Happy Fall to Everyone!

President’s Message

Happy Fall to Everyone – and the hope for cooler weather to let us get outside and enjoy our beautiful neighborhood and all that South Tampa has to offer!  I can’t let the summer pass, however, without thanking everyone who participated in our annual Fourth of July Party and Children’s Parade.   Thanks to all who helped to make it a huge success – especially our Events Chairperson, Kelly Bilger, who coordinated the event, and Courtney and Eric Hoenig, who graciously invited us all to their lovely home for this fun event.  The food, refreshments, and socializing were great and the children’s floats and costumes were awesome.

Speaking of fun events, Halloween is just around the corner and we hope all the children of NSB will participate in our annual Halloween special event.  You should have 4 raffle tickets attached to this newsletter – details are below!

Since the Fourth of July and Halloween events are centered around the children of NSB, we’ve decided that our next event will be for the grown-ups, in the form of a BYOB holiday gathering in early December.  Details will be in the upcoming Holiday Newsletter.

In addition to the fun stuff, as most of you know, our Security Program is the main component of our association. Find out more about that in our treasurer’s report below!

The association also keeps up with governmental and regulatory issues to keep you informed of changes affecting NSB. Scott Weber is our neighborhood representative to the South Tampa Regulatory Review Committee and doing a superlative job on our behalf –see his report below!

Of note since the last newsletter, the city is looking at ways to strengthen code enforcement to make reporting easier, enforcement more efficient and penalties more effective. Issues include tenants leaving furniture, appliances and other junk on curbs and in alleys when they move; overflowing commercial dumpsters that attract rats and raccoons; non-permitted work that has not been approved and permitted by the city; changing uses of property to those not permitted under current zoning; repeated and continuous violations; and wasting time finding the right person with the city or being shuffled from person to person without getting anywhere when you file a complaint.  We’ll keep you posted as the city’s efforts move forward.

All of us on the board welcome the chance to get to know as many of our neighbors as possible!  We encourage your involvement in helping us to make NSB the best it can be for all of us and welcome your questions and comments!

Download the full Newsletter here: NSB_Newsletter_Autumn 2013

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!!!!!


Annual NSB Meeting

Dear Neighbors:

The NSB Annual Meeting will take place on Thursday, June 13th at 6pm. The meeting will be held at the Water (the restaurant next door to Ciccio & Tony’s). The address is 1015 S. Howard Ave.

The purpose of the meeting will be to vote in the new officers and board and to discuss neighborhood concerns, such as the new development.

Light hors d’oeuvres will be provided. Kids are welcome.

Please mark your calendars as this is a very important meeting!

Regards-

Jeff H.


Fall 2011 edition of NSB Your Community News

Greetings, Neighbors!!

I hope everyone is enjoying this incredible weather and preparing for the upcoming Holidays. Halloween is on Monday, and we have decided to something a little bit different this year for the kids that live in the neighborhood. You are probably wondering why there are raffle tickets attached to the newsletter. Raffle tickets are for special treats located at different homes in our neighborhood.

Our next all neighborhood meeting will be on November 18 at 6pm. The meeting location will be determined soon, and you will be notified by e-mail. The purpose for this meeting is to discuss the upcoming changes to the Website and e-mail system. As I stated in the previous newsletter, the neighbors and yakkers list that you have come to know and love (or hate) are going away. The launch of the new Website and e-mail system will be in January 2012, and we want to make sure that all neighbors are fully informed on what this will mean for you. Please see the basic description of those changes included in this newsletter.

See you around the neighborhood!

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Summer 2011 edition of NSB Your Community News

Greetings, Neighbors!! It’s summertime and the annual NSB 4th of July Parade and Picnic is fast approaching. This year’s parade will be held on Monday, July 4th and will begin at 10:30a.m. Please see the Events Report section for more details on the 4th of July Parade as well as the NSB Stroll.

The other summertime constant is a much more serious one…the threat of hurricanes. If you have not already done so, you should be preparing your hurricane kits. Another way to be prepared is to be informed. We suggest that everyone registers for Alert Tampa, which has taken the place of Tampa’s reverse 911 system. Please sign up on the City of Tampa’s Website today.

We are pleased to announce that we recently appointed Diana Burkett to the Secretary position. It’s through the efforts of Diana and the other neighborhood volunteers that the NSB Civic Association is able to provide wonderful services to our residents such as security, various parties throughout the year, and this newsletter and the Website and e-mail, which keeps us all connected…

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