Alief Super Neighborhood Meeting
Minutes for Tuesday, September 25, 2018
The regular monthly ASNC #25 meeting was held on September 25, 2018 at 6:30 PM at the Alief Center on Bellaire Boulevard in Kirkwood.
PROGRAM: Chairperson, Barbara Quattro, called the meeting to order at 6:34 PM. Rollcall of council members was done by a sign-in sheet. A quorum was met.
GUESTS: Sargent T. Parkerson and Officer Christopher Dominquez of the West Side Command Center, Richard Vella with the City of Houston General Services Department and Van Q Huynh with Commissioner Steve Le office.
SARGENT T. PARKERSON: There were four sexual assaults in the SN25 over the last 30 days. No indications that there was a serial rapist involved. There has been 32 robberies in the last 30 days compared to 28 in the previous month. This is an increase of 14.3 %. 84% of all robberies occur at apartment complexes or commercial properties. There were 100 Burglary of Motor Vehicles in SN25 compared to 80 for the previous 30 days. That has increased to 25.0 %. 91% of these also occurred at apartment complexes or commercial properties. Thefts of vehicles were at a high of 99 which was an increase of 57.1%. 85% of these occurred at apartment complexes or commercial properties.
Overall Violent crime is down 11.5% Overall Non Violent crime is down 7.3%
RICHARD VELLA was present to discuss the progress of the Multi Service Center. Mr. Vella provided a slide presentation regarding the collaboration and cooperation of this project. There has been $57 Million dollars allocated to the Multi Service Center. We are currently looking for donations from the extra expense of a covered pool. There are three different departments that are participating in this venture. This is the first time that all three departments (Library, Parks & Recreation, Health & Human Services) have been put together and are contributing for this joint venture. There will be several open houses throughout the upcoming year, with the first one scheduled for October 30th. The space should be ready for occupancy by the summer of 2021.
TREASURER’S REPORT: Doug Smith reported that we currently have$4,107.08 as our balance. Doug also asked permission to purchase a table for the upcoming conference on Education and Innovation in the amount of $200. This could be a step to assist in looking for donations for the covered pool. It was approved.
DOC HARRIS with the Department of Neighborhoods, Inspection & Public Service discussed heavy trash issues and provided us with documentation showing fines and information to report violators.
VAN Q HUYNH advised that the request for the Library Building located on Kirkwood to be turned into a Senior Center is waiting for the Mayor to sign off on it.
The meeting was adjourned at 8PM.
Compiled, Written and Submitted by:
Cynthia Young, Secretary