Posted: 5/17/13 4:22 PM
Is the city administration attempting to find additional funding for Richmond Public Schools maintenance projects by growing wheat and other grains? By the looks of some schools facilities over the past few weeks, it’s starting to appear that way, according to some School Board members, who say they’re now questioning whether last year’s decision by the previous School Board to consolidate grounds maintenance with the city was a wise idea.
“Absolutely it’s a concern,” says 4th Read full story
Richmond’s chicken permit may price out some participants
Richmond City Council’s approval of urban chickens gave poultry proponents something to cluck about last month, but the new ordinance seems unlikely to achieve at least one of the original goals of some members of the Chickunz group that championed it.
With a $60 yearly permit fee, the ordinance may cost out low-income families who might benefit from a self-sustaining source of protein. “It still looks like they’re looking at this as a Read full story
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