|Meeting AgendaPolice Report – Sean Reiter
North Charleston High School Report – Colleen Knaur
Park Circle Christmas Tree
Neighborhood Christmas dinner
Sustainability Institute Home Energy Outreach presentation – Alex Spyropoulos
Alex gave a wonderful presentation on all that this local non-profit does for our community and South Carolina.
They work to help South Carolina communities to transform homes and workplaces to conserve energy and reduce our overall environmental impact. They will have an Oyster Roast on December 5th at Mixon, and your entrance fee will give you a year’s membership with the organization.
Here are some areas of focus for The Sustainability Institute:
Energy Conservation Corps
Pathways to a Green Economy (P2GE)
Officer Reiter has lived here for 10 years and has been a police officer for nine years. He moved into the Community Officer role from his role as a detective. He still gets to conduct investigations in his new role and would welcome your feedback about what he can do as our Community Officer. You can call 843-819-0017, however you can reach Officer Reiter can most easily by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
North Charleston High School report
Colleen was proud to report that NCHS is moving from an “at risk” school to “below average”
NCHS participated in the 2012 Student Food Drive and contributed 1,200 lbs of food for the Lowcountry Food Bank
Boeing held a golf tournament that raised ~$11,000 for the school
Please check out http://www.roundballclassic.com/ for some great basketball from December 26 – December 29
Council report – Councilman Bob King
We received a report on some zoning issues.
Veteran’s Day was a huge success with 300-400 vets in attendance
School Board report
There is a neighborhood planning team involved in discussing whether Hursey Elementary School should be a full Montessori school. (right now it is 50% Montessori and 50% Traditional). If Hursey became a full Montessori school, it would be the only one in North Charleston.
Both Kyle Lahm and Russ Patterson are on the committee, so please reach out with any questions.
Neighborhood Christmas Party
§ Recycling is every other Thursday. They pick up cans, glass, plastic (NOW #1 thru #7 as long as it’s marked- PLEASE no caps and rinse the containers), and paper/magazines/junk mail from the curb. They will now take cardboard at the street.
§ How to make an online request to the city of North Charleston
Go to www.northcharleston.org and click on Residents. Click Online Services Tab and click on Citizen Support Center to make a service request. Click Make a Request, it will prompt you to choose a department and concern type, then sign in and give a brief description of your request. This system works very well!
Our Branches and contact information for the Branch Leaders are:
School Branch- Dena Wolforth
Beautification Branch-Kate Besta email@example.com
Crime Watch Branch-Paul Ristau firstname.lastname@example.org
Membership Branch – TBD
**please contact the leaders if you are interested in improving our neighborhood through one of these groups**
No meeting in December. Please come to our next Neighborhood Meeting, January 8th, 2013,
Our meetings are the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm, 1077 E. Montague, The Meeting Place
Fall Potluck at September MeetingBring a Dish to Share!September 11th, 2012
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