Meeting Minutes ~ 11.3.21

Action Ridge General Meeting November 3, 2021 Park Ridge Community Church and Zoom 7:00pm This meeting was filmed by a crew from WTTW that is profiling Nan Parson for an episode of a digital series called “First Hand” which documents current social concerns and local people who are addressing them. The episodes in production areContinue reading “Meeting Minutes ~ 11.3.21”

Affordable Housing Committee Meeting Minutes ~ 10.7.21

Location of meeting:  Via Zoom Time meeting was called to order: 7:00pm Attendees:  Kristin Berg, Nan Parson, Marilyn Novak, Melani Kaplan, Jeanne Wells, Kathy Rosling Agenda Items: Nan and Kristin met with Claudia Hampel, new CP&D Coordinator, and Richard Peters, staff Planner.  They may both be working on the Comprehensive Plan when P&Z takes itContinue reading “Affordable Housing Committee Meeting Minutes ~ 10.7.21”

Affordable Housing Committee Meeting Minutes ~ 9.1.21

Location of meeting:  Via Zoom Time meeting was called to order: 7:00pm Attendees:  Kristin Berg, Nan Parson, Marilyn Novak, Melani Kaplan, Jeanne Wells, Julianna Lopez de Philbrook, Karen Banks-Lubicz, David Aslesen, Judy Fregetto Agenda Items: Michael Rabbitt from Neighbors for Affordable Housing told us about a 297 unit apartment development to be built in ChicagoContinue reading “Affordable Housing Committee Meeting Minutes ~ 9.1.21”

Affordable Housing Committee Meeting Minutes ~ 7.20.2

Location of meeting:  Via Zoom Time meeting was called to order: 7:00pm Attendees:  Kristin Berg, Nan Parson, Kathy Rosling, Marilyn Novak, Jeanne Wells, Ginger Pennington, Karen Banks-Lubicz Announcements: Governor Pritzker will sign the Omnibus Housing Act on July 29, 2021. The Omnibus Act requires that the seats on the AH Appeals Board be filled.  TheContinue reading “Affordable Housing Committee Meeting Minutes ~ 7.20.2”

Affordable Housing Committee Meeting Minutes ~ 6.23.21

Location of meeting:  Via Zoom Time meeting was called to order: 7:00pm Kristin led the meeting as Nan was travelling.  Agenda Items: IL HB2621 passes the legislature and is waiting for the governor’s signature (he will sign). Known as the Affordable Housing Omnibus Act, provisions include: An amendment to the AHPAA that clarifies that HomeContinue reading “Affordable Housing Committee Meeting Minutes ~ 6.23.21”

Affordable Housing Committee Meeting Minutes ~ 6.2.21

Location of meeting:  Via Zoom Time meeting was called to order: 7:00pm Kristin and Nan thanked those that signed the public comment drafted by Nan Parson and submitted to  City Council calling for inclusion, respect, and equity .  There were over 130 signatures gathered in just a few days.  Kristin and Nan met with newContinue reading “Affordable Housing Committee Meeting Minutes ~ 6.2.21”

Policing and Criminal Justice Update ~ October 2021

In a conversation with Chief Kaminski, Action Ridge Policing and Criminal Justice Committee Chair Alissa Goldwasser learned that the PRPD has made nine new hires this year, replacing officers who have retired or left the department. Whereas finding qualified candidates had been challenging a year ago, the department has been successful recently, hiring officers withContinue reading “Policing and Criminal Justice Update ~ October 2021”

October General Meeting ~ Wednesday 10/6 at 7:00

Please join us and invite a friend to come in person to our October general meeting at 7:00 next Wednesday, 10/6 in the lower level of the Park Ridge Community Church.  Masks and distancing will be required to meet in person or you can attend virtually.  Email actionridge 2017@gmail.com to request a Zoom link. MarkContinue reading “October General Meeting ~ Wednesday 10/6 at 7:00”

Action Ridge Presents on Affordable Housing to Palatine LWV

Action Ridge members Nan Parson and Kristin Berg joined the Palatine area League of Women Voters via Zoom on October 13, 2021 to share the grass roots efforts Action Ridge has engaged in to address obstacles to securing affordable housing, including data gathering, meeting with local officials, and influencing community members in Park Ridge. AContinue reading “Action Ridge Presents on Affordable Housing to Palatine LWV”

Meeting Minutes ~ 10.6.21

Action Ridge Meeting Minutes October 6, 2021 Park Ridge Community Church and via Zoom Meeting began at 7:08pm Review of Action Ridge Restructuring Nan Parson talked about the new structure of Action Ridge and the process for developing it. A Work-in-Progress (WIP) group met several times over the summer to design a leadership structure thatContinue reading “Meeting Minutes ~ 10.6.21”