MEETING MINUTES ALIEF SUPER NEIGHBORHOOD MEETING
OPENING: The regularly scheduled meeting of the Alief Super Neighborhood Council was held on July 25, 2017 at the Alief Community Center. Chair Barbara Quattro called the meeting to order at 6:30 PM. The first order of business was the Treasurer report from Doug Smith. The ASNC currently has a balance of $884.26.
Chair: Barbara Quattro Vice Chair: Noreen Smith Treasurer: Doug Smith – Secretary: Jesus Zamora.
- Hackberry Park update: Chemicals have been added to ponds to assist with mosquito problems. No Zika virus reported in studies.
- Volunteers continue to be needed for painting project at Alief Community Classroom. Contact Barbara to schedule day.
- First scheduled testing of Chromium 6 in the 77099 water supply has been completed. CM Le’s office is awaiting test results from Public Works. Community asked to submit medical surveys, to assist with building health-issues database.
- IMD Board meeting update: Board approved new design and expansion on Vietnamese Signage; residents who attended ASNC meeting oppose IMD board vote. Soren Valverde representing CM Le’s office was asked to obtain CM standing on sign controversy.
- Jesus Zamora reported on Soccer Match planning between Alief ISD Staff & HPD Officers. A meeting is being coordinated by Noreen Smith ASNC to meet with AISD personnel. Jesus updated on podcast that is held every Friday at 5:00 pm in the Alief Community classroom. We have 75 listeners thus far and Jesus announced Chief of Police Art Acevedo has agreed to be interviewed on Aug 16th.
- Metro Representative informed residents on how METRO is expanding. Reports currently show we are the 3rd largest in the nation, Everyone invited to come to the Aug 1st public meeting as METRO looks for resident’s suggestions on expansion.
Alief Crime Update: Houston Police Captain Mike Faulhaber of Westside Command, briefed residents on current crime in Alief. Currently, Alief is ranked #2 in calls for service response. Other Districts are responding to self-initiated calls. Captain did alert residents to be cautious with “Juggers” that are targeting our community. Authorities are having to follow thieves but unable to apprehend unless crime in progress . Hot times for these kinds of crimes arbetween the hours of 11am and 5 pm when most banks are open. Misdemeanors are the only charge that can be made for these crimes. Reports show that robberies have risen 4.3%. Public storage facilities have also shown an increase as thieves have looked to target larger facilities.
- Chromium 6 testing July 17th
- Painting Volunteers needed for Alief Community Center.
- August 5th Alief Community Health Fair 9:00am-12:00pm Hastings 9th Grade Center. 6750 Cook Rd.
- Soccer Planning Volunteers Needed.
WRITTEN AND SUBMITTED BY: (SECRETARY) Jesus Zamora