Draft Agenda for Board/General Meeting Monday January 23, 2017

The regular Board/ General Meeting of the Columbia Park Neighborhood Association will be held Monday January 23, 2017 at 6:30 pm at the Columbia Golf Manor 3300 Central AV NE, main floor Bride’s Room at end of the south corridor.

Need Accessible entrance opened call Liz at 612-390-3735

6:30 – Call to Order for Board Actions

6:31 – Approval of the Agenda

6:35 – Approval of the  Minutes for CPNA meeting Monday November 21, 2016

6:39 – Treasurer’s Report– Receive and File

6:50 – Open Time for public comment (this is new to give any neighbors or others who drop in a chance to speak to the board)

6:59 – General Meeting

7:00- New Business

Mohamed Cali from East African Radio KALY 101.7FM will be talking to us about how we can partner to get information out to our East African Residents in Columbia Park

The 2017 Minneapolis Earth Day Clean Up will take place Saturday, April 22, from 9:30am – Noon.   Liz has a conflict and is unable to be site coordinator, looking for a volunteer.

Roll over of remaining 2016 CPP funds to April of 2017 to get through until new budget approved

Proposed 2017-19 CPP budget

Rankings of NPP projects via the survey for how to allocate our NPP and NRP rollover dollars

7:15- Old Business

Sidewalk at Hi View Park

7:30 – Crime and Safety Update

2PAC update

7:45 – Announcements/ Communications

Listening Sessions with Senator Dziedzic and Representative Loeffler

Bottineau Park Multipurpose Room      Windom Park Multipurpose Room 2000 2nd St NE                                                      2251 NE Hayes St.
Sat. Jan 28, 2017   10 to 11am                              Sat. Jan 28, 2017   1:30 to 2:30pm

 

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READING PARTNERS

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8:00- Adjourn

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