City Page - January 18, 2018

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Every year, Virginia Beach ranks among the country's best cities in a number of different categories - from safe communities to best places to live and save money. And, in 2017, the city added a few more honors to its résumé.

Economic Vitality

2017 was a year of growth and greater prosperity — several new business announced they’d be opening in Virginia Beach, block 9 at Town Center is under construction and existing companies announced major expansions.

Quality Physical Environment

Reliable infrastructure and quality outdoor spaces are vital components to achieving a good quality of life.

Quality Education & Lifelong Learning

Virginia Beach strives to foster a learning environment that allows all children to thrive in our schools and one in which people of all stages of life are equipped for success.

Safe Community

Citizens must feel safe where they live, work and play. In 2017, Virginia Beach first responders continued to make Virginia Beach one of the safest large cities in the nation.

Cultural & Recreational Opportunities

This past year was marked by new recreational opportunities and a dedication to public art.

Family & Youth Opportunities

In 2017, the city helped citizens lead healthier and more productive lives by assisting families in need of housing, helping kids learn to swim, taking care of our veterans, combating disease, addressing drug overdoses and more.

Quality Organization

Virginia Beach provides high-quality, cost-effective services — from managing debt responsibly, to leveraging technology to improve citizen engagement.


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Formal Sessions
Tuesday, Feb. 6 & 20 — 6 p.m. 
City Council Chambers
City Hall, Bldg. 1, 2nd Floor
Formal sessions preceded by informal session

Tuesday, Feb. 13 & 27 — 4 p.m.
City Council Conference Room
City Hall, Bldg. 1, 2nd Floor

​Citizens’ Open Dialogue Following Adjournment 

Citizens may speak for three minutes at the end of the first formal session of the month (Feb. 6​​) about topics that are not on the agenda.

​No more than three speakers may speak on the same non-agenda topic at the same meeting. The first three speakers who register with the city clerk will be called to speak.​

City Council Me​etings​ are cablecast live on VBTV via Cox channel 48 & Verizon channel 45. You may also watch online on the City's YouTube Channel.​

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