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Meeting Minutes, July 5, 2017

Officer Report—Cindy Pino presented the officer report with 16 auto burglaries and 2 auto thefts. She reminded us that Officer Appreciation day is August 11th 11-3pm at 5408 2nd St. NW.

IDO—There is talk of changing the wording within the IDO about alcohol sales and zoning. Would require 500ft between a liquor store and residential zone, and 1000ft between retail liquor stores. The final vote will take place August 16, Bonnie will research what this change would mean for a grocery store selling liquor.

Tree Project Potential—RFP for one neighborhood to receive 100 trees from the city. Don’t think our neighborhood

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Meeting Minutes, June 7, 2017

Crime Report: Officer Sanders and PACT Cindy Pino reported a spike in auto burglary. Of the 11, two were unlocked. Of the three auto thefts, one was recovered. Gordon B. complained of people shooting up during the day under the Central overpass. Off. Sanders said that APD was working with the Alvarado Task Force, and that the underpass is on everyone’s radar. He said businesses have responsibilities, too, and are supposed to have private security.

Mother’s Day Home Tour was a huge success, 400 people attending, earning the neighborhood ~$5,000.

Stop Light on Walter update. Diane Dolan reports that because of a decision to make several 4-way stops permanent at intersections that erstwhile

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Meeting Minutes, May 3, 2017

Easter Egg Hunt—The Easter Egg hunt on April 15 was very successful. Annabelle announced that she will no longer be organizing, and Amberley stepped up to organize the 2018 event. 

Mother’s Day Tour—The Mother’s Day tour will be held on Sunday, May 14, Ann sent around a volunteer sign-up sheet to get all hands on deck to help staff houses and sell tickets. 

209/211 Broadway—The Architectural

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Meeting Minutes, April 5, 2017

Officer Report—Our new PAC Sgt. Sanders reported 4 auto burglaries, some vandalism, but nothing of huge concern. APD performed 3 auto burglary arrests which should show positive stats. 

Greek Church Update—Gary from the Greek Orthodox church presented plans to construct traditional bells outside of the church. The bells will be located inside the church walls, near the large pine tree, and will ring regularly Saturday at 6pm and Sunday at 10am. The board supported the plans unanimously.

IDO Update—The Board submitted a proposal to require a 120-day period before demolition on any structure in our neighb

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Meeting Minutes, March 1, 2017

Officer Report—Scott Seibel reported three arrests and four auto burglaries. Our new PAC Lieutenant Aragon and Sargent Sanders joined as well. 

Highland Park Update—Two issues brought up with Highland Park; the construction of chain link fence along the park and ally, and the city’s failure to reconstruct the river rock wall. Neighbors are encouraged to visit the park and determine if the chain link fence is necessary, or obtrusive. If community deems the fence unnecessary, we may be able to convince the city to remove it. The city will get back to us with an estimate on cost of replacing the river rock wall.

Mother’s Day Tour—Salley and Ann are scheming up a new marketing plan for the Mother’s Day tour this year. Hope to boost participating by including restaurants as locations for ticket sales, having an option for pre-sale tickets on the website

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