Lowry Hill East Neighborhood Association Board
May 20, 2015
6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Jefferson Community School, 1200 W 26th St – Lunchroom
Speak respectfully, be succinct
The LHENA board encourages you to bring box tops and labels for education for students at Jefferson Community School. Jefferson “buys” library books and gym equipment with the box tops and labels.
Board members: Jono Cowgill, Becky Dernbach, Tim Dray, Leslie Foreman, Bill Newmann, Paul Ryan, Frank Brown, Michael Friedman, Beth Harrington, Katie Schmitt and Tina Erazmus (staff). Pending John Edwards and Sara Romanishan.
6:00 p.m. Special meeting of members: Address how to resolve the tie vote at April’s annual meeting for one board seat from the annual meeting . Vote on whether or not to add a board seat for two years to add to the LHENA board both candidates who had a tie vote at the annual meeting (John Edwards and Sara Romanishan)
May meeting agenda approved
Welcome new staff – Joan Estenson
Welcome new board members: Frank Brown, John Edwards, Michael Friedman, Beth Harrington, Katie Schmitt and returning board members Paul Ryan and Sara Romanishian
Thank you to outgoing board members for your service: Sue Bode, Burt Coffin, Kyle Kilbourn, Michael Roden, and Shae Walker Hanson.
Council office update by Council Member Lisa Bender
Election of board officers: Secretary, Treasurer, Vice President and President
Prior meeting minutes
• Block Party Event: Imagine 29th Street
• Wedge Paper – Library project
• Lyn-Lake Bike Corral
• Summer meetings
Coordinator’s Update – Kristina
Annual meeting report
Crime and Safety
Housing and Development Task Force
Zoning and Planning
Leaning Tower of Pizza outdoor patio
There have been three tear downs in the neighborhood recently with reports of poor dust containment and accompanying fears of exposure to harmful materials to neighbors and residents. A request has been made for the Board make an official request for inquiry into this matter by Mpls zoning.