WPLNA Minutes 02.12.19

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 2.12.19 President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM The normal order of business was suspended to allow representatives of Regions Bank to give their presentation.  Regions Bank recently opened a branch at 7 S. Vandeventer (between Laclede and Forest Park).  Regions is the 15thlargest bank in the US, but with focus on community banking. As part of that focus, representatives Patrick Weston, Jason Kean, and Lauren Korbal Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 11.13.18

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 11.13.18 President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:03 PM MINUTES The minutes were approved as revised to explain the Mr. Werner was absent from the October 2018 meeting because he was with family after the death of a younger brother and that he had given the Mr. Karabell a Treasurer’s Report prior to the meeting. TREASURE’S REPORT Certificate of deposit value:    $7,161.89 Checking account balance:      $2,396.31 BEAUTIFICATION Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 10.09.18

WPLNA MINUTES  10.09.18 MINUTES The minutes for September 2018 were approved with no corrections   TREASURER’S REPORT Since the treasurer was not in attendance, there was no Treasurer’s Report. Dues are: $25.00 per individual $30.00 for a business Mail dues to: Terry Werner 4121 West Pine Blvd St Louis MO 63108   BEAUTIFICATION REPORT No report.   SECURITY COMMITTEE REPORT Marshall Michener, Security Liaison Reports of aggravated assault and auto break-ins continue to increase, but Read More…

WPLNA minutes 09.11.18

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 9.11.18   – Draft until approved at October meeting President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:12 (late start due to prior event at the coffee shop). MINUTES The minutes for August, 2018 were approved with one typographical correction. TREASURER’S REPORT Terry Werner reported income from new memberships ($75) and one outlay for website security ($119.98) Current checking account balance is $2,296.31. If you have not paid Read More…

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 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 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 10.10.17

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 10.10.17   President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM and waived the normal order of business to accommodate our guest speakers. MEGAN McBRIDE presented Proposition P, “Citizens for a Safer St. Louis, “ which will appear on the November 7 ballot. Prop P asks voters to approve a half-cent sales tax for public safety. It is a step to address discrepancy of police salaries between Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 09.12.17

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 09.12.17 In the absence of President Harold Karabell, Treasurer Terry Werner called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM and waived the normal order of business to accommodate a guest speaker. MARC DANGERFIELD – Evntur proposal for The 2017 Central West End Harvest Festival Mr. Dangerfield is proposing an expansion of the successful Sarah and Laclede block party into the above event on October 21, 2017 (5:00 – 10:00 Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 08.08.17

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 08.08.17 President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:00 and waived the normal order of business to accommodate a guest speaker. KYLE KASTRABA– SIERRA CLUB VOLUNTEER Mr. Kastraba is an intern and volunteer with Sierra Club. “The Club’s mission is to explore, enjoy and protect the planet. To practice and promote the responsible use of the earth’s ecosystems and resources; to educate and enlist humanity to protect Read More…