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Membership and committee meeting agendas, minutes.

September Membership Notes

Assemblyman David Chiu gives the EVNA membership an update of the goings on in Sacramento
Assemblyman David Chiu gives the EVNA membership an update of the goings on in Sacramento

David Chiu gave an update of what is going on in Sacramento. Particular housing and transportation, testing of rape kits tested,  data collection to quantify bullying & workplace discrimination, and took questions from the audience.

EVNA Member Susan Detwiler presented the neighborhood historic context statement

Megan Hamilton from Supervisor Jeff Sheehy's office  introduced herself and invited members to stay communicating with her office.

Meeting adjourned at 20:10,  the next membership meeting will be the third Wednesday of November, one week early due to the Thanksgiving Holiday.

EVNA – Membership Meeting 8/27 & the Eureka

The September-October Eureka! is online for your reading pleasure at https://evna.org/eureka.

A reminder and/or announcement about tomorrow's GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING.

Wednesday, September27, 2017, 7:00 pm to 9:00pm
Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy Auditorium
On 19th between Collingwood and Diamond Streets

Agenda

  • Eureka Valley Historical Context Statement Review
  • Update/Q/A with Assemblyman David Chui
  • Summer Meetings, Membership Drive Update
  • Officer, Board, Committee & Volunteering Opportunities

Thanks for making time in your schedule to attend tomorrow's meeting!

The Board of Eureka Valley Neighborhood Association would like to express their thanks for your attendance and interest. We’ve got some exciting history to tell you about, as well as some new  leadership and volunteer opportunities to discuss, and we look forward to your input and help.

For those who missed the July-August 2017 Eureka! you can find it for your reading pleasure online at https://evna.org/eureka.

Next Meeting Wednesday 9/27/17

Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy (19th x Collingwood Streets)
Auditorium/Cafeteria

INVITE YOUR NEIGHBORS!

In addition to the exciting agenda, we will have a chance to pick up the conversations from the member's meeting on 8/19 and from the new member's open house meeting on 8/09. 110 persons participated- there's lots of interest and enthusiasm.

What's your next step for volunteering with EVNA? We're always looking for talented and passionate people like you to keep things energized and moving forward. What are you up for?

We're looking for volunteers:

Board of Directors-  (qualifications required)

    • Officer Positions
    • Committee Heads
    • Board Members at Large

Committee Heads and Members

    • Social Committee
    • Membership Committee
    • Planning and Land Use
    • Quality of Life
    • Newsletter and Marketing

Do you have talent, time and/or resources to help the cause?

    • Management and Leadership skills
    • City/County Political/Government connections
    • Marketing, social media, website experience
    • Resources and time

If you've made some decisions or have additional questions you'd like answered, feel free to bring them with you to the next meeting. We will have time after the 8:30 adjournment to discuss and sign up!

With all the interest and turn out, we are excited to get things rolling again...

See you there!

Open House – Great Success!

We had a great turnout at tonight's Open House at the Eureka Valley Rec Center. A full room of potential  new members got to participate in an informative session.  A big thanks to Mark McHale for taking the lead.

John Goldsmith talked about the new developments in maintaining Pink Triangle Park + Memorial and shared  news about the large grant which will be used to make the park ADA accessible and improvements coming to make the park which I should a national memorial the destination that it should be.  Check out the Gardeners Guild Facebook page.

After A brief introduction of what the EVNA really does and ways that neighbors can be more involved, everyone in the room did a self introduction and shared their concerns and interests.

some concerns and issues voiced included (in order of being mentioned by attendees and not by priority or importance):

  • Unlawful evictions
  • Homeless issues
  • Vision Zero by 2020 for pedestrian safety
  • Recently missing rubbish bins along Market Street
  • Maintaining a vibrant neighborhood commercial district
  • EVNA as an advocate at city hall on issues beyond PLUC
  • Use of the 311 app
  • Astronomical commercial rents vs high vacancy rates
  • Car breakins and vandalism
  • More about homeless
  • more social meetings
  • public works issue like tree maintenance to preclude sign obstruction.

 

 

Welcome Meeting at EV Rec Center.