Spring general meeting cancelled with focus on the fall
For many, many years the neighborhood association has been a successful means for the residents of Laurel Park to band together to solve neighborhood issues as well as engage with the other communities in Sarasota. This year LPNA is making a concerted push to build even more neighborhood engagement by focusing on the joy of living in such a special place. With that in mind, the association has cancelled the spring meeting, but are focused on bringing a mixture of compelling information combined with delightfully captivating guests and speakers to the fall meeting. We haven’t finalized a date nor the agenda but will keep you posted.
Osprey avenue water/sewer line project
As you know the city has a project to install a new sewer and water main under Osprey Avenue. The project is still being finalized but we do have some information. The project will be performed in 2 phases. The first phase, which begins this spring, will tunnel under Osprey and install a new 30” sewer line. The planning allows for access to all properties along Osprey, although thru traffic will be diverted away the neighborhood. That phase should be done before Thanksgiving. The second phase will begin in the spring of 2020 and will pull a new water main through the old sewer line (using the old line as a sleeve for the new pipe). The second phase will also be done prior to Thanksgiving 2020. The city plans to create a website for the project. We will send an update when the city finalizes the plans.
All-faiths food bank
Thanks to all our neighbors who made January’s volunteer effort such a huge success. It is truly an incredible experience when you can help people in need while having a great time. Bob Madden (thanks Bob!) has set up another helping event at All Faiths – April 8, usual 8:30 start.