January 14, 2017 Neighborhood Meeting Summary


E-mail reminders


5 members


Agenda Items:

The meeting began about 11:30 am

  • Resurfacing of Sierra Madre Villa
    • Sierra Madre Villa Ave from Foothill Blvd to Orange Grove Blvd is to be repaved sometime between March and June of this year.
    • The City Council approved awarding the contract that includes this project on January 9.
    • It is described as being 2810 feet in length and 51 feet wide.
  • 2017 Mayor’s State of the City on Jan 18
    • The Mayor’s annual State of the City address will be:
      • January 18, 7 p.m.
        Washington STEAM Magnet Academy Gymnasium
        1505 North Marengo Ave
    • Free parking is available on campus. Enter on Penn Street.
    • Doors open at 6:30 pm after a ribbon cutting for the new gymnasium
  • Plan for annual newsletter in February
    • It is time to start planning for our annual paper newsletter in February.
    • Topics to cover?
      • Space Bank development (hopefully will have new information, such as EIR starting, by then)
      • Avon site (hopefully will have info by then about sale, or not)
      • for filling space: important city phone numbers, delayed trash service dates, …
    • Sharon has volunteered to assist with editing again.
    • Printing. Need to check whether city Neighborhood Connections office will still do the printing
    • Will need volunteers again for distribution throughout the neighborhood in late February.
  • Local Crime Summary
    • For the last month, from crimemapping.com: (note that time is typically when reported, not when it happened)
      • Thurs Jan 5, 8:13 pm, 600 block Sierra Madre Villa Ave, Malicious Mischief Vandalism
      • Thurs Jan 5, 9:20 pm, 3100 block E Orange Grove Blvd, Grand Theft
      • Although none in our neighborhood, there seem to be a lot more then usual daytime residential burglaries reported in other areas of East Pasadena.
  • anything else attendees wish to discuss
    • Quieter Rose Parade and Post Parade
      • Mentioned that there was less noise for the neighborhood this year. The air space was more restricted so there weren’t all news copters causing a racket.

Next meeting is February 11, 2017 at 11:15 am, in Hastings Branch Library meeting room

Adjourned about 12:50 pm