Lake Claire Neighborhood Meeting: Minutes from Sept

Attendees: 12
Officers present: Andrew Sherwood-Treasurer; Nancy Dorsner-Communications; Joe Agee-President; Christiane French-Environment

Joe’s Introduction

Kathie – Not Present
Joe: Lake Claire is one of the safest neighborhoods in Atl.
Kathie’s report:
Bicycle theft, car break-ins. Continue to be vigilent. Call 911 if you see suspicious or usual behavior/situations.
Edgewood Center: # to call if suspicious activity at Edgewood (678-618-2308 – Edgewood 24 hr security)

APD: Officer Floyd from 6th
Pickup in residential burglary – 50% increase
Lock your windows and doors! Cut your shrubs back and light your properties so patrolmen can spot suspicious activity. Monitored alarms recommended.
Be on the lookout for White Dodge Durango occupied by 2 black males. Suspect in burglaries. Call 911 if spotted.
Q: Time of day?
A: 6am to 6pm. Daytime.
Other categories of crime are good. Vehicle break-ins have decreased by 20%. Auto thefts also decreased.
PATH patrols increased in Freedom Park.

Valencia from Natalyn’s office:
Have added additional security officers at Edgewood Center.
Q: Dekalb traffic; Still need turn signal at underpass.
A: Have been requested to city and will have to be approved by DOT.
Crossing Guard at Clifton. Is it in the right place
Clifton Backup in the morning is also an issue
A:Valencia recommends LC coming up with a Transportation committee to come up with a master traffic plan/recommendations.

Nothing new to report

LCN Treasurer Report 9/1/2014

  • Our bank accounts at BOND as at August 31, 2014 were:
  • Savings account $2155
  • Checking account $5316
  • Greenspace fund $3000
  • Mural fund $4286
  • Dues paid as at August 31 98
  • Banners sold as at August 31 34

Dan-Not present

Carol-Not Present

Connectivity of Greenspaces- Beginning conversation.

Mirium: Land Trust:
Oct 18 Trees Atlanta planting on Dekalb Ave from Arizona underpass to Nelms. Land has been cleared. Planting between 40-70 trees. 9-12 – Come volunteer if you like (if you drive, park at the shelter)
Oct 11 Fundraiser 2-11 Music Festival
Japanese Garden is being developed.

Trees Atlanta is also doing planting in Harold Ave Greenspace in January.
Plan for Lake Claire park (approved here last month) was presented to NPU.

Friends of LC Park King of Pops at LC Park was a big success

Sara-Not Present
Lake Claire Tour of Homes: October 4th.
To volunteer:
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