City Page - January 23, 2020

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Grow the Local Economy

2019 was a good year for our economy — Unemployment fell, the city added 5,000 jobs and GDP growth was the second highest in the state.

Financially Sustainable City with Excellent Services

Virginia Beach's high citizen satisfaction ratings are due, in part, to the quality services provided by the City.

Improving the Transportation System

Traffic and transportation issues are a challenge, but 2019 saw a number of improvements to ease congestion and help people get around better.

Revitalize Neighborhoods and Plan for the Future

Improving and maintaining neighborhood infrastructure and City amenities helps increase property values and makes Virginia Beach an inviting place to call home.

Competitive First-Class Resort

The Resort Area is an asset that brings revenue to the City and adds to the quality of life enjoyed by residents.

Be the Safest City in Virginia

Virginia Beach is consistently one of the safest large cities in the nation.

Inclusive Community that Is Welcoming and Empowers All

Virginia Beach is continually working toward being a place where everyone feels welcomed.

World Class Schools and Education Programs

City Council has prioritized creating a learning environment that allows children to thrive in school and one that equips people of all ages with the education and tools they need to be successful.

Data and Technology Are Used to Enhance Livability, Prosperity and Sustainability

In 2019, Virginia Beach introduced programs designed to improve services through web-based technologies and data.

City Assets and Infrastructure Are Well Maintained

City assets and infrastructure are important because they impact residents' daily life and must be both reliable and accessible.


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Tuesday, Jan. 28
Workshop – 3 p.m.
Room 234
City Hall, Bldg. 1, 2nd Floor

​Tuesday, Feb. 4
Formal Session – 6 p.m.
Council Chambers
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. 4​) 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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