Councilmember Ross-Hammond to Host Town Hall Meeting April 21

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

​City Councilmember Dr. Amelia Ross-Hammond will host a town hall meeting Monday, April 21, to discuss the proposed city budget and other issues concerning her Kempsville District. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria of Kempsville High School, 5194 Chief Trail. 

City Budget Director Catheryn Whitesell will present details from the proposed budget, and then she and Councilmember Ross-Hammond will take questions and comments.


To read the proposed budget, visit Three PDF documents are available:

·         An executive summary

·         The proposed operating budget

·         The proposed six-year Capital Improvement Program


Two public budget hearings are scheduled:

·         Tuesday, April 22, in the City Council chamber at 6 p.m.

·         Thursday, May 1, at Kempsville High School, 5194 Chief Trail, at 6 p.m.


The City Council will hold workshops to discuss the budget on April 1, 8, 15 and 22. The council will hold a budget reconciliation workshop on May 6 and will vote on the budget May 13.


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