August 18, 2020 Minutes

ANA Board Meeting

August 18, 2020

Board members present:  Joel Federer, Kevin Ross, Patty Grabski, Samantha Bild, Adam Miller, Judy Vecere, Sean Burke, Sharla McIntosh, Donte Mearon, Brett Anderson

Support team present:  Lauren Anderson, Rachel Ireland-Henry, Jordan Nelson, Neil

Board Members absent: Adriana Dobrzycka

Virtual Happy Hours Topics/Guests – Sep 8 & Nov 10

  • Schedule changing to every other month – participation has been low
  • Ideas
    • School learning, maybe a MPS guest, some sort of support opportunity
    • Backpack drive – supplies for Mpls kids
  • Next date is 9/8
  • Sam and Sean volunteer to work on agenda for 9/8 – plan due Thursday 8/27

Park board Update

  • ran childcare program through summer School-age – revised procedures for COVID
  • Mid summer began some revised programs, Fun on the Run with social distance
  • Online programs, live and recorded
  • Fall programming – rec centers will not enter in full, but for some programs
  • Fall sports: soccer, flag football
  • Armatage Park Alternative Halloween Event
  • Drive-through or map with stations in park – looking for additional suggestions
    • Map of neighborhood houses with awesome decorations
    • Park costume parade or bubble placement
    • Haunted Hay maze
    • Dunk tank sans water
  • Liability and safety considerations over-arching all planning

Rescheduled National Night Out – Sep 15

Litter Be Gone – Oct 3

  • Pickup supplies pre-sorted at Armatage park
  • Teams of household groups only

Let’s Get Uncomfortable Workshop – Oct 6

  • Limited to 25 participants
  • Some funding still available for small promotion

Sweet Treats in the Park

  • Neighborhood signage and parking lot setup planned
  • Sunday 530-730
  • Topic of plan for mask-wearing enforcement
    • Plan to have masks and sanitizer available  (Patty to bring box of masks)

Neighborhoods 2020 Letter

  • Brett to compose Armatage letter
  • Request for the board to sign joint neighborhood letter
    • Vote passed unanimously to sign

President’s Report

  • No  comments

Minutes – Approved Via Email

Treasurer Report – Financials Emailed

Coordinator Update:

  • Fall Newsletter Content and Timeline – Election, Census, Let’s Get Uncomfortable
  • ANA to own organizing a Halloween lights/décor driving map for the week of Halloween
  • Web and Social Media Content Updates

Finance update

  • ANA Account Rachel Ireland-Henry gave a financial presentation on the ANA’s city funding, reimbursement process, CPP and NRP current funding programs, and the Neighborhoods 2020 process to determine future funding for 2021 and beyond.

8:07 Motion to Adjourn