Old Oak Cliff Conservation League grants top $21,000

Ten Oak Cliff neighborhood associations got improvement grants for between $72 and $8,760 from the Old Oak Cliff Conservation League at its quarterly meeting Monday. In all, the league, which raises money mostly through its annual home tour, cut checks totaling $21,052.67.

Kessler Plaza got the biggest grant, which will be used to hire police officers to patrol the neighborhood as part of the North Oak Cliff United Police Patrol.

The L.O. Daniel neighborhood got $4,722 to build a pavilion at a pocket park that is under construction at Marlborough and Jefferson.

Full list after the jump.

The Dells District got $72 to print welcome packets for new neighbors and $192 to hire off-duty police officers to patrol “during holidays with history of random gunfire and fireworks.”

East Kessler Park got $575 to buy signs reminding drivers to slow down.

West Kessler got $1,505.08 to upgrade and maintain its website, produce and print a directory and buy supplies to print newsletters and fliers.

Kidd Springs
got $954 “to support safety, schools and outreach”.

Kings Highway got $750 to hire a landscape designer to make a master plan for the North Polk Street corridor.

Oak Park Estates got $1,260 for 19 street-sign toppers.

Wynnewood North got $1,500 for labor to plant and water trees from the city’s Greenbelt project.

A special grant $762.59 went to Lida Hooe Elementary School to buy two concrete planters for the school’s front entrance.


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