Blog May +/- by Bill Emory|Published June 2, 2015|1 comment May arrived, wet. Morris men spotted near the Chapel May 1[/caption] The second annual Woolen Mills picnic was held in Meade Park May 3. Food was provided by Firefly, Relay Foods and neighbors. Officers from the CPD visited, the candidates for the June 9 Democratic Primary visited… New neighbors met longtime residents. It was a good time. The plan is to have the first Sunday in May yearly be the day… May 5 Market Street was greased from one end to the other. 90 weight Hydraulic Fluid. Culprit found on 16th ST NE. The greasing v cleaning secondary to a mechanical failure. May 8 WMNA Board folk, Chaffee Burke and Kyle Savage met with CHO traffic engineers to discuss safety on the de facto Eastern Bypass, Meade Avenue. In the weeks following two “your speed” signs were installed on Meade. A first step toward traffic calming. Please drive the speed limit or below on neighborhood streets throughout the City. May 15 Woolen Mills residents take a guided tour of the environmental protection area next to Moores Creek with Andrea Terry of RWSA. May 18, one of the council candidates used Riverview Park as a backdrop. Primary is June 9. Don’t forget to vote. May 19 the AlbCo Planning Commission discussed the fate of Franklin Hill. Four community members spoke for keeping the Hill. Twenty + community members wrote letters. For the meantime, the applicant has deferred the request to destroy until the middle of summer… In November of 2014 Council voted to limit truck traffic on Franklin. In May of 2015 City employees relayed that info to the truckers. There were 2147 trips through the Market/Franklin intersection between 6AM and 9PM May 28. City neighborhoods are the interchange for regional vehicular traffic. Meade Avenue de facto eastern bypass #1, Franklin-Market-Fairway de facto EB02 May 30 Emory, Frazee, Savage, and Tewksbury installed a bulletin board in Meade Park.