Minutes from the September 12, 2011 6:30 pm
The mission of the
Mary Andres started the meeting and neighbors introduced themselves and where they live.
2. Alderman Murphy
Alderman Murphy says that he
is running for reelection as Alderman. There was a rumor that he would run as
3. Presentation on Rebuilding Milwaukee Together -- This organization deals with issues of older adults. Last year they repaired and revitalized 155 homes.
Erin Goff said that the program addresses concerns that seniors have living in their homes. Applicants must be 60 years or older, meet income requirements, own home, and up to date on property taxes. They help with emergency repairs. They are looking for volunteers on Friday September 23 (all day) to help neighbors with the project.
4. A new Parks Play Trails
will be installed at
Pat gave an update on
6. Talk about the cleaning up email???
talked about keeping the neighborhood clean and putting garbage barrels behind
the house after pickup.
Welcome packets and surveys were given to new neighbors.
Raymond gave a quick garden update for Steve Falsetti. An email will be send out, looking for neighbors to help with end of season cleanup
Pat said that there will be Halloween sign up dates. The blocks for night-time trick or treating will be announced to participants
A meeting will be scheduled soon. Contact MDNANewsletter to submit good news about the Martin drive area, or help.
$5600 in the neighborhood private checking account.
Sharon Williams will schedule a meeting soon. Neighbors can use MDNAReps@yahoogroups.com to contact Block Representatives
neighbors attended an outdoor movie at the
Shirley Drake said that the event went well and neighbors especially enjoyed the mounted police horse.
Andres said the committee will work on a clear policy to help neighbors
effectively communicate with each other to continue to make
8. Technology Introduction, E-Notify and best practices on neighborhood communication
Neighbors should watch the video posted on http://www.martin-drive.org/video.html to remember how to use E-notify and make E-Service Requests.