Minutes- 2/1/12
Monday, February 27, 2012 2:35 PM

District 10 Como Community Council
Executive Committee Agenda
Historic Streetcar Station
February 1, 2012

Meeting Minutes

Committee Members Present: Jon Knox (chair), Panod Klongtruatroke (vice chair), Penny Spence (treasurer), Linda Hinderscheit (secretary)

Staff Present: Jessie Bronk

Others Present: Bill Sylvester

I. Call to order at approximately 7:00 p.m. Agenda approved.

II. Marcy: Marcy Micek , long time volunteer and previous treasurer with District 10 , suffered a stroke in late January. Discussion on donations in honor of Marcy will be brought to the board.

III. COPP Grant: We were awarded $3000 from Ward 4 for our 2012 COPP grant proposal. The funding can be used for either proposed projects: 1) District Plan Ad Hoc Committee Project; 2) Business Association Project. Staff and committee feel the funding will be best used for the District Plan Project. Action item will be brought to the board to suggest using the funding for the District Plan Ad Hoc Committee.

IV. 2012 Budget: Penny will be sending the budget soon. At the board meeting she will have December and January financials for review. Jessie and Penny are working on wrapping up the final December reimbursement.

V. 2012 Contract Applications: We have not received our 2012 City grant application process yet. Jessie will inquire about the applications and will begin working on it. We will have a full board discussion about our grants at our February meeting, and we should aim to have them completed by our March meeting.

VI. Gabes: Gabe’s by the Park is working with the Land Use Committee on their sound variance request for a tent party on the weekend of Saint Patrick’s Day. Gabe’s needs to be aware of the Land Use Committee process and request recommendations from the committee in a timely matter. The Land Use Committee plans to work on developing a written document that lays out this process.

VII. Sub-district 3 Seat: We still have an open sub-district 3 seat that needs to be filled. All board members should help recruit.

VIII. District Operations Committee: Jessie has scheduled the kick-off meeting for the District Operations Committee for Thursday, February 23 at Java Train at 6:30 p.m. The committee needs more interest and support from board members, and all are encouraged to attend.

IX. Quarterly Newsletter: Jessie is working to get in touch with Katie Bruhn to develop a schedule and deadlines for the quarterly newsletter.

X. Events Planning Status: Discussion on 2012 Staycation and Neighborhood Garage Sale. Jessie has a Staycation planning meeting on Feburary 8. The Neighborhood Garage Sale is set for May 19. We will brainstorm ideas for new events at the next board meeting.

XI. Community Garden Update: Community Garden Kick-Off meeting is scheduled for February 2. Participating community members will discuss options.

XII. Miscellaneous discussion: none

XIII. Adjourn approximately 9:00 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted by Jessica Bronk

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