Our Meetings


Richmond Main Street holds regular Board of Directors and Committee Meetings. Unless otherwise advised, these meetings will be held via Zoom on the following dates in 2021.

Interested in learning more or joining? Contact us!

Board of Directors

 4th Thursday, bi-monthly (effective April 2022)

5pm – 6pm

January 27

February 24

April 28

June 23

August 25

October 27

December 22

Agenda, Minutes

Agenda, Minutes

Agenda, Minutes

Public Comment

Any person may directly address the Board at this time on any item on the agenda or on any item that is within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Board. A maximum of five (5) minutes is allowed for each speaker. Public comment requests at meetings held via video conference must be arranged at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. Contact admin@richmondmainstreet.org or (510) 236-4049. Staff will send the meeting information via email by 12noon on the meeting date.

Meeting agendas and minutes for current calendar year available for view and download by clicking on text links above. Agendas and minutes for meetings of previous years available here.


Clean & Safe

Goals & Objectives

  • Bring together residents, merchants, and property owners, City departments, and public safety officials to ensure a clean & safe Downtown for all community members
  • Create opportunities for stakeholders to share concerns and collaborate on solutions
  • Host events and activities that build community through the enjoyment and stewardship of public spaces 

Chair: Cindy Haden
Staff Liaison: Ronnie Mills

2nd Wednesday of the month


4:30pm – 5:30pm

January 12

February 9

March 9

April 13

May 11

June 8

July 13

October 12

December 14

Economic Development

Goals & Objectives

  • Provide technical assistance, trainings, and access to market opportunities for local business owners and entrepreneurs

  • Build strong relationships with Downtown businesses and property owners to understand their needs and provide assistance

  • Partner with Downtown businesses in advocating for inclusive economic development projects

Chair: Charlene Smith
Staff Liaison: Andrea Portillo-Knowles

3rd Monday of the month


5pm – 6pm

January 10 *^

February 21

March 21

April 18

May 16

June 20

July 18

August 15 

September 19

October 17

November 21

December 19

Promotions & Fundraising

Goals & Objectives

  • Create opportunities for residents to gather in their own Downtown to enjoy art, music, food, and community 
  • Host inclusive events that activate spaces, continue and add to Richmond’s rich arts & culture legacy, and support local businesses/community efforts
  • Produce special events and activities to raise funds for Richmond Main Street programs

Chairs: Michael K Martin, Yvette Williams-Barr
Staff Liaison: Ronnie Mills

2nd Monday of the month


12pm – 1pm

January 10

February 14 

March 14

April 11

May 9

June 13

July 11

August 8

September 12 

October 10

November 14

December 12  

Meeting Notation Key

*Closed session; invitation only

*^Rescheduled from original date

**Meeting cancelled

^No quorum, minutes not available

***Special Session


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