Minutes from the March 13, 2006
Meeting of Martin Drive Neighborhood Association
Minutes from the
March 13 2006
Meeting of the Martin Drive
Seventeen neighbors were present.
The annual meeting planned for May was discussed.
Two of our young people, with Sharon Williams, are already involved in the
leadership program at Growing Power with Will Allen. Growing Power may
present at the annual meeting this year.
Drive budget information and suggestions were
discussed. Our newsletters need approximately $1000 per year to
print. Pat M. may have a contact and is waiting for a reply.
Halloween is self-sufficient. We take in what we spend during the
Halloween event. It was suggest that advertiser be in our newsletters or
the web site, a neighborhood activity fundraiser and to ask for donations at
the annual meeting were discussed. Final plans will be made at the April
Sharon Williams spoke in the issue of
summer activities. The most exciting possibility is the use of Growing
Power. He delivers produce baskets to the Washington Park
once a week by order only. Growing Power is located at 55th
and Silver Sprint. Milwaukee Urban League Academy of Business and
Economics (MULABE) and Making Connections are interested in the program for the
youth. MULABE hopes to have an art camp for the neighborhood kids, which
is still in the planning stages. The Walker program will continue and expand,
encouraging neighborhood communication, highlighting possible problem
situations, and promoting property upkeep.
Tasks in the organization and connecting
names were identified. One neighbor concerns was the high incidents of
broken car windows recently over several block in the neighborhood affecting
both street parked vehicles and those in side driveways. Remember to keep
valuable items out of your cars. Break in time were identified between 3
and 6 AM.
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Submitted by Maggie Blaha