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April 2024 General Membership Minutes

Minutes of the April 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 16 members attended. Kali Pliego (CPS) gave the CCP/SAFE Crime & Safety Update. No one attended from the City Council office to give an update.

Motion: (Rich/Ihde) Approval of the April 10, 2024 proposed agenda. Passed (13 yes/0 no/1 abstain)

Motion: (Morales/Ihde) Approval of the March 13, 2024 minutes. Passed (11 yes/0 no/1 abstain)

Motion: (Morales/P. Peterson) Adjourn at 7:54pm. Passed (13 yes/0 no/0 abstain)

March 2024 General Membership Minutes

Minutes of the March 13th, 2024
Ventura Village General Membership Meeting

The meeting was called to order at 7:07pm by Chair Marti Maltby
Those present at the meeting introduced themselves. Throughout the meeting 14 members attended. Kali Pliego (CPS) and Inspector Gomez gave the CCP/SAFE Crime & Safety Update. No one attended from the City Council office to give an update.

Motion: (Watson/Ihde) Approval of the March 13, 2024 proposed agenda. Passed (9 yes/0 no/1 abstain)

Motion: (Dreyer/Ihde) Approval of the February 14, 2024 minutes. Passed (7 yes/0 no/5 abstain)

Motion: (R. Peterson/Watson) To allocate $500 from Ventura Village’s undesignated funds to establish engagement of targeted groups (e.g. purchase of gift cards). Passed (14 yes/0 no/0 abstain)

Motion: (Ihde/Dreyer) Adjourn at 8:17pm. Passed (12 yes/0 no/0 abstain)

February 2024 General Membership Minutes

Minutes of the February 14th, 2024
Ventura Village General Membership Meeting

The meeting was called to order at 7:05pm by Chair Marti Maltby
Those present at the meeting introduced themselves. Throughout the meeting 14 members attended. Aarik Robertson and Dustin Goslin were there from Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures (MLCV) and presented Recommendation 2402-1. Rita Mwele – HC Probation Officer was there along with Crime Prevention Specialist (CPS) Kali Pliego who gave the CCP/SAFE Crime & Safety Update along with Lieutenant James Carroll. Khalid Mohamed was there from the City Council office and gave that update. 

Motion: (Watson/Adam) Approval of the February 14, 2024 proposed agenda. (10 yes/0 no/0 abstain)

Motion: (Watson/Adam) Approval of the January 10, 2024 minutes. Passed (9 yes/0 no/1 abstain)

Motion: (Adam/Watson) Election of Vacancies for Board of Directors
Nominee: Nardal Stroud. Passed (11 yes/0 no/0 abstain)

Motion: (Adam/Watson) Recommendation 2402-1: Move to support the Mille Lacs Mixed Use Project at 2224 Bloomington Avenue including any variances and zoning changes as necessary. Passed (11 yes/0 no/0 abstain)

Motion: (Watson/R. Peterson) Recommendation 2402-2: Move to approve the 2024 Equitable Engagement program budget and framework for the use of funds. Passed (10 yes/0 no/0 abstain)

Motion: (Watson/Adam) Adjourn at 8:19pm. Passed (12 yes/0 no/0 abstain)

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)

December 2023 General Membership Minutes

Minutes of the December 13th, 2023
Ventura Village General Membership Meeting

The meeting was called to order at 7:01pm by Vice-Chair Elizabeth Ihde
Those present at the meeting introduced themselves. Throughout the meeting 12 members attended. Lieutenant Carroll and Crime Prevention Specialist (CPS) Kali Pliego gave the CCP/SAFE Crime & Safety Update. No one from the City Council office attended.

Motion: (Adam/Watson) Approval of the December 13, 2023 proposed agenda. (11 yes/0 no/0 abstain)

Motion: (Adam/P. Peterson) Approval of the November 8, 2023 minutes. Passed (9 yes/0 no/2 abstain)

Motion: (Morales/Adam) Election of Vacancies for Board of Directors

Nominees: Kellen Gustafson, Lorna Hammonds, Ray Peterson

Lorna Hammonds declined to run. The others were voted on as a slate. Passed (12 yes/0 no/0 abstain)

Motion: (Adam/R. Peterson) Recommendation 2312-1: To adopt the attached Problem Solving Implementation Work Plan and allocate $2,000 to help begin the implementation. Passed (12 yes/0 no/0 abstain)

Motion: (R. Peterson/Morales) Adjourn at 7:43pm. Passed (12 yes/0 no/0 abstain)