At the Northwood Civic meeting on Tuesday, April 20, president Barry Howell noted that both the Northwood Civic Association and the Juniata Civic Association have signed off on the community agreement with the Bridge. That agreement will be submitted to the zoning board and become part of the public record. Frankford Civic will make a decision at its meeting on May5th.
Northwood Academy Charter school has obtained zoning approval for construction of a new additional building on the existing property on Castor Avenue.
Tony Payton announced that there has been some progress in finding a new use for the Frankford Y building and further news will be released when the deal has been finalized.
Joanne Ryles, representing the Concerned Citizens of Northwood addressed the group with an appeal for support. They meet the second Thursday of each month at Simpson Playground. Barry said that Northwood will take a more active role in working with the group because of the proximity to Northwood. Problems spill over.
The VOA house issue is being re-evaluated based on its current use as a residence. The end strategy is to bring the use of the property into compliance with the deed restriction.
Next month’s meeting will be moved to May 10th due to election day. Darrell Clarke will be at the meeting.