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Audubon Neighborhood Association
Board Meeting Minutes
July 9, 2012
Attendees: Nic Baker, Kevin, Adam, Candace Baker, Justin Kwong, Sean Koebele, Jeff Smyser
1. Call to order: Nic Baker called the meeting to order at 6:05 p.m.
2. Review of agenda: No additions.
3. Review and approval of board meeting minutes from June 4: Justin moves, Kevin seconds to approve. Minutes are approved as written.
4. Officer and committee reports
a. President’s report:
a.i. Rules of order: We need a Parlimentarian: Kevin volunteers
a.ii. Nic will be out of town for most of next month; Craig Pederson will fill in as president
a.iii. Presidents from five other NE neighborhoods have met two times. The immediate purpose is to get to know each other and to share ideas. A longer-term goal is to identify possible joint projects. Nic will let Board members know about the next meeting if anyone is interested in attending (the next meeting will be the week of August 13).
a.iv. We’ve contracted with Mark Fox to maintain website ($100 per month) for 18 months
a.v. We received a letter from CPED: The city is considering purchasing 2827 Johnson Ave NE (where the convenience store is now) and building multi-family housing on that site and the adjacent vacant lot. Robin is obtaining more information.
a.vi. Community Participation Plan (CPP) and annual report were OK’d, with the exception that we need to add a grievance plan to the CPP.
b. Treasurer’s Report: Cash account balance: $4,727.
c. Hollywood Theater committee: Kevin: Space was used for a literary reading.
5. Old business
a. Candace invited Robin to next meeting to talk about our accounts. Robin suggested we invite Carrie instead as she is much more knowledgeable. Kevin will invite Carrie.
6. New business
a. Review of 2723 Polk Street plans: Nic previously sent plans around; Nic sent written OK to the owner.
b. Use of e-votes: Do we need to set limits? Discussion concluded that we play it by ear.
c. Neighborhood Participation Plan committee: Jeff will develop a draft plan and submit it to Nic and the committee for review.