York Neighborhood Association General Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

7:00 – 8:45 pm

Garden Street United Methodist Church



Present Board Members:  Anne Mackie, George Liepart, Jessica Bandstra, Jeff Bates, Sarah Bates, Carol Dixon, Helen Jackson, Barbara Davenport, Seth Cool, Tom Scott and Libby Stark. 


Present Neighbors:  Kirsti Charlton, Crystal Trunkey, Richard Smith, Lurdes Hernandez, Sharon Wendling, Brooke Stanton, Jeremy Nunnikhoven, Ivy Yap, Jim Kling, Vivian and Jerry Hruska, Dieter Brandyberry, David Camp, Ann Russell, Lucy Autumn, Sean Burke.


  1. Welcome and Introductions


  1. Guest Speaker:  Chris Koch, Planner II from COB—Chris explained the process of completing the neighborhood plan update.


  1. Small Group Breakout Sessions—Yorkers broke into four different groups (neighborhood design, parks and recreation, transportation and traffic, housing) to brainstorm what is valued in the neighborhood, what we’d like to see stay the same and what we’d like to change.  Each group set a date for their next meeting.


  1. Summation and Next Steps:  Each group reviewed their results.  Neighbors were encouraged to complete the online survey (paper copies are also available).


  1. Announcements:  Anne Mackie made an announcement that Jessica Bandstra, newsletter editor, will be missed and her help has been greatly appreciated the past several years.



Topics for next general meeting: neighborhood plan update


The meeting adjourned at 8:45.

Submitted by Libby Stark