2011 08 - Waite Park Community Council Meeting Notes

Waite Park Community Council Meeting Notes

August 3rd, 2011



7:00 Call to order

7:01 Introductions and sign in: Mary Farnham, Ann Kastensen, Anthony Beard, Tia Karelson, Connie Stauffer, Gary Arntsen, Lorraine Dodd, Jeffrey Martin, Jim Stillman

7:05 Financial report (Financial Report Approved)

7:10 Reports - Committee and Special -- 2 minutes or less per speaker:
  1. Minneapolis Parks and Rec Scott Gagnon:
    Fall Program registration & rec plus upcoming. New C.S.A. being added to WP Parks & Rec staff, Scott will move his office to another location.
  2. Community Education Sandy McDonald: N/A
  3. Northeast Chamber of Commerce Rpt Gabe Nelson: N/A
  4. Public Education NE Alita Bergan: N/A
  5. Communications Committee Amy Softich: N/A
  6. Waite Park Community Garden Connie Stauffer:
    Saturday is Community Garden Day event from 6:30pm - 8:30pm. All are welcome.
  7. Waite Park Voice / Web Site Anthony Beard: Next issue deadline August 5th
  8. NRP/CPED Steering Committee Gary Arnsten:
    Remaining NRP phase I money needs to be verified and potentially reallocated.

MOTION: WPCC will amend NRP plan for Home Security Rebate and Block Club Grant programs to extend until 2014. (Motion Approved)

Fall Festival Mary Farnham:
'Be the Match' cross promotion to begin. WP Wesleyan has distributed 400+ handbills to promote Fall Festival 2011. August 13
th workshop on schedule. Minimum age for participation may be lowered to 10 years old for Push Cart Derby.
MOTION: Allocate $200 for Fall Festival Banner (Motion Approved)


7:40 New Business:

WP Housing Program Update: $19,367.55 available for program income to be rolled back into loan programs or by way of NRP plan modification to be used elsewhere. $121,813.70 still available in WP Revolving Loan program and $32,990.00 available in WP Emergency Repair program. Board needs to evaluate best course of action. Will request attendance of GMHC staff at next WP board meeting to further discuss options.


8:00 Adjourn



Next Agenda Setting Meeting: Thursday, August 25, 2011

Next WPCC Meeting:  Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Meetings Held at Waite Park Community Center



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