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…

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…