Tenney-Lapham Neighborhood Association CouncilMinutes



Council Members Present:  Rex Loehe, Carol Weidel, Sal Calomino, Richard Linster,Susan Bauman-Duren, Diane Brusoe, Joe Brogan, Bob Shaw, Gay Davidson-Zielske,Jim Zychowicz, Margaret Bergamini, Teena Browder, Chris Jungbluth, Sgt.Dexheimer


Council Members with Excused Absence:


I.              Meeting Called to Order 7:40 p.m.

II.            Introductions Around the Table

III.          Distribution and Approval of Minutes from January and March,2003

a.    Motion by MargaretBergamini to approve March Minutes as amended by Sal Calomino: {lobbyingprocess before public hearings are made in advance of public hearings}

b.    Seconded by SusanBauman-Duren

c.    Motion Carried on aVoice Vote

IV.          Budget:  BudgetReport from Alf Meyer will be forthcoming next month.

V.            Blood Drive: Diane Brusoe reported the Blood Drive between TLNA and ChristPresbyterian Church was a success.

a.    Motion to reimburseDiane Brusoe $6.36 for expenses associated with Blood Drive.

b.    Motion seconded by JoeBrogan

c.    Motion carried on avoice vote.

VI.          Confirm Zoning Change for Carl’s Paddlin from M1 to C3

a.    Coming before Planning Commission May 19th.

b.    Coming before City Council June 3rd.

VII.        Approval of Minutes from January 2003.

a.    Motion by JimZychowicz to approve January Minutes as amended: {addition of “JimZychowicz” to Council Members Present and the addition of a hyphenbetween Bauman-Duren}

b.    Seconded by RichardLinster

c.    Motion Carried on aVoice Vote

d.    Rex Loehe agreed to email council members the correctedversion of the January minutes.

VIII.      Alder Report – Brenda Konkel

a.    No Report, Brenda Konkel was unable to attend meeting.

IX.         Sgt. Dexheimer

a.    Staffing affected by war, i.e. demonstrations.

b.    “Ride-Along” Program available to interestedCouncil members.

c.    TLNA Police Update Overview (refer to handout for details).

                                                    i.        Neighborhood relatively quiet – mostly parkingcomplaints

                                                     ii.        Summer Sublets: high school students (juvenile renters)renting sublets from college students and have unsupervised parties.

                                                       iii.        Parking – illegal parking in stalls during parties(particularly at intersections). Currently ticket but don’t tow.  Spoke to Alder Konkel regarding experiment to turn these(intersection parking) into tow-away zones.  Propose trying this at one intersection with proper signage.

                                                       iv.        Noise on E. Johnson and E. Gorham Streets weakens socialcontrols in that neighbors don’t talk to one another.

1.    Offered assistance to help slow/reduce traffic on thesethoroughfares.

                                                     v.        Neighborhood Officers and Satellite Office (place whereofficers can fill out reports, email, etc.).  Just now getting response regarding space in area for thisoffice.  Sherman/Gorham areapreferred (refer to report overview of officer space needs for furtherdetails).

                                                       vi.        New house for sale at 848 E. Gorham Street.  Appears to be a Group Home.  Neighborhood not properly notified.

X.           Committee Reports

a.    Safe Community Coalition – Jim Zychowicz

                                                    i.        Bright colored flags to be obtained to cross street at Marstenand Sherman Avenue by Tenney Park.

b.    Housing – Jim Zychowicz

                                                    i.        Rezoning Draft Proposal and Map (see handouts).

c.    Newsletter – Bob Shaw

                                                    i.        Summer Soltice Park walk will be on agenda next month..

d.    Education – Joe Brogan

                                                    i.        School referenda June 3rd.  Joe will bring more information to thenext meeting so the Council can decide whether or not to hold a public forum onthis to answer questions.

                                                     ii.        The “biology issue” at East High has been resolved.

e.    Parks – Margaret Bergamini

                                                    i.        Next two weeks are busy for all environmental groups inMadison – volunteers needed for work-days (see handout regardingAnnual Earth Day Celebration in Tenney Park)

XI.         New Business

a.    Teena Browder: “Recyclye and Reuse in a New Way”. .

                                                    i.        Will see if Kent Palmer will come and talk to the TLNA aboutit.

XII.       Membership – Richard Linster

a.    Collected 28 member dues totaling $119.00.

b.    Receipts for tonight’s Pancake Supper = 40 adults and 20children

XIII.     Carol Weidel moved toadjourn.

a.    Motion seconded byMargaret Bergamini.

b.    Motion carried on avoice vote.


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