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 Thursdays of the month (effective April 2021)

5pm – 6pm

January 14

February 10***

February 11

March 1***

March 9

April 22

May 27

June 24

July 22

August 26

September 2*

September 23

October 28

November TBD

December TBD

Agenda, Minutes

Agenda, Minutes

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: Alicia Gallo

2nd Wednesday of the month


4:30pm – 5:30pm

January 13

February 10

March 10

April 14

May 12

June 9

July 14

August 11

September 8

October 13

November 10

December 8

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: Alicia Gallo

3rd Monday of the month


5pm – 6pm

January 11*^

February 8*^

March 15

April 19

May 17**

June 21

July 19

August 16

September 20

October 18

November 15

December 20

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 11

February 8

March 8

April 12

May 10

June 14

July 12

August 9

September 13

October 12*^

November 8

December 13

Meeting Notation Key

*Closed session; invitation only

*^Rescheduled from original date

**Meeting cancelled

^No quorum, minutes not available

***Special Session


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