Join ASNA or renew your membership for 2019

The tennis court served as a staging area during the park renovation

Join ASNA or Renew your Membership!

Where do your ASNA dues go?

Alamo Square Neighborhood Association is a group of volunteers who work together on park and neighborhood issues. We have accomplished a lot in the last few years!

  • We donated $15k total to neighborhood non-profits earlier this year
  • We helped to organize movie night in the park (Sundown Cinema)
  • Our new event, Bark the Vote, is scheduled for Saturday! A free community event to encourage our neighbors to vote in November!
  • Ongoing volunteer days at the park
  • Funding for trees during the Alamo Square park renovation and landscape upgrades
  • Working with Rec and Park to secure a new vendor, Lady Falcon Coffee Club!

We are currently discussing an increase in our dues structure for 2019. If you would like to pay the 2018 rates, please pay your 2019 ASNA dues by October 31, 2018!

Current Dues (Dues may go up on 10/31/2018)
$15 Basic (one person)
$30 General (up to two people)
$50 Contributing Member
$100 Supporting Members




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Park Volunteer Day – November 3, 2018

Calling Alamo Square Park volunteers!
Our next volunteer day at the park will be Saturday, November 3, between 9 AM and noon.
We’ll meet, as usual, at one of the picnic tables near the tennis court, where a park gardener will give us instructions and the necessary tools.  We’ll then head off to the areas in the park that need our help.
Refreshments will be available.  See you at our last Park Volunteer Day for 2018!
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Maxine Hall Health Center Community Meeting – Monday, Oct 22, 2018

Please join SF Department of Public Health (SFDPH) for a Community Meeting to discuss plans for a capital improvement project and temporary relocation for Maxine Hall Health Center, a primary care clinic located at 1301 Pierce St.

Maxine Hall Health Center Community Meeting
Monday, Oct. 22
6 – 7:30 p.m.
African American Art and Culture Complex
762 Fulton St. San Francisco, CA 94102

Who: City leaders from the San Francisco Department of Public Health, the Department of Public Works, and other agencies will present details on the project, collect public comment, and answer questions.

Agenda:
Introduction of speakers
History of Maxine Hall Health Center
Overview of capital improvement project and temporary relocation
Public comment and questions on the project and plans
Closing remarks and next steps

Learn more about this project:
www.sfhealthnetwork.org/maxinehallhc-capitalproject.

 

Alamo Square Board of Directors 2019

The Alamo Square Neighborhood Association is opening up nominations for the 2019 ASNA Board of Directors!  In order to serve on our board, you must be a member of ASNA.

Please read our bylaws.

Fill out the nomination survey below by 11/01/2018:

https://goo.gl/forms/KJZQDYjYelv706BQ2

Our ASNA Board of Directors meets four times per year, and we also hold four additional general meetings for a total of eight meetings per year.

Meetings are generally on Mondays.

Our Board of Directors are neighborhood volunteers who are interested in helping ASNA with neighborhood issues.  We host park volunteer days, neighborhood events, and more!

 

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Bark the Vote – Saturday, October 20, 2018

Illustration credit: Troy G Larson, 2018

BARK THE VOTE

Saturday, October 20, 2018
10AM – 2PM
Bark the Vote Rally!  Bring your dog and join the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence for a free, fun, dog-themed, get-out-the-vote rally for the November 6 elections! Activities include: Special guest speakers, a Dog for President Contest, a Dog Costume Contest, Voter Registrations, low-cost microchipping from SF/ACC, dogs available for adoption, and more!
We hope to see you on October 20!1
JUST ANNOUNCED! District 5 Supervisor Vallie Brown will join us from 12-12:45 PM!
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Alamo Square Meeting, Monday October 15, 2018 – The Independent

Alamo Square General Meeting
Monday, October 15
The Independent – 628 Divisadero
Doors Open 6:30 PM

Join us for our last meeting of the year to celebrate our accomplishments!  Mix and mingle, meet your neighbors, and renew your membership or sign up to be a member of the Alamo Square Neighborhood Association!

