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DMNA 2023 Annual Meeting on Monday, November 6

November 6, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The DMNA 2023 Annual Meeting will take place on Monday, November 6.  This year’s event will take place in person at the Mill City Museum, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  We are planning a fun evening that will include entertainment, a cash bar, and free appetizers catered by D’Amico.  The DMNA 2023 Annual Meeting is open to all Downtown East and Downtown West residents and is free to attend, but please RSVP via Eventbrite so that we can plan accordingly for food and refreshments.

Elections to the Board of Directors will take place at this meeting.  We have three seats up for election this year, each with a three-year term.  You must live, work, or own property in the Downtown East or Downtown West neighborhoods to be eligible for a seat on the board.  If you have an interest in running for a seat on the DMNA Board, please submit your application via the link below.

DMNA 2023 Board Application

7:00 pm Welcome and Introductions by DMNA Board President Andy Gittleman

  • Introduction of current DMNA Board Members
  • Recognition of outgoing board members
  • 2023 Accomplishments
  • Looking ahead to 2024 and beyond (Introduction of 2035 Plan)
7:10 pm Treasurer’s Report by Abby Larson
7:15 pm Historic Building Signage Presentation by Dianne Walsh – 20 New Buildings added in 2023

7:20 pm Elections to the DMNA Board of Directors

  • Introduction of the candidates (Call for nominations from the floor if any) – Candidates have 2-3 minutes to introduce themselves (Bios are available on the website)
  • Voting via Ballot (You must live, work or own property in Downtown East or Downtown West to vote in the DMNA Board Election.  The top three vote-getters will serve three-year terms)
7:30 pm Updates by Elected Officials

  • Ward 3 Council Member Michael Rainville (CONFIRMED)
  • MPRB Commissioner Elizabeth Shaffer (CONFIRMED)
  • Senator Bobby Joe Champion (CONFIRMED)
  • Representative Esther Agbaje (INVITED)
7:40 pm Community Book Read Kickoff presented by TBD (possibly Christie Hantge or Mary Taris from Strive Publishing)

  • Author Charles Adams – Twin Cities: My Life as a Black Cop and Championship Coach
  • Books will be available for sale at a reduced price and the author will be signing books.
  • Books can also be purchased at Strive Bookstore –
7:45 pm DMNA 2023 Volunteer of the Year Awards presented by DMNA Board Vice President Pam McCrea
7:50 pm Concluding Remarks by DMNA Board President Andy Gittleman

  • Preliminary un-official election results (Results are subject to verification by the Executive Director and an outside third party to ensure accuracy.  Official results will be posted by Wednesday, November 8 at 5 p.m.)
  • “Be That Neighbor” video presentation
8:00 pm Adjournment of Meeting


November 6, 2023
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Mill City Museum
704 S. 2nd St.
Minneapolis, MN 55415 United States
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