Agenda for Board/General Meeting Monday May 20, 2019

The regular Board/ General Meeting of the Columbia Park Neighborhood Association will be held Monday May 20, 2019 at 6:30 pm at the Columbia Golf Manor 3300 Central AV NE.

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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 can use a relay service to call.

Please do not wear heavy scents to our meetings. We are in a small location and members have allergy issues. Thank you in advance for helping make our meetings inviting to all.
6:30 – Call to Order for Board Actions
6:31 – Approval of the Agenda
6:35 – Approval the Minutes for CPNA meeting April 15, 2019
6:39 – Treasurer’s Report- Receive and File
6:45- Open Time
6:59 – General Meeting
7:00 – New Business

Rep to help pick CAC members Wed 5/29 6:00-8:00pm MPRB HQ
Update on revolving loan program
Update from Liz and Melody on Gateway

7:15 – Old Business

Newsletter
Bridge Garden Water Supply and tools
Annual Meeting (we will be putting the lawn signs together at the meeting)
Guests, entertainment, CEE, survey folks from city, signs, helping at the picnic
Iris Garden

7:30 – Crime and Safety Update

2 PAC has gone back to meeting on the 2nd Monday of the month

7:45- Items for annual meeting agenda

7:50 – Announcements/ Communications

The Northeast Parade Needs You!!!

Plans are underway for the 90th Celebrate Northeast Parade on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. The parade is the largest one-day event in Northeast Minneapolis drawing 8,000 people to Central Avenue. We are currently seeking sponsors, entrants, vendors and volunteers. Consider participating and supporting this long-standing community tradition!  For more information visit www.mplschamber.com/parade.
We need a few helping hands! Spend a late afternoon or an early evening at the 90th Annual Celebrate Northeast Parade. There are many volunteer opportunities and a variety of times available so gather your family, friends or co-workers and be a part of this great community tradition.

Paddle Share Online Registration Now Open

Online registration for the Paddle Share 2019 season is open! Make a reservation to secure kayaks for you and your crew for Memorial Day weekend! The MWMO is proud to serve once again as a host site for one the Paddle Share kiosks. http://paddleshare.org/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

New for 2019: Group bookings available Monday through Thursday. Call 651-293-8436 to schedule for your next corporate event or team building activity.

2 PAC

People who are curious.  People who want to know “Who ya gonna call?”   Graffiti haters, safe streets promoters, block club leaders, trash pick-uppers, your PAC needs YOU!

2-PAC is the Precinct Advisory Council in the MPD 2nd Precinct.  Residents “advise” the officers, city and county attorneys, parole officers and others that “something’s going on”.
In return, the Second Precinct “advises” us — renters and homeowners — on crime and safety trends in the 2nd Precinct:  what the 2nd is doing, and what they need from us (If you see something…)   We want to keep the Second Precinct the best and safest place to live in Minneapolis — that happens when residents get involved and learn how programs work.
We meet the second Monday of the month, 10 months a year.  Gathering starts at 6PM with a call to order at 6:15. The place is 1900 Central Ave NE, the Monroe Village Apartments community room.   Next meeting is June 10; put it on your calendar.
Most meetings start with an expert on a subject that affects you.  In 2018, some of our speakers “advised” us on topics including Solving a “Cold Case”, 311 services (all of them), how 911 operates, services available to victims of assault, and more.

 

8:00- Adjourn

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SAVE THE DATE!!!!!

Under the tent the 2015 CPNA Annual Meeting

Under the tent the 2015 CPNA Annual Meeting

The 2019 Annual Meeting and Potluck Picnic is just around the corner on Monday June 17, 2019. We will once again be meeting at Hi View Park under the tent. Potluck picnic, guest speakers, entertainment for the kids as well as the turtle pool open for play.  Picnic 6:30pm program starts at 7:00pm.

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Earth Day Clean Up at Columbia Park Saturday April 20, 2019

Join us at the picnic tables near the Columbia Park parking lot for our annual Earth Day cleanup. The clean up is on Saturday April 20, 2019 from 9:30am to Noon. The CP railroad tracks tends to be a barrier that keeps trash in our neighborhood. Come help us remove the mess for a more beautiful Columbia Park neighborhood. Earth Day ClipartWe will provide gloves and bags (and some snacks). For more information about the city wide Earth Day clean up check out the Park Board Earth Day page.

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Agenda for Board/General Meeting Monday April 15, 2019

The regular Board/ General Meeting of the Columbia Park Neighborhood Association will be held Monday April 15, 2019 at 6:30 pm at the Columbia Golf Manor 3300 Central AV NE.

