September 8, 2023


 7:30 CALL TO ORDER- by President Michael Watson. Visitors were welcomed and introduced themselves. Minutes from the meeting of July 14, 2023 were approved.


Committee Reports


Fire Report: Lt. Duncan, Truck 2, Seymour, reported 52 Cincinnati firefighters in Alabama for 21 days, working in hurricane areas. Will soon be checking fire hydrants. Smoke detectors and CO detectors are available�call 352-2302.


Police Report: Specialist C. Dukes reported an increase in break-ins in the business district. Places without alarm systems have been targeted. Officer Dukes pushed the need for alarms, also dogs and lights. Ed Moser offered to install motion detectors. District IV will have the speedwagon on Summit, near Greenland. Also, police volunteers are accompanying seniors to the movies once a month. Queen City Metro is providing transportation.


Beautification: Ed Moser was commended for cutting grass at Rite Aid. Commended city for painting light posts on Northland, Greenland and Castleton. Also Ola and Charles Vanner for work at the Rosecliff Arches. 10 Knock-Out rosebushes have been purchased with expiring NSP funds


Business Association: Nancy Sunnenberg reported on SuperCan�a large dumpster to be available for obsolete signage (and all residents) on Sept. 23-26. Dumpster will be located at Northwood and Reading. City zoning has been notified of our attempts to clean up the business district. Also coupon booklets featuring Smalls Hardware, Song Long, Franklin Savings, the Legacy and US Bank will be distributed to occupants of TechSolve Park. This is an initial marketing effort to promote businesses in the Reading Road district.


Cincinnati Recreation Commission: Carol Douglas reported a clean up and some painting at 1000 Hands playground. Sundown Fun was not well attended. Will use same location every two weeks next summer. Discussed many upcoming activities for teens and adults.


Education: Randy Yunker, Principal of Roselawn Condon School reported 525 students; 73% receive free or reduced lunch; 31% are special ed; 140 in college prep; 94.5% of these passed proficiency tests. Open House will be held Sept. 14, 6:00 � 7:30 PM. Schedule for improvements at Roselawn Condon has been moved up.


Law & Safety: Mr. Carlisle of Carlisles Family Restaurant, Reading and Summit requested support for a D3 liquor license (Mixed drinks only, 1AM closing). RCC trustees had agreed not to contest his request based on recommendation of Cincinnati police investigation. Steve Kirschner moved to object to issuance of license. Motion seconded. Vote: 3 for, 12 against, 7 abstained; motion failed. Nancy Sampson moved to support the letter of Det. Labrecque, supporting the issuance, Barb Kley seconded. Vote: 13 for; 4 against, 5 abstained. Motion passed.


Charles Huston encouraged attendance at Cpop, which meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month at the Valley Shopping Center.


Vito Folci, owner of Vito�s, announced he has submitted a request for transfer from the Liquor Dept. He would like to move across Reading Road. He feels he will be better able to control his business in this location. He has owned a business in Roselawn for 15 years.


Litter Education: Gary Moffett announced Fall Clean Up Saturday, Oct. 22


Library: Nancy Sampson announced a library card challenge for all kids in Hamilton County. Friends of Library Sale will be Sept. 21-22; Hispanic Heritage month is Sept 15 � Oct 15. Nancy indicated the library might be moving into Jordan Crossings.


NSP / CNBDU:�Nancy Sunnenberg announced we had passed the annual review and audit with Invest in Neighborhoods. Tricia Davis thanked everyone for letting her serve as NSP coordinator. She introduced Pam Griffith who will be taking over. She expects the 2006 budget to remain the same--$7000. Budget involves ways to improve community.


Treasurer : Bob Ingberg reported a balanced budget. Also announced 7 new families have joined since July.


Youth Program: Barbara Kley reported Gary Schreiber, Youth worker, is working with Roselawn Condon students in the Voyager program.



Sept. 15 Bond Hill / Roselawn� "Candidate�s Forum" Kick Off Time 6:30PM at National College, Seymour and Paddock


Sept. 19 Roselawn Branch Library presents: Hispanic Family Night 6:PM

Questions call library (513) 369-6045


Sept. 23 �26 Roselawn Business District Clean � up " Super Can 2005" Dumpster located on Northwood Dr. next to wishing well and police sub-station. Any questions please call Nancy Sunnenberg (513) 821-7488


Motion to adjourn: Moved by Audrey Merrick, seconded by Barb Kley. Meeting adjourned.