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Leinkauf Under the Oaks
A news and events Blog with topics of interest for the residents of Leinkauf Historic District and the members of the Leinkauf Historic District Neighborhood Organization.
Thanks to Mobile Bay magazine and author Tom McGehee for this wonderful history. FOLLOW THIS LINK TO ONE OF THE MOST INTERESTING...
- Sep 25, 2022
- 2 min
TOP TEN FOR 2020-21
DESPITE COVID, YOUR LHDNO BOARD CONTINUED WORKING TO IMPROVE OUR BEAUTIFUL HISTORIC DISTRICT. HERE ARE OUR TOP TEN EXAMPLES: We survived...
- Jun 23, 2022
- 3 min
Are More of Our Trees on the Chopping Block?
This post revisits the 2019 Broad Street road project, first, to update you on the status of the Tiger Grant Broad Street street project...
- Oct 21, 2021
- 1 min
THE UDC ZONING VOTED DOWN...FOR NOW
On October 19, at the culmination of several years of development, the current version of the UDC failed passage at the Council table....
- Sep 11, 2021
- 2 min
FUTURE OF THE PILLARS ON GOVERNMENT
The new Pillars operator, Ms Rebecca Persekian, has worked with Leinkauf and others to address concerns neighbors have expressed...
- Sep 5, 2021
- 1 min
Mobile Tree Trail Revived! SEPTEMBER UPDATE
From the Mobile Tree Commission... Mobile Tree Trail to be Revived!The Mobile Tree Commission has kicked off a campaign to revived an...
- Jun 3, 2021
- 4 min
Unified Development (Zoning) Code In Final Stage, Aug.21 Update
UPDATE From District 6 Council Newsletter: "The Council laid over The Ordinance to amend our Zoning Codes until Tuesday, September 14th....
- Jun 2, 2021
- 1 min
CELL TOWERS IN HISTORIC DISTRICTS?
IS IT TIME FOR ARB TO SET SOME AESTHETIC REQUIREMENTS THAT OTHER CITIES ARE USING? From: The Government Street Collaborative It may very...
- May 18, 2021
- 1 min
Mobile Tree Trail Revived
Established decades ago, the Mobile Tree Trail had fallen into obscurity until the current Mobile Tree Commission first uncovered it,...
- Feb 25, 2021
- 1 min
TREE TRIMMING ON GOVERNMENT COMING
City Forester Pete Toler has let some area citizens know that a major tree trimming project is planned for the length of Government...
New Home Garden Center Comes to Leinkauf!
Last week The Weavil Company announced their sale of the old KMB Recycle Center lot at the corner of Stocking Street and Government. Get ready, Leinkauf, to welcome a new home Garden Center to the neighborhood! The new owner, from the rich horticultural traditions of our local nursery industry, has been cultivating plants in Semmes for decades at their namesake Stokley Nursery. Leinkauf supports "Buy Local!" and in this case, the producers, the distributors,and the retailers
TWO SURVEYS SEEK INPUT ABOUT LADD'S FUTURE
There is a city survey posted now seeking citizen feedback about the future of Ladd. The link to that survey is: (if link fails, copy and paste address into your browser): https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdOFgljL2fetBdq4h4EO5IVMLVekEX4pB2dOvPpauO_DqK1EA/viewform Take a moment and complete the survey. In addition, a Leinkauf resident has posted a similar citizen survey to Next Door which he says he will compile and present to Councilman Manzie. This survey addresse
Councilman Manzie Announces Ladd Meeting
At the July 10 Council meeting, the city Council delayed until July 31 a vote on funding a $10M contribution to USA which the Mayor requested. (see al.com, 7-10-18) At the same meeting, Mr. Manzie announced that he has scheduled a meeting with his constituents in the Maysville community adjacent to Ladd to hear their input. The meeting is scheduled for July 23, 6pm, at Williamson High School in Maysville. Mr. Manzie stated the meeting is open to the public (source: al.com
June 28 LHDNO Meeting Notes-Revised By Laws, MPD Info/Security Cameras
MEMBERS VOTE TO PASS REVISED BY LAWS Leinkauf Historic District Neighborhood Organization (LHDNO) passed Bylaws Revisions on June 28, that, among other things, allow their members to elect an “at-large” Executive Board (President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer). With this change, the Leinkauf Board will become a 13-Member Board: 4 – “At-large” members of the Executive Board (elected by the full membership of LHDNO) And 9 - Area Representatives (one Representati
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