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File #: RES. 2019-R064    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 11/13/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/9/2019 Final action: 12/9/2019
Title: To request the Richmond delegation to the General Assembly of Virginia to introduce and support the enactment of legislation to amend sections 3.01 and 3.04.1 of the Charter of the City of Richmond to provide that each Council member shall reside in the election district from which such member was elected throughout the member's term on the Council and to authorize the Council to remove any Council member not in compliance with such residency requirement.
Patrons: City Council , Stephanie Lynch
Attachments: 1. Res. No. 2019-R064

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To request the Richmond delegation to the General Assembly of Virginia to introduce and support the enactment of legislation to amend sections 3.01 and 3.04.1 of the Charter of the City of Richmond to provide that each Council member shall reside in the election district from which such member was elected throughout the member’s term on the Council and to authorize the Council to remove any Council member not in compliance with such residency requirement. 

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BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RICHMOND:

That, in accordance with section 15.2-202 of the Code of Virginia (1950), as amended, the Richmond delegation to the General Assembly of Virginia is hereby requested to introduce and support the enactment of legislation to amend sections 3.01 and 3.04.1 of the Charter of the City of Richmond as set forth in the document entitled “Requests of the City of Richmond for City Charter Amendments during the 2020 Session of the General Assembly of Virginia,” a copy of which is attached to and made a part of this resolution.