WPLNA Minutes 8.14.18

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 8.14.18    President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order and waived the normal order of business to allow a question and answer session with the guest speaker below. GUEST SPEAKER: Jeff Hood, Community Development Specialist with Washington University Redevelopment Corporation spoke to the importance of the proposed Mid-City Community Improvement District that would continue the mission of the soon-to-expire Special Taxing District.  He offered to stay after the meeting Read More…

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…

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…

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 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 Minutes 4.10.18

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 4.10.18 President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:03 PM and waived the normal order of business to allow visitor presentations by Mavis Thompson, Emma Klues,and Austin Barzantny. MAVIS THOMPSON, License Collector for The City of St. Louis, and ALNITA HOPKINS, Executive Assistant Ms. Thompson gave a brief autobiography, she defined beneficiaries of fees collected by the Office of the License Collector as agencies and non-profit organizations Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 3.13.18

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 3.13.18 – DRAFT Call to order: 7:06pm Dues are due – $25 individual/$30 business Introductions of attendees Minutes from February: City interprets CID statute that individual condominium owners will each have a vote – not just 1 per unit. Motion to approve: Approved Treasurer’s Report Savings: $1,056.89 CD : $7,127.19 Checking: $2,275.31 (had 215 of new members) No expenditures in the past month Terry Van Shaik requested $150 to Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 2.13.18

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION   Minutes 2.13.18 President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:03 PM and waived the normal order of business to allow a presentation regarding the proposal to replace our expiring Special Business District (SBD) with a new Community Improvement District (CID). Presentors included Abdul-Kaba Abdullah, Executive Director of Park Central Development, Sarah Feagans, Park Central, Annette Pendelton, Park Central, and Commissioners for the Special Taxing District Jeff Miner, Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 1.9.18

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 1.9.18   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.   LEN EFTHIM, SR. TRAFFIC ENGINEER CITY OF ST. LOUIS DEPT. OF STREETS TRAFFIC & LIGHTING DIVISION Harold invited Mr. Efthim to attend to address complaints related to traffic violations in our neighborhood, such as speeding and Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 11.11.17

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 11.14.17  President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:03 PM and waived the normal order of business to accommodate our guest speakers. EMMA KLUES – Vice President Communications & Outreach Great Rivers Greenway Great Rivers Greenway (GRG) connects the St. Louis region with greenways, making it a vibrant place to live, work and play. Greenways are places where you are able to walk, run, bike ride, discover Read More…