Monthly Meeting Minutes – SEPTEMBER 11, 2014

  • The following members and guests were in attendance: Amanda Albert, Richard Albert, Lindsey tubbs, Graham Bosworth, Marilyn Jemison, David Bordelon, Rristen Rome, Mark Redding, Harvey Stern, Adolph Lopez, Louis David, Jamie Montreuil, Tamela Miller, Jason Riggs, Karen Chabert, Trey Bornmann, Trey Nobles, Nora McGunnigle, Ryan McCabe, Jeremy Smith
  • Graham Bosworth addressed the membership regarding his judicial candidacy for Division “D,” Criminal District Court.
  • Amanda Albert, an Irish Channel resident and real estate agent with Latter & Blum addressed the membership regarding the Preservation Resource Center’s Sellabration, which will be held at 923 Tchoupitoulas Street on September 13, 2014 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
  • Trey Nobles addressed the membership regarding ongoing efforts to obtain funding for crime cameras in the Irish Channel. A $2,500 grant is likely. Trey and other members are currently working to determine criteria for allocation of crime camera grant funding to interested Irish Channel residents.
  • Mark Redding addressed the membership regarding the status of negotiations with Brick & Spool regarding a proposed good neighbor agreement. Negotiations are pending and no agreement has been reached.
  • Jeremy Smith addressed the membership on the National Night Out Against Crime, which will be held on October 14, 2014 at a time to be determined.
  • On October 3 around sundown, the Movies in the Park series will present Monsters University at Burke Park.
  • On October 30 from 4-8, the Rusty Nail will donate 20% of sales proceeds to the Lyons-Burke Booster Club. It is unclear whether interested individuals in attendance will have to mention the donation.
  • On September 29 at 10:30 a.m., a free Tai Chi class will be available at the Lyons Center.
  • On October 1 at 10:15 a.m., a free “Yoga Groove” class will be available at the Lyons Center.
  • The next meeting of the Lyons-Burke Booster Club will be held at the Lyons Center on October 13 at a time to be determined.
  • Karen Chabert reported to the membership regarding the Crime Committee. Efforts are currently underway to provide programming for local youth aimed at crime prevention.
  • Harvey Stern reported to the membership regarding the Land Use Committee. The proposed zoning change for Magazine Street was ultimately rejected by the City Planning Commission.
  • Marilyn Gemison addressed the membership regarding the Land Use Committee. Efforts will be made to increase the transparency of the Committee’s activities.

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