MAP
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 can use a relay service to call.

Please do not wear heavy scents to our meetings. We are in a small location and members have allergy issues. Thank you in advance for helping make our meetings inviting to all.

6:30 – Call to Order for Board Actions
6:31 – Approval of the Agenda
6:35 – Approval of the Minutes for CPNA meeting Monday March 18, 2019 draft
6:39 – Treasurer’s Report- Receive and File
6:45- Open Time
6:59 – General Meeting
7:00 – New Business

Brian Schaffer from MPHA is here about a new Public Housing home on 2nd ST NE

7:15 – Old Business

Tentative Stormwater project at Architect Triangle discussion with Park Commissioner Chris Meyer

Earth Day

This coming Saturday April 20th 9:30-noon at Columbia Park.  Look for the set up near the parking lot off Columbia Parkway.

Roadside Clean Up

Bridge Garden

Annual Meeting

7:30 – Crime and Safety Update
7:45- Items for next meeting agenda
7:50 – Announcements/ Communications

Spring Street Sweep Starts Tuesday, April 16

Public Works crews are gearing up to start the City’s comprehensive street sweeping program to clear away what had accumulated in the streets over the winter. The City has scheduled Tuesday, April 16, for the first day of sweeping. Beginning Monday, April 15, drivers should watch for temporary “No Parking” signs to avoid a ticket and tow.

Starting April 16 for approximately four weeks, sweeping crews will take care of more than 1,000 miles of city streets in addition to sweeping alleys. To make sure the crews can do the most complete job possible, temporary “No Parking” signs will be posted at least 24 hours in advance to make sure streets are clear of parked vehicles. Drivers need to follow street sweeping parking rules or they may have their cars ticketed and towed to the Minneapolis Impound Lot.

Residents, workers and visitors have several ways to find out more about street sweeping:

  • “No Parking” signs – Crews will post “No Parking” signs at least 24 hours before sweeping any streets. Parking will be banned from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the day a street is swept. The “No Parking” signs will be removed as soon as possible after a street has been completely swept to allow people to resume parking. Drivers should not park along these streets until these temporary “No Parking” signs are removed.
  • Phone calls to residents – In addition to the “No Parking” signs that will be posted the day before sweepers come through, the City will make about 3,500 automated phone calls each evening to let residents know their streets will be swept the next day.
  • Interactive web tool – To find out which week your street is scheduled to be swept, go to http://www.minneapolismn.gov/publicworks/streetsweeping/ and click on “street sweeping schedule lookup.” Then the weekend before your week, you can revisit the website to find out which day of the week the street is scheduled to be swept.

Clean streets mean a healthier environment

Minneapolis is known for its sparkling lakes and waterways, and we want to keep it that way. That’s why protecting and enhancing our environment is one of the City’s top priorities. Street sweeping is one way we work to protect our environment because it keeps leaves, trash and other pollutants from clogging our storm drains and polluting our lakes and rivers.

Minneapolis streets are swept completely curb to curb once in the spring and once in the fall.

Residents should not push leaves, grass clippings or anything else into City streets. It’s bad for our lakes and waterways, and it’s against the law. Anything that goes down a storm drain flows directly into our lakes, creeks and river, and decomposing plant material in the water encourages the growth of harmful aquatic plants and algae.
8:00- Adjourn

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HERE COMES PETER COTTONTAIL

Local Egg Hunts in the Parks Saturday April 20th

Audubon Park will host the Bunny Party for kids ages 6 and under, 9:30am-11:30am. Bring the whole family for this fun event. Enjoy an Egg Hunt, Arts and Crafts, continental breakfast and much more. The actual Egg Hunt at Audubon Park will begin at 11am sharp. The cost will be $6 per child. Pre – Registration is required to receive a treat bag and must register by 6pm on April 19. Treat bags will be given to the first 100 registered children ages 6 and under.

Notes:  The actual Egg Hunt will begin at 11am sharp

Bunny Party and Egg Hunt. Celebrate the beginning of spring at Windom Park. Come on down for some treats and fun entertainment. We will have games, Bounce House, children’s egg hunt and more! Ages 7-12.

Audubon Park will host the Bunny Party for kids ages 6 and under from 9am-11am. Windom will host ages 7-12 from 12pm-2pm.

 

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Transportation Action Plan

Ward One Community Forum: Transportation Action Plan

Minneapolis Public Works is in the process of developing the Minneapolis Transportation Action Plan, a 10-year plan to guide future planning, design and implementation of transportation projects in our city. Transportation Planning staff will share information about the plan, the development process and timeline and hear your input.

