Grant Park Neighborhood Association

The GPNA Meeting Minutes

Grant Park Neighborhood Association
General Meeting
Grant Park Church
Tuesday, May 3, 2011 7:00pm

In attendance:

Board Members in attendance:
Ron Laster
Liz Alexander
MaryCal Hanson
Kate Davenport
Guests in attendance, minutes recorder:
Chris Hyde
Gregg Sneller

January Board meeting minutes approved.

Agenda item:
Neighborhood noise complaint of a business on NE Broadway by the name of Qush. This is a hooka lounge. The property owner, Kathryn King sent a letter requesting assistance with a good neighbor agreement (GNA). Liz will try and locate the GNA that was used in the past, tweak it somewhat for these two parties and present it at an upcoming meeting. Gregg wanted to let the GPNA know about a new tenant that is currently in the process of starting a new school at the GP Baptist church (GPBC). Meeting schedule for 2011-2012 will be as follows:

General meetings:
October 4th 2011, December 6th 2011, March 6th 2012, and May 8th 2012.
Board meetings will be: August 30th2011, November 9th 2011, February 7th 2012, and April 10th 2012.
Ron requested that GPNA board members choose one meeting to preside over. Katie will oversee the October meeting, Mary Cal the December meeting, Liz the March meeting and Chris the May meeting.

Newsletter:
size, timing, articles etc were discussed and finalized. Articles will include something from the Friends of Trees, Bureau of transportation and Clean Energy works and an Ice Cream social for Sierra Club.

GPNA bylaws:
GPNA bylaws were distributed and Ron requested that we all read and review them. They must be reviewed at 3 meeting so GPNA board members will review them at the next two meetings to make changes if needed.

GPNA donation form:
Chris handed out an example of a possible GPNA donation guideline strategy. It was reviewed by the group and changes were made to the form. A finalized version will be brought to the next meeting.

Meeting adjourned at 8:10pm
Minutes by MaryCal Hanson

Next general meeting: scheduled for October 4, 2011, Tuesday

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