WPLNA Minutes 06.12.18

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 6.12.18  – Draft, pending approval President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order and waived the normal order of business to allow visitor presentations. ROB KENNEDY, Rainscaping Coordinator for the Missouri Botanical Garden, described the 2018-2019 Rainscaping Small Grants through the Metropolitan Sewer District Project Clear, an initiative to improve water quality and alleviate many wastewater concerns in our region. The Rainscaping Small Grants Program will fund up to $3,000 Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 05.08.18

President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order and waived the normal order of business to allow visitor presentations. SARA FEAGANS, Park Central Development, sara@parkcentraldevelopment.org, 314-535-5311 Ms. Feagans addressed the proposed CWE Mid-City Community Improvement District (CID) to replace the current CWE Southeast Special Business District (SBD) when it expires this year. The SBD has been providing safety and security services to the neighborhood since 1996. The District currently provides additional security patrols, maintains a Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 4.10.18

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 4.10.18 President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:03 PM and waived the normal order of business to allow visitor presentations by Mavis Thompson, Emma Klues,and Austin Barzantny. MAVIS THOMPSON, License Collector for The City of St. Louis, and ALNITA HOPKINS, Executive Assistant Ms. Thompson gave a brief autobiography, she defined beneficiaries of fees collected by the Office of the License Collector as agencies and non-profit organizations Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 3.13.18

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 3.13.18 – DRAFT Call to order: 7:06pm Dues are due – $25 individual/$30 business Introductions of attendees Minutes from February: City interprets CID statute that individual condominium owners will each have a vote – not just 1 per unit. Motion to approve: Approved Treasurer’s Report Savings: $1,056.89 CD : $7,127.19 Checking: $2,275.31 (had 215 of new members) No expenditures in the past month Terry Van Shaik requested $150 to Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 2.13.18

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION   Minutes 2.13.18 President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:03 PM and waived the normal order of business to allow a presentation regarding the proposal to replace our expiring Special Business District (SBD) with a new Community Improvement District (CID). Presentors included Abdul-Kaba Abdullah, Executive Director of Park Central Development, Sarah Feagans, Park Central, Annette Pendelton, Park Central, and Commissioners for the Special Taxing District Jeff Miner, Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 1.9.18

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 1.9.18   President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:03 PM and waived the normal order of business to allow a question and answer session with the guest speaker below.   LEN EFTHIM, SR. TRAFFIC ENGINEER CITY OF ST. LOUIS DEPT. OF STREETS TRAFFIC & LIGHTING DIVISION Harold invited Mr. Efthim to attend to address complaints related to traffic violations in our neighborhood, such as speeding and Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 11.11.17

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 11.14.17  President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:03 PM and waived the normal order of business to accommodate our guest speakers. EMMA KLUES – Vice President Communications & Outreach Great Rivers Greenway Great Rivers Greenway (GRG) connects the St. Louis region with greenways, making it a vibrant place to live, work and play. Greenways are places where you are able to walk, run, bike ride, discover Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 10.10.17

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 10.10.17   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 discrepancy of police salaries between 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…