Mission Statement

We strive earnestly to build a local governing body that is responsive to the needs of Richmond residents. We deserve a government of integrity and transparency that works to move the town of Richmond forward in a positive direction. We shall put forth leaders who are trustworthy and believe in cooperation to achieve collective goals of economic growth, support of residents, and respect for natural resources. 

Value-Driven Goals

  • Foster a strong and inclusive community, where we recognize the intrinsic worth of each individual.

 

  • Promote a decision-making process that is based on informed and rational thinking, in addition to productive conversations with all parties involved.

 

  • Protect and preserve our rural communities by maintaining open spaces for recreation and small-scale agriculture.

 

  • Support the ecosystem of top-quality public education through respect for the needs of students, teachers and staff.

 

  • Defend our freedom by encouraging civic engagement, participation and cooperation in the democratic process. 
     

  • Value the benefits of affordable and accessible health care and mental health awareness and support.

 

  • Honor the first responders who keep us safe, and have a deep knowledge of our community and the residents it serves.

 

  • Recognize the positive influence of local businesses, public institutions, and non-profit organizations that serve our community.

 

  • Advocate for a healthy balance of power and shared responsibility in the relationship between employer and employee.