April 12, 2016 Minutes

West Calhoun Neighborhood Council

Minutes of the Monthly Meeting of the WCNC

April 12, 2016
6:00 PM

Location of Meeting: Bakken Museum

Present at Meeting: Katie, Brent, Allan, Richard, David, Annie, Kathy

Absent from Meeting: Mary

The regular meeting of the WCNC of West Calhoun Neighborhood Council was called to order at 6:05 PM on April 12, 2016 at Bakken Museum by Katie Larson.

Approval of Agenda

The agenda for the meeting was distributed and unanimously approved.

Review of Previous Minutes

The minutes of the previous meeting were reviewed and unanimously approved.

Amendment To Agenda


Would like to amend the agenda to add the Treasurer’s Report. Brent will be stepping down as treasurer and would like some time to transition out of the position to properly train in a new treasurer.

Engagement Committee Update


Kathy and Annie walked around the block to take photos of the utility boxes to begin the utility box wrap project. They would like to open it up to a neighborhood Photo Contest to help decorate the boxes.

CM Palmisano’s New Aide

Patty Day

Patty introduced herself to the Board and is looking forward to working with us.



The conversation to decide on the nomination process for the Calhoun Treasures was tabled last month for discussion and resolution this month. Following a discussion, the Board decided that this year it is acceptable to offer the award to two people.

City Council Update

CM Linea Palmisano

Linea’s city update included: information on Organics, street sweeping, the Minneapolis Parks proposal and the 3 different proposals on the table, Residents will hear more about these proposals as well as a clear direction in the next two weeks when this issues comes before the COW. Linea is working with traffic and the Minnikada Club to put in a speed wagon at the intersection where a biker was recently injured.

Coordinator Update

Tina Erazmus

Coordinator Update included:

* a FB event page for Earth Day

* will pick up the supplies for Earth Day

* have a meeting set up w/ DOJO / website

* working on the Annual Meeting and the Annual Report

Agenda and Time of Next Meeting

The next meeting will be held at Annual Meeting! 6:00 PM on May 10, 2016 at the Bakken Mueseum

The meeting was adjourned at 7:30 PM by Katie Larson.

Minutes submitted by: Kristina Erazmus
Minutes approved by: WCNC Board

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