Larimer Redd Up Team
Co-Chairs: Deborah Miller, Eric Miller, Kevin B. Wells
Facilitators: Erin Deasy
Next meeting, combined Action Teams – July 10, 2008, 6:00pm @ ELCCC Offices, 401 Paulson Avenue
June 19th Meeting Notes
Meeting-green/red-up next week
412 Paulson ave. city lot mural on backside on row house
414 Paulson ave. city lot
15 years no progress.
Ms. Ionadi: Lenora st. city vacant owned lots: 501, 503, 513,515,539,560,564,568,571,629,635,651,657,665,672,675,677,679, why city wont maintain these lots but give citations to privately owned lots
URA owned: 507, 509, 511, 533
Mcdonald st. across from negley run. City lots: 506,513.521,525,529,531. URA owned: 517(nv), 527(nv)
Benefit agreement with city
Same way development is occurring in Lincoln-Larimer, the same thing that occurred lower hill district
Issues with groundhogs
Side lot program- can lease the city owned property
Most of leans on property bought back by city
PCRG- put land in reserve for development of organization
No vacant land turned over to those with tax debts
Development of blighted homes to senior homes 55 and over
Lot on side of Laundromat swapped with city headed towards auburn towers, supposed to help beautify that corner, but no results.
Mikes auto wanted to build school; to educate
empower Lenora st. strip coming from public housing
Larimer Kids against litter
Project for Saturday: Paulson and dodge way. Row Houses-mural on backside wall
Ideas for other projects:
Larimer should be added to 250,000 annual funding which was originally intended for Larimer but given to Lawrenceville
Mr. Wells, Mr. McDaniel’s: clean up lots to promote side yard sells. Build single playgrounds
Ms. Howard (Go to home depot website and find listing and home depot will fund it. Projects like this have occurred on the north side. Very big budget project), little parklets and courts.
Very well needed nowhere for kids to go.
Focus on educational component to accompany project
Mr. Wells: Convert brick structure into recreational centers
Larimer/Meadow- Powerhouse catering get in contact with owner to help open that restaurant
Get in contact with owners of shops and businesses
Proper education for young people in the trades
Approach those with issues of maintenance of their own property
Motion accepted by red up organization be reported to # 311 to same complaints. Make list of URA/city owned lots
416 Paulson ave., permission from city of Pittsburgh to clean up lot. 11 agreed for both motions. Unanimous decision.
Next Thursday June 26- meeting at 6pm 401 Paulson ave.
Meeting adjourned 8:16 pm