WPLNA Minutes 05.09.17

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 05.09.17    President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:00 and waived the normal order of business to accommodate our guest speakers: Judge Roy Richter, Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District Matthew Vianello, Attorney from Jacobson, Press & Fields Thomas Neill, Attorney and member of the 22nd Circuit Judicial Commission.   The guests explained why we voters have a choice among candidates for some judicial positions but Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 04.11.17

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 04.11.17 MINUTES Minutes for March 14, 2017 were approved with one correction. TREASURER’S REPORT Savings account balance:          $1,251.69 Certificate of deposit value:     $7,090.98 Checking account balance:       $1,054.90 Mr. Werner reminded attendees that annual WPLNA dues are now due and can be paid at the close of the meeting or via mail to Mr. Terry Werner, WPLNA Treasurer, 4121 West Pine Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108. BEAUTIFICATION Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 03.14.17

  WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes: 03.14.17 President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:05 PM Harold dispensed with the usual order of business to allow presentations by Kacey Cordes, Sean Thomas, and Thomas Strunk KACEY CORDES PRESENTATION MS Cordes, an independent candidate for St. Louis mayor in the April 4, 2017 elections, opted for open floor question/answer session rather than delivery of a brief speech about her positions. Among the questions Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 2.14.17

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes: 02.14.17  President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM Harold dispensed with the usual order of business to allow two candidates for mayor (Tishaura Jones and Andrew Jones) to address the attendees. TISHAURA JONES – Democratic primary candidate for Mayor of St. Louis Ms. Jones currently serves as Treasurer of St. Louis and cited her accomplishments in that office including: saving money by streamlining treasury operations, Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 01.10.17

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes: 01.10.17   President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM Harold dispensed with the usual order of business to allow Joe Diekemper, candidate for 17th ward Alderman, to address the attendees. JOE DIEKEMPER’S PRESENTATION Mr. Diekemper (Forest Park Southeast resident at 4528 Gibson St.) decided to run for office against long-time incumbent Alderman and WPLNA member Joe Roddy because he believes our neighborhoods need a fresh perspective Read More…

WPLNA Minutes: 12.13.16

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes: 12.13.16 President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:05 PM. Harold dispensed with the usual order of business to allow Kyle Juvers, a representative of Better Together, to present first. BETTER TOGETHER REPORT Mr. Juvers reported that Better Together has completed its planned six studies of the impact of the structure and function of the St. Louis City and County on Public Finance, Economic Development, Public Health, Read More…

Forest Park Parkway closure set for December 5th.

The project to create a traditional intersection at Forest Park Parkway and Kingshighway is now anticipated to begin December 5.   The Parkway will be closed west of Kingshighway for up to a year. Updates and full details on the benefits, impact and timeline will be posted to this page: http://www.bjc.org/Construction/News/Kingshighway-Forest-Park-Parkway-Intersection    

WPLNA Minutes 11.08.16

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes: 11.08.16 President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM. Harold dispensed with the usual order of business to allow our guest to present first: LaTaunia Kenner, Accounting Manager from the Comptroller’s Office appeared on behalf of Comptroller Darlene Green to speak about the Green HELP Home Energy – Efficiency Loan Program which provides low-interest home loans for energy-efficiency improvement for City of St. Louis Residents. More Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 10.11.16

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes: 10.11.16   President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.   Harold dispensed with the usual order of business to allow our guest to present first: Kasan Moorehead from Care Solutions In-Home Services spoke in support of SENIORS COUNT – a ballot issue that will be voted upon in the upcoming elections. The proposal would provide a reliable stream of funding to enable existing groups like Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 09.13.16

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes: 09.13.16 President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:05 PM. Harold dispensed with the usual order of business to allow guests to present first: 1) 4101 Laclede’s developer Austin Barzantny and construction manager Nelson Vogt and 2) Annie Bevill about “Little Free Library.” 4101 LACLEDE REPORT Austin Barzantny – President Grove Properties – Technically the developer has not broken ground and plans to do so in October. Read More…