board members present, David , Dennis, Lynne, Deborah, Krystal, Emily,
Laurel, William, Kit, and neighbor David Gerber
DISCUSSION OF AGENDA FOR GENERAL MEETING MARCH 1ST
Land use-exploring changes city might make on zoning
lynne will send out postcard announcing Feb 1st, March 1st , April 3rd soon
newsletter to be sent out before meeting-Laurel ,Lynne(formats)
Eben Fodor will give presentation about “missing middle”, zoning changes.
Clay Roberts Neal will give a report on what neighbors want for their neighborhood
RAISING MONEY TO PAY BACK LAWYER’S HELP WITH AMAZON w H.
Discussed organizing night at restaurant – SEN would get 10%( Hideaway? David will check this out- other area restaurants like Tasty Thai,Highlands
Maybe matching grant, sponsors for newsletter, direct donations with thank
you sheet in newsletter
NEWSLETTER-to come out once a month(electronic)
info on Crossfire, possible new zoning changes, landuse – c2 zone workshop( no date yet).Want to get newsletter out before March 1st
Rest stop up to 9 huts( article on homeless areas in SE).Monthly notes
Laurel, David will write some articles ,Kyrstal face book;lynne will do Data entry
MATCHING GRANT DEADLINE JAN 31ST
Want to spend on emergency preparedness-radios(Don methany)
emergency supplies, Kyrstal made motion for $5000($4,690).Deborah seconded it vote passed yes 8 no 0. talked about getting volunteer hours
LANDUSE(MISSING MIDDLE DISCUSSION)
City is talking about changing R1 zoning (perhaps may).Want to fast track .
City will be holding a council workshop on C2/R1 zoning (TBA)
Discussed joining with 5 other neighborhood groups to prevent blanket zoning- get city to reexamine missing middle concept , think more on
refinement plans. and opportunity siting. WECAN and city put together a forum Feb 12 at university with Architects, planning comission, liz Cawood.
We talked about coming up with alternative forums with Shina, Westside/Jefferson .South Universtiy, Amazon, Friendly.Want a citywide conversation
Concerned about how fast zoning changes will effect AFFORDABLE HOUSING, solar access, not environmental to tear down old houses to build new ones that will charge higher rent and take away trees, green areas, animals, we have enough buildable lots already
Landuse Committee will meet to discuss how to do this-Deborah
OK’d Clay Roberts-architect student- to come Feb 1st meeting and gather info from neighbors about what their concerns and visions are(focus group)
Then have Clay report findings at April 12th general meeting and write article for news letter.( we want to get permission from Clay to use this info) And ask Eben Fodor to give presentation at March 1st general meeting about myth of middle housing concept. Will mail postcard out to entire neighborhood about these 3 SEN meetings for Feb, March, April-lynne
BLOCK CAPTAIN MEETINGS FOR EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
Tuesday Jan 9th 7-8:30-Good Samaritan