
Richmond City Council to Vote on Whether It Has Lost Confidence in Fire Chief
May 15, 2018
"Accordingly, at this time, your request for a tour is denied."
May 14, 2018
May 15, 2018, Regular Richmond City Council Agenda/Packet - CLOSED SESSION BEGINS AT 5:30 P.M.
May 13, 2018
City Manager's Weekly Report for the Two Weeks Ending May 11th, 2018
May 13, 2018
Agenda Item L-2 on the May 15th City Council Agenda Regarding Fire Chief
May 11, 2018
Valerie Jarrett, former Senior Advisor to President Obama in Richmond May 16
May 11, 2018
Coal in Richmond?
May 10, 2018
Digital Workforce Development Initiative Comes to Richmond
May 10, 2018
Join us May 11 for the Claudia Russell + Bruce Kaplan CD Celebration!
May 8, 2018
Draft Contra Costa County Countywide Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan
May 8, 2018
My June 2018 Ballot Recommendations
May 7, 2018
Traffic Advisory - RSR Bridge Access Improvement Project - Week of May 7
May 7, 2018
Reinstatement of Police Captain Mark Gagan Following Appeal of Disciplinary Action
May 4, 2018
Findings of the CPRC on case 090414
May 3, 2018
Chevron, Richmond Settle Lawsuit Over 2012 Refinery Fire
May 3, 2018
Join Me May 3 at Salute for a Buffy Wicks for AD15 Event
April 30, 2018
Gap Closure on Richmond-Ohlone Greenway
April 29, 2018
May 1, 2018, Regular Richmond City Council Agenda/Packet - CLOSED SESSION BEGINS AT 5:30 P.M.
April 29, 2018
City Manager's Weekly Report for the Week Ending April 27th, 2018
April 29, 2018
Patience
April 28, 2018
May 12 Roots, Rhythm and Wine at Riggers Loft
April 27, 2018
David versus Goliath in Richmond Planning Battle
April 27, 2018
Point Richmond Jazz Tonight!
April 27, 2018
McLaughlin Defensive About Losing Point Molate
April 26, 2018
Inside the RPA
April 25, 2018
Two Big Ribbon Cuttings Last Week
April 24, 2018
4.27.18 Richmond-Ohlone Greenway Gap Closure
April 24, 2018
City Manager's Weekly Report for the Week ending April 20th, 2018
April 24, 2018
Amended April 24, 2018, Regular Richmond City Council Agenda/Packet - NO CLOSED SESSION
April 24, 2018
Point Molate Out of the Shadows
April 22, 2018
"Come to Richmond, we’re open for business”
April 15, 2018
Save the Date -- A Week from Today -- Winehaven Spring Open House April 21, 2018
April 14, 2018
City Manager's Weekly Report for the Week Ending April 13th, 2018
April 14, 2018
April 17 , 2018, Regular Richmond City Council Agenda/Packet
April 14, 2018
Saturday is Party Richmond at the Richmond Art Center
April 14, 2018
Celebrate Friday the 13th Tonight at Point Richmond Acoustic
April 13, 2018
Point Molate Settlement
April 12, 2018
4 Months and 25 Days Without a Homicide
April 8, 2018
City Manager's Weekly Report for the Week Ending April 6th, 2018
April 7, 2018
Save the Date -- Winehaven Spring Open House April 21, 2018
April 3, 2018
Meet AD-15 Candidate Buffy Wicks in Richmond on April 6
April 3, 2018
BREAKING NEWS -- Point Molate Settlement Terms Revealed
April 1, 2018
City Manager's Weekly Report for the Week Ending March 30th, 2018
March 30, 2018
Richmond Honored as Best City for Celebrating Women's History
March 26, 2018
Your Worries are Over -- Richmond is Officially Utopia!
March 26, 2018
March 27, 2018, Regular Richmond City Council Agenda/Packet - CLOSED SESSION BEGINS AT 5:00 P.M.
March 26, 2018
City Manager's Weekly Report for the Week Ending March 23rd, 2018
March 26, 2018
Rosie the Riveter Trust Enews - Spring 2018
March 21, 2018
March 20, 2018, Regular Richmond City Council Agenda/Packet - CLOSED SESSION BEGINS AT 5:00 P.M.
March 19, 2018
City Manager's Weekly Report for the Week Ending March 16th, 2018
March 19, 2018
Rosie Trust Annual Benefit Dinner: Saturday, April 7, 2018! Don't miss the fun!
March 15, 2018
National Rosie the Riveter Day Celebration set for March 21
March 15, 2018
Coming to a Bookstore Near You
March 13, 2018
City Manager's Weekly Report for the Week Ending March 9, 2018
March 12, 2018
Richmond Women's Day Celebration March 10
March 8, 2018
Join the Army and See the World
March 7, 2018
City Manager Bill Lindsay to Retire
March 5, 2018
Richmond Promise: We're in the Homestretch...Scholarship Apps DUE THIS Friday!
March 5, 2018
March 6, 2018, Regular Richmond City Council Agenda/Packet - CLOSED SESSION BEGINS AT 5:00 P.M.
