Ald. Deb Mell is expected to attend the December meeting of West River Park Neighbors at 7 p.m. Wednesday inside European Connection Furniture, , 3102 W. Lawrence Ave.

The agenda will include an update on neighborhood crime and city services. Designs for playground equipment at Ronan Park will be presented — the playground is set to receive an upgrade courtesy of the Chicago Plays! program.

West River Park Neighbors serves the area bounded by Foster Avenue, Kedzie Avenue, Lawrence Avenue and the Chicago River.