Minutes from the June 9, 2008
Pat M. introduced Bahauddeen Muneer, the artist who
will help the neighborhood children use the planters for works of art.
They will use donated pieces of porcelain and stoneware. The completed
pieces will stay in place at 41st, 43rd, and
We introduced ourselves and greeted the new visitors. Pat shared the stories from the walks around the neighborhood. Sandy Folaron and Joey Zocher joined the group to help acquaint the neighbors with the names of the kinds of trees.
Pat will acquire mulch and soil
for use on
Cecilio was to have the call for kids on Tuesday evenings at the BEAM school on 46th and State to get the drum circle workshop going from 6 – 8:00. Hope to open the Market with the call of the drums.
Scholarships are still available
We need to continue working on
front yard projects to eliminate litter. The amount of litter in the
gutters and on our streets is the billboard for the kind of neighbors we
are. Once again we were encouraged to walk down
Thanks to Michael Murphy for
getting the street sweepers to clean
Neighbor concerns included recycling. It appears that only the ones who call the ward yard are getting their recycling picked up. Once again all garbage carts must be removed from the front sidewalks within 24 hours of collection.
Terri B had some questions about compost bins and rain barrels. 42nd and McKinley will have an ice cream social.
Our next meeting will be Monday,
July 14th at
Submitting by Maggie Blaha
June 22, 2008
Topics for consideration for next meeting:
1. One topic to be considered is changing the parking signs on 45th and 46th due to no bus routes.
2. Also we should consider informing our County supervisor of our concerns about elimination of bus service, routes and costs