Meeting Minutes ~ January 11, 2023

January General Meeting Minutes Wednesday, January 11 at 7:00pm Call to Order: Nan Parson Time: 7:10 pm Welcome Nan Parson welcomed those in attendance and remarked that this is the 6th anniversary of the forming of Action Ridge. Review of 2022 actions taken in our areas of interest Affordable Housing – Kristin Berg The goalContinue reading “Meeting Minutes ~ January 11, 2023”

Affordable Housing Advocacy Group Meeting Minutes ~ Jan. 5, 2023

Date: January 5, 2023 Location of meeting:  Via Zoom Time meeting was called to order: 7:04pm Attendees:  Kristin Berg, Nan Parson, Marilyn Novak, Kate Kerin, Jeanne Wells, Beverly Copeland Kristin and other members to attend the next PZC meeting where Uptown B4 is discussed to suggest that AH be considered a permitted Use.  This couldContinue reading “Affordable Housing Advocacy Group Meeting Minutes ~ Jan. 5, 2023”

Meeting Minutes ~ December 14, 2022

Action Ridge General Meeting December 14, 2022.  Meeting began at 7:10 pm. Nan welcomed attendees and Tara Dabney, Director of Development and Communication for the Institute for Nonviolence Chicago. Membership Report- Kate Kerin The Membership team met in November and are very happy to report that all current leaders will continue on in 2023.  TheyContinue reading “Meeting Minutes ~ December 14, 2022”

Meeting Minutes:  Coffee with the Chief ~ Dec. 5, 2022

Location: Park Ridge Public Library Meeting Moderator:  Alissa Goldwasser Guest: Chief Frank Kaminski, Park Ridge Police Department Attendees:  Noreen Gayford, Joan Bludeau LaVelle, Nan Parson, Ginger Pennington, Chris Parson, Liz Swanson, Lee Joosten, Bill Baty, Shel Neuman and Caroline Kubzansky (reporter for the Herald-Advocate) Start Time:  2:05 Chris Parson opened the meeting by asking theContinue reading “Meeting Minutes:  Coffee with the Chief ~ Dec. 5, 2022”

Meeting Minutes ~ November 16, 2022

Action Ridge General Meeting November 16, 2022 Meeting began at 7:10pm. Nan welcomed the students and sponsors from SOAR (Students Organized Against Racism) and gave a quick overview about Action Ridge. In attendance were three SOAR students from Maine South, two faculty advisors to the Maine South SOAR group, and one faculty advisor to theContinue reading “Meeting Minutes ~ November 16, 2022”

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”

Meeting Minutes ~ October 12, 2022

Meeting began at 7:07pm Nan welcomed the attendees and introduced Michael Rabbit and Leon Reed, presenting on their recent visit to the Legacy Museum and National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Alabama. The Museum and Memorial opened in April 2018. The project was spearheaded by Bryan Stevenson of the Equal Justice Initiative. LynchingContinue reading “Meeting Minutes ~ October 12, 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”

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”

Meeting Minutes ~ September 14, 2022

Meeting began at 7:00pm Nan welcomed the attendees and those bringing guests introduced their friends. Committee Updates Affordable Housing – Kristin Berg and Nan Parson Book Discussion Group – Karen Banks-Lubicz The group is reading The Overstory by Richard Powers for the next book discussion. Noreen Gayford suggested Gunfight by Ryan Busse for the followingContinue reading “Meeting Minutes ~ September 14, 2022”