Draft Agenda for Board/General Meeting Monday Sept 19, 2016

The regular Board/ General Meeting of the Columbia Park Neighborhood Association will be held Monday September 19, 2016 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 for Monday September 19, 2016
6:35 – Approval the draft-minutes-for-august-15-2016-cpna-meeting
6:39 – Treasurer’s Report- Receive and File September 2016 Report
6:45- Approve 2017 Calendar
6:59 – General Meeting
7:00 – New Business
          Meet our new NCR staff person Jack Whitehurst
          NCR board member survey
          Aaron Rosenthal, meeting observer giving an update on his studies and request for board member interviews
7:15 – Old Business
           CPP requirements we will have to meet to receive funding for 2017-19
           Survey info
7:30 – Crime and Safety Update
7:45 – Announcements/ Communications
8:00- Adjourn


RE: Preservation ordinance text amendment

Amending Title 23 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances as follows:

Amending Chapter 599 related to Heritage Preservation: Heritage Preservation Regulations

The purpose of the amendment is to modify regulations governing Heritage Preservation Commission membership.

The Heritage Preservation Commission will meet on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, at 4:30 p.m., in Room 317 City Hall, 350 South 5th Street, Minneapolis, MN. Interested parties are invited to attend and be heard. Planning Department staff will issue a recommendation to the Heritage Preservation Commission. After hearing from the public, the Heritage Preservation Commission will make a determination based on required legal findings of fact. Please visit http://www.minneapolismn.gov/meetings/hpc/index.htm for the agenda with staff reports (web page will be updated by the end of the day Monday prior to the meeting date).

In accordance with the Preservation Ordinance, all property owners within 350 feet of the subject property are notified of this public hearing. If you have questions about the project, please contact the City staff person listed below. If you would like to submit comments, you can make them verbally at the meeting or submit them in writing to:

                                            Lisa Steiner, Senior City Planner

250 South 4th Street, #300, Minneapolis, MN 55415

Phone: 612.673.3950 Ÿ Fax: 612.673.2526 Ÿ Email: Lisa.Steiner@Minneapolismn.gov

  The meeting site is wheelchair accessible; if you need other disability related accommodations, such as a sign language interpreter or materials in alternative format; please contact 612-673-2162 (673-2157 TTY/VOICE) at least five days prior to the meeting.

Organics Recycling Training Sessions: learn how to collect organics at home for composting

Come to one of two sessions to get your organics recycling questions answered with hands-on learning, demonstrations and tips that make organics recycling easier in your home.  Learn what happens to organics once they are collected.  Pick up a yard sign to promote the organics recycling program.  Organics kitchen collection containers will be distributed to attendees while supplies last.

Training will be held:

Thursday October 13, 2016, 6 – 8 p.m. at Windom Park Northeast (2251 Hayes St)

RSVP here.  Contact Laura Horner at laura.horner@minneapolismn.gov or 612-673-3318 with questions.

Tenant Engagement Work Group

You are invited to the next Tenant Engagement Work Group meeting on September 22, 2016 from 6:00-7:30pm at Van Cleve Recreation Center. Presented by the Department of Regulatory Services and the University District Alliance, this meeting is an opportunity to learn about Regulatory Services programs that impact tenants, including housing code and parking enforcement. There will also be time to share your input, questions and concerns with department staff.

To request an interpreter, suggest a topic for the agenda, or if you need more information, contact Caitlin Maxwell-Glenn at 612-673-3683 or Caitlin.Maxwell-Glenn@minneapolismn.gov. Light snacks will be provided.

RSVPs are appreciated at http://q3tewg.eventbrite.com. You are welcome to share this invitation and the attached flyer with your networks.

About the Tenant Engagement Work Group:

The Tenant Engagement Work Group meets on a quarterly basis at rotating locations throughout the city. Meetings are informal and are open to all Minneapolis renters, people who advocate for and support renters, and others interested in tenant engagement. To receive future communications about the work group, email Caitlin.Maxwell-Glenn@minneapolismn.gov.

Thank you,

Kellie Rose Jones

Deputy Director – Administration and Community Engagement

Office: 612-673-3506 kellie.jones@minneapolismn.gov


NORDEAST BIG RIVER BREW FEST! Saturday, October 22, 2016, 1-4 PM at East Side Neighborhood Services, 1700 Second Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413.

Free Home Energy Squad Visits for Income Qualifying Residents

For a limited time the City of Minneapolis is offering FREE Home Energy Squad visits for income-qualified residents, including renters. During each Home Energy Squad visit, a team of energy experts will evaluate energy saving opportunities in your home and install materials to help you start saving on the spot — including door weather stripping, a water heater blanket, high-efficiency light bulbs and water fixtures, and a programmable thermostat. The visit may also include:

  • A blower door test to measure your home for air leaks
  • An insulation inspection your attic and walls using an infrared camera.
  • A safety check your home’s heating system and water heater.
  • An Energy Fitness Plan with a prioritized list of energy improvements and financing information.

If the Home Energy Squad recommends insulation or air sealing, you will receive a personalized quote and an opportunity to schedule the work with a qualified contractor. Income-qualified residents also have special access to 0% financing to complete insulation and air sealing upgrades. This is a limited time offer so don’t wait to schedule your visit! Call Beth at 612-335-5874 or visit mncee.org/hes-mpls. All Minneapolis residents are eligible for a $70 Home Energy Squad visit. To qualify for the free visit and the 0% financing you must meet the income limits in the chart below: Household Size  – Income Limit 1 -$48,100 2 -$54,950 3 -$61,850 4 -$68,650 5 -$74,150 6 -$79,700 7 -$85,100 8- $90,650

Stacy Boots Camp|Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator |  612.244.2429 Center for Energy and Environment212 North 3rd Ave #560 | Minneapolis, MN 55401(fax) 612.244.2429 | www.mncee.org

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