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…

CWE Ideas: Saving Public Radio

CWE Ideas Saving Public Radio  March 9, 2017,  7:30pm – 8:30pm Location: Selkirk Auctioneers & Appraisers/4739 McPherson Avenue There is talk in Washington about defunding the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), all of which could severely damage NPR, PBS, local stations and more. CWE Ideas presents a Thought Salon featuring Tim Eby, General Manager St. Louis Public Radio and John Read More…

2017 Neighborhood Leadership Academy Registration is open.

Registration is now open for the 2017 Neighborhood Leadership Academy. The Neighborhood Leadership Academy, created in 2002, connects resources at the University — Creating Whole Communities and University of Missouri Extension — with residents and neighborhoods throughout the metropolitan area who are interested in improving their communities. The Neighborhood Leadership Academy (NLA) provides hands-on leadership training that emphasizes community building principles and strategies, project planning, organizational leadership and management practices, and personal leadership skills. Participants are actively involved 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…

Mayoral Forum, 2/22/2017 – Info, Survey, Registration

St. Louis Mayoral Forum 2017 Feb. 22, 2017 For the first time in 16 years, St. Louis will be electing a new mayor. To ensure residents are well-informed on how candidates plan to address challenges facing the city and the region, a group of regional initiatives focused on creating a more racially equitable St. Louis have partnered to shift the conversation to put greater emphasis on the systemic issues that currently plague our region. The Read More…

SLACO Roundtable Discussion 1/23/2017

YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND THE NEXT SLACO ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION When:                       Thursday, January 26, 2017 Time:                         Noon – 1:30pm Where:                     SLACO Offices                                     5888 Plymouth Avenue  Topic:                        Neighborhood Asset Mapping Speaker:                   Nancy Thompson, AICP ( Member, American Institute of                                                 Certified Planners)                                     Content Editor, Useful Community Development RSVP:                         Janet Desnoyer by Monday, January 23, 2017 at: husdan01@att.net                         How you look at your neighborhood 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…

Public Meeting on development at Kingshighway and West Pine

  You are invited to attend a public meeting to hear the developers present their designs for a major development for the northeast corner of Kingshighway/West Pine at next week.Monday, December 12th 7 pm St. Louis Public Library – Schlafly Branch More info at  http://www.stltoday.com/business/local/story-apartment-tower-planned-for-central-west-end-site-on/article_cb1645e4-5651-5467-bb5f-659dd2e2c509.html

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