CWE Southeast Resident Survey 2020

The Central West End Southeast Special Business District (CWE SE SBD) is a special taxing district that is managed by a Mayor-appointed Board of Commissioners, consisting of residents or stakeholders in the District. Renewed in 2019, the SBD is now authorized to invest capital beyond its traditional security and public safety budget to include cleaning, landscaping and maintenance, purchase and installation of public infrastructure, and public transportation. For more information about the Special Business District, please Read More…

WPLNA May meeting cancelled

It’s never good news to be forced to cancel our WPLNA meeting two months in a row, but since all of us are desperate for something in which to take genuine pride and pleasure, here it is: The neighborhood garden, the median planters on Laclede and West Pine, and the West Pine cul-de-sac are looking better than ever!Thankfully, not even the Coronavirus can deter the work of our Beautification Committee’s dedicated and talented volunteers.Our deepest Read More…

WPLNA meeting scheduled for 4/18/20 cancelled

As part of our concerted effort to stay safe, our April meeting is cancelled. Should there be any urgent neighborhood concerns, please bring them to our attention by phone or email (see our web page for contact information). Minutes from our March meeting are below for your review. Please consider them as a draft until they can be approved by membership at a future meeting. Minutes:  03.10.2020  –  Consider this a draft until approved at upcoming meeting  President Read More…

WPLNA Meeting on Tues. 3/10/19 at 7:00

The West Pine Laclede Neighborhood Association will meet on Tuesday, March 10th at 7 pm at Northwest Coffee, 4251 Laclede (at Boyle).  All are welcome! Our featured guest speaker will be Alfred Montgomery, candidate for the Sheriff of the City of St. Louis.  As a neighborhood association, the WPLNA is a completely non-partisan organization. It does not endorse specific parties, individuals, or pieces of legislation. The WPLNA does welcome, however, brief appearances by any and Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 12.10.19

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes:  12.10.19 President Harold Karabell was unable to attend, so Treasurer Terry Werner agreed to serve as chair and opened the meeting at Northwest Coffee at 7:07.   MINUTES from the November meeting were approved unanimously as written.     TREASURER’S REPORT – Terry Werner –  No change from last month $7,288.51 – time deposit account  $2,267.86 – checking    $1,061.52 – savings BEAUTIFICATION:   Diana Gualdoni and Marshall Mitchell described ongoing work with St. Louis City Parks Read More…

WPLNA Meeting on Tues. 12/10/19 at 7:00

The West Pine Laclede Neighborhood Association will meet on Tuesday, December 10th at 7 pm at Northwest Coffee, 4251 Laclede (at Boyle).  All are welcome! The minutes from our November meeting and copied below and will be presented for approval at the upcoming meeting. We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday.  WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes:  11.12.19 President Harold Karabell opened the meeting at Northwest Coffee at 7:00. The normal order of business was Read More…

WPLNA 08.13.19 meeting minutes

Draft until approved at our next meeting. Of particular interest to some may be an event mentioned by Alderman Roddy that Jimmy Edwards, Director of Public Safety will be at Northwest Coffee on Thursday, August 15that 7 pm.  Neighbors are invited to attend.  WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes:  08.13.10 President Harold Karabell opened the meeting at Northwest Coffee at 7:00.  The normal order of business was suspended to allow our two guests to present.  Terri Stipanovich, the Read More…

Special Election – August 6th Please Vote

Dear Neighbors,We want to emphasize the importance of reauthorizing the Special Business District for another 10 years. The District has existed since 1996 and has funded supplemental security patrols by off duty police officers, pedestrian lighting, installation of security cameras, and membership in the Neighborhood Security Initiative that covers the entire Central West End.  If you will be out of town on Aug. 6, you may vote absentee now.  Please see the info on the Read More…

WPLNA Meeting – Tues. 7/9/19 at 7 PM

The West Pine Laclede Neighborhood Association will meet on Tuesday, July 9th at 7 pm at Northwest Coffee, 4251 Laclede (at Boyle).  All are welcome! The minutes from our June meeting are copied below and will be presented for approval at this meeting. We look forward to seeing you on July 9th.  Minutes 06.11.19 – Draft until approved at upcoming meeting.  WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order. The Read More…

WPLNA Meeting on Tues., June 11

WPLNA Meeting on Tuesday 6/11/19 at 7:00  The West Pine Laclede Neighborhood Association will meet on Tuesday, June 11th  at 7 pm at Northwest Coffee, 4251 Laclede (at Boyle).   Our special guest will be Jeff Winzerling, a well-known developer who’s worked for years in the neighborhood on both single-family and multi-family projects. Jeff will discuss an exciting proposal for redeveloping the surface parking lots and the historic police garage in the 3900 block of Laclede. All Read More…