College Hill Neighborhood Association
Round Table Agenda– November 19, 2018
Attendees: Adrianne Johnson, Andy Fry, Ardith Woertz, Carol Christensen, Christi Stewart, Dona Nordstrom, Erin Snethen, Oliver Snethen, Gail Kennedy, Jenny Odermatt, Sue Frackler, Tom Luellen
Speakers: Adrianne Meyer, Officer Friedrichs
- Community Officer Update – Officer Friedrichs provided general information on vehicle and home burglaries in the College Hill neighborhood. He said several arrests have been made and some property has been recovered. He also talked about Holiday Crime – packages being stolen from porches and increased parking lot crime on Wanamaker. He suggests trying to time deliveries for a time when someone is home, having packages sent to work if possible, asking a neighbor to pick up packages, or asking the delivery service to hold the package for pick-up. He left us with some overarching advise — Be aware and look out for each other – be good neighbors.
- Treasurer’s Report – Tom Luellen provided September 17, 2018 thru November 19, 2018 report. Total Deposits: $172.00, Total Disbursements: $206.00, Balance: $31,955.68.
- Midland Care PACE – Adrianne Meyer, Community Liaison with Midland Care PACE provided an overview of the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). PACE provides a variety of services to help persons 55 and over stay in their home. Services include and are not limited to transportation, day services, meal preparation, physical therapy, home health. Services may be subsidized or direct pay. Program Contact Information: 1-800-491-3691 or www.midlandcare.org
- Boswell Park Bricks – Tom Luellen has been approached by several people about adding to the personalized bricks in Boswell Park. Question was asked if we want to have a Boswell Park Brick fund raiser. Response was positive. Tom will check with Lardner’s on cost to produce the bricks, etc… Other logistics also need to be explored. Talk of an additional fund raiser spurred discussion on ways to spend monies. Projects that monies may be earmarked for were discussed briefly. Projects and other items mentioned during the discussion included and were not limited to lighting in the park, other park improvements, forming a committee to do further brainstorming, bylaws and rules for spending money and asking the Parks Department for an update on Masterplan.
- Chili Feed – Ardith Woertz talked about the date/month for the Chili Feed — January or February. It was decided that February was the better month. Ardith will explore church availability date options. Discussion also included general need for volunteers with set-up and tear-down and fill-in during event specifically mentioned. Rearranging placement of food items to alleviate power outages and utilize space differently, the need for more hotdogs and checking into Wi-Fi availability for payments were also discussed. Suggestions on additional food and beverage items, etc. are welcome. Having Celebrity Judges will be explored — Ardith and Adrianne Johnson will work on this.
- Recycling Drive — December 8th. Carol Christensen talked about drive and benefits of advertising. It was decided that social media and paper flyers would be used. Flyers will also include information on other up and coming events. Erin Snethen will prepare social media posting and the flyer. Who will deliver the flyers was discussed.
- Holiday House Decorations – houses should be decorated by December 15th. Judging will occur on or after the 15th of December.
- Next Round Table Meeting: Moved to 4th Monday of January, January 28, 2019 at 7:00 PM.
Minutes Respectfully Submitted by Gail L. Kennedy