Grant Park Neighborhood Association

The GPNA Meeting Minutes

Grant Park Neighborhood Association
General Meeting
Grant Park Church
Tuesday, November 11, 2011 7:00pm

In attendance:

Board Members in attendance:
Ron Laster
Kate Davenport
Raj Dubey
Chris Hyde
MaryCal Hanson
Guests in attendance:
Ben Adrian (NECN)

The agenda was reviewed, motioned to approve, and approved.

The Board meeting minutes from March 8th, 2011, July 26th, 2011 and August 30th were reviewed read and approved w/ some slight modifications.

Ben Adrian from NECN made some announcements and distributed handout to upcoming events and activities sponsored by NECN. Included were: Neighborhood Association board member training, Health Home workshop, Land Use/Transportation meeting in November, Community Economic Development, Solarize NE and the latest Portland Plan strategy city planning.

GPNA bylaws need to be read and reviewed 2 more times. Adden: (Katy Asher has a more recent 2007 bylaws which will be brought to the next meeting for reading/review).

Treasury report: ending balance: $6,298.03.

Newsletter issues, articles and timeline discussed and clarified.

Resolutions NW contacted Ron requesting some time to educate the GPNA about neighborhood conflict resolution training. Will make time for them at next meeting in December.

Katie mentioned that she is now a Master Recycler and will be available to answer questions at any of the meetings where she is in attendance. Time will be set aside to talk about this at the next meeting.

Old business:
Quorums at meetings: Ron let all the board members know that if there are not enough general neighbors in attendance we canít hold up the progress of agenda items hoping to obtain a quorum.

Meeting adjourned at 8:00pm
Minutes by MaryCal Hanson


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