Draft Agenda for Board/General Meeting Monday November 21, 2016

The regular Board/ General Meeting of the Columbia Park Neighborhood Association will be held Monday November 21, 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
6:35 – Approval the Meeting Minutes from October 17, 2016
6:39 – Treasurer’s Report- Receive and File
6:59 – General Meeting
7:00 – Old Business

Kristin Petersen with an update about the St Anthony Parkway Bridge

Marcus Mills and Pat Vogel from the NECE quarterly visit

Look at draft policies for the new NCR guidelines, and vote to approve if acceptable

  • Grievance procedure,
  • Conflict of interest policy and procedure,
  • Equal Opportunity Employment (EOE) or Affirmative Action (AA) plan and policy, and
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) plan and policy
  • Financial policies and procedures,
  • Personnel policy and job descriptions (if the organization has paid staff)

Recovery House change at 524 37th AV NE

Raingardens in 2017

Renewal of staff contract

7:15 – New Business

Adding a public comment period to the board/general meetings

7:30 – Crime and Safety Update
7:45 – Announcements/ Communications

American Craft Council Library Open House and Craft Sale

Saturday, December 3, 10 am — 5 pm

American Craft Council Library, 1224 Marshall Street NE, Suite 200

The American Craft Council invites you to join them in the ACC Library for a festive holiday celebration featuring exhibits, programs, interactive activities and works for sale by several of their favorite local makers. Visit our website or follow us on social media for more details this fall. The Library Salon Series is free and open to the public; however, space is limited. For more information: (612) 206-3100 or library@craftcouncil.org.

1850s Holiday Party

Sunday, December 4, 12:30 – 3:30 pm

Ard Godfrey House, in Chute Square Park at corner of University and Central

Enjoy light refreshments, musical entertainment and guided tours of the oldest remaining wood frame residence in Minneapolis, built in 1849. The home will be decorated for the holidays in the modest style of the era, and the Woman’s Club guides will be dressed in period costume. See how the Godfrey family might have celebrated the holidays in the new community at St. Anthony Falls. Children are welcome and will receive free Godfrey House buttons. Admission is free (but donations are suggested and welcome). No reservations required. Sponsored by the Woman’s Club of Minneapolis. For more information or to arrange group tours: 612-781-8791 or http://www.womansclub.org/club/scripts/section/section.asp?NS=AGH.

Holiday Train

Bringing the community together for a night of holiday lights, entertainment, and family fun to support the East Side food shelves. Enjoy a night of live musical entertainment by Kelly Prescott and Colin James, kid’s activities, and refreshments. Bring a cash or healthy non-perishable food donation to the Holiday Train event. This event is free and open to the community.

Saturday, December 10, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM at Lions Park on 37th Avenue NE between 37th Avenue NE and Stinson Boulevard. Holiday Train will arrive at 7:00 PM. Don’t Miss the Train!


See you in 2017 on Monday January 23rd

8:00 – Adjourn

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