Minutes from the May 14, 2012 6:30 pm

Meeting of Martin Drive Neighborhood Association


The mission of the Martin Drive Neighborhood Association, through its programs and projects, is to embrace and foster a sense of belonging and common purpose, in order to create a neighborhood that is beautiful, diverse, secure, and fun for everyone!

The meeting started at 6:26 p.m. Mary welcomed guests and asked neighbors who are new. She pointed out that new neighbors can see Lynn to receive a new neighbor packet.

Pat explained the Bloom and Groom Project.

Maggie explained how the neighborhood can have more curb appeal.

Sharon's sister talked about how she felt safe walking home.

Mary talked about how neighbors can sign up for being on our email list serve.

Pat gave a financial report on the past year.

Raymond explained that the neighborhood makes money when someone clicks on a Google ad at our neighborhood website www.martin-drive.org

Mary explained the yellow volunteer form.

Mary introduced Steve. Steve explained that this is the fourth year for the garden. He talked about neighbors that are helping in the garden this year. He plans to add more beds this year. Neighbors can contact him at MDNAGarden@yahoogroups.com Steve would like to schedule times to weed the garden every two weeks. It is the site for the outdoor movie and neighborhood summer picnic.

Supervisor Stamper said that he is excited to represent us. He thanked us for our support. He explained his work in Milwaukee County. He talked about the three committees and a fourth that he will be on soon.
Health and Human Needs

He explained the issues that he has worked on since he started his work.

Mary made announcements on door prizes, tables and said that we have time to socialize. She thanked everyone for coming.