Meeting Minutes for June 2021

Meeting Minutes for June 22, 2021

The regularly scheduled meeting was convened at 6:35 pm by Barbara Quattro at the
Huntington Village recreation facility. Board members present were Ms. Quattro, Co
Vice Chairs Diana Cavazos and Alan Steinburg, Doug Smith, Treasurer and Cynthia
Young, Secretary.

Motion made and carried to accept the May meeting minutes.

HPD Representatives: Officer Tim Whitaker and Lt. Jonathan Lui.

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

Road rage is out of control with one murder happening. Theft of catalytic converters
from personal and commercial vehicles is become more and more common. The HPD
Gang Unit arrested several Black Disciples on drug related issues in the community.
Robberies are also on the rise in the community. There was one sexual assault of a

Statistical Summary:

Violent Crime up 1.3% for the year and 9.64% for the month

Burglary of Homes up 73%

Burglary of Buildings up 50%

Burglary of Vehicles down 32%

Theft of Autos up 30 %

Treasury Report: Doug Smith announced we have $13,996.84 in our account.

Guests: Na’Shon Edwards, District F, CM Tiffany Thomas’s office; Lonneka Taiwo with
Los Jewels Foundation; Julia OssemiSeied (accompanied by a summer intern) with CM
Sally Alcorns office.

Na’Shon Edwards

1. A new employee, Jessica Leal, was added to CM Thomass office.

2. There will be a Town Hall meeting with Chief Troy Finner on June 30, 2021. The
meeting will be located at Tracey Gee Community Center, 3599 W. Center Dr.
@5:30pm. This will be our opportunity to speak directly to the Chief and learn
more about our community/city.

3. A career fair will be held on August 14, 2021, at the Alief ISD Career Center @ 2

4. Several people expressed their dismay at the proposed hike in water rates. It was

requested that Mr. Edwards speak to CM Thomas to request that she hold a forum
to discuss the water rate increase.

Lonneka Taiwo Ms. Taiwo explained that the purpose of the foundation is youth and
education. She is looking for volunteers to help with their fundraising events. One of the
events is working their Dipping Dots and Tater Tot stands at the Houston Astros games.
She can be contacted 8326091158.

Julia OssemiSeied stated that the CM Alcorn is reviewing the water Fund.

Appreciation was given to the President of Huntington Village HOA, Kyle Trahan for the
use of their recreation building.

ASNC Project List:

Cynthia Young: “Hydrate the Officers”. This is a program that supplies water directly to
each police station for the officers. A pallet of water cost $180 and supplies 2016 bottles
of water. Parkglen West HOA has committed to three pallets, one per month for the next
three months. ASNC agreed to also sponsor the water drive. Austin Properties Inc
Management Company has also committed to be a sponsor.

Diana Cavazos:

1. The shredding event is scheduled for Saturday, June 26, 2021 @ IBC Bank.

2. Our next community cleanup will be on July 10, 2021, at the corner of Kirkwood
and Bissonnet from 8 AM to 10 AM.

Barbara Quattro Advised of the current drive to raise funds and awareness to plant
trees in the community along Bissonett, Kirkwood and Dairy Ashford.

Meeting was adjourned by Ms. Quattro at 7:57 pm

Minutes written and submitted by:

Cynthia Young, Secretary