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September Meeting for SSBD Board of Commissioners

The September SSBD Board meeting has been rescheduled for Monday, Sept 20 at 5:30pm

The September meeting for the SSBD Board of Commissioners will be held in-person at Soulard Station (1911 S 12th St, St. Louis, MO 63104). The meeting will be held on September 20th, at 5:30 p.m. The meeting is open to the public, and the board enthusiastically encourages community involvement.

  • Call to order and roll call
  • Review and approval of previous meeting minutes.
  • Security Contractor (TCF) patrol report, crime incident report and statistics
  • Business and financial report
  • Communications and PR report
  • Old business (including ongoing security camera project)
  • New business
  • Public comments or questions
  • Adjournment

Meeting announcement posted on Sept 18, 2021.

September 13 Meeting for SSBD Board Canceled

UPDATE: The Sept 13 meeting is cancelled due to scheduling conflicts. An update will be posted as soon as a reschedule date is announced.
update posted 9/13/21 at 2:53pm

The September meeting for the SSBD Board of Commissioners will be held in-person at Soulard Station (1911 S 12th St, St. Louis, MO 63104). The meeting will be held at the normally scheduled monthly time, September 13th, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is open to the public, and the board enthusiastically encourages community involvement.

  • Call to order and roll call
  • Review and approval of previous meeting minutes.
  • Security Contractor (TCF) patrol report, crime incident report and statistics
  • Business and financial report
  • Communications and PR report
  • Old business (including ongoing security camera project)
  • New business
  • Public comments or questions
  • Adjournment

Meeting announcement posted on August 31, 2021.

August Meeting for SSBD Board of Commissioners

The August meeting for the SSBD Board of Commissioners will be held in-person at Soulard Station (1911 S 12th St, St. Louis, MO 63104). The meeting will be held at the normally scheduled monthly time, August 9th, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is open to the public, and the board enthusiastically encourages community involvement.

  • Call to order and roll call
  • Review and approval of previous meeting minutes.
  • Security Contractor (TCF) patrol report, crime incident report and statistics
  • Business and financial report
  • Communications and PR report
  • Old business (including ongoing security camera project)
  • New business
  • Public comments or questions
  • Adjournment

Meeting announcement posted on July 22, 2021.

PUBLIC NOTICE FOR APPOINTMENT OF COMMISSIONER TO THE SOULARD SPECIAL BUSINESS DISTRICT BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Pursuant to Section 4(e) of St. Louis City Ordinance 63154, the Soulard Special Business District Board of Commissioners is accepting applications to fill one vacancy on its board, beginning in 2022.  The purpose of the Soulard Special Business District is to plan and implement security and crime prevention services within the District.  To qualify for a board appointment, applicant must be a registered voter in the City of St. Louis and:

One (1) applicant must be a residential property renter within the District.  This application fills an expired board seat, with term expiring 12/31/2021.

The Mayor of the City of St. Louis, with the advice and consent of the Board of Alderman, shall appoint the new Commissioners.  Applications can be obtained by emailing a request to info@soulard-sbd.org.  Completed applications must be submitted to info@soulard-sbd.org by no later than 5:00pm on Thursday, September 30, 2021.  See www.soulard-sbd.org for District boundaries.

Applicants shall be considered without regard to race, color, age, gender, religion, national origin or disability.

July Meeting for SSBD Board of Commissioners

The July meeting for the SSBD Board of Commissioners will be held in-person at Soulard Station (1911 S 12th St, St. Louis, MO 63104). The meeting will be held at the normally scheduled monthly time, July 12th, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is open to the public, and the board enthusiastically encourages community involvement.

  • Call to order and roll call
  • Review and approval of previous meeting minutes.
  • Security Contractor (TCF) patrol report, crime incident report and statistics
  • Business and financial report
  • Communications and PR report
  • Old business (including ongoing security camera project)
  • New business
  • Public comments or questions
  • Adjournment

June Meeting for SSBD Board of Commissioners

The June meeting for the SSBD Board of Commissioners will be held in-person at Soulard Station (1911 S 12th St, St. Louis, MO 63104). The meeting will be held at the normally scheduled monthly time, June 14th, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is open to the public, and the board enthusiastically encourages community involvement.

  • Call to order and roll call
  • Review and approval of previous meeting minutes.
  • Security Contractor (TCF) patrol report, crime incident report and statistics
  • Business and financial report
  • Communications and PR report
  • Old business (including ongoing security camera project)
  • New business
  • Public comments or questions
  • Adjournment

 

Meeting noticed posted on June 7 2021

Neighborhood Forum Planned for May 10, 2021

The SSBD is planning its annual neighborhood security forum on Monday, May 10, 2021 at 6:30pm. The forum will take place via Zoom Webinar.

As part of our community outreach effort, the Soulard Special Business District conducts security forums in order to update residents of the District about activities (past and future), budgets, tax rate changes, crime statistics and other news and special programs in which the District is involved. Guest speakers include law enforcement, city leaders, and board commissioners. Forums also serve as a helpful tool for residents to gain knowledge on steps they can take to prevent crime.

Please register here:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/9716182516184/WN_Ipa2VNePTG-Uyxg78LZLhA

You will receive the webinar link via email. A reminder email will be sent again day-of.

 

REMOTE April Meeting for SSBD Board of Commissioners

The April meeting for the SSBD Board of Commissioners will be held remotely, via Zoom (details below), due to the ongoing threat of COVID-19.  The meeting will be held at the normally scheduled monthly time, April 12th, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is open to the public, and the board enthusiastically encourages community involvement.

  • Call to order and roll call
  • Review and approval of previous meeting minutes.
  • Security Contractor (TCF) patrol report, crime incident report and statistics
  • Business and financial report
  • Communications and PR report
  • Old business (including ongoing security camera project)
  • New business
  • Public comments or questions
  • Adjournment

 The meeting will be open to the public via Zoom:

  • Please share meeting information with interested and invested members of the community. However, please also note that Zoom discourages blindly sharing links on platforms where hackers can infiltrate and shutdown a meeting.
  • Due to recent meeting hacks and the need for heightened security, meeting guests will need to register in advance for this meeting by clicking on the link below (or by entering this link into your browser)
  • https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMpd-mpqDwtHNc_4IB4Wa1QfXmrw47McEEw
  • After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.

Meeting noticed posted on March 15 2021

Crime & Safety PSA – Catalytic Converter Thefts

The following is a crime and safety PSA from the Soulard Special Business District, in partnership with St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department. Catalytic converter thefts are on the rise. If you experience a theft of any kind, please report it to the police. Reporting crime accurately is important, and it influences the patrols assigned to our Soulard neighborhood. Call (314) 231-1212 for any non-emergency reporting. Toyota Prius and Honda Element models, along with vehicles like vans and buses that are easier for thieves to get under, are being hit most often. Police recommend parking in a well-lit area or garage, if possible. Many auto parts stores also sell shields that can be installed over the converter to make it more difficult to take.

REMOTE February Meeting for SSBD Board of Commissioners

The February meeting for the SSBD Board of Commissioners will be held remotely, via Zoom, due to the ongoing threat of COVID-19.  The meeting will be held at the normally scheduled monthly time, February 8th, at 6:30 p.m.  The meeting is open to the public and the board enthusiastically encourages community involvement. Please share meeting information with interested and invested members of the community! But also please note, Zoom discourages blindly sharing links on platforms where hackers can infiltrate and shutdown a meeting. Discretion to valid interested parties is especially encouraged after the October meeting for the SSBD Board of Commissioners was hacked. Download the agenda here: SSBD February Agenda. For the meeting link, please email communications@soulard-sbd.org.