The West View FAIRPARK FOCUS ment project that is already in close proximity to downtown, schools and shopping centers, will provide housing for people with a wide range of incomes. In addition, the ground level will be dedicated to small commercial shops. City Front is also a: step toward improving the looks of North Temple, the road most traveled through our community. We welcome your ideas of ways to improve its appearance Message From Fairpark CC and commercial draw. by Jilene Whitby ans in over the train to get to the other side. One resident, who used to walk to and from work across October of 2002, the City took Crown Asphalt to court -and PacifiCorp withdrew their ] a great example of an improveunderway in our area. This complex, located Asphalt on North Temple. Back the lease agreement. Members of the VIP Trailer Park, who were most affected to the looking requireenforce 3 will be at in the next several and a busy which stretch for for a bad makes mix. involved in efforts to improve the city’s ordinance regarding odor control. Never again do we want to wait five years to eliminate a nuisance from our com- 600 West and North Temple, is munity as we did with Crown have to wait for one or two trains to pass. They don’t have the alternative routes that a car - or cyclist has, so they wait. If the train stops, many pedestri- always looking 3000. Rose Park CC If an illegal occurring, made by Marilyn Mecham Chairman Neal would like to remind residents to call. the police or Mayors office when you have complaints. City officials cannot take action unless a resident makes a complaint. You must have a specific complaint and address documented. If several people call about one prob- directly all and to those who who contributed money to get help or flag on another with the the neighborhoods in Salt Lake City. The goal Project is to improve social relations in these neighborhoods by building better communication among res- idents. ly completed. low-income | Mediators normally charge $75 or more per hour, with both parties bearing the cost. However, MLC’s mediation services are FREE, provided that at least one party is a resident of the Fair Park, Glendale or Poplar Grove areas. Just about any dispute between t two par- may ents an opportunity to peacefully express property maintenance issues. Family disputes between parent & child, or issues involving visitation, custody or elder care, disturbance, animals, people harassment, cars/parking, living in one residence too or can also be mediated. Landlord and tenant disputes can be successfully mediated to resolve issues like Mediation is a quick, inexpensive solu-_ rent, noise, security deposits, repairs or tion to a dispute. It allows the parties to ~ damages. Disputes or conflicts between groups or organizations can be mediated as determine the outcome. Settlements well. reached through mediation are more likely MLC is a. non-profit, with of having the collected. such Council! Free Mediation Services that is satisfactory to both parties. It pres- to solve the problem and can help preserve are desirous through mediation are more likely to be bor disputes, you, and Happy Holidays from the Rose Park Community Jordan River Parkway cou to the residents who Yard of the Week Mediation is a process in which a neutral third party, the mediator, assists parties involved in a dispute reach an agreement ence” and can be an alternative to litigation, confrontation, destruction or even violence. We | ties can be mediated. Cases include neigh- your conflict and to “hear each other out.” In this sense, mediation is a “peace confer- areas provider dedicated to sdGrescine issues that affect racial and ethnic communities in Utah. It provides free legal services to as noise, folks Olympic themes. The final decision rests with the City Council. please follow the 35 mph speed | These Rose _ Park opted to fin- into family-oriented ers who use this arterial street to limit. - Kudos received works. will be taking time away from their homes and/or families to be with us. Let’s take some time to give our input and learn what we can from this process. ish the Jordan River Parkway and speed of traffic. We ask all driv- personal or professional relationships. In addition, monetary settlements reached Project, Many amount government stolen. Thanks to the media who | brought it to the attention of the public. The Olympic Committee allotted each community council some money to be used at their discretion to remember the people are not able to cross the problems affecting our neighborhoods. It is also a good way to understand a little better how city 1000 North and 900 West to replace the one that had been street The anyway to learn about the issues make FIRST STEP. our would like to extend our wish great days of the 2002 Salt Lake mph. of heard. And, if they don’t have any specific concerns, come