22 neighbors and visitors were in attendance.
Mark Brandon, President, opened the meeting by introducing Lt. Woo, our neighborhood police officer. Lt. Woo reported the following:
– Crime is low and there has been a 64% decrease in crime
– Police officers are unable to see everything posted on NextDoor, please be aware of this.
– An Internet security system which will notify police through a new app will be up and running soon (more to come in the future)
= Texas Beach continues to have a police presence
Park Richeson, Executive Director of Maymont gave a report on Maymont:
– Last quarter 25 educators for project-based learning were educated at Maymont
– 625 students attended Girls Day and STEM Day at Maymont
– 3050 City kids have been educated at Maymont, many are Title 1
– Upcoming activities at Maymont include: Spring Break (first week in April), Family Easter on April 20, Herbs Galore on April 27, Beer and Wine Classic, Mother’s Day Tea on May 11, Music at Maymont will include Trampled by Turtles (June 21), Carbon Leaf (July 13), and others which will be announced in the future
– August 10 – 11 is the Jazz Festival
Betsy Carr, our House of Delegates representative provided an overview of the most recent session.
Mark reported the following:
– 911 texting will soon be available in Richmond
– New bus routes allow our neighborhood to go straight to Carytown – everyone was encouraged to take it for a ride.
Joy Rogers, Vice President, gave a playground update.
A Randolph neighbor attended to deliver flyers for the Randolph Farmer’s Market which is starting back up on May 7 and will be held each Tuesday from 3:00pm – 6:30pm in Randolph Park.