The Board /General Meeting for the Columbia Park Neighborhood will be held Monday February 22, 2021 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, please contact CPNA staffer Liz at 612-390-3735 or contact at columbiapark dot org. People who are deaf or hard of hearing may use a relay.
Elizabeth Wielinski is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: CPNA Board and General Meeting Monday February 22, 2021
Time: Feb 22, 2021 06:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
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Columbia Park Draft Meeting Agenda for Monday February 22, 2021
6:30 – Call to Order for Board Actions
6:31 – Approval of the Agenda
6:35 – Approval the CPNA Draft minutes for January 25, 2021 meeting
6:39 – Treasurer’s Report- Receive and File: none for January
6:45- Open Time
6:59 – General Meeting
7:00 – New Business
Elliot Fisher… fence
Gregg Graton Proposed triplexes on 37th AV at 5th ST NE
NRP: Proposed changes to neighborhood plan modification approval process
Train Park Playground on 27th AV NE on CP property ( a joint effort with the Holland Neighborhood)
7:40 – Old Business
Metro Blooms…postpone again
Non-Profit status update
Neighborhood Organization Recognition Requirements
7:45– Crime and Safety Update
7:50 – Announcements/ Communications.
AFCAC Meeting Tuesday 2/23/2021 see what’s happening on the upper river
Zoom Connection: Web: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88605275975
Community Forum: The State of the Cooperative Economy
Join Council Member Kevin Reich and special guests from Nexus Community Partners, Eastside Food Co-op, Northeast Investment Cooperative, Broken Clock Brewing Cooperative, and Fair State Brewing Cooperative for a community conversation about the current state of cooperatives and the cooperative economy on
Tuesday, February 23, 6:30-8 p.m.
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Or call in (audio only)
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Phone Conference ID: 160 441 228#
Learn more about the cooperative business model as a tool for community development and economic empowerment and meet some of the Eastside’s thriving cooperatives. We’ll also talk about the City of Minneapolis’ Cooperatives Technical Assistance Program (C-TAP) and how that initiative supports the development of local cooperative businesses.
COMMUNITY SOLAR OPPORTUNITY
Emerge Second Chance Community Solar Garden: Subscribers Wanted!
Did you know you have an opportunity right in Ward 1 to use renewable solar energy, save on your electric bill, reduce pollution and promote local green jobs? The Second Chance Community Solar Garden is installed on the Emerge Second Chance Recycling facility at 1179 15th Ave SE in Minneapolis and we are signing up subscribers now for a projected early summer launch!
Community solar gardens (CSG) are solar arrays on a larger roof (in this case, Emerge) whose electricity is shared by more than one property. CSGs are an opportunity for Minneapolis neighbors to participate in the solar energy revolution, regardless of income, credit score or whether you rent or own, and get a credit on their electric bill. And there are options to participate with no upfront money. The only requirement is that you pay your own Xcel electric bill and not a landlord or third party.
BENEFITS of Community Solar Gardens:
- Enables renters or those with roofs unsuitable for solar to use renewable energy and get a credit on your electric bill.
- Enables participation regardless of income or credit score, with a Pay-As-You-Go option that does not require upfront money.
- Energy bill credits move with you, even if you move homes.
- Make your money back (& then some…) with an estimated 8 year Return on Investment (ROI) with the Pay Up Front Option.
- Subscriptions can cover up to 120% of your annual electricity usage.
- Electricity rates are locked in for 25 years.
- Quality assurances, turn-key maintenance and energy guarantees.
Northeast Winter Market
Saturday, March 6th
11am – 1pm
University Ave & 7th Ave NE Minneapolis
Parking lot of St Boniface Church