LSNA September 2023 Board Meeting

LSNA Monthly Meeting

Date: Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: The Moore College of Art & Design, Graham Auditorium



6:50 Board Member Sign-In

7:00 Call to Order:

• Quorum Report

• Approval of July 2023 Board Meeting Minutes and Consent Agendas

Special Presentation by Parkway Council:

• Moderated by Dennis Boylan, LSNA Parkway Council representative and past LSNA President (Presentation: 20 minutes; Q&A: 20 minutes) See longer introduction below

General Membership Meeting Information:

• Updates and Announcements: Daniel P. McElhatton

• Zoning Committee: No formal report. Update on Amendment to limiting take-out restaurants on Callowhill

• Family Court Redevelopment: PIDC has announced a development team for the project

• LSNA Block Party: Sunday, September 17, 2023 at Boy Scout Building Parking Lot between 21st and 22nd streets at Spring Street. Volunteers needed. Contact Dan McElhatton 215-432-5060 and Dennis Boylan at 215-816-3535 or Ed Dougherty at ejd0351@

• Update on Proposed Juvenile Assessment Center: for former police station space on 22nd Street

• Update on SLAPP Legislation: (SLAPP means Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation — usually litigation by a developer against community groups)

• LSNA Committee Assignments: Committee assignments and designated representatives will remain in place for the next year. Volunteers for Committee Assignments please contact Dan McElhatton at

Updates on Neighborhood Events:

• Halloween Party (50th Annual!): October 31, 2023, 5:00-6:30 p.m., Coxe Park, Drew Murray – Coordinator

• Candidate Forums for Mayoral and Council Candidates – dates and locations to be determined

• Photo review and neighborhood update

• Parkway Council Events update

• Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

• ATV and Motorcycle Task Force – ongoing review

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