History Committee

History Committee

Meets: The History and Archives Committee has reserved the third Saturday at 9:00 a.m. for their meetings. Some meetings may be by Zoom and some by email. Please contact our office manager to get the link or to get on the distribution list for H&A updates. Chair: Mary Daniel Cooper Mission: Collect, preserve, and present history of life in the 19th Ward. Updates from the History […]

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Communications Committee

Communications Committee

Meets: The communications committee is currently looking for a new chair – please contact the office manager if you would like to volunteer! Chair: Mission: The goals of the communications committee are to develop and curate content on social media, work collaboratively to keep the website current, and to document processes and procedures so that the Association’s public-facing materials are kept relevant and vibrant to […]

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Public Safety Committee

Public Safety Committee

Meets: Chair: Clayton Waller Mission: The 19th Ward Public Safety Committee is presently going through a re-structuring and is beginning again to host regular meetings. The committee provides a forum to review public safety challenges. Discussions are usually centered around specific monthly topics.  We frequently invite experts in various public safety fields to meet with us and discuss effective approaches to public safety issues. We […]

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Housing Committee

Housing Committee

Meets:  Chair: Open Mission: The 19th Ward Housing Committee focuses on code violations, housing preservation, and other issues that the community can impact in order to protect the housing stock in our wonderfully diverse community.  We encourage residents and landlords to be good neighbors by keeping their properties attractive and current with City code. In 2014, the Housing Committee chose to begin with six properties […]

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Zoning Committee

Zoning Committee

Meets: Chair: John DeMott Mission: The Zoning Committee is a standing committee of the 19th Ward Community Association, approved at Delegates’ Council April 16, 1986. We are charged with looking after the long-term interests of our neighborhood, insisting on strict adherence to the standards of the Zoning Ordinance. Some of our considerations have been opposition to legalize signs of businesses not in keeping with the character of the neighborhood, […]

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Schools Committee

Schools Committee

Meets: Chair: Open Mission: Our goal is that the 19th ward neighborhood offer residents the opportunity for their children to attend high quality neighborhood public schools that provide a clear, stable educational path from early pre-kindergarten through comprehensive high school. The renovation of School 16 is in progress and it is planned to re-open in September 2018.  It will include a gymnasium and cafeteria in […]

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Square Fair, Local Businesses, and Genesee Valley Park Videos

Square Fair, Local Businesses, and Genesee Valley Park Videos

Our committee has produced a series of twenty-two videos on neighborhood history which show in rotation at the Arnett Library. We are currently working on a “Then & Now” video, and towards that end are seeking old 19th Ward photos showing interesting streetscapes. Here is a sample:

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