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April 2021 Community Meeting Notes

Harriet Tubman Grove, MD Legal, and Ghost Rivers

Board Members Present: Phong, Pete, Corey, Aaron, Wynn, Maryanne, Matt

Staff member – Amanda

Total Attendees: 40

Start: 7:05pm

End: 8:07pm


  • None

Community Announcements:

  • None

Agenda Items: 

  • Kristian (2600/Huntingdon)
    • Property was bought for redevelopment
    • 14 apartments on the first and second floor
    • Exterior done by end of June, when they’ll be ready to begin leasing shortly thereafter
  • Wyman Park Dell / Harriet Tubman Grove
    • Harriet Tubman Grove is the rededication of the site which used to contain the Robert E. Lee statue.
    • Signage has been added to contexualize the new space, but it hasn’t entirely transformed the space
    • Listening sessions will be hosted
      • June 12th @ 2pm-3pm on Facebook Live
      • July 10th @ 2pm-3pm In-Person at the Grove
  • MD Legal Volunteer Service/John Kern
    • Pro-bono legal provider for civil cases
    • When a title isn’t officially passed down through estate planning through a deed, you can end up with a tangled title.
      • For these situations they can help untangle the title/deed for the inheriting family.
    • They can also do a housing checkup to make sure the title/deed is properly set up.
    • John Kern – 443.451.4082
    • To reach the paralegals – 410.547.6537

LUC Report:

Mount Royal requesting additional ~$2000 for facade project


Ghost Rivers

  • Workshop 1 (online)
    • Thursday, June 3 at 6:30PM
    • OR Tuesday, June 8 at 6:30PM
  • Workshop 2 (in-person)
    • Saturday, June 12 at 11AM
    • Rain date: Sunday, June 13 at 11AM

Neighborhood cleanup May 22 update

  • GRIA is having monthly neighborhood trash cleanups
  • This month will be partnered with Mom’s Organic Markets who will be providing refreshments.
  • We’ll provide pickers, trashbags and directions to any problem areas in the neighborhood
  • Next month will be bulk trash, this event will only be neighborhood pickup.