Meeting March 2, 2015

 

Community Pride

 

  • Houses coming down
  • Progress on grocery store
  • Neighbors fixing up houses
  • Charis has 11 houses being renovated

 

Community Reports

Major Glazier:

  • reported on crime
  • reminder: don’t leave cars running to warm up in the morning

 

Beautification

 

Chris:

  • Tire pick-up April 18: move tires towards curb or near Smokey’s
  • Intern group coming March 23 possibly to do clean up
  • Likely to do a community cleanup right before kickball

 

Code Enforcement

 

Rick:

  • Went to city hall 3 weeks ago for code enforcement meeting
  • Visited lawyer for 2 of the houses – one was torn down
  • 3 down, 17 to go

 

Pancake Breakfast

 

Tanisha

  • Scheduled for March 21 9-11am
  • Cost: $5/person, $15/family
  • Needs volunteers

 

Kristy reported on truancy

We have a grant application out for mural improvement

 

Community Forum

  • Lansing Street near Thayer has become a dump site
  • For cat problem, call animal control or can trap and take to Lifeline for free spaying/neutering
  • Carver Market is scheduled to open mid-April
  • Bob Titus: There’s a possibility to redo McDonough Ave due to Bond structure; let them know you’re interested in McDonough being on the project list; voting on March 17
  • Russell: Love your Blocks grants available
  • Slater Elem Art Show day
  • March 22: Play day at Boulevard Xing Park
  • Get out and attend NPU-Y (3rd Monday)

Kevin from St. Vincent de Paul center; transforming SunTrust into a thrift store and some classroom/training