Tuesday, February 23, 2012, marked the first of the meetings to ‘activate’ or ‘reactive’ city neighborhoods within the Roseville Coalition of Neighborhood Associations (RCONA) family. Approximately 50 residents of the Highland Reserve neighborhood gathered at Brown Elementary for to receive presentations from the police and fire departments and about Neighborhood Watch programs and RCONA. Police Chief Daniel Hahn enlightened citizens with stats reflecting an over-all reduction of crime back to 1995 levels. Assistant Fire Chief Jeff Carman spoke of the ‘Neighborhood Fire House’ policy, working for the safety of the community and cooperation with police and other officials. Rob Baquera introduced the Neighborhood Watch program for citizens and crime prevention tips.
Jim Kidd made a presentation for RCONA, introducing the organization’s goals to use communication and partnerships to enhance the quality of life for its Roseville residents. At the conclusion of the presentations, ten community members volunteered to reactivate the Highland Reserve Neighborhood Association. The provisional board set March 13th as its initial planning meeting; RCONA members will help facilitate the meeting.
Six more meetings are scheduled in the current campaign at 6:30 p.m. at the following neighborhoods:
RCONA stands ready to help its neighborhoods become active participants within the Roseville community.
Photos from the first Neighborhood Organization Meeting.