KENNEWICK, Wash.-- Councilmen and women held a Meet and Greet event at Robust Coffee House in Kennewick.
Council members say they want to reach out to the public to hear their concerns about the city. Some other issues that came up were growth and expansion needs for downtown Kennewick.
City leaders say they hope to see some changes downtown in the near future.
"That's one of the real issues is to link downtown to the river and how to make river front more inviting so that it will drive more people to downtown," said Thomas Moak, a Kennewick Councilman.
Moak also says this is just the first out of many Meet and Greet events. 25 people attended on Saturday. Other council members mentioned how they want to meet with the citizens they serve more often.