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February 2024 Committee Agenda

Agenda for February 29, 2024 VV Committee Meetings.  

1. Partnering with Raices Latinas? 

2.  Election of committee chairs.

3. Update on Equitable Engagement Plan Implementation – working with Waite House and the Somali Youth and Family Development Center. First meeting of the planning committee scheduled for Thursday, March 7th at the Phillips Community Center.

4. Gift certificates from undesignated funds to help promote engagement.

5. Shootings at Elliot and Franklin

6. NRP election update

7. Working with radio stations and Alley – content 

8. Update on 2040 plan. (MN Court of Appeal hearing regarding the 2040 plan injunction)

9. Technology Committee

January 2024 Board Minutes and Financials

MinutesBalance SheetIncome StatementCash Flow

Minutes of the January 10th, 2024

Ventura Village Board of Directors Meeting

The meeting was called to order at 6:04pm by Chair Marti Maltby

Present: Elizabeth Ihde, Ray Peterson, Steve Dreyer, Marti Maltby, Thor Adam, Patti Peterson

Unexcused: Rico Morales, Kellen Gustafson

Motion: (Ihde/R. Peterson) To approve the agenda for the January 10, 2024 meeting. Passed

Motion: (Ihde/Dreyer) To approve the minutes for the December 13, 2023 meeting. Passed

Motion: (Adam/R. Peterson) Recommendation 2401-1: To approve the 2024 Budget. Passed

Motion: (R. Peterson/Adam) Election of Executive Committee: Move Marti Maltby as Chair, Elizabeth Ihde as Vice Chair, Steve Dreyer as Secretary, and Ray Peterson as Treasurer. Passed

Motion: (Adam/Ihde) Move that Steve Dreyer be Ventura Village’s elector at the February 24, 2024 Community Connections Conference. Passed. Note: Elizabeth Ihde requested this to be on the agenda with the intent to choose an elector tonight.

Motion: R. Peterson/Adam) Receive and file the financial report. Passed

Motion: (Adam/R. Peterson) Adjourn at 6:49. Passed 

January 2024 General Membership Minutes

Minutes of the January 10th, 2024
Ventura Village General Membership Meeting

The meeting was called to order at 7:00pm by Chair Marti Maltby
Those present at the meeting introduced themselves. Throughout the meeting 12 members attended. Connor Machemehl – Probation, Telia Zoller – CPS 2nd Precinct, Rita Mwele – HC Probation Officer were there by Crime Prevention Specialist (CPS) Kali Pliego’s invite who gave the CCP/SAFE Crime & Safety Update along with Inspector Jose Gomez. No one from the City Council office attended.

Motion: (Watson/Rich) Approval of the January 10, 2024 proposed agenda. (10 yes/0 no/0 abstain)

Motion: (Adam/Watson) Approval of the December 13, 2023 minutes. Passed (9 yes/0 no/1 abstain)

Motion: (Watson/R. Peterson) Recommendation 2401-1: Approval of the 2024 Budget. Passed (12 yes/0 no/0 abstain)

Motion: (Watson/Adam) Adjourn at 7:58pm. Passed (12 yes/0 no/0 abstain)