Monday Soulard Safety Meeting

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Soulard Safety Committee Meeting
7-8:30 pm Monday, July 31, 2017
Soulard Station, 1911 S. 12th
Open to the Public

1. Crime Stats – Officer Min
2. Incidents of Concern – discussion of new items and review of action items
3. Court Advocacy Efforts – need NIS statements for upcoming cases? Neighborhood Victim Support?
4. SRG Neighborhood Public Security Camera Status Update – Bill Clendenin
5. Homeowner/Business Private Security Cameras Update – Discussion
6. Police Dept. Social Media Policy update
7. Decoy Cars
8. Foliage Walk Results and Future Safety Walks
9. National Night Out 10. Next Meeting

SRG Safety Committee IS NOT Soulard Special Business District, the special taxing district created in 1994 and funded by a property tax for extra security for Soulard. See map for boundaries.

ssbd_boundrymapNext SSBD Meeting is 6 pm Monday, August 14th at Soulard Station, 1911 S 12th. Open to the Public. If you’d like on the agenda to speak at that meeting, contact at least one day in advance of meeting.

The SSBD does not publish agendas or meeting minutes on its website.

There is also group working on a Soulard Community Improvement District to be funded with a sales tax. See map for proposed boundaries

Bring School Supplies To 8/13 Old Frenchtown Bingo Party

cheeseboard2-4 pm Sunday, August 13th, 2017
Old Frenchtown Bingo Party
Nadine’s Gin Joint, 1031 S 12th, Soulard
Hosted by Marie Ceselski, 7th Ward Democratic Committeewoman
Event webpage

There will be Bingo Prizes and some special items for a School Supply Donors Drawing, including this handsome Soulard Street Names Cheese Board donated by Looking Glass Designs in Lafayette Square.

Tuesday LCRA Blighting & Corporate Welfare Agenda

Pierre Laclede Statue3 pm Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority
1520 Market, City Hall West, Room 2000

Full Agenda

1001 Russell, next to Fine Arts Bldg (future 21-Unit Apartment Bldg & Retail)
2330-32 S 12th, aka Soulard Hilton (future 7-Unit Condos)

Also, 7th Ward Alderman Jack Coatar’s law firm, Spencer Fane, is on agenda for amendment to contract for special counsel on National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency move to North City.

Register for 5th & 7th Wards Democrats Downtown Happy Hour

happyhour - Copy2 pm Sunday, August 27th
314 The City Bar, 1117 Washington

Register for Attendance Prize Drawings- event drinks/appetizers and 5th & 7th Ward business gift cards

Open to the Public

Guest Speakers:
State Rep. Bruce Franks
State Rep Michael Butler
DNC Committeewoman & 15th Ward Alderwoman Megan Green
Courtney Mueller, Northside-Southside Light Rail Study Team
State Senator Jake Hummel on Right to Work Repeal

Monday Preservation Board Agenda Includes 21 Unit Apt Bldg Once Union Park

unionpark4 pm Monday, July 24th, 2017
St. Louis Preservation Board
1520 Market (City Hall West), Room 2000
Open to the Public

Full Agenda With Drawings


1001-1003 Russell (vacant lot next to Fine Arts Bldg, this property was once a part of Union Park, see Compton & Dry sketch), 7th Ward (Owner/Applicant: 1001 Russell LLC/Propper Construction/ Ebersoldt + Associates)- Construct 3-Story 21-Unit Apartment Bldg + Retail. Application does not include a Model Example.

The City recommended 10 years of 80 percent tax abatement for this project but in June postponed a decision. Probably on Tuesday’s LCRA Agenda, which will not be posted until Monday.

6/16/2017 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: To grow revenue, city of St. Louis looks at lower tax breaks 

925 Ann @ S 10th, 7th Ward (Owner/Applicant: Randall C. Brown & John J. Martinelli) – Appeal Director’s Denial to Add Dormer to Alley Building

5612 Waterman, 28th Ward (Owner/Applicant: Edgewater Real Estate Company, E.J. Sansone/ Killeen Studios) – Construct 4-Story Apartment Bldg

4550 Pershing Place, 28th Ward (Owner/Applicant: Erik A. Karanik & Alexis Cosse ) –Appeal of Denial for Construction of Retaining Walls which began without permit

1000 Spruce (Wheelhouse Bar @ Cupples Station), 7th Ward (Owner/Applicant: Ballpark Lofts III Condominium) – Appeal of Denial to Install Overhead Doors on existing metal canopy

4325, 4327, 4329 Swan (National Register of Historic Places) 17th Ward (Owner/Applicant: Guy Slay/Mangrove Development) –  Appeal of Denial for Demolition of  3 Frame Houses (worker’s cottages) to Construct 4 Attached Townhouses

2660 Nebraska, 6th Ward (Owner/Applicant: Midwest Damage Assessments Inc) – Appeal of Denial of Noncompliant Window Installation without Permit

4230 Botanical, 8th Ward (Owner/Applicant: Garcia Development) – Construct Single Family House

5857-5865 Dr. Martin Luther King Drive, 22nd Ward (Owner/Applicant: Brenda & Nora Ollie) – Appeal of Denial for Demolition of Commercial Bldg and fence off lot

Photos From Battle Of The Wards Kickball Tournament

Our Team Co-Owner & Coach 5th Ward Committeeman Rasheen Aldridge with State Rep. Cora Faith Walker of #moleg Team
State Rep. Bruce Franks showing some moves for 5th 7th 9th Wards Kick Ass Team
9th Ward Alderman Dan Guenther did 5th 7th 9th Wards Kick Ass Team proud.
9th Ward Committeeman Bryan Walsh kicking it for 5th 7th 9th Wards Kick Ass Team
Rock Paper Scissors with 15th Ward Alderwoman & Event Host Megan Green (15th Ward Team) and 9th Ward Alderman Dan Guenther (our Team)
Victory handshakes after 5th 7th 9th Wards Kick Ass Team crushes 15th Ward Team and takes 3rd Place in Battle of the Wards Kickball Tournament