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Speed Management Symposium — Tuesday, April 18 (5:30-8:00 PM)

Published April 15, 2023

The City of Richmond has implemented a comprehensive safety program to reduce traffic crashes, fatalities, and injuries on public roadways. Attend the Speed Management Symposium this Tuesday, April 18, to learn what actions the City is taking to help manage speed. The event will be held at Main Street Station, 1500 Main Street (2nd Floor Shed).

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Draft of Three Zoning Changes Meetings

Published December 5, 2022

Three Zoning Changes Meeting ReminderThe City of Richmond Department of Planning and Development Review (PDR) will host the following meetings and provide draft recommendations for the proposed City-wide zoning changes. Each meeting will have the same content. Click here to learn more. Tuesday, December 6, 2022 – 12:00 PM – Microsoft Teams Meeting – TOMORROW!Phone Access: Dial 804-316-9457 and enter code 990 056 081# Video Access: Click HERE  Thursday, December 8, 2022 – 6:00 PM – Microsoft Teams MeetingPhone Access: Dial 804-316-9457 and enter code 280 327 37#Video Access: Click HERE  Tuesday, December 13, 2022 – 6:00 PM – ​​​​​​​In-Person Meeting​​​​​​​Main Branch – Public Library – 101 East Franklin Street

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700 W 44th Development Information

Published November 14, 2021

Updated 10-20-23: Below is the information that was provided by The Lawson Companies in 2021 regarding their plans for the 6.5 acres of forested land at 700 W 44th Street. Requests were made for Lawson to meet and present information to the FHNA; they provided the following documents instead. Residents of Forest Hill are invited to attend a meeting with City Council VP Kristen Nye on October 25, 2023 at 5:30 PM (Forest Hill Presbyterian Church) to discuss recent developments and potential funding for this project. http://foresthillneighborhood.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/700-W-44th-St-Lawson-Flyer-11.9.21.pdf http://foresthillneighborhood.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/700-W-44th-St-Site-Rendering-11.1.21.pdf Resolution 2021-R088 http://foresthillneighborhood.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/700-44th-Revitilization-area.pdf

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Volunteer Opportunities

Published September 5, 2021

Here are the current volunteer opportunities Music in the Park 9-11-22 https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0A4FA4AA2DA1F94-music5 Music in the Park 9-18-22 TBD Past Volunteer Opportunities Music in the Park 6-5-22 https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0A4FA4AA2DA1F94-music2 Reedy Creek Clean up 3-5-22 9AM https://foresthillneighborhood.com/event/reedy-creek-clean-up/ 43rd St Festival of the Arts https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0A4FA4AA2DA1F94-43rd Music in the Park 9-12-21 https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0A4FA4AA2DA1F94-music Music in the Park 10-3-21 https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0A4FA4AA2DA1F94-music1

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Proposed Widening of Forest Hill Ave from Two to Four Lanes (47th St to Roanoke)

Published April 9, 2021

You may or may not have heard but ConnectRVA 2045, part of the The Richmond Regional Transportation Planning Organization (RRTPO), put out a draft list of 270 transportation projects for public comment. This regional transportation planning group drafted up their list of plan ideas for the whole region. The projects listed that will be winnowed down to a much smaller list. At this point nothing is set in stone, approved, or funded. On this draft list is a proposed plan to widen Forest Hill Avenue from two lanes to four and include bike lanes. This would be the section from 47th St to Roanoke. […]

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2020 Mayoral Forum Replays

Published September 16, 2020

Thank you to the candidates, forum attendees, sponsoring neighborhoods, and especially Robley Jones for making the virtual forum a great success. There were 100 attendees on the direct Zoom webinar and another 185 watching the live stream on YouTube. For those that were not able to attend last night live (or for people who would like to re-watch) below are the links to the recordings of the forum. The content for YouTube stream and the webinar are the same but the webinar recording only shows the person speaking while the YouTube recording shows it as it appeared to most viewers […]

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FHNA Board Statement on STOJ Temporary Relocation

Published May 7, 2020

The decision to temporarily relocate the South of the James Market was made by the City of Richmond. The Forest Hill Neighborhood Association has been working for over a decade with the great people of GrowRVA and the Department of Parks Recreation and Community Facilities as they host the world-class South of the James Farmer’s Market in our wonderful urban community. It has become so much more than vendors selling locally-grown food in Forest Hill Park – it’s now an event attended by thousands and of which our community and city can be proud. Credit goes to Karen and Doug of […]

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2019 Forest Hill Ave Traffic Study

Published October 14, 2019

This is the final report and recommendations from the traffic study that was performed in the Spring of 2019.

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South of the James Market MOU

Published October 14, 2019

Here is the Memorandum of Understanding that was signed between the city of Richmond and GrowRVA (the company that runs the South of the James Market). The agreement is an outline of responsibilities that the Market has as well as the City for the use of the space in Forest Hill Park to be used as a market on Saturday mornings. This is a living document and can be amended if at a point in the future it is determined that changes are needed.

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2020 Forest Hill 5K- March 22nd 2020

Published January 30, 2019

This family friendly neighborhood 5K showcases what is best about our neighborhood – the outdoor opportunities! Our course follows the rolling hills and side streets of the Forest Hill Neighborhood and Forest Hill Park. There will be prizes for fastest man, woman, kiddos and doggy.  Strollers and walkers are welcome. Details: Who:  Forest Hill Neighborhood Association What: Run for the Hills! 5K When: 9am Sunday, March 22, 2019  (registration opens at 8am) Where: Beautiful Forest Hill Park and the adjacent neighborhood.  Registration, start, and finish line are at the Stone House – corner of Forest Hill and 41st. Why:  All […]

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