A regularly scheduled meeting of the Board
of Directors of the Downtown Minneapolis Neighborhood Association, Inc. (DMNA)
was held on
With a quorum present, Jerrie Hayes, Chair, convened the meeting at Other board members in attendance included: Jack Becker, Monroe Bell, Larry Calhoun, Dee Cotten, Secretary, Andrew Hauer, Sue Jahn, Carletta Sweet, and Joan Wilshire. Board members unable to attend were Janis LaDouceur, Al Smith, Vice Chair, and Roberta Webb-Streib, Treasurer. Nonboard members in attendance included Lisa Goodman, 7th Ward City Councilmember; Dale Joel of Schaferichardon Inc.; Pat Lundquist of Explore the Warehouse District project; Mark Moller, Chair of the Land Use Committee; Mohamed Moselhy of Municipal Parking Inc.; George Rosenquist, NRP Implementation Committee; Scott Russell of the Southwest Journal; Naomi Ward, CCNP Restorative Justice Community Organizer.
Lisa Goodman made the following announcements: graffiti is a big issue in the downtown area so the Minneapolis Police Department established a graffiti hotline number and web page to report incidents (Attachment 1); and the next “Lunch with Lisa” will be held on Wednesday, October 25th at the Acadia Café. The topic will be the library and school referendum.
Naomi Ward briefly explained the function of the RJP then introduced
Mohamed, who volunteered to fill the downtown vacancy (replacing Barbara Thale)
joining Dee and Monroe on the committee. The Chair passed around Mohamed’s
application for board consideration. Meanwhile
The Chair advised that this project was being considered for development as a telecommunications facility, and that it had already been reviewed by the Land Use Committee which recommended its approval. Dale Joel then explained the project to the board and entertained questions. The Chair moved and Joan seconded to approve the project. The motion was carried unanimously.
Since this was not an agenda item, Andy moved and
The regularly scheduled meeting was adjourned at and the closed-door executive session was conducted immediately thereafter.
Signed and approved by
[Report Graffiti card]