WPLNA Minutes 7.10.12

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 7.10.18   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.   STEVE ROBERTS – 77THDISTRICT STATE REPRESENTATIVE Mr. Roberts is a Democrat running for re-election in the August 7, 2018 election. Among Mr. Roberts’ achievements as Representative are: Passing legislation that helps pharmacies save money on prescription Read More…

WPLNA meeting this Tuesday, July 10

The West Pine Laclede Neighborhood Association will meet this Tuesday 7/10/18  at 7 pm at Northwest Coffee, 4251 Laclede (at Boyle).  All are welcome! We are pleased to announce that our featured speaker will be Steve Roberts, our 77th District State Representative in Jefferson City. We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday, June 12th, at 7 p.m. at Northwest Coffee.

Recycling: Updates to your Blue Bin

https://stlouisearthday.org/updates-to-your-blue-bin-2/ Updates To Your Blue Bin Within the last year, there have been some major changes to the back end of the recycling industry, and they are beginning to effect residents and businesses here in St. Louis. Before 2018, much of what has been collected from our blue bins, such as mixed paper and some lower quality plastics, have been shipped to China. The levels of contamination mixed with recyclables from plastic bags, food waste, and Read More…

Update on crime in the neighborhood

Report on Crime TO:            Central West End Residents FROM:       Jim Whyte, Executive Director, CWE NSI RE:              Status Report I am writing to report on the status of criminal activity that has been the source of great concern recently among many CWE residents.  The incidents of greatest concern involve a series of six armed robberies and car jackings that occurred between June 12th and June 18th in the Read More…

City Detectives need help to ID Robbery-Kidnapping Suspect

Detectives need assistance in identifying this suspect relative to a Robbery 1st/ Abduction that occurred on June 17,2018 at approximately 4:40 p.m. in the 4400 block of Maryland. The victim, a 25-year old white female, was walking to her vehicle, and when she opened the vehicle door the suspect, described as a black male in his mid-thirties, 5’9” to 6’0” tall, wearing a white t-shirt with Looney Tunes characters, and a blue baseball cap, approached her. The Read More…

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 Meeting this Tuesday, 6/12/18

WPLNA will meet this Tuesday 6/12/18  at 7 pm at Northwest Coffee, 4251 Laclede (at Boyle).  All are welcome! We are pleased to announce that our featured speaker will be Rob Kennedy, Rainscaping Coordinator for the Missouri Botanical Garden. Rob will discuss how to create a rain garden and other permeable landscapes in both front and back yards, as well as how to apply for grant money to help cover the costs of rainscaping your Read More…

Update on Sarah and Boyle closures and on Metro opening

The most recent update we got today at work about the local roads: “Dear Cortex Tenants: I received notice that Metro has updated the road closure schedule: both Sarah and Boyle will be open to traffic the week of May 28. Sarah Avenue will be closed to traffic the week of June 4 for one week. They anticipate that the closure during the week of June 4th will be the final road closure required for 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 Meeting on Tues. 5/18 at 7 pm

WPLNA Meeting this Tuesday 5/8/18 at 7 pm at Northwest Coffee, 4251 Laclede (at Boyle).  All are welcome! We plan to have two important speakers at our May meeting, both of whom will talk about exciting events in our City and our neighborhood. Liza Farr from Metro will discuss the City’s new BikeShare program. Liza has invited a representative from LimeBikes, one of the two companies involved in St. Louis’ BikeShare program, to attend our Read More…