Minutes from January 26th, 2004 SNO meeting
Minutes read and Tom Taylor moves to accept the minutes - Jenny Fortman seconds - motion passes
General funds were approximately $13,000
CDBG at -$676 but this will change - we have reapplied
NRP at $653
Mike Rainville gave the St. Anthony lawsuit update
Spoke of King of Clubs development which went from 140 units down to 8 houses using a land trust and 30 rental units
Jim Jarvis commented on ensuing suit with neighborhood
Chuck Sullivan speaks regarding land trust idea.
SNOball event will be at the bottling house Sat 2/21/04 $13 in advance/ 20 at door
SNO News is looking for people to take the process on. We encourage all to volunteer. Contact SNO if interested
NRP (John Akre)
Meets March 15th at 7pm
Phase I has contracted almost all the money and the kick off for phase II is in April at the annual meeting
Community Health Program
Susan updates us that all the community health program surveys are in - has not gotten any response for part time positions and asks to have an ad in the NEaster
Seaen makes a motion to approve up to $250 for an ad - Trish 2nds the motion - Seaen amends up to $250 for as many ads as we can get - Bob Sorg offers to get us a deal - Motion carries
John Akre says spread the word for fix and paint program
SNO shoes walk has been cancelled until further notice
Business Meeting the 2nd Monday in March at 89 14th Ave. NE from 5:30 pm to 6pm
Jenny updates that the board has had two meetings 1/8/04 and 1/12/04
The meetings worked on a process to follow with the developer and SNO and that all meeting are recapped to keep communication clear
Tonight's meeting is to review the latest revisions with the architect,
presented by Jill Krance
revisions made from 119 units to 12 owner occupied townhomes and 72 rental units
Jim speaks of offering fewer units and more parking
SNO would like to see some affordable units
Jim said CPED may have funds and input into this and that he met with housing trust people and was given information
Jill Krance speaks of trying to make the River Run more pedestrian friendly
Mike R. speaks of city approved staff time to evaluate the new development proposal - there is conversation of getting a shorter building - less housing - and marked improvements.
AFCAC does not want to be responsible for the design - afcac concerned specifically with height restrictions and brought up concerns with underground parking
Chuck S. feels that there is some fragment communication and suggests a more wide spread announcement on a Sat morning open meeting - SNO is in agreement..
TT is suspicious regarding the uniqueness of the project
Pat Greffin asks how tall is the apt vs the town homes
RR replies that the apt is 3 stories and the townhomes are 2.5 stories
Jon Akre likes density and would not like to see it decrease further - also brings up roof top gardens for flat top design
Jim spoke about the need for fencing in the back to protect the RR people that live there
TT when will land trust occur?
Jim has to find the $ to compensate development for loss - is talking with the land trust people etc - is also still looking at affordable housing etc - to see what will work best.
Arden asks will fence continue after area becomes parkland
Jim - not necessarily but is not that far in the planning yet
Discussion continues regarding financing needs - city looks at the River Run as a complete development - we discussed roof gardens - brick facades - flat roofs etc.
Trish reviewed the Jan 12th notes regarding parking , safety, appearance
AFCAC - concerns with 7 story building on the supper club site - January 27th at 7pm for the AFCAC mtg
MEND speaks regarding the recent Bar Robberies and muggings -. 2/16 at 7pm regarding these incidents at the eastside neighborhood services.
2PAC addresses string of assaults along bar row on 4th St. in December - they have now disappeared - no info as to why - In the past week no hard core crime
cime is down by .66%
There will be a meeting with Don Sammuels, the Center for the Neighborhoods Jim Bartlett and SNO Sat. 2/7 at Elsies.
Ask about this - tt moves that we invite the Keg House Coffee Shop - trish 2nds - all in favor and the motion passes
Jenny moves to adjourn the meeting - tt 2nds and we pass it unanimously
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