Meeting Minutes
Dec 2022

CPRV Civic League Meeting       12DEC22   1830-1925 (6:30-7:25 pm)     Kingdom Embassy (no online)

President opened the meeting at 1830/6:30 p.m.

Refreshments are available in the back.  Donations, to a food bank, will be accepted tonight and through 21DEC22 at President’s house, 715 Carolina Avenue. 

By-laws change – changes shown in the December 2022 newsletter – all digital January 2023.  Motion/2nd/discussion – unanimously approved – sign up at

Guest speaker #1 – Sean Washington, Interim Director of the Department of Economic Development, expanded upon Commercial Corridor Program outlined in the December 2022 newsletter.

Guest speaker #2 – Robert/Lorin – hoping to get conditional use permit to offer natural remedies and operate “The Hive Hemps & Wellness” at 4215 Granby Street.  Currently operating locally. 

Social – introduced social committee.  Planning Jan – Mar events.  Reach out at

Media – Website evolving – TJ’s offering a $20 drawing for those that sign up online for the newsletter.  Expanding to include education, dog park/lost dog, and looking for community articles or pictures.  Reach out at

VP – Community cleanup/pruning.  Reach out at

Treasurer – transition from paper to media has reduced income but also expenses.  Colley Self Storage unit – if have any Civic League items, reach out at

CPRV Treasurer’s Report -DEC 2022

Crime Prevention – Reporting – a reminder to report ALL incidents so we can track demand.  Light outages (safety) – see reporting details in December 2022 newsletter. 


  • Maury HS – voting delayed – survey still open.
  • City email – Columbus/Lavalette – questioning 4-way stop.
  • Riverview – needs a stop sign.  Motion accepted.
  • Riverview issue – new business – Dominion underground/easement in yards vs city spaces.  Five (5) large transformers in the front yard.  Eye sore.  Send literature to President.  The same folks came through Colonial Place.  Telephone/cable easements in backyards.  Power lines – underground/waterproof.  The city has poles on the property – why not underground?

Riverview rep – looking for a Riverview rep for an elected position.


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