Southeast Neighbors Board Minutes 11/17/15


Board Members Present: Heather Sielicki (Pres), Roberly Hearsch (VP), William Zwicker (Treas.), Duncan Rhodes (Sec.), Ken Beeson, Len Epstein, Emily Fox, Debbie Hebert, Lealan Swanson

Board Members Absent: Jenny Oberst

Neighbors Present:  none

The March City Council South Willamette Special Area Zone (SW-SAZ) public hearing has been postponed, pending inputs on this topic by the affected Neighborhood Associations & the public.

On 11/8/15, leaders from Southeast Neighbors, Friend Area Neighbors, South Hills Neighborhood Association (formerly known as Crest Drive) and Amazon Neighbors voted to form a Council of South Eugene Neighborhoods (CSEN) to work together formally as Neighborhood Associations on collective issues impacting all of our associations.

CSEN will be comprised of 3 neighborhood representatives each from SEN, FAN, SHiNA and Amazon.

CSEN will form subcommittees to act as working groups for identified topics (such as SW-SAZ). Subcommittees may contain or be comprised of participants from the general public from within each neighborhood. Subcommittees will gather information and formulate recommendations for review by the neighborhood associations.

Neighborhood associations will vote on whether to accept, reject, or propose modifications to any recommendations generated by the subcommittees.

The SEN Board voted to join CSEN during this 11/17 board meeting.

The SEN Board voted to appoint Heather Sielicki, Len Epstein, and Lealan Swanson as our representatives to CSEN.