The Board /General Meeting for the Columbia Park Neighborhood will be held Monday August 17, 2020 at 6:30 pm via ZOOM. Please follow the link below or call in at the number that is part of the ZOOM invitation below. We have provided links to the documents which are part of the meeting in the agenda. If you will need paper copies please let Liz know and they will be printed for you to pick up.
For reasonable accommodations, alternative formats, translation services or the accessible entrance opened please contact CPNA staffer Liz at 612-390-3735. People who are deaf or hard of hearing may use a relay service to call.
Topic: CPNA August Board/General Meeting
Time: Aug 17, 2020 06:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
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6:30 – Call to Order for Board Actions by staff for the election of officers
– Approval of the Agenda
– Approval the CPNA Draft minutes for June 15, 2020 Annual meeting
–August 2020 Treasurer’s Report– Receive and File
– Open Time 6:45 time certain…you want to tell us something here is your chance.
– General Meeting
– New Business
City of Minneapolis Budget changes effecting NCR and neighborhood
NCR was tasked with cutting 15% of our operating budget, while limiting the impact of these cuts on the community as much as possible. On July 24th, the Mayor and the City Council adopted a revised budget for the remainder of this fiscal year that included a $750,000 cut to neighborhood organization funding alongside cuts to the Neighborhood and Community Relations Department (NCR)’s operating budget, programs and grants.
– Old Business
Housing Programs as discussed at Annual Meeting
Holland Community Garden
– Crime and Safety Update
Ward 1 Public Safety Meetings with CM Reich
– Announcements/ Communications.
Statewide mask mandate in effect
Minnesotans are required to wear a face covering in indoor businesses and indoor public settings. Researchers have advocated for masking, calling it a simple and effective step to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
The State regulation reinforces Mayor Jacob Frey’s emergency regulation requiring people in Minneapolis to wear cloth face masks or coverings when they are in an indoor place of public accommodation.
Businesses are not required to provide masks to customers or employees themselves, though employers shall be required to mandate the use of masks by their staff. Non-compliance should be reported through 311.
For information and resources on the mask mandate, including frequently asked questions, visit mn.gov/COVID19.
Fall Youth Sports in Minneapolis Parks: Flag Football and Soccer registration now open
The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) will host several youth sports leagues this fall with an emphasis on health and safety.
MPRB staff is monitoring guidance from the Minnesota Department of Health on a daily basis and developed league rules and guidelines around recommendations from public health experts. Youth outdoor soccer and youth outdoor flag football will take place with modifications in place to help protect all league participants while offering opportunities to compete, have fun and be healthy in the parks this fall.
Thank you for your continued support and understanding during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Register your child for fall sports in Minneapolis Parks! Check out the links below to find a league that works for your family:
All leagues are Open (no gender requirements)
Girls and Open leagues
There’s still time for kids and teens to have fun, get exercise and learn new skills at Minneapolis parks this summer! Visit minneapolisparks.org/summer2020 for a list of dozens of activities going on, many of them provided free of charge!
The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board is always looking to hire more officials! Earn extra cash and stay involved in the sports you love!
To apply or get more information please email Anthony DiBella at firstname.lastname@example.org or text “soccer referee interest” to 612-719-8035.
Recreation Fee Assistance
Minneapolis residents who cannot afford instructional fees because of economic need may apply for fee assistance through the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Fee Assistance Program.
Questions? the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board information line at 612-230-6400 or email@example.com.
Fall Openings for Minneapolis Boards & Commissions
Twenty-four City boards and commissions have openings for appointments this fall. The City seeks applicants with a diversity of backgrounds and experiences representing the demographics of Minneapolis to strengthen the work of the City. Translation and interpreting services are available so all residents can participate. The positions are open until filled; application review begins Sept. 30 unless marked otherwise.
City boards and commissions have brought forward recommendations that resulted in renter protections, wage protections and a ban on a hazardous chemical in dry cleaning. Board and commission members in the City of Minneapolis help shape key policy decisions, give community-based input into the City’s administration of services and supply valuable insights.
People can apply through the open position pages linked below and stay up to date on vacancies, position descriptions and timelines by visiting minneapolismn.gov/boards/openings. Applications are open now.
These 24 City boards and commissions have 97 open positions:
- Animal Care and Control Advisory Board.
- Arts Commission, Minneapolis.
- Bicycle Advisory Committee.
- Capital Long-Range Improvements Committee.
- Commission on Civil Rights, Minneapolis.
- Community Environmental Advisory Committee.
- Futuro Latino Empowerment Commission.
- Heritage Preservation Commission.
- Minneapolis Advisory Committee on Aging.
- Minneapolis Advisory Committee on Housing.
- Minneapolis Advisory Committee on People with Disabilities.
- Minneapolis Public Housing Authority.
- Northside Green Zone Council.
- Pedestrian Advisory Committee.
- Police Conduct Oversight Commission.
- Police Conduct Review Panel.
- Public Health Advisory Committee.
- Racial Equity Community Advisory Committee.
- Transgender Equity Council.
- Southside Green Zone Council. (Application review will begin Aug. 9.)
- Workforce Development Board, Minneapolis. (Application review will begin Aug. 15.)
- Workplace Advisory Committee.
- Violence Prevention Steering Committee.
- Zoning Board of Adjustment