Board members present: Chris Sur, Chris DeParde, Dean Muldoon, Jeff Bajek, Marie Wolf, Tom Parent, Scott Bordon, Marshall Onsrud, David Saddoris, Jeff Bajek, David Potosky, Mark Brandow,
Move to approve June/July minutes. (Approved)
Review 09 end of year statement. Motion to accept end of year statement 09 (Approved) Review June/July 09 Statement. Motion to accept June/July 09 statement (Approved)
Board Member Participation Report
Farmer’s Market Assets :
Motion that assets that formerly belonged to KFNA that now become part of the farmers market. This includes : on site storage, tables, chairs, canopies, folding tables, storage bins, etc.
Discussion of policy regarding how the KFNA table is used at the farmer’s market. Motion that outside organizations that use KFNA’s table adhere to the same community table guidelines to which outside organizations using other farmer’s market tables adhere to today.
Moving of NRP Funds. Motion to migrate $20k of funds formerly allocated to to provide grants supporting under-served populations to administration. This funding will primarily be used to fund block club organizing efforts. (Approved)
CPAS Citizen Inspector Program. Not popular in its current form among board member. May face difficulty meeting board approval.
Side yard variance Request for Vanderford’s (Approved) Creation of a school committee or task force that will assist Kingfield’s new community school and Minneapolis Public Schools with the Changing School Options transition. Please review proposal by board at http://www.mpls.k12.mn.us/Changing_School_Options.html
–documents to review on right sidebar.
Motion to start a youth and schools committee. (Approved) Motion to start a youth and schools task force. (Declined)
Interested board members will meet ahead of time to establish a game plan. Email notice will go out next Tuesday. Initial meeting Tuesday the 29th. Regular meeting dates/times will be established at this meeting.
Other Committees, Task Force and Project Reports:
3912/3916 Blaisdell Update : the city will not sell the 3916 lot until they have heard from KFNA regarding possible options for the property NRP : did not meet Green : Graffiti Grant Update is happening fast. Will be gathering content from local artists to decorate utility boxes throughout the neighborhood.
Newsletter : just out
Crime Prevention and Safety (CpaS)
40th & Lyndale TF
3.King Bridge Partnership –not active
4.UPA (including Sound Walls) : meeting coming soon regarding grafiti prevention … monday, 09/14/2009
Community Garden tour : Thursday, September 10th Will tour 11 gardens in a two hour time period
Minutes were approved 11/09 by the KFNA Board despite a lack of names for who made or approved motions. This is the most complete set of minutes available.