9/20/2022 Board Meeting


  1. Call to Order – President Rodriguez called the meeting to order at 6:07pm
  2. Roll Call
    • Board members present: President Isabel Rodriguez, Secretary/Treasurer Kaitlin Hakanson, At-large Member Taylor Hampton. Absent: Vice President Patrick Sullivan (officially resigned today), At-large Member Minea Kiss (excused).
    • General members present: none.
  3. Approval of Minutes
    • 7/19/22 board meeting – unanimous approval (Motion by Kaitlin, 2nd by Taylor)
    • 8/02/22 general meeting – unanimous approval (Motion by Taylor, 2nd by Kaitlin)
  4. Treasurer’s Report
    • 8/16/22 (board meeting was canceled): $4,352.72 in accounts with no new expenses.
    • 9/20/22: $4,400.14 in accounts. Deposit of $47.42, which includes a $20 donation from Chris Springmann, and a $27.42 donation from Hakanson for Oregon.
  5. Old Business
    • Status of City Grant Application – Isabel was able to discuss the matter with the city manager. He responded that grants had been awarded and we didn’t receive our requested funds. He was also apologetic that we had not heard a response for several months.
  6. New Business
    • New Internet Service – Hunter Communications has installed fiber optic internet in several parts of the neighborhood.
    • Energize Oregon – Discounted heat pump program. Information sessions had a lot of information and were helpful in understanding the costs and maintenance of a heat pump.
    • Horizon Solar Program – This is one of the solar companies in town. The cost of installation and what works for your property could vary considerably.
    • Richmond Park – Isabel is doing research on the prospect of acquiring the former Richmond (Recreation) Park from the city so we can install storage units.
  7. Public Comment
    • Action Realty has moved into the old check cashing building on S. 6th St.
    • Blooming Sol, the juice place at the intersection of E. Main St. and S. 6th St. has closed.
    • La Mexicana Bakery has closed due to the unexpected passing of the owner.
    • IYS served meals to 350 kids attended one of the county’s OCDC locations
    • Oct. 8 – 14: IYS hosting a Rake-A-Thon. Pay what you can fundraiser where youth involved in IYS programs will rake the leaves in your yard. Have the option to sponsor someone else’s yard.
    • Oct. 8: Community baby shower.
    • Motion: to approve the purchase of a smoke detector to giveaway at the next meeting. Motion: Taylor, 2nd: Kaitlin. Unanimous approval.
  8. Adjourn – Meeting adjourned by President Rodriguez at 6:46pm

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