September – The State of The Ward

Alderman Waguespack as mandated by tradition, “shall from time to time give to the Neighborhood Information of the State of the Ward, and recommend to their Consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient.”

September is that time.

SEPTEMBER 13, 2016 MEETING

Doors open at 6:30
Meeting starts at 7
Athenaeum Theatre
2936 N. Southport

ALDERMAN SCOTT WAGUESPACK – STATE OF THE WARD

The Alderman will give the membership his annual update on the Ward and City of Chicago operations.

NEW COMMUNITY RELATIONS STRATEGY (formerly CAPS) OFFICER

Our new 19th District, Sgt. Mary Hein will introduce herself and give a brief presentation on this year’s meetings.

1444 W. DIVERSEY – Zoning Change

Owner requests zoning change from RT-3.5 to RT-4. Owner wants to

  1. elongate the current building,
  2. add a third unit to the current building,
  3. convert the basement to a dwelling unit,
  4. add a roof deck on top of the 3rd floor and
  5. renovate the building.
  6. This will be a voting issue. The immediate area around the project will be flyered so non-SLN members will be alerted to the meeting and be able to vote.

Member Socializing – 6:30 to 7:00 in the Athenaeum Lobby.

The Athenaeum opens its bar for members to purchase some beer, wine or pop before the start of the monthly meeting. Come a little earlier to the meeting for some member socializing. Your purchase helps support the operations of The Athenaeum Theatre

South Lakeview Neighbors Newsletter

News and views of the neighborhood — What happened at the summer party — Where did Joni Gatz play on the “other side of Ashland”? All of this and more is answered in the latest SLN Newsletter. Download it here. Our advertisers support the organization, so please be sure to read all the way through to the ads!

Be a Court Advocate and a South Lakeview Neighbors Block Captain

Court Advocacy Training

This is a very brief seminar regarding becoming a court advocate. Sometimes when a crime perpetrator is in court in front of a judge local citizens [court advocates] are asked to appear in the court room to make to impress the judge etc on the concerns of the citizens.  A side benefit is if you are ever called for jury duty, past court advocates are usually dismissed.

Cook County State’s Attorney’s
Community Justice Center North
In Conjunction With the 19th & 20th Police Districts
Presents a

COURT ADVOCACY TRAINING

Learn How to Become An Effective Court Advocate
Represent your neighborhood when it needs you most!
Court advocates play a vital role in demonstrating that the community cares and will not tolerate crime.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
6:30 P.M.

19th District Chicago Police Department
850 W. Addison Street
Community Room
Please R.S.V.P. by September 8th to
773-334-4066 or Lori.trier@cookcountyil.gov


South Lakeview Neighbors – Block Captain Program

We’re looking for people  to recruit neighbors to SLN monthly meetings.
As a Block Captain, you
  • will receive a PDF email about 1 week before the meeting that can be printed off.
  • will distribute monthly membership meeting flyers to neighbors on your block (drop in mailbox).
  • Approximately 40—50 houses per block.
  • can be responsible for more than one block.
Monthly meetings are September-November and February to May (7 meetings).
There are occasional emergency meetings that can be called.
Must be a current SLN member.
If interested, please contact by email or phone :
Bill Haderlein
Block Captain Program
312-805-6930

Save the Date

We’ll have more info up soon, but here’s some upcoming meeting news:

September 13: State of the Ward / Ald. Waguespack, Introduction of our new CAPS Officer, possible zoning issue (TBD)

October 11: Candidate forums — 5th District Congressional candidates, 11th District State Rep Candidates

November 8: Election Day. Meeting canceled and moved to the 2nd Tuesday in January. (We assume that everyone would rather be watching the returns on TV.)

Newsletter & Summer Party

Summer-2010-ClipArt7-HotDog-800pxSUMMER PARTY BASH
TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2016

WILL’S NORTHWOODS INN
IN THE BEER GARDEN
3030 N. RACINE
6:30 – 8:30PM

HOT DOGS & HAMBURGERS
CHEF SURPRISE
OPEN BAR

Free for all paid members, family and friends and those who live within the SLN boundaries and wish to join. Children are welcome.

What happened at the May meeting? Lots of stuff!

  • We voted on a bylaw change.
  • We voted  on a request for streetside seating for 404 Wine Bar
  • We heard about “Take Back Lakeview”
  • We heard about Left Coast Food & Juice
  • and lots more….

Read the Summer Newsletter

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