Friends of W.C. Reed Field and Cleveland Parks

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Connie Davis replied to John Baran's discussion LAND ANNEXATION REQUEST ISSUED to CITY of CLEVELAND
"That is a very generous way of putting it Mr. B.  We all know Brian Cummins GAVE it away. And then started in on his campaign to destroy our park. "
Mar 30
John Baran replied to John Baran's discussion LAND ANNEXATION REQUEST ISSUED to CITY of CLEVELAND
"A few years ago this community lost a section of the Park land to develop Foster Point.   It would be just too sensible for the City of Cleveland to act and expand our beautiful green space in our community."
Mar 30
Connie Davis replied to John Baran's discussion LAND ANNEXATION REQUEST ISSUED to CITY of CLEVELAND
"Well Mr. B the LACK of a reply either way does rather tip their hand. Remember the EPA and Forest City already have a special relationship as co-property developers using Federal tax $$$$$ at Stapleton Colorado where an oil saturated air field was…"
Mar 30
John Baran posted a discussion

LAND ANNEXATION REQUEST ISSUED to CITY of CLEVELAND

The following suggestion and request was issued to the City of Cleveland on March 16, 2015. Since no response has been received concerning this request. Are the rumors of unannounced future plans for the residential properties along W. C. Reed Park true? Darnell Brown, Chief Operating Officer:Michael E. Cox, Director of Public Works:Anthony Brancatelli, Councilman Ward 12: As key representatives of the City of Cleveland.  Please accept the following that I submit to you for review and…See More
Mar 30
Gregory Cznadel is now a member of Friends of W.C. Reed Field and Cleveland Parks
Mar 15
John Baran posted a discussion

EPA SITE UPDATE

A February 2015 Site Update has been posted within the U.S. EPA Region 5 web site http://www.epa.gov/region05/cleanup/wcreed/index.htmlAlso included is a new (PDF) Fact Sheet - Park Cleanup and Neighborhood Sampling Resumes this SpringSee More
Feb 4
Connie Davis posted blog posts
Feb 3
Connie Davis posted a photo

Whoa Nellie

A NEW sheriff pulls into Washington. Go get 'em Mr. MAJORITY leader!
Jan 4
Connie Davis posted a status
"It's too late for our little neighborhood park. But maybe. just maybe there is hope for others."
Jan 4
Connie Davis posted photos
Jan 4
lmcshane posted a status
"Still no access to our park since 2012 - going on three years @Cityof Cleveland"
Dec 28, 2014
lmcshane posted a status
"Towpath St 1 request pedestrian-bike switchback at Old Denison access Towpath North-South -please submit your comments http://ow.ly/DYlbv"
Nov 7, 2014
lmcshane shared Connie Davis's photo on Twitter
Nov 1, 2014
Connie Davis posted photos
Nov 1, 2014
Connie Davis posted photos
Nov 1, 2014
Connie Davis posted a photo

Promises promises

And a great big THANKS again to Brian Cummins who made all this happen!
Oct 31, 2014

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LAND ANNEXATION REQUEST ISSUED to CITY of CLEVELAND 3 Replies

Started by John Baran. Last reply by Connie Davis Mar 30.

EPA SITE UPDATE

Started by John Baran Feb 4.

NEW TOP SOIL SEEDED

Started by John Baran Oct 10, 2014.

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"Update"

The EPA has created an update. The first in 10 months! Some of us asked some very pointed questions. Are these questions answered in the update? Or not. While you wait for your snail mail copy here are some tantalizing tidbits just released online. "some small wet spots or ponds may form...…

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Posted by Connie Davis on February 3, 2015 at 3:15pm

More "news" from the EPA

"Normally any standing water will no longer be observable within a couple days of rain" Doesn't actually say of course that the swampy pools of water throughout our former park are normal. The only reason they are not visible now is because the field is covered with a foot of snow. When it melts they will be once again visible throughout the field as they were all summer and all fall and all through the early snow free part of winter.…

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Posted by Connie Davis on February 3, 2015 at 3:00pm

NEW SOIL CAPPING MOVING ALONG

The new 18 inch soil capping is now along the homes of the Denison Ave. and Foster Point in the west sections of the Park area. Further details will be released as new areas are capped.

Posted by John Baran on September 5, 2014 at 3:54pm

TREE WELLS COMPLETED - NEW SOIL CAP FOR PARK

The Tree Wells to protect our Historic Old Oaks has been complete. Thank You landscaper Rob & Company for all your hard work. The new Soil Cap is being moved into the Park. The area of the Park along Fern Ct. and Forestdale Ave., as well as behind East Denison school is being covered with the new Soil Cap.

Posted by John Baran on August 18, 2014 at 5:20pm — 2 Comments

HISTORY PRESERVED

Today Mayor Frank G. Jackson's Administration met with active members of this proud community. Chief Brown, Director Cox and Commissioner Williams represented the City. The City has agreed to preserve part of this Parks history. The Century White Oak that once grew at the top bank of the old ravine and three English Oaks located in the center of the Park. planted in W. C. Reed Park when it opened will remain. Also at this meeting was James Justice of the EPA and Mike Blair. On behalf of this…

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Posted by John Baran on June 12, 2014 at 6:55pm — 1 Comment

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