May 9, 2017 Minutes

West Calhoun Neighborhood Council Board Minutes

May 9th, 2017 – 6:00 P.M. – Bakken Museum

Chair Allan Campbell welcomed the public to the Council’s annual meeting.

Vote on Utility Box Design

8 designs out of a possible 12 were chosen for utility box covers, using Dotmocracy.

Greenspace Discussion

Park Board Commissioner Meg Forney presented a report on the final Master Plan for Lakes Calhoun/Bde Maka Ska. She said that despite her vote against it, a skate park has been included in the final plan for the neighborhood greenspace. Several members of the public spoke about amenities they would wish to see in the greenspace.

City Update

Councilperson Linea Palmisano reported on several city issues, including the progress of the proposed ordinance to raise the City minimum wage to $15.

Name the Greenspace

Several ideas were received from residents with many focusing on calling the greenspace a green or a commons, but there was no consensus on any single name.

Board Elections

Lynette Davis, Evan Wiener, John Bordwell, and Jeffrey Idelkope were elected to the board by unanimous consent.

The meeting was adjourned at 7:30 P.M.

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