WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 10.10.17  (Draft, until approved at next meeting)  President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM and waived the normal order of business to accommodate our guest speakers. MEGAN McBRIDE presented Proposition P, “Citizens for a Safer St. Louis, “ which will appear on the November 7 ballot. Prop P asks voters to approve a half-cent sales tax for public safety. It is a step to address Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 09.12.17

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 09.12.17 In the absence of President Harold Karabell, Treasurer Terry Werner called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM and waived the normal order of business to accommodate a guest speaker. MARC DANGERFIELD – Evntur proposal for The 2017 Central West End Harvest Festival Mr. Dangerfield is proposing an expansion of the successful Sarah and Laclede block party into the above event on October 21, 2017 (5:00 – 10:00 Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 08.08.17

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 08.08.17 President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:00 and waived the normal order of business to accommodate a guest speaker. KYLE KASTRABA– SIERRA CLUB VOLUNTEER Mr. Kastraba is an intern and volunteer with Sierra Club. “The Club’s mission is to explore, enjoy and protect the planet. To practice and promote the responsible use of the earth’s ecosystems and resources; to educate and enlist humanity to protect Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 7.11.17

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 07.11.17 MINUTES Minutes for June 13, 2017 were approved as written. TREASURER’S REPORT Reminder: WPLNA’s bank account has changed from Eagle to Enterprise Bank. Staff, location, and financial terms are unchanged. Savings account balance:          $1,055.55 Certificate of deposit value:                 $7,112.84 Checking account balance:       $2,010.19 Mr. Werner reminded attendees that annual WPLNA dues are past due and can be paid at the close of the meeting or via Read More…

Forest Park Avenue to reopen Sept 1

Kingshighway/Forest Park Parkway intersection set to open September 1 Sent on behalf of BJH. What began last December with the closing of a major roadway soon will be a distant memory as the project to construct a traditional four-way intersection at Forest Park Parkway and Kingshighway Boulevard nears completion. Opening day is scheduled for September 1, likely a mid-afternoon time determined by the City of St. Louis. “This project, a partnership among BJC HealthCare, Washington Read More…

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…