It’s National Safety Month. And to celebrate, each week in June we’ll share tips to help us all enjoy a safer summer in Queen Village.
Tip #1: Attend a public safety meeting with our 3rd District Police Leaders.
Tip #2: Have an outside security camera? Join the Philly Police SafeCam Network.
Online registration takes only 10 minutes. Rest easier knowing you’ve done your part to help our Police protect you, your family and your neighbors.
Tip #3: Throw a Block Party
The better you know your neighbors, the more likely you’ll look out for each other. Swap phone numbers. Tell someone when you’ll be on vacation. (Ask a neighbor to remove weekly circulars from your stoop: they “advertise” that you’re not home.) So play it safe: throw a block party, (here’s the application) and get knowsy with your neighbors!
So we’re curious — when is YOUR block’s party?
Major Proposed Changes to Waterfront Zoning will be discussed:
- Do they impact Queen Village? Find out.
- Please attend an important meeting of the Central Delaware Advisory Group
Councilman Mark Squilla will respond to concerns about proposed changes in the Central Delaware Zoning Overlay. The Overlay, adopted in 2013, implements the Master Plant for the waterfront, and proposed changes would remove all existing building height limits under certain circumstances.
Please attend to ask questions, express concerns, and hear directly from the Councilman and the Planning Commission.
Location: Society Hill Towers Community Room, 281 St. James Place (near Zahav restaurant)
Have questions about crime & safety?
QVNA recommends that neighbors MEET DIRECTLY WITH 3rd DISTRICT POLICE LEADERSHIP to discuss issues of concern.
Meet with Captain Brian Hartzell, Commanding Officer of the Police 3rd District (which includes Queen Village). Residents are highly encouraged to attend to have open Q&A about current crime and safety concerns. Read more: click here.
Location: 3rd District Police Hdqtrs, 11th & Wharton Sts
QVNA is accepting applications for the Spring 2019 Community Grants Program through March 1, 2019. Complete information is online at QVNA.org/grants.
Applications for grants must focus on how the project or program helps improve the quality of life of Queen Village residents.
Recipients of community grants have access to awarded funds for one year, and must document the impact of their completed project or program. In 2018, QVNA awarded $10,000 in Community Grants.
Grant applications may be submitted for a wide range of projects and programs, including enhancing parks, gardens, playgrounds, and neighborhood safety; educational and after-school programs; clean & green projects; historic preservation; and more.