Meeting time and location

May 12, 2016
6:30PM to 8:00PM
DeLaSalle High School
Library (Use main entrance in center of building — then upstairs 1 floor)
1 DeLaSalle Place
Nicollet Island


  1. Call to Order

    1. Verification of Quorum
    2. Approval of Agenda
    3. Approval of  April 2016 Board Meeting Minutes (draft minutes here)
  2. Presentations

    1. Council Member Report – Council Member Jacob Frey
    2. The answer to a Momentous Question will be revealed (Jon Fletcher, Lennar)
    3. Superior Plating Construction Update (Jon Fletcher, Lennar)
    4. Lu’s Sandwiches (a new establishment in the Red 20 building) presentation (Quan Pham and Laura Boyd) [Board Action: support/oppose Beer/Wine liquor license]
    5. US Bank Construction Update
  3. NIEBNA Administrative Matters

    1. Financial and Business Matters
      1. Treasurer Report
      2. Approval of Expense Payments
      3. Other Financial and Business Matters
    2. “Keep the Beat” Event (Kevin Upton)
    3. Community Participation Plan (CPP) 2015 Annual Report approval
    4. Board meetings over the summer — unless emergencies crop up that must be dealt with immediately, the proposed schedule for Board meetings is as follows:
      1. June — no meeting
      2. July — focus on neighborhood input and comment on:
        1. NRP Phase 2 Proposal
        2. Hennepin/First Avenue Transportation Study Advisory Committee recommendations
      3. August — no meeting
      4. September — Annual meeting, approval of NRP Phase 2 proposal by residents
  4. NIEBNA Projects and Status Reports

    1. Status Report — Appointment of a new Downtown Neighborhoods Alternate Director on Minneapolis Riverfront Partnership Board of Directors (Edna Brazitis)
    2. Status Report — Possible application for a Stewardship Grant from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) to fund the cleanup of the Not-A-Lot on Nicollet Island  (Barry Clegg)
    3. Status report — Application for Neighborhood Revitalization Program (NRP) Phase 2 funds (Lisa Hondros (Task Group Chair), Barry Clegg, Victor Grambsch (Current Application Draft here))
  5. NIEBNA Committee Reports

    1. Technology (Michael Guncheon)
    2. Transportation (Barry Clegg) — status and schedule for “Hennepin/First Avenue Transportation Study Advisory Committee” recommendations
    3. Livability (Barry Clegg)
    4. Economic Development (Kevin Upton)
  6. Other Business and Announcements

  7. Adjourn

Agenda subject to change — order of items may be changed

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