Planning Commission Meeting-PIRHL-Tire & Wheel Plans

PIRHL Development presented updated plans for the Tire and Wheel site to the Planning Commission on Thursday January 28th, 2016.  PIRHL is asking Borough Council to write a letter of support for their application for federal funding/tax subsidies. They presented the plan to the Planning Commission so they would send a recommendation to Borough Council. There were… Read More Planning Commission Meeting-PIRHL-Tire & Wheel Plans

West Side Neighbors Meeting Agenda 1/11- Important Tire & Wheel Site & HP Park Updates

Hello Neighbors! We have a good agenda with lots of updates for our upcoming meeting next Monday 1/11 6:30pm at Friends Meetings House (252 A St).  Please email if you have any additional items you would like to add or just bring them up at the meeting as all ideas and conversations welcome. Tire and… Read More West Side Neighbors Meeting Agenda 1/11- Important Tire & Wheel Site & HP Park Updates

Heberlig Palmer Park Design-Public Meeting -6-15-15 6:30

When: Monday June 15th 6:30pm Where: Heberlig Palmer Park 131 Lincoln Ave (Rain Location Friends Meeting House 252 A St) What: Heberlig Palmer Park Redesign Plans will be presented to the community. The West Side Neighbors started working on a redesign project of Heberlig Palmer Park in March 2013 and after months of fundraising, organizing… Read More Heberlig Palmer Park Design-Public Meeting -6-15-15 6:30

West Side Neighbors Meeting with Carlisle Police Representative

The upcoming West Side Neighbors meeting on Monday May 19th at 6:30 will be held at 252 A street (Friends Meeting House) and a representative from the Carlisle Police Department will be attending to listen to residents concerns about crime, drugs and other unwanted activity in our community.  Please come out and bring your friends,… Read More West Side Neighbors Meeting with Carlisle Police Representative

Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Meetings-Transportation & Stormwater Management-2/18 & 2/19

These meetings are open to the public and directly affect our neighborhood so we encourage west side neighbors to attend and give their feedback.  They will be discussing key intersections of Spring Rd/N. Hanover, N. Hanover/Clay St and N. Hanover and Penn St.  They will also be discussing opening the streets between N. College and… Read More Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Meetings-Transportation & Stormwater Management-2/18 & 2/19

Heberlig Palmer Park Upgrade (halfway) Approved

What: West Side Neighbors Meetings-Heberlig Palmer Park Project When: 3rd Monday of every month at 6:30pm Where: 252 A St (Quaker Church) Upcoming Meeting Dates: Nov. 18th, Dec. 16th, Jan. 20th, Feb. 17th, Mar. 17th, Apr. 21st Last Thursday a few representatives from the West Side Neighbors came to the Parks and Recreation Board meeting to support the park project.  We… Read More Heberlig Palmer Park Upgrade (halfway) Approved

Take Back the Streets Town Hall Meeting At Hope Station

What: Take Back the Streets Town Hall Meeting When: Friday, November 1st at 6:00pm Where: Hope Station Who: Everyone, Anyone Recently, our neighborhood has seen an unfortunate, violent attack on one of our community members.  Two 17 year old chose to attack a 30 year resident over a simple parking space.  The specifics really don’t make much… Read More Take Back the Streets Town Hall Meeting At Hope Station

Greater Carlisle Project Community Meeting

  What: Greater Carlisle Project Community Meeting When: October 23rd 6:30-8:30 Where: Borough Hall, 53 West South Street, Carlisle Pa Who: All residents of the boroughs of Carlisle, Mount Holly Springs and Newville, and the townships of Dickinson, Middlesex, North Middleton, South Middleton and West Pennsboro   The Greater Carlisle Project is bringing together people from the communities of… Read More Greater Carlisle Project Community Meeting

Regular Meeting Time for West Side Neighbors-Heberlig Palmer Park Project

What: West Side Neighbors-Heberlig Palmer Park Project Where: Heberlig Palmer Tot Lot (between N. Pitt St, Lincoln St., N. West St, & A St) When: Monday August 19th 6:30 PM (every 3rd Monday from now on) Who: Everyone, Anyone Two weeks ago we had a productive meeting with community members where we discussed the draft design of the… Read More Regular Meeting Time for West Side Neighbors-Heberlig Palmer Park Project

Heberlig-Palmer Park Draft Design Meeting Recap and Updates

Next Meeting: When: August 19th 6:30pm Where: Heberlig-Palmer Tot Lot (Rain Location Friends Meeting House 252 A Street -directly across the street from the Tire and Wheel site) Who: Anyone, Everyone What: This will be the first meeting to really plan out our first steps to get this project funded and organized. (Meetings will be held… Read More Heberlig-Palmer Park Draft Design Meeting Recap and Updates

Heberlig Palmer Tot Lot Draft Design and Renovation Meeting

What: Heberlig Palmer Tot Lot Design and Renovation Meeting Where: Heberlig Palmer Tot Lot (between Pitt St, Lincoln St., West St, & A St) When: Monday August 5th 6:30 PM Who: Everyone, Anyone Back in May, the neighborhood and interested community partners, got together to have a lively discussion about how we can improve Heberlig Palmer Tot Lot.… Read More Heberlig Palmer Tot Lot Draft Design and Renovation Meeting

Tot Lot Meeting Rain Location Change! Friends Meeting House 252 A Street

Where: Friends Meeting House (Quaker Church) 252 A Street (directly across the street from the Tire and Wheel site) On A Street between N. College and N. West St When: 6:30 pm Who: Everyone, Anyone Contact: carlislewestside@gmail.com We will not be rained out!  The weather isn’t cooperating with us today but that won’t stop us.  Friends… Read More Tot Lot Meeting Rain Location Change! Friends Meeting House 252 A Street

Heberlig Palmer Food Forest & Park Upgrade Meeting-Tuesday May 28th 6:30pm (in the Park!)

