Neighbors working together in one of RVA's oldest (and greatest) neighborhoods: Union Hill.
History of Union Hill, Richmond VA
John Murden, of Church Hill People's News, did such a nice job of documenting our neighborhood, we thought we'd share it here.
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June 2016 Meeting Recap Here is a recap of our June meeting at Tricycle Gardens headquarters:
Welcoming remarks by Interim President John Gerner included encouraging folks to sign in and provide their email address if they wished to receive UHCA communications. John explained the purpose of the meeting as an effort to develop a simple and less time/effort consuming approach to sustaining the UHCA’s community’s voice.
He then introduced a document “One Possible Organizational Model for UHCA” which he and Mary Field had written based on input from other community organizations. The contents of the document were discussed. Suggestions regarding changes, refinements, etc. were voiced and are reflected in the revised version. Click here for the Current Organization Model.
There was general consensus that this approach seemed workable if leadership could be identified. Those with ideas/ comments or willingness to assume some leadership responsibility were encouraged to contact John (johnger…
Union Hill Civic Association Meeting December 6, 2017
The Union Hill Civic Association met on December 6, 2017 at the Tricycle Garden Headquarters. The Officers and 22 members were present. John Gerner opened the meeting at 6:30 with a welcome to the members and guests.
Introductions included: Adam Zimerli, the new Manager of the 25th Street Library, who introduced himself and encouraged folks to become engaged in the activities at the Library. John Johnson also briefed the group on the upcoming Church Hill Association Holiday Festival which consists of the “Candlelight Walk” and the “Annual Historic House Tour” on the weekend of December 9-11. Bill Conkle, President of the Friends of Jefferson Park (FOJP), was unable to stay for the meeting but shared his intent to be in contact with the Sector’s new police officer, Lt. Roane, in regards to the issues at Jefferson Park. He also indicated that FOJP are continuing to work with Park and Recreation Department to address ongoing park mainte…
There are 6 Union Hill properties up for CAR consideration this month:
808 North 21st Street - Amend previously approved plans to change materials on new construction.
2207 Venable Street - Rehabilitate home and construct two story rear addition.
2112 Venable Street - Rehabilitate home and construct two story rear addition.
533 Mosby Street - Modify approved plans for a new garage.
2200 -2202 M Street - Construct a new duplex.
820 North 23rd Street - Construct a new single family home.
The Commision will be considering these projects on 01/23/2018 at 3:30pm in the 5th floor conference room of City Hall. Click here to view agenda details including construction plans & site maps . Contact Marianne Pitts Marianne.Pitts@richmondgov.com with any questions or concerns.