Tuesday night's meeting of the Altadena Coalition of Neighborhood Associations meeting will include discussion of .
The Wal-Mart issue will be discussed during the meeting's open Q & A session, according to Elliot Gold, ACONA's organizer.
The meeting's regular schedule includes a presentation by the Altadena Chamber of Commerce, the Altadena Sheriff's Station and one by the owner of on succeeding as a local business owner.
The full agenda, courtesy of Gold, is listed below:
ACONA Meeting Tuesday June 26th 7:00 PM
The meeting will have presentations by the Altadena Chamber of Commerce, and by Captain John Benedict, of the Altadena Sheriff's Station.
AND by Alejandro (Alex) Cortes - owner of El Patron!
Want to know how El Patron has been successful, after three earlier restaurants in the same location failed?
Come to hear Alex Cortes!
The Chamber presentation will be made by Ed Meyers, Lori Webster and Daniel Harlow.
The topics to be covered
- Altadena Chamber of Commerce
I. Retail issues we know about
Attracting more businesses to town
Parking requirements for businesses
Blight appearance/empty storefront
II. Obstacles for improving the retail landscape
Conundrum over what Altadena wants - chains vs. independents
III. Chamber of Commerce business survey
IV. Interview with Alejandro (Alex) Cortes - El Patron owner
- Captain John Benedict will speak after the Chamber, and address any community issues.
- New item- WalMart in Altadena