Heberlig Palmer Tot Lot Food Forest & Park Upgrade Meeting When: Tuesday May 28th 6:30pm Where: Heberlig Palmer Tot Lot (between Pitt St, Lincoln St., West St, & A St) Who: Everyone, Anyone! contact: carlislewestside@gmail.com UPDATE: It looks like the Landscape Designer will be able to attend the Heberlig Palmer Food Forest/Park Upgrade Meeting. It’s… Read More Heberlig Palmer Food Forest & Park Upgrade Meeting-Tuesday May 28th 6:30pm (in the Park!)

Community Engagement & Perceptions of Tire & Wheel Redevelopment-Community Presentation & Discussion

Taylor Wilmot is a student at Dickinson College who has spent the last 9 months researching the redevelopment of the Tire and Wheel plant.  She interviewed not only the owners of the property but many local residents, former employees, as well as people from local churches and non-profits who are close to the property.  This… Read More Community Engagement & Perceptions of Tire & Wheel Redevelopment-Community Presentation & Discussion

DRAFT URBAN REDEVELOPMENT PLAN RECOMMENDATIONS PRESENTATION – Monday May 20th, 2013 @ 7 p.m.

Monday May 20th, 2013 @ 7 p.m. Carlisle Expo Center 100 K Street Carlisle The Borough of Carlisle is hosting a public meeting on May 20 from 7-9 PM at the Expo Center to discuss the preliminary draft of the Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Plan.  The Expo Center is located at 100 K St, Carlisle, PA… Read More DRAFT URBAN REDEVELOPMENT PLAN RECOMMENDATIONS PRESENTATION – Monday May 20th, 2013 @ 7 p.m.

PPL Meeting to Discuss Transmission Line Project in Borough

PPL Electric Utilities will start a long-term, $19 million project this May in Carlisle, installing a 2.2-mile underground transmission line from the substation on North Spring Garden Street to the West Carlisle substation off Route 641 on Meeting House Road. The project will affect North Street from North Spring Garden Street to North Orange Street… Read More PPL Meeting to Discuss Transmission Line Project in Borough

Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Plan-The Economy and Real Estate Market Session Notes

Bob Gibbs of Gibbs Planning Group, gave a comprehensive presentation about the market in Carlisle for new retail, office and residential development.  They are supposed to be posting their powerpoint at some point so once that is available it will be posted here as well.  For now, here are the notes taken from the presentation.  It was… Read More Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Plan-The Economy and Real Estate Market Session Notes

Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Plan Transportation Session Notes

Wednesday’s transportation session looked at all aspects of how people move about in town and how things might need to change to accomodate the redevelopments of the factories.  Jeff Berkston from the Michael Baker Jr. Corp. led the session   Penn Dot is doing traffic impact studies and different roads in town obviously have varying… Read More Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Plan Transportation Session Notes

Rep. Bloom Invites Residents to His First 2013 ‘Coffee and Conversation’ Meeting

Rep. Stephen Bloom (R-Cumberland) announced today that he will host the first of his 2013 series of ‘Coffee and Conversation’ town hall meetings on Thursday, March 28, at 7 p.m. at the Carlisle Borough Hall, located at 53 West South Street in Carlisle. “We’re tackling a full legislative agenda in Harrisburg this spring, with many… Read More Rep. Bloom Invites Residents to His First 2013 ‘Coffee and Conversation’ Meeting

West Side Neighbors Meeting-Urban Redevelopment Plan Recap

Our neighborhood meeting turned out 25-30 interested neighbors and local church representatives for a lively conversation about the Urban Redevelopment Plan.  The meeting was a way we could discuss areas of personal interest to those of us who live in the NW area where most the changes we will be focused.  Some of us are… Read More West Side Neighbors Meeting-Urban Redevelopment Plan Recap

Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Plan Public Workshop Sessions

The Borough of Carlisle and Cumberland County are hosting a four-day series of activities and public workshops beginning on March 11, 2013 to develop the Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Plan.  The schedule of public events is listed below. The goal of the week-long open forum planning process is to gain extensive public input on the Carlisle… Read More Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Plan Public Workshop Sessions

West Side Neighbors Meeting to Discuss Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Plan-3/5/13

What: West Side Neighbors Meeting to Discuss Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Plan When: Tuesday March 5th 6:30pm Where: Stuart Community Center 415 Franklin Street Who:  Anyone & Everyone! RSVPs would be very helpful but aren’t required. The week of March 11th-15th the group tasked with creating the Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Plan, Stromberg/Garrigan & Associates, Inc., will… Read More West Side Neighbors Meeting to Discuss Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Plan-3/5/13