council City Olympics. Council members free mediation services to residents of the Fair Park, Glendale and: Poplar Grove of the Mediation Detective son; Annette Daley at 353-7976. One thorny issue to residents of 35 members for a safe and happy holiday season to the entire community. We hope to. see you at community council meetings in the New Year! next community speed Multi-Cultural Legal Center (MLC) offers es be can call Mayor Anderson’s liai- limit hope community will take this opportunity to let their voices be The on 1000 North is exceeding the By Sherrie Hayashi Mediation We the: We compliment the Community Chorus and all who this happen in our community, Nola and Gloria Westover, Fern | contributed to their performance in the Christian Life Center Fossell and Pearl Nelson. You prior to Christmas. It isa great have made our community a way to unite with our neighbors better place! Thank you! and friends. Thanks to all of Thanks to Verda Parker and Kevin Joyner at 799-3464. He will get the CAT (Community Action Team) into the matter immediately. This is a major change from the past and it is a. good one. If this does not solve your problem they will refer you to the correct department or you | Solve Conflicts with its to two for Elementary School, 750 West 200 North. council meeting in December. awards, should wait p.m. at Jackson directors of many of the city departments will be on the agenda to answer questions and activity is call to occasion lem it will likely receive attention more quickly. WE CARE, BUT YOU MUST TAKE THE cannot be corrected by general complaints in community council meetings. If a resident is aware of a crime in progress, they should |-call Police Dispatch at 799- Through the had one take concerns. The meeting will be held on January -23 at 6:30 climb meeting will be held in January, when Mayor Anderson and the ROSE PARK REPORT | Message From on or What are our options? Last, but not least, on behalf In regards to community council meetings, the Fairpark — of the Fairpark Community will not have a community Council Board of Directors, ‘I trains, for ways to make our neighborhoods more appealing to visitors, passersby and resi-_ dents. The City Front project, at tracks, under way? Or do we just ignore it? months is a safe way to get across the tracks at 300 North and 500 West.-This is a major route for West High students Some members of the community, as well as the city, are crawl trains to pass before she oo continue on home. : Is this a problem we want to fix, or is it an irritation we can live with? Either way, we will be looking at it for the next few months to see what our options are. Do we want to pursue an overpass for pedestrians? Is there a way to keep people from crossing when a train is in the community and to provide clearer ments and penalties to it: Another issue we Students and pedestrians often e are hours by the odors from this plant, and members of city government are looking for ways to make this ordinance more responsive will Page 5 legal service individuals in the fields of wage claims, immigration, and employment and housing discrimination. MLC sponsored twenty-four individu- als, many of whom live or work in the Fair Park, Glendale and Poplar Grove neighborhoods, to attend basic mediation train- ing provided by Utah Dispute Resolution, a non-profit, community mediation ice. | | serv- | Most of the mediators are bilingual. Languages include Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Japanese and Cantonese. All mediators are dedicated to community service and are already involved in various community organizations. All have committed to provide free mediation services over a two-year period. Arce, MLC’s mediators are: Guillermo Gloria Avila, J. Michael Clara, Ramona Gonzales, Juan Gutierrez, Mike Harman, Mark Herrera, Nayer Honarvar, Benjamin Murad Johnson, Sara Johnson, Karabachian, Irene Maya Linda Martin, Geri Miller, Ota, Linda Reed, John Renteria, Amy Sawaya, Cassandra Smith, Monet Steen, Patrick Tan, Judge Raymond Uno, Willie Walker and Karl Wilson. Funding for the Mediation Project is provided by a grant from the Salt Lake Weed & Seed Program, a Department of _ Justice program coordinated uote? USS. Attorneys Offices, which tries to “weed” out criminal activity and “seed” in social and economic revitalization in specific, targeted neighborhoods. The Mediation Project hopes to fill the need for social revitalization in the targeted Salt Lake City neighborhoods: If you or anyone you know from the Fair Park, Glendale or Poplar Grove neighbor- hoods can benefit from the MLC’s mediation services, please call free Rocio Guerra, MLC Outreach Coordinator at (801) 486-1183 or e-mail her at rguer- — firstname.lastname@example.org. The Multi-Cultural Legal Center is located inside the Jubilee Center at 309 East 100 South, Ste. 3, Salt Lake City, Utah.