Meeting Minutes for August 2021
Meeting Minutes for August 24, 2021

The regularly scheduled meeting was convened at 6:30 pm by Barbara Quattro via Zoom.
Board members present were Ms. Quattro, CoVice Chairs Diana Cavazos and Alan Steinburg,
Douglas Smith, Treasurer and Cynthia Young, Secretary.

Motion made and carried to accept the July meeting minutes.

HPD Representatives: Commander Reece Hardy, Officers Tim Whitaker and Tavis Parkerson
and Lt. Jonathan Lui.

Houston Police Department Report: Westside Command center crime statistics for the Alief
area were presented by Officer Tim Whitaker and Lt. Lui.

Summary: Be careful at ATM’s as there has been an increase of incidents as well as gas
stations. Road rage is still out of control in our area. HPD is seeing carjackings,
prostitution, theft of catalytic converters and illegal drugs continue to rise throughout
the community. National Night Out will be 10521. Regarding the request for
assistance with the Kirkwood/Bissonett clean up and homeless, there have been 24
citations given out. DRT is looking for compliance within 30 days to start corrections.

Statistical Summary:
Violent Crime up 1.3% for the year and 9.64% for the month

Burglary of Homes down 18%%

Burglary of Buildings up 30%

Burglary of Vehicles down 21%

Murder up 50% YTD

Sexual Assault there has been 3 this past month

Aggravated Assault down 8%

Violent Crimes up 5.7%

Non Violent Auto Crimes down 13%

Treasury Report: Doug Smith announced we have $14,216.30 in our account. Most of the
money has been appropriated for specific projects including The Empty Shelter Project, tree
plantings, and community garden improvements.

Government Representatives: CM Tiffany Thomas’s District F office, Veronica Hernandez with
the Mayor’s Citizens Assistance Office, Lawrence Bell with Commissioner Tom Ramsey’s office
Dwight Boykin and Yolanda Alvarado with District Attorneys Kim Oggs office and Julia Ossemi
Seied, Sally Alcorn’s office At Large Position 5.

CM Tiffany Thomas
1. A job fair will be held August 14, 2021, at the Alief ISD Career Center from 10 am to
2 PM.

2. National Night out 10521. Her office will support with resources if needed.

3. The water bill increase was passed by City Council and will be effective 9121

4. There will be a showerhead replacement event to mitigate excess water.

5. ASNC has requested $1700 for tree plantings in Alief.

Julia OssemiSeied (At Large Position 5 Sally Alcorn) Discussed the Sidewalk Summit. There
will be a Zoom meeting 92121 from 57 PM. There will be a fall prevention day for Seniors
coming up.

Lawrence Bell Precinct 3, Tom Ramseys office
1. The County will mow AliefClodine all the way to the curb through October, 2021

2. A correction of draining and grating in Amity Park is projected to be completed in six

3. The County is addressing the trash and homeless people in the area of Kirkwood and
Bissonnet with businesses.

4. The owner of the trailer sitting on the corner of Alief Clodine was sent a 30day letter to
remove the unit or Metro will do it. The Public Works department has also red tagged
the unit.

5. Suggest the County could donate some Weed Eaters

ASNC Completed Projects:
Diana Cavazos The 8/14/21 Clean Up @ Dairy Ashford and Alief Clodine was a success. We
also handed out personal auto trash bags. The next event will be 91121; the location is to be

ASNC Project Up dates:
Barbara Quattro

The International District is getting bids to provide electricity to the Alief Community

Tree plantings We are looking for additional donations so we can plant 200 trees on
Kirkwood at Bissonnet

District J will donate money to plant 100 trees on Bissonnet at Beltway 8

The Empty Shelter Project will be coming to Alief in October. We are asking for
donations to feed the volunteers

Cynthia Young
AntiLitter campaign: We have solicited the assistance of Lawrence Bell with the
Precinct 3 Commissioner’s office as well as the IMD. The Store/Retail Center Owners
Accountability is ongoing.

Dog Park Ongoing with the suggestion of CenterPoint Easements
PSA Long Nguyen is looking for new ideas for the clean ups.

Upcoming events
911 Clean Up location to be determined

Shredding Paper event November or December

Candidate Forum for the Alief School Board will be 10621 from 6:30 to 8 PM via a
zoom meeting. The School Bond proposition for $500 million will be on the November

Meeting was adjourned by Ms. Quattro at 7:45 pm
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