Upcoming Agendas
Midtown Phillips Neighborhood Association Inc.

JUNE BOARD Meeting:
Tuesday June 9, 6:30-8pm. 
Stewart Park (Arts & Crafts Room), 2700 12th Ave S, Minneapolis
• Approve minutes of 5/12 board meeting (5 min)
• Orientation on funding sources, auditing and the expectations for MPNAI per our management response by Robert Thompson, NCR (35 min)
• Vote on Motion to approve the Banyan/MPNAI MOU and approve $10,000 toward partnership per May 26 community meeting. (5 min)
• Review for Approval HOTB 2015 proposal (15 min)
• Review for Approval Somali/American Radio Station KALY-LP 101.7 FM proposal (15 min)
• Festival planning/MPNAI booth (5 min)
• Public comments (10 min)

JUNE COMMUNITY Meeting:
Public attendance encouraged for community discussion/awareness of local issues.
Tuesday June 236:30-8pm. 
Stewart Park (Multi-purpose Room), 2700 12th Ave S, Minneapolis
• Approve minutes of 5/26 community meeting (5 min)
• Q&A on policy for local park field use with Scott Vreeland, Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board (30 min)
• Midtown Phillips Summer Safety Strategy
—Inspector Sullivan, 3rd Precinct, Minneapolis Police, will be joined by HN County Probation, Midtown Safety Center, HN County Attorney Gail Baez, Minneapolis Park Police, Transit Police, and 3rd Precinct Community Prosector. (50 min)
• Festival announcement (5 min)



UPCOMING MEETINGS:
MPNAI meets every second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Public welcome.

BOARD MEETINGS:
Tuesday July 14, 6:30-8pm. Stewart Park (Arts & Crafts Room)
Tuesday August 11, 6:30-8pm. Stewart Park (Arts & Crafts Room)
Tuesday September 8, 6:30-8pm. Stewart Park (Arts & Crafts Room)
Tuesday October 13, 6:30-8pm. Stewart Park (Arts & Crafts Room)
Tuesday November 10, 6:30-8pm. Stewart Park (Arts & Crafts Room)
Tuesday December 8, 6:30-8pm. Stewart Park (Arts & Crafts Room)


COMMUNITY MEETINGS:
Public attendance encouraged for community discussion/awareness of local issues.
No July community meeting
Tuesday August 256:30-8pm. Stewart Park (Multi-purpose Room)
Tuesday September 22, 6:30-8pm. Stewart Park (Multi-purpose Room)
Tuesday October 276:30-8pm. Stewart Park (Multi-purpose Room)
Tuesday November 24, 6:30-8pm. Stewart Park (Multi-purpose Room)

MAY COMMUNITY MEETING

MAY COMMUNITY Meeting Agenda:
Public attendance encouraged for community discussion/awareness of local issues.
Tuesday May 266:30-8pm. 
Stewart Park (Multi-purpose Room), 2700 12th Ave S, Minneapolis
• Approve minutes of 5/12 board meeting (5 min)
• The Lake Street Energy Challenge (15 min)
• Developer introductions, including PRG, PPL and others, who are interested in building in the Phillips neighborhoods. (35 min)
• Banyan 2015 partnership proposal (30 min)
• Public comments (5 min)
Interested in promoting walk and improving the pedestrian experience in Minneapolis? Consider applying for the Pedestrian Advisory Committee! Follow the link to apply: http://www.minneapolismn.gov/boards/openings/WCMS1P-138488

"PRG is offering  our Home Stretch Homebuyer workshop FREE of charge to  residents of the Midtown Phillips neighborhood (normally $40.00) for a limited time. We especially want to encourage individuals to attend who may be in the very early stages of thinking about buying a home. The workshop is a great introduction to the home buying process and a great first step towards home ownership. In addition, homebuyers can meet with PRG's Home Ownership Advisors make an individualized plan to work toward home ownership. This counseling service is always free. 
 To receive the free workshop, just enter the code (PHILLIPS) in the "Promo Code" field when registering. Register online and find additional workshop dates at: http://prginc.org/homebuyers/register-for-workshops/   or call PRG, Inc. at 612-721-7556.
PRG is a HUD approved housing education and counseling agency and participants are free to purchase any home of their choosing."


Midtown Phillips Neighborhood Association is hiring! We are looking for someone committed to community improvement work to be our new Neighborhood Coordinator.

This position is in Partnership with Project for Pride in Living. Click here to apply! 


APRIL COMMUNITY MEETING AGENDA

APRIL COMMUNITY Meeting:
Public attendance encouraged for community discussion/awareness of local issues.



Tuesday April 286:30-8pm. 
Stewart Park (Multi-purpose Room), 2700 12th Ave S, Minneapolis
• Approve minutes of 4/14 board meeting (5 min)
• KALY-LP 101.7 FM Somali American Radio Announcement (10 min)
• Ash Canopy Replacement Plan and Arbor Day Tree Planting in Stewart Park Announcement (25 min)
• Midtown Crossings—2939 11th Ave S Discussion; Construction of a 5-story mixed-use building with approximately 55 dwelling units. (20 min)
• CEPRO site – updates and discussion on contract status, community engagement strategies and short and long-term planning with Crystal Myslajek and Lisa Middag, Hennepin County. (20 min)
• Announcement: The St. Paul Riverfront Corporation is hosting its 4th Annual Placemaking Residency the week of May 11th-15th in the Twin Cities (5 min)
• Public comments (5 min)





MARCH BOARD Meeting:
Tuesday March 10, 6:30-8pm.
Stewart Park (Arts & Crafts Room), 2700 12th Ave S, Minneapolis
• First meeting of new board (90 min)
—Introductions of new members
—Discuss role of board members
—Overview of board role in relation to City
—Appoint Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary
—Sign Conflict of Interest forms

MARCH COMMUNITY Meeting:
Public attendance encouraged for community discussion/awareness of local issues.
Tuesday March 24, 6:30-8pm.
Stewart Park (Multi-purpose Room), 2700 12th Ave S, Minneapolis
• Simon Blenski, Bicycle Planner, Bicycle and Pedestrian Section, with the Minneapolis Public Works Department to present the 2015 Bike Project (30 min.)
Mohammed Cali to announce a new local radio station and promote airtime for the neighborhood (15 min.)
• Discussion of the city's purchase of private property occupied by the Roof Depot company (near Cedar and Bloomington Avenues South) for the city's long-term use (45 min)