Neighborhood Announcements:

  • Maxine Hall Health Center relocation project – Maricella Miranda, SFDPH
  • Upcoming neighborhood volunteer opportunities
  • Bark the Vote
  • How to join the ASNA Board of Directors

We will have refreshments available and more!  Join your community and get involved!

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CorePower Yoga gets approval on Divisadero

The Planning Commission last month had voted 4-3 with intent to disapprove CorePower Yoga on Divisadero, but the hearing had been continued, and then continued again.
The continuance hearing was held on Thursday, October 11, 2018.  Despite the organized community opposition, and letters of opposition from Divisadero Merchants Association and ASNA, Commissioner Joel Koppel flipped his vote.  CorePower Yoga was approved on Divisadero, 4-3.
Voting for CorePower Yoga:  Joel Koppel, Myrna Melgar, Rich Hillis, Rodney Fong
Voting against:  Dennis Richards, Kathrin Moore, Millicent Johnson.

Divisadero – NCT and Housing Meeting

Divisadero – NCT and Housing Meeting

Thursday October 18 | 7pm to 8:30pm
Third Baptist Church – Lower Meeting Room
Enter from parking lot on McAllister

Join D5 Supervisor Vallie Brown and representatives from the San Francisco Planning Department and the Office of Workforce and Economic Development on Thursday October 18, 2018 for a presentation and discussion about future housing developments along the Divisadero Corridor. Come learn about future projects and share your thoughts on these proposals.

RSVP: Facebook Event page

 

 

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Fillmore Street Sewer Replacement, Turk to McAllister

Scheduled: October 15-December. San Francisco Public Works has contracted with Precision Engineering to replace the sewer main and some side sewer laterals on Fillmore Street from Turk Street to McAllister Street as part of the As-Needed Main Sewer Replacement No. 6 project (contract. No. 2631J/WW-621).

Muni service will not be rerouted during upcoming sewer work on Fillmore. A lane of travel will be maintained during sewer work for Muni and local access. Flaggers will be on hand to help direct traffic.

Construction activity is scheduled to begin the week of October 15, 2018 and work is anticipated to
continue through December 2018*.

Fillmore Street: Turk to Golden Gate:
Approx. October to November 2018*

Fillmore Street: Golden Gate to McAllister:
Approx. November to December 2018*

Work will include sewer main replacement, as needed side sewer and culvert replacement, street
base repairs and final paving. Please note, there may be a small pause in work between completion of the mainline and start of lateral work and final paving.

Work Hours*
Monday – Friday: 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday: 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Some weekend work on Saturdays is planned to help expedite completion of this project. No work is anticipated on Sundays at this time.

Impacts and Restrictions
Street parking on the block may be unavailable during the different phases of construction. Access
to the public right of way/sidewalks and private or commercial buildings will be maintained at all times, however, delays are possible to enter or exit your driveways if crews are working nearby and need to create a safe path of travel for your vehicle.

“No Parking / Tow Away” signs will be posted 72 hours in advance with project work hours and
parking restrictions. Please observe parking and traffic signage and allow extra travel time in case of traffic delays during construction.

Please Note: Vehicles parked on the street during the posted work hours will be towed at the vehicle owner’s expense.

San Francisco Public Works: Coma Te
Phone: 415-558-5283
Email: Coma.Te@sfdpw.org

Contractor: Precision Engineering, Inc.
Contact: Juan Perez, Project Superintendent
24/7 Emergency: 415-760-8744

*Please Note: Construction dates/times are subject to change due to rain or other weather delays, equipment breakdown, and/or unforeseen field conditions. Please see posted “No Parking” signs for exact parking restrictions and times. Work hours may differ from restricted parking hours.

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Park Volunteer Day Saturday, October 6, 2018

Thanks to everyone who volunteered their time and energy at Alamo Square Park at the last Saturday morning volunteer day!

Because of your work, the flower beds that flank the Scott/Hayes corner entrance are newly mulched, the small flower bed near the playground is free of weeds, and large areas of lawn cleared of litter.

The next volunteer day at Alamo Square Park is Saturday, October 6, 2018.  Meet by the tennis court at 9 AM. Email us at park@alamosq.org to let us know you can join, and we hope to see you then!