Affordable Housing Advocacy Group Meeting Minutes ~ October 27, 2022

Date: October 27, 2022 Location of meeting:  Via Zoom Time meeting was called to order: 7:03pm Attendees:  Kristin Berg, Nan Parson, Marilyn Novak, Melani Kaplan, Kathy Rolsing There was a discussion about the extended timeline for the Comp Plan, but at least the PZC has started talking about it.  Kristin will communicate with the commissionContinue reading “Affordable Housing Advocacy Group Meeting Minutes ~ October 27, 2022”

Affordable Housing Advocacy Group Meeting Minutes ~ September 29, 2022

Date: September 29, 2022 Location of meeting:  Via Zoom Time meeting was called to order: 7:03pm Attendees:  Kristin Berg, Nan Parson, Jeanne Wells, Kathy Rolsing, Kate Kerin, Chris Parson There was a discussion about the delay by the city to begin work/hearings on the Comp Plan and Housing Plan (to be filed with the state). Continue reading “Affordable Housing Advocacy Group Meeting Minutes ~ September 29, 2022”

Nan Parson Urges City Council to add Affordable Housing, DEI Training, Restorative Justice, and more, to the Park Ridge Strategic Plan

Letter to the City Council August 15, 2022 Dear Council Members, Commissioners and City Staff, thank you for reading this letter and including it in the city’s record.  My name is Nan Parson.  I have lived in Park Ridge for 52 years and am strongly invested in the well-being of my city.  I’m writing toContinue reading “Nan Parson Urges City Council to add Affordable Housing, DEI Training, Restorative Justice, and more, to the Park Ridge Strategic Plan”

Affordable Housing Advocacy Group Meeting Minutes ~ August 22, 2022

Location of meeting:  Via Zoom Time meeting was called to order: 7:00pm Attendees:  Kristin Berg, Nan Parson, Marilyn Novak, Jeanne Wells, Melani Kaplan, Beverly Copeland, Bob Burkhart, Mary Elsner There was a discussion about meeting with elected and appointed officials and what is allowable under the Open Meetings Act.  If one or two people meetContinue reading “Affordable Housing Advocacy Group Meeting Minutes ~ August 22, 2022”

Affordable Housing Advocacy Group Meeting Minutes ~ July 11, 2022

Date: July 11, 2022 Location of meeting:  Via Zoom Time meeting was called to order: 7:04pm Attendees:  Kristin Berg, Nan Parson, Kathy Rosling, Marilyn Novak, Jeanne Wells City moving very slowly on Comp Plan and Housing Plan. City confirmed that the Community Survey is not related to the Comprehensive Plan.  Drew Awsumb said on 6/17Continue reading “Affordable Housing Advocacy Group Meeting Minutes ~ July 11, 2022”

Affordable Housing Advocacy Group Meeting Minutes ~ June 6, 2022

Date: June 6, 2022 Location of meeting:  Via Zoom Time meeting was called to order: 7:04pm Attendees:  Kristin Berg, Nan Parson, Kathy Rolsing, Karen Banks-Lubicz, Kate Kerin, Jeanne Wells, Melani Kaplan, Marilyn Novak Agenda Items: City moving slowly on Comp Plan and Housing Plan There is no new information on when the city will beginContinue reading “Affordable Housing Advocacy Group Meeting Minutes ~ June 6, 2022”

Affordable Housing Advocacy Group Meeting Minutes ~ May 12, 2022

Date: May 12, 2022 Location of meeting:  Via Zoom Time meeting was called to order: 7:00pm Attendees:  Kristin Berg, Nan Parson, Kathy Rosling, Karen Banks-Lubicz, Kate Kerin, Jen Panattoni We all introduced ourselves as we have a new member, Jen Panattoni.  She asked if we had language or talking points used to communicate with othersContinue reading “Affordable Housing Advocacy Group Meeting Minutes ~ May 12, 2022”

Affordable Housing Advocacy Group Meeting Minutes ~ April 7, 2022

Date: April 7, 2022 Location of meeting:  Via Zoom Time meeting was called to order: 7:00pm Attendees:  Kristin Berg, Nan Parson, Melani Kaplan, Jeanne Wells, Kathy Rosling, Karen Banks-Lubicz Agenda Items: Kristin spoke with Drew Awsumb regarding the process and timing of the Comp Plan and the main points were as follows: Much has changedContinue reading “Affordable Housing Advocacy Group Meeting Minutes ~ April 7, 2022”

HB2775 passes with 62 yes votes!  

On Thursday, April 7th, HB2775 passed the House Housing Committee with 62 yes votes!  Our efforts do pay off! Below is a statement from the Illinois Coalition for Fair Housing, released that day. (As a reminder, Park Ridge was one of the first suburbs in Cook County to list, in their Fair Housing Ordinance, Source ofContinue reading “HB2775 passes with 62 yes votes!  “

Affordable Housing Advocacy Group Meeting Minutes ~ Feb. 10, 2022

Date: February 10, 2022 Location of meeting:  Via Zoom Time meeting was called to order: 7:00pm Attendees:  Kristin Berg, Nan Parson, Chris Parson, Melani Kaplan, Jeanne Wells, Kathy Rosling, Kate Kerin, Karen Banks-Lubicz, Marilyn Novak Agenda Items: Nan and Kristin attended the Justice Project Roundtable meeting held 2/6. It was a well-attended virtual meeting ofContinue reading “Affordable Housing Advocacy Group Meeting Minutes ~ Feb. 10, 2022”