Last week’s Highlands Community Association Spring Meeting boasted record attendance, a packed agenda and healthy discussion.
The Zoom meeting, attended by nearly 100 Highlands households, covered a broad range of topics including the city’s economic outlook; crime, traffic and development in our neighborhood,;and potential development.
- Mayor Mike Purzycki on the economic impact of pandemic on the city (loss of wage taxes, parking revenue, etc), looming budget negotiations, and potential new development and business.
- Wilmington Police Department Lieutenant Matt Rosaio spoke to tRockford Road speeding, and petty theft.
- 8th District City Council Representative, Nathan Field, discussed potential increase in neighborhood policing, new streetlights and walking paths.
- Architect Rob Herrera presented his proposal for developing Gibraltar into a hotel and residences.
- Red Clay School Board Member, Dr. Adriana Bohm, introduced a movement to rename Highlands Elementary School for former Red Clay District Superintendent, Dr. Joseph E. Johnson, Jr.
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