Category Archives: Membership Agendas

July General Membership Proposed Agenda

Wednesday 10th, 2024 – 7:00pm

ICCM (1812 Park Ave) AND ZOOM (includes phone in option)
ICCM: MASKS OPTIONAL   ZOOM: PLEASE MUTE WHEN NOT SPEAKING
Times listed are estimates and are not “times certain” 

7:00 Introductions/Correspondence 

7:10 ACTION: Approval of July 10, 2024 proposed agenda 

7:15 ACTION: Approval of June 12, 2024 minutes 

7:20 ACTION:

Recommendation 2407-1: To request that Council Member Osman vote in favor of raising police salaries.

Recommendation 2407-2: To ask the City to stop enabling the encampment along Franklin Avenue under the Hiawatha (Highway 55) bridge and to send copies of this request to Hennepin County, MN Department of Transportation (MDOT) , the Metropolitan Council, and the Governor’s office.

Recommendation 2407-3: To reallocate uncontracted NRP Phase II funds as follows:
a) Reallocate $14,799 from 1.2.1 Homeowner Fix-up Grant Program to Phase II Plan Implementation
b) Reallocate $1,096.75 from 1.2.10 Banners along Franklin Ave. to Phase II Plan Implementation
c) Amend Ventura Village Contract 25585 to add $15,895 (above funds) to the “Supplies” line item of the Phase II Plan Implementation budget

ACTION: To ask the Metropolitan Council to temporarily stop placing bus shelters on Franklin Avenue until the crime problems taking place at the current shelters have stopped.

7:30 CCP/SAFE Crime & Safety – Update

7:50 City Council – Update

8:15 Committee Reports 

1) Wellness, Gardening & Greening (Meets 5:30 p.m., Last Thurs. of the Month – TBA) 

2) Community Engagement (Meets 5:30 p.m., Last Thurs. of the Month – TBA) 

3) Parks (Peavey/PCC) (TBA)            

4) Crime & Safety – (Meets 5:30 p.m., Last Thurs. of the Month – TBA) 

5) Housing & Land (Meets 5:30 p.m., Last Thurs. of the Month – TBA) 

6) Executive Committee  

7) Treasurer’s Report (NCR/NCEC)

8:25 New Business and Old Business – 

8:30 ACTION: Adjourn 

*Reminder: No Committee Meetings in July. No General Membership Meeting in August. Meetings resume August 29th with the Committee Meetings*
Ventura Village invites and encourages participation by all.  If you require an accommodation in order for you to fully participate, or if you require this document in a different format, please let us know at least five days in advance by emailing villageventura@gmail.com, or by calling 612-548-1598 

June General Membership Proposed Agenda

Wednesday 12th, 2024 – 7:00pm

ICCM (1812 Park Ave) AND ZOOM (includes phone in option)
ICCM: MASKS OPTIONAL   ZOOM: PLEASE MUTE WHEN NOT SPEAKING
Times listed are estimates and are not “times certain” 

7:00 Introductions/Correspondence 

7:10 ACTION: Approval of June 12, 2024 proposed agenda 

7:15 ACTION: Approval of May 8, 2024 minutes 

7:20 ACTION:

Recommendation 2406-1: Ask that 1019 East 21st Street be declared a disorderly house under Minnesota State law due to drug dealing, off-leash pit bulls attacking people, property crimes committed by people dealing and buying drugs, and threats to neighbors and that Ventura Village contact the County and City attorneys about enforcing the law, ask the police to conduct an investigation and contact other politicians who can intervene to stop the criminal activity.

Recommendation 2406-2: Support Norway House in organizing a meeting of all stakeholders to develop a comprehensive program that pools resources to change the perception and behavior of people causing the problems around Chicago and Franklin Avenues. 

Recommendation 2406-3: Send a letter to Council Member Osman asking him to intervene in getting the benches removed from the Southwest corner of Peavey Park.

Recommendation 2406-4: Allocate $500 to support a socializing component for the following groups: Franklin Avenue clean-up club, graffiti removal club, 911/311 email tree, movie night club, and crime prevention club.

Recommendation 2406-5: Cancel the July 2024 committee meetings and the August 2024 board and membership meetings

Recommendation 2406-6: Hire a professional consultant to conduct board training at a maximum cost of $3,000. 

Recommendation 2406-7: Pay the monthly electric bill for up to 5 lights on Xcel Energy-owned poles as part of a trial program to improve lighting and safety.

ACTION: To support ICCM’s request for a permit for their annual event taking place August 15th in ICCM’s Life Center parking lot and August 16th in Peavey Park. 

