MEETING AT A GLANCE
November 8, 2011
Location: Basement – St.Alphonsus Church
1429 W. Wellington
Agenda: Coffee @ 7:00 PM. Meeting begins @ 7:30 PM.
- U.S. Congressman Mike Quigley
Mr. Quigley will give us a full-blown report from Washington D.C. on the war, political gridlock, budget deficits, job creation and unemployment among other topics.
- Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey
Frequent visitor to SLN meetings, Mr. Fritchey will unveil his call for a New Marijuana Policy of ticketing for possession making practical and economic sense among other Cook County issues. As many of the SLN members were teenagers during the late 60’s and early 70’s, this should be a topic of interest.
- Friends of Burley – Playground surface
Friends of Burley (Burley School) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization focused on raising funds for various projects for the Burley School. The Friends will present plans to convert the old paved play space at Burley to a new community park and playground including an artificial turf athletic and play field, a soft running track, new basketball court, landscaping and more.
- Zip Car Parking – Lakewood & Wellington
There will be a discussion and a vote on the issue of private businesses being allocated public parking spaces to conduct for-profit business. This issue has arisen as a result of a parking spot on Lakewood being allocated to the ZipCar venture without neighborhood input. The SLN Board has been communicating with the Alderman’s office on this issue. The immediate area will be flyered and there will be a VOTE.
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