Sunset Village Neighborhood Association Meeting - Sequoya Library
Treasury Report - Brian
~250 printing offset by ~250 advertising
100 ice cream social -
Sunday Aug 15 Ice cream social with sponsors
Garage sale July 30/31st
Hill Farm Pool City swim meet
Membership drive - fall newsletter.
Blair Wilcox - Green Team
Survey respondent - idea to kick start. Give presentation on: Energy efficiency give presentation (1hr) recycling, carpooling transit water mgmt
Comment - solar
C. - yahoo. Separate meeting?
Blair set date and put in newsletter
Brad Nording, ex web master
Possibly the host site changed.
Community Garden -
Past interest, about garden and ice rink
Survey to add to newsletter, online survey possibility
Chris Schmidt - City Alderperson (District 11)
PUBLIC WORKS UPDATE
Ridge and Univeristy
Left turn on University at Hill Street
Prevent left turns from la brioche
Target construction starts soon opening March or July 2011
Proposal - work force housing next to target. 90 apartments w/ parking at segoe and university.
Owen and blank street signal comes in.
Kendall to regent and west bike route improvement - possible bike blvard
Greenway - common council passed - construction starts fall/October
Partner with another community/neighborhood and write grant together /work together.
Cost 40-50 K.
Issues- traffic and stormwater mgmt
Sunset village and neighborhoods east to franklin to work together
Sunset hill already have grant to work on plan.
More worried about getting support and garnering commitment and less about $$$
Consultant with grant. Help lead and organize.
Q What does it mean to volunteer?
Chair and vice-chair. Treasure. --6 -12 volunteers is important to have ‘enough’ members so that if someone has to miss then that is okay. Hold 6-20 meetings. Together and w/ city staff.
Q Boiler plate plan? A- based on comp plan
Q would our neigh plan trump city comp plan? No, only can refine. Go into more detail.
Q how to fund remaining $$ A talk to banks and buz. Can supply $
Q has city been adopting neigh plan as a part of comp plan? City adopts as a part of more general city comp plan.
Inconsistencies with old plan and comp plan but comp plan has more authority.
Public hearing is only step to amend comp plan and in theory can ok to specific site project.
Q timetable? A Oct show prove to city that there is interest pass budget in November could possibly get all $ from city. To show interest: form planning-committee that gets familiar with holding meetings and grants. Must lay groundwork to show that we are serious. Jule Stroik. Or Ben... from city can help educate us to get started.
Q small group first then big group or big group then small group? A joint steering committee. Houses different, but concerns the same.
Email Janice if interested. And Janice will put something on yahoo group.
Q Contact URPL have students work or participate? Assist?
Vansmanshie, Arlington Heights, Sunset Hills, Bluff
Gene former alder- can write off against grant if team members are "professional"
Higher density issues and concerns.
How beneficial is newsletter?
Post stuff from email from Jule. On yahoo group
Email version of newsletter, but at least once for new homes. Also to stay legal active neigh assoc must at least deliver to all homes at least once (maybe?)
Advertise on website.