Tag Archives: Richard Mitchell

LED lights draw hundreds of light pollution complaints from Richmond residents

In the past six months, Richmond officials have received hundreds of complaints regarding LED light pollution from the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway. The goal of installing the new lights was to save energy, but...

Backers of a flyer campaign and ballot initiative proposal criticize city manager’s salary

Two weeks ago, Richmond residents discovered in their mailboxes large flyers titled “Call the Mayor.” The mailers accused City Manager Bill Lindsay, who has served in that position since 2005, of receiving a salary higher...

The battle for bikes in Richmond

Richmond is in the throes of trying to placate a vocal group of cyclists who want their roadways to be safe for bikers.
From left: Mike Hadley, Adrienne Harris, Matthew Ridgway and Tony Sustak ride home from Tuesday's City Council meeting. (photo by: Alexis Kenyon)

City Council adopts Bicycle Master Plan and Pedestrian plan

After more than three hours of contentious debate Tuesday, the City Council adopted an environmental review of a Bicycle Master Plan and a Pedestrian Plan that keeps the city on course to add bike lanes...
Richmond north shore

North-shore zoning dispute hits crux at Planning Commission hearing

Richmond residents, business owners and conservationists showed up in droves at the City Council chambers Thursday night to give the Planning Commission an earful regarding the fourth draft of the city’s major planning document and...