LPNA Board Meeting Minutes – 1/16/2019

Lindenwood Park Neighborhood Association

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

January 16, 2019 – 7pm – 8.30pm, Epiphany



Present: Pat Acquisto, Greg Roggeman, Lisa Roggeman, Tim Nowell, Milton Murry, Lindsay Alsop, Doug Dick

Apologies: Emily Rogier, Carol Hofer

Absent: Craig Strohbeck, Jessica Sullivan, Joe Vaccaro



The Minutes from November 17, 2018 were approved.


General Membership Meeting

  • Guest speakers: Cpt. Deeba, Brightside, recycling update.


Committee Reports

Streets & Properties:

  • Streets & Properties Committee will meet next week and have more up to date info to share at the next Board meeting.
  • 6900 Pernod: Some updating is being done.
  • 7081 Pernod: House was sold and lots of work is being done inside the house.



  • Lindenwood Live: Tim is looking at bands and the concert committee will meet to make decisions. Greg will start contacting food trucks.
  • Tweetup: January’s Tweetup will be held at Ari’s on January 22nd.
  • Holiday Lighting Contest: Jorie Schuckman did a great job. Winners are: 6933 Lindenwood, 6344/6 Mardel and 6229 Juniata.



  • Website: The calendar has been updated with all events.
  • There is a small issue with volunteer opportunities on the application form. Greg has reported it to Darren and will follow up.
  • Board members were asked to please sign up on lindenwoodpark.org/join to test the process.



  • Park: Nothing to report
  • Park Building Cleaning: We will be looking for volunteers to help clean out the park building. Tentative dates are March 23rd or 30th.
  • Green Team: Dates have been scheduled.
  • Community Garden: The beds are currently hidden by snow. We have enough gardeners signed up for the new gardening season.
  • Wabash Garden: Plants seem to be surviving under the snow.


Block Captain Report:

  • Emily has been sending notices about membership meetings to the churches.
  • Bowling party: This is planned for February 19th from 6pm – 8pm. LPNA will pay for the food.


Membership Report

  • Billboards: Emily looked into advertising on the billboard at Watson & Chippewa and the cost is $650/month. This may be beneficial for a once-off promotion for some of our events.
  • Renewals: Lindsay has a list that he will divvy up and send out to Board members to follow up. All people on the list have received a letter and an email.
  • Mass Mailing: We are looking at sending out a letter to all residents of Lindenwood Park to invite them to join the association. Lindsay to have the letter drafted and emailed to the Board by February 15th.


Treasurer’s Report

  • Welcome packs will need to be distributed. Need to add the 2019 calendar – if it’s not ready in time we will add the 2018 calendar.
  • Nothing further to report on the scam.


Old Business

  • Insurance Renewal: Doug has completed this.  Possibly revisit this next year to investigate rate costs.
  • EZ Up tents: We have 32 tents available. 1 tent was destroyed by wind during Timothy Lutheran’s Christmas Market.


New Business

New Board Members:

  • Cody Bell – Lindsay made a motion to approve him as a Board member. Seconded by Lisa.
  • Emily Yale – Lindsay made a motion to approve her as a Board member. Seconded by Greg.
  • It was agreed that we would revisit voting on Mary Ann Rogers after she has been a member of the association for a year.
  • Pat will contact Cody and Emily and Lisa will set up Board orientation with them.


  • Nancy Vordtriede is the new President of St. Louis Hills Neighborhood Association and she has voiced her concerns about crime at Target.

Neighborhood Directory:

  • Directories should be ready end February/early March.
  • Committee heads please send Pat your write-up’s for your events.


  • Conference is scheduled for Saturday February 2nd from 7.30am – 5pm. Cost is R35 admission.  LPNA will reimburse admission fee to Board members wanting to attend.
  • Flea Market: Will be on Saturday April 27th in Timothy Lutheran’s gym.


There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.


Respectfully submitted,

Lisa Roggeman