Wednesday, April 3, 6 – 7:30 p.m., Northeast Library, 2200 Central Avenue NE

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Watch your mailboxes for property value notices

The notices contain estimated market values of homes used to calculate 2020 property taxes

Starting next week, Minneapolis homeowners will begin receiving their property value notices in the mail. The estimated market values of homes in these notices are used to calculate 2020 property taxes.

Property owners can review the values of their homes with an appraiser, ask questions and, if so desired, appeal their value at the Local Board of Appeal and Equalization. Each notice includes the name and phone number of the appraiser assigned to the property in question. Contacting the appraiser is the fastest and most efficient way for homeowners to get answers to questions or to start the appeals process.

The local board convenes April 23 and begins hearing cases May 7, 2019. More information about the appeals process is available on the Local Board of Appeal and Equalization’s webpage at minneapolismn.gov/assessor/marketvalues/LBAE.

For more information, visit minneapolismn.gov/assessor.

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Agenda for Board/General Meeting Monday March 18, 2019

The regular Board/ General Meeting of the Columbia Park Neighborhood Association will be held Monday March 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm at the Columbia Golf Manor 3300 Central AV NE.

MAP
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 can use a relay service to call.

Please do not wear heavy scents to our meetings. We are in a small location and members have allergy issues. Thank you in advance for helping make our meetings inviting to all.

6:30 – Call to Order for Board Actions

6:31 – Update from Park Commissioner Chris Meyer

6:50 – Approval of the Agenda

6:51 – Approval the Minutes of Monday February 25, 2019

6:55 – Treasurer’s Report- Receive and File

7:00- Open Time

7:15- General Meeting

– New Business

    Approve letter of thanks to Columbia Heights Mayor and City Council regarding off street bike trail along 37th AV NE

     Approve comment letter to Minneapolis Mayor, City Council and NCR regarding the draft Neighborhoods 2020 document

     Approve 2018 Year in review document

Nice Ride expansion in Columbia Park

7:45- Old Business

   Newsletter

   Annual Meeting in June

– Crime and Safety Update

2-PAC now meets the same time as CPNA (3rd Mondays) for info check their blog

– Announcements/ Communications

Watch your mailboxes for property value notices

The notices contain estimated market values of homes used to calculate 2020 property taxes

Starting next week, Minneapolis homeowners will begin receiving their property value notices in the mail. The estimated market values of homes in these notices are used to calculate 2020 property taxes.

Property owners can review the values of their homes with an appraiser, ask questions and, if so desired, appeal their value at the Local Board of Appeal and Equalization. Each notice includes the name and phone number of the appraiser assigned to the property in question. Contacting the appraiser is the fastest and most efficient way for homeowners to get answers to questions or to start the appeals process.

The local board convenes April 23 and begins hearing cases May 7, 2019. More information about the appeals process is available on the Local Board of Appeal and Equalization’s webpage at minneapolismn.gov/assessor/marketvalues/LBAE.

For more information, visit minneapolismn.gov/assessor.

Creating a Resilient Yard

2019 Blue Thumb workshops hosted by Metro Blooms

Unseasonable warmth, long periods of drought, and flooding rains are the new normal in Minnesota. Metro Blooms is offering three different workshops to share practices for creating resilience in your yard so it can withstand these challenges.

  • Resilient Yards Workshop (2.5 hours) A framework for understanding resilience. Learn how to create resilience in your yard using site planning, raingardens, turf alternatives, trees, other plantings and more. Includes one-on-one design assistance for your yard from Blue Thumb landscape designers, Hennepin County Master Gardeners and Master Water Stewards.
  • Turf Alternatives Workshop (1.5 hours)  Your guide to a low-maintenance lawn.  A one-hour presentation on alternatives to conventional grass turf that require less watering and fewer chemical inputs, with step-by-step instructions for establishing them. Includes information about pollinator-friendly (bee) lawns. Group will discuss common challenges and solutions.
  • Healthy Soils Workshop (1.5 hours) Laying the groundwork for healthy soil.  Healthy soil helps plants thrive, filters and cleans water, prevents erosion and is teeming with life. Learn why healthy soil is the foundation of a resilient yard, and take action to strengthen and protect the soil in your yard.

Attendees will receive practical information about installing projects, including available  cost-share programs and Blue Thumb resources to help get a project in the ground.

