Meeting Minutes
October 2022

Colonial Place River View (CPRV) Civic League Meeting 10 OCT 22         6:30-7:15 p.m.

President started the meeting at 6:30 p.m.

Guest Speakers – President introduced two guest speakers –

City of Norfolk, Tiba Salim, updates on water pipe construction.

Elizabeth River Project, Joe Reiger, updates on Knitting Mill Creek’s water quality and improvement initiatives – check out opportunities, what’s happening, etc. at

Crime Prevention update (Stephanie) – (13SEP-10OCT22) – only 1 incident reported to Norfolk PD that occurred during the power outage.  Reminder:  If you are a victim of a crime, please report directly to the Norfolk PD.  POC info in the newsletter and today in chat. 

Treasurer (David) – no revenue, minimal expenses (Garden Party), and total assets $16,028.06. 

Secretary (Beth) – request approval of last month’s minutes.  Motion/2nd/approved. 

VP/Community Improvement & Beautification (Pooya)

(1) Thanks to Tiba for always being on our calls and answering questions in a timely manner.

(2) Excited for projects with Elizabeth River Project.  If want to get involved, email


Wave – several issues with business and have tried to address; now on city’s radar, and like Crime Prevention, be sure to report if any incidents. 

Riverview Business Association mtg – Riverview is being considered for Corridor/Pilot program.

Traffic Counters – there have been several traffic counters put in around the neighborhood.  1st step.

CPRV Tailgate Party – 22OCT22 1200-2 pm – ODU homecoming game (ODU vs Georgia Southern – President’s house (751 Carolina Avenue/JMU flag).  RSVP at

Website – SUPER EXCITED about our NEW website.  Shannon has done an EXCELLENT job; check it out at  If interested in contributing, contact

Newsletter – looking to move to digital/going live in January 2023.  Sign up sheet in back of meeting, Zoom chat, or on website.  We will continue to have a few limited copies of paper copies.  Will NOT sell your info or use in any other way.

President ended the meeting at 7:15 p.m. 

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