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Doing What’s’ Best For Our City!

Portsmouth City Council member Paul J Battle is proud to serve the city of Portsmouth, Virginia.  Councilman Battle is not afraid to take on the issues that concern the citizens of this city. He is strategically formulating plans to improve Portsmouth’s quality of life for it’s citizens which include:

  • Improving Neighborhood / Community Quality of Living
  • Providing Leisure Services for Youth and Adults
  • Lower Personal Property taxes
  • Increased funding for K – 12 Education
  • Increased Mental Health Funding
  • Neighborhood Crime Reduction
  • Flooding and Infrastructure Improvements
  • Reducing Interest Rates of Pay Day Lenders
  • Improved Public Transportation
  • Maintaining and improving The Historic District
  • Revisit Use of HRTAC Funding Intent
  • Funding for Local Stormwater Assistance Fund and Water Quality Improvement Fund