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.

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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 are home-grown plantsmen! Even more good news, owner Lyle Stokley and son Blane have already reached out to Leinkauf to promise a beautiful development that will elevate our neighborhood and offer beauty for our homes a


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 addresses a question that the city survey does not ask: Should the City of Mobile give $10M toward a new USA football stadium? The address for that survey is (if link fails, copy and paste the address into your browser): https

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, 7-10-18) A later letter sent to District 2 residents provides added details: Mayor Stimpson and a representative from USA will attend to provide information. LHDNO encourages all Leinkauf residents to attend.

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 Representative elected from each of the nine “Areas” of the Leinkauf District) The By Laws Committee recommended and the Board supported this change. The meeting discussion of this item included these comments: 1. A concern was

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