March 2, 2018
City Manager's Weekly Report for the Week Ending March 2, 2018
March 2, 2018
Traffic Advisory - RSR Bridge Access Improvement Project - Week of March 5
March 2, 2018
Richmond Mayor's Community Fund is accepting applications!
March 2, 2018
Chinese New Year Celebration - Saturday, March 3rd
March 1, 2018
Mayor's State of the City
February 28, 2018
Student Financial Aid Application Deadlines Friday!
February 28, 2018
City Manager's Weekly Report for the Week Ending February 23, 2018
February 28, 2018
Business Roundtable - One Week Away!
February 28, 2018
Resilient by Design Community Workshop March 1, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Verde School
February 27, 2018
Quarterly Update from MCE
February 23, 2018
Kennedy High School Mock Trial Team Advances
February 23, 2018
Policing -- Richmond Style
February 23, 2018
February 27, 2018, Regular Richmond City Council Agenda/Packet - CLOSED SESSION BEGINS AT 5:30 P.M.
February 23, 2018
Chevron Continues to Erode City Damage Claims in 2012 Fire
February 22, 2018
February 20, 2018, Regular Richmond City Council Agenda/Packet - CLOSED SESSION BEGINS AT 5:00 P.M.
February 18, 2018
City Manager's Weekly Report for the Week Ending February 16, 2018
February 18, 2018
Updates from MCE
February 14, 2018
Betty Soskin at Her Best!
February 13, 2018
Traffic Advisory - RSR Bridge Access Improvement Project - Week of February 12
February 11, 2018
Richmond Police Department Rolls Out Open Data Portal
February 11, 2018
City Manager's Weekly Report for the Two Weeks Ending February 9, 2018
February 10, 2018
Point Molate Mandatory Settlement Conference and Agreement in Principle
February 9, 2018
Sims Violations, Benzene, Tweets, Town Halls and More
February 7, 2018
Timelines on Fire Response Don't Jibe
February 5, 2018
Will We Ever Learn from Industrial Fires and Explosions?
February 1, 2018
Mayor's Office Richmond Food Census Project
January 31, 2018
U.S. Conference of Mayors
January 28, 2018
MCE Solar One Goes On Line
January 27, 2018
January 30, 2018, Regular Richmond City Council Agenda/Packet
January 27, 2018
City Manager's Weekly Report for the Week Ending January 26, 2018
January 27, 2018
Upcoming Workshop on Refinery Community Air Monitoring (2/21/18)
January 24, 2018
Get Covered Richmond! Health Care Enrollment Event
January 20, 2018
City Manager's Weekly Report for the Week Ending January 19, 2018
January 20, 2018
What Diabolical Plan Does the Haas Institure Have in Mind Next for Richmond?
January 18, 2018
Ejected by the RPA
January 18, 2018
Rational Approach to Point Molate Future
January 16, 2018
The Proposed BAART Clinic at 3563 San Pablo Dam Road
January 14, 2018
City Manager's Weekly Report for the Week Ending January 12, 2018
January 14, 2018
Jasmine Abuslin (Celeste Guap) Drops Lawsuit Against Richmond
January 11, 2018
Point Richmond Acoustic: Chuck Brodsky in Concert Friday Night
January 11, 2018
SF Chronicle: Design competition tackles sites around Bay Area to address rising waters
January 11, 2018
Richmond's MLK Day of Service on the Greenway is coming up January 15
January 8, 2018
Richmond-San Rafael Bridge third lane could open next month
January 8, 2018
Volunteer for Writer Coach Connection
January 8, 2018
Happy New Year 2018!
December 31, 2017
Buddhist Economics - by Richmond Resident and UC Berkeley Economics Professor Dr. Clair Brown
December 23, 2017
Richmond Main Post Office Goes Up for Sale
December 23, 2017
Richmond Unemployment Rate Dips to Historic Low
December 23, 2017
Traffic Advisory - RSR Bridge Access Improvement Project - Week of December 25
December 22, 2017
Energy Efficiency Pilot Program for Low-Income Families and Tenants
December 21, 2017
City Council Decorum
December 21, 2017
Working on Homeless Challenges in Richmond
December 20, 2017
New Transit Village BART Entrance Supports Passengers and New Development
December 19, 2017
Forum on Landmark Local Air Pollution Legislation - AB 617
December 18, 2017
December 19, 2017, Special Housing Authority/Regular Richmond City Council Agenda/Packet
December 15, 2017
Mayor Ed Lee R.I.P.
December 12, 2017
47th Annual KPFA Holiday Benefit At the beautiful Craneway Pavilion
December 12, 2017
Town Hall with Newly Appointed DA Diana Becton
December 11, 2017
Bridge Storage Upgrades Art Space to Code
December 11, 2017
City Manager's Weekly Report for the Week Ending December 8, 2017
December 9, 2017
Richmond Bond Rating Gets a Boost
December 9, 2017
Mayors' Letter on Net Neutrality
December 7, 2017
North American Climate Summit in Chicago
December 7, 2017
TOMORROW! Shop and Celebrate This Sunday at the Holiday Arts Festival!
December 2, 2017
World Aids Day Vigil Tonight at City Hall
December 1, 2017


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