7:30 CCP/SAFE Crime & Safety – Update

7:50 City Council – Update

8:15 Committee Reports 

1) Wellness, Gardening & Greening (Meets 5:30 p.m., Last Thurs. of the Month – TBA) 

2) Community Engagement (Meets 5:30 p.m., Last Thurs. of the Month – TBA) 

3) Parks (Peavey/PCC) (TBA)            

4) Crime & Safety – (Meets 5:30 p.m., Last Thurs. of the Month – TBA) 

5) Housing & Land (Meets 5:30 p.m., Last Thurs. of the Month – TBA) 

6) Executive Committee  

7) Treasurer’s Report (NCR/NCEC)

8:25 New Business and Old Business – 

8:30 ACTION: Adjourn 

Ventura Village invites and encourages participation by all.  If you require an accommodation in order for you to fully participate, or if you require this document in a different format, please let us know at least five days in advance by emailing villageventura@gmail.com, or by calling 612-548-1598  

May General Membership Proposed Agenda

Wednesday 8th, 2024 – 7:00pm

ICCM (1812 Park Ave) AND ZOOM (includes phone in option)
ICCM: MASKS OPTIONAL   ZOOM: PLEASE MUTE WHEN NOT SPEAKING
Times listed are estimates and are not “times certain” 

7:00 Introductions/Correspondence 

7:10 ACTION: Approval of May 8, 2024 proposed agenda 

7:15 ACTION: Approval of April 10, 2024 minutes 

7:20 Election of Vacancy for Board of Directors

Nominee: Bashe Said

7:25 ACTION:

Recommendation 2405-1: To send a letter to Metro Transit requesting the removal of the East Bound bus shelter at 10th Avenue and Franklin due to safety concerns.

Recommendation 2405-2: To fund an ad in the Southside Pride notifying residents of potential roof damage from the August 2023 hail storms. Jim G. will prepare the ad. 

ACTION

To adopt the following Posting Requirements as policy for Ventura Village (See page 2)

7:30 CCP/SAFE Crime & Safety – Update

7:55 City Council – Update

8:15 Committee Reports 

1) Wellness, Gardening & Greening (Meets 5:30 p.m., Last Thurs. of the Month – TBA) 

2) Community Engagement (Meets 5:30 p.m., Last Thurs. of the Month – TBA) 

3) Parks (Peavey/PCC) (TBA)            

4) Crime & Safety – (Meets 5:30 p.m., Last Thurs. of the Month – TBA) 

5) Housing & Land (Meets 5:30 p.m., Last Thurs. of the Month – TBA) 

6) Executive Committee  

7) Treasurer’s Report (NCR/NCEC)

8:25 New Business and Old Business – 

8:30 ACTION: Adjourn 

Ventura Village invites and encourages participation by all.  If you require an accommodation in order for you to fully participate, or if you require this document in a different format, please let us know at least five days in advance by emailing villageventura@gmail.com, or by calling 612-548-1598  

April General Membership Proposed Agenda

Wednesday 10th, 2024 – 7:00pm

ICCM (1812 Park Ave) AND ZOOM (includes phone in option)
ICCM: MASKS OPTIONAL   ZOOM: PLEASE MUTE WHEN NOT SPEAKING
Times listed are estimates and are not “times certain” 

7:00 Introductions/Correspondence 

7:10 ACTION: Approval of April 10, 2024 proposed agenda 

7:15 ACTION: Approval of March 13, 2024 minutes 

7:20 CCP/SAFE Crime & Safety – Update

7:45 City Council – Update

8:15 Committee Reports 

1) Wellness, Gardening & Greening (Meets 5:30 p.m., Last Thurs. of the Month – TBA) 

2) Community Engagement (Meets 5:30 p.m., Last Thurs. of the Month – TBA) 

3) Parks (Peavey/PCC) (TBA)            

4) Crime & Safety – (Meets 5:30 p.m., Last Thurs. of the Month – TBA) 

5) Housing & Land (Meets 5:30 p.m., Last Thurs. of the Month – TBA) 

6) Executive Committee  

7) Treasurer’s Report (NCR/NCEC)

8:25 New Business and Old Business – 

8:30 ACTION: Adjourn 

Ventura Village invites and encourages participation by all.  If you require an accommodation in order for you to fully participate, or if you require this document in a different format, please let us know at least five days in advance by emailing villageventura@gmail.com, or by calling 612-548-1598  

March General Membership Proposed Agenda

Wednesday 13th, 2024 – 7:00pm

ICCM (1812 Park Ave) AND ZOOM (includes phone in option)
ICCM: MASKS OPTIONAL   ZOOM: PLEASE MUTE WHEN NOT SPEAKING
Times listed are estimates and are not “times certain” 

7:00 Introductions/Correspondence 

7:10 ACTION: Approval of March 13, 2024 proposed agenda 

7:15 ACTION: Approval of February 14, 2024 minutes 

7:20 ACTION:

Recommendation 2403-1: To allocate $500 from Ventura Village’s undesignated funds to establish engagement of targeted groups (e.g. purchase of gift cards)

7:30 CCP/SAFE Crime & Safety – Update

7:50 City Council – Update

8:15 Committee Reports 

1) Wellness, Gardening & Greening (Meets 5:30 p.m., Last Thurs. of the Month – TBA) 

2) Community Engagement (Meets 5:30 p.m., Last Thurs. of the Month – TBA) 

3) Parks (Peavey/PCC) (TBA)            

4) Crime & Safety – (Meets 5:30 p.m., Last Thurs. of the Month – TBA) 

5) Housing & Land (Meets 5:30 p.m., Last Thurs. of the Month – TBA) 

6) Executive Committee  

7) Treasurer’s Report (NCR/NCEC)

8:25 New Business and Old Business – 

8:30 ACTION: Adjourn 

Ventura Village invites and encourages participation by all.  If you require an accommodation in order for you to fully participate, or if you require this document in a different format, please let us know at least five days in advance by emailing villageventura@gmail.com, or by calling 612-548-1598