Suburban Acres Civic League

Minutes for General Meeting Held on: June 10, 2019

Prepared by:  Peter Beznoska

Meeting called to order by Louis Gabriel, President, at 6:30 PM, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Special Guests:

Noelle Gabriel - Norfolk School Board

Dan Tubbs - Head of Norfolk Christian School

Nate Kinnison - President, Larchmont/Edgewater Civic League

Garnzie West - President, Coronado Civic League

Socko Pearson - Vice President, Wards Corner Civic League

Philip Hernandez - Candidate for Virginia House of Delegates District 100


Community Resource Officer Report: Given by Officer William Old, Norfolk PD

Special Guest Speaker - Noelle Gabriel - Chair, Norfolk School Board

Due to a mixup in schedules with the Mayor, Ms. Gabriel graciously spoke to the membership and answered questions about the state of Norfolk Public Schools.  Topics covered included:

Main Guest Speaker - Kenny Alexander - Mayor, City of Norfolk

Mayor Kenny Alexander heard about the mixup in schedules for his appearance at the civic league meeting from a text message from Noelle Gabriel.  He dropped what he was doing and rushed to the meeting, arriving in time to provide an enlightening talk to the membership.  It was an impressive display of civic leadership from Mr. Alexander.  Topics covered by the Mayor included:

Committee Reports:


Treasurer: $2,428.84

Membership: 3 new memberships


Neighborhood Watch: No Updates

Wards Corner Task Force: Fire station at end of Thole Street will be rebuilt and renovated over the next few years.  The project is still in design phase and the civic league will reach out to the Fire Chief to see if an update can be provided at future meetings.



Announcements/Discussion Items:

Old Business: None

New Business: