St. Louis Trash Reminder

ST. LOUIS TRASH REMINDER  –   August 22, 2016 The City and neighborhood residents are concerned about trash problems. Please take the time to familiarize yourself with the following information. If you would like to help out in this effort please contact your Neighborhood Improvement Specialist (contact information is posted at the end of this article). Alleys Property owners are responsible for maintaining the alley (from their property line to the middle of the alley) free Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 08.09.16

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes: 08.09.16  – draft, pending approval at September meeting President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:05 PM. Harold dispensed with the usual order of business to allow Mark Dangerfield of Evntur to report on the upcoming block party to celebrate ground breaking of 4101 Laclede. Planned for September 15 from 4:00 – 8:00 PM, the party will include current local and future residents and businesses. Known details Read More…

WPLNA minutes 07.12.16

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes: 07.12.16  President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:05 PM. CANDIDATE PRESENTATIONS – CIRCUIT ATTORNEY August 2nd primary election Mary Pat Carl (presented by Rachel Smith) St. Louis’s lead homicide prosecutor Would implement “new policies that are not just tough on crime, but smart on crime”: Implement a witness support and protection unit Establish a community council to support and empower communities Expand alternative sentencing programs for Read More…

WPLNA Minutes: 6/14/2016

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes: 6.14.16 President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:02 PM. TREASURER REPORT Checking                                  $1,951.89 Savings                                     $1,052.70 Certificate of Deposit value     $7,045.34 MINUTES Minutes from the May 10, 2016 meeting were approved as corrected. SUSAN ANDERSON – PARK CENTRAL DEVELOPMENT REPORT Susan Anderson reported the following: A gas leak at Euclid and Laclede caused shut down of some businesses. The problem has been resolved. New Construction Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 05.10.2016

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes: 5.10.16 President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:02 PM. CITY OF ST. LOUIS TREASURER REPORT Jared Boyd introduced Tishaura Jones, St. Louis City Treasurer, who is running uncontested for re-election 8/2/16. Ms Jones described several of her official accomplishments from 2016 to the present. These include: Financial empowerment and treasury operations Moving 1600 employees to direct deposit pay Opening of a full-service financial empowerment center in Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 04.12.16

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes: 04.12.16 President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:02 PM. SUSAN ANDERSON – PARK CENTRAL DEVELOPMENT REPORT Susan Anderson reported the following: Renovations Optimist Building (4494 Lindell): Still pending. New Construction 32-40 N. Euclid (Koman project): Demolition is complete. Shake Shack will be the commercial tenant. For Sale Properties John McElwaine properties: No changes. 215-21 N. Sarah proposed townhouses by Lawrence Group: No date set yet for Read More…

WPLNA MINUTES 03.08.16

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes: 03.08.16 President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:05 PM. CIRCUIT ATTORNEY CANDIDATE PRESENTATION Patrick Hamacher, one of four candidates for Circuit Attorney in the upcoming election, is visiting neighborhood associations to get first hand insights into issues they face. He has been endorsed by the St. Louis Ethical Society of Police. He spoke about the importance of St. Louis City being able to unify its response Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 02.10.16

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes: 2.10.2016  President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM. GUEST PRESENTATION: Harold altered the normal order of business as a courtesy to our guest, Steve Smith from the Lawrence Group to follow up on previous presentations to the association. Sarah and West Pine residential development (see September minutes for details): The proposed units would be owner-occupied, providing some balance to the larger number of rental units Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 01.12.16

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes: 01.12.16  President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:05 PM. COMPTROLER’S REPORT Special guest Darlene Green, Comptroller St. Louis City, presented on two items that will be on the April 5, 2016 ballot. City earnings tax. City residents pay 40% of the total earning tax. An additional 30% comes from Illinois, and another 30% comes from St. Louis County residents. The tax generates the largest amount of Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 12.08.15

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes: 12.8.2015 President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:05 PM. 4101 Laclede Development Presentation Harold dispensed with WPLNA’s usual agenda format to allow ample time for presentation by guests who had requested time to provide information on a possible development project at 4101 Laclede at Sarah. The presenters included representatives from the developers: From Atrium Residential – Michael Gingrich, Managing Partner and from Grove Properties Austin Barzantny, Read More…