April 28, 2008

RUN Meeting Minutes - April 2008

Attended by Blaine Ray, Angela Bryan, Dave Wascher, Ron Burch, Gina Ruff, Billy Walls, James and William Bradford, Audrey and Buddy Baker, BG Wadholm, Bernadette Ash, and Scott Gillihan.

Billy called the meeting to order at 7:00 and set out notebooks for anyone who wanted to help with the bylaws and other committees to help RUN. He also informed the group about the new mailbox by Taco Bell on Charlotte Pike, thanking everyone for their phone calls.

Scott announced that the spring cleanup of 51st Ave. would be Saturday, April 12th. He also shared photos of construction waste near Richland Creek Update: there will be a cleanup of Richland Creek May 29th. More information later.

Bernadette Ash was nominated to the RUN Steering Committee. There will be a meeting of the committee Tuesday, April 29 at St. Luke’s.

Blaine shared results of the poll of neighborhood concerns in which “better relations with the police” and “curbing youth crime” seemed to be the most popular. Angela talked about her meeting with the police and neighborhood watches. Blaine was asked to provide RUN with updated crime information. Bernadette talked about a recent shooting on Michigan Ave and BG talked about cars getting broken into on Pennsylvania Ave. Crime will be the focus of the next RUN meeting.

Angela said there will be a “schools out” festival at St Luke’s on June 7th. BG and Brenda announced the date for the Light in the Nations Block Party / Health Fair: Saturday, September 20.

Councilman Baker noted that there was core drilling for a sound wall along Synder and Westboro. Toward the close of the meeting, Ron and Councilman Baker talked about the Public Works Department and waste disposal in Metro Government.

The meeting ended at 8:00.

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