City leaders urge against Chevron tax measure

Dueling visions for the city’s future could be heading for a day of reckoning with city voters in November. A Chevron Corp-backed measure to slash utility taxes for residents has paid hands fanning throughout the city on a mission to collect 4,000 signatures.

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City Council preview

Richmond city staff will evaluate the Civic Center parking lot to set up a safe parking program for people who live in vehicles.

At tonight’s meeting the Richmond City Council will consider adding a new fee for the city’s liquor stores, discuss proposing a new tax to help pay for police and fire, and look at ways to collect money from code-violating residents.

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