Richmond Mayor Barnes Explains Triumphs of Past 8 Years, Hopes for Those Taking Over

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Mayor for 8 years of Richmond Jim Barnes sat down for WBONtv and gave an exit interview, explaining some of the triumphs he and those at City Hall have experienced, as well as some of his hopes moving forward.

Barnes says getting the city budget in the black was of utmost importance, and he will forever be proud of the financial state he is leaving Richmond in.

He adds that he has consulted with the new faces coming in to take the slots on the City Commission, and that he feels confident in their abilities to take care of the city as they are young and full of ideas.