Visit metroblooms.org/workshops or call 651-699-2426

8:00- Adjourn    Next Meeting Monday April 15, 2019 

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2000-Watt Society’s Minneapolis Carbon Framework Plan

Ward One Community Forum:

2000-Watt Society’s Minneapolis Carbon Framework Plan

The 2000-Watt Society is a grassroots movement to fight climate change by eliminating wasteful and inefficient energy use. 2000-Watt Society representatives will present their Minneapolis Carbon Framework Plan, which creates the foundation for a meaningful, sustainable and verifiable local carbon action plan followed by a dialogue with Council Member Reich on Climate Change Action in the City of Minneapolis.

Wednesday, March 27, 5:30 – 7 p.m., Firefighters Hall & Museum, 664 – 22nd Avenue NE

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Agenda for Board/General Meeting Monday February 25, 2019

The regular Board/ General Meeting of the Columbia Park Neighborhood Association will be held Monday February 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm at the Columbia Golf Manor 3300 Central AV NE.
MAP
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 can use a relay service to call.

Please do not wear heavy scents to our meetings. We are in a small location and members have allergy issues. Thank you in advance for helping make our meetings inviting to all.

6:30 – Call to Order for Board Actions
6:31 – Approval of the Agenda
6:35 – Approval the Draft minutes for CPNA meeting Monday November 19, 2018
see also draft Summary of CPNA gathering for Monday February 4, 2019 no actions taken, no Quorum
6:39 – Treasurer’s Reports- Receive and File
6:42- Open Time
6:45 – General Meeting

7:00- New Business

Alex Heller from First and First the new owners of the building at 33rd and 5th ST NE (former Charter School and others site) will be at the meeting to discuss plans for the building and any insights CPNA and neighbors can add.

Earth Day 2019
2018 year in review form
Agenda/work items for 2019
Historic Designation for Architect Triangle
Stormwater work in CPNA
Bridge Overlook Garden Maintenance
Gateway Site
Roadside Clean Up of University with Marshall Terrace Neighborhood
Annual Meeting
Hi View Sidewalk (may involve an official NPP consider early for vote at June Mtg)
NPP
Plans for 2020 and beyond

– Old Business
Gateway Update
East of the River Public Hearing Wednesday March 6, 2019 MPRB HQ 6:00pm time certain.  This is the final chance request any changes from the board of commissioners to the plans for eastside parks including Columbia, Hi-View and Architect Triangle.
37th AV NE bike lanes update
DLTL fiscal agent update

– Crime and Safety Update
2-PAC now meets the same time as CPNA (3rd Mondays) for info check their blog

– Announcements/ Communications

  1. Cuningham Group presents:
    Urban Currents: Minneapolis 2040: Race, Place and Equity

Tuesday, February 26, 5:30 – 7 pm
Cuningham Group, 201 Main St. SE, Suite 325

Minneapolis 2040 is a comprehensive plan that strives to shape how the city will grow and change. The plan covers topics such as housing, job access, the design of new buildings and how we use our streets. Unlike comprehensive plans of the past, the Minneapolis 2040 Plan dives deep into the far-reaching implications of what it means to truly plan a city through the lens of racial equity. Offering more than empty talk, the topic is woven throughout the Plan and will drive policy and action for the next 10 years. At this month’s Urban Currents, two of the primary authors of the Comprehensive Plan will share their perspective and insight on stories about race, place and equity-driven policy. Speakers will be Heather Worthington (Director of Long Range Planning for Community Planning and Economic Development, City of Minneapolis) and Paul Mogush, AICP (Community Planning Manager, Long Range Planning Division, City of Minneapolis). For information: https://www.cuningham.com/2019/02/13/february-26-minneapolis-2040-looking-at-the-future-of-our-city/.

2.  Time for TEENS to apply for Summer Jobs!

PAID Summer internships at the MWMO
Summer employment with the Park Board
STEP UP program at the City of Minneapolis

3. The NCR department will conduct an internal financial and programmatic reviews for the following organizations: Cedar Isles Dean Neighborhood Association Columbia Park Neighborhood Association East Calhoun Community Organization East Harriet Farmstead Neighborhood Assn. East Phillips Improvement Coalition Folwell Neighborhood Association Kenny Neighborhood Association Nicollet Island-East Bank Neighborhood Assn. Windom Community Council Windom Park Citizens in Action

The internal reviews are conducted for organizations deemed low risk or those who need follow-up from previous financial contacts. The NCR policy and neighborhood specialist will conduct these reviews.

8:00- Adjourn: Next meeting Monday March 18, 2019

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