Bay Creek Neighborhood Association
BCNA Meeting Minutes for Monday, November 12, 2001
Members & Guests Present: Kris Hart, Jennifer Zahn, Maureen Quinlan, Bob Lockhart, Kirk
Elliot, Jane Smith, Jim Winkle, Amy Turner, Judy Amburn, Matt Sloan, Ben Kadel,
Rose Brothers, Betty & Darwin Carpenter, Kyle Richmond, Jeff Brauer, Daina
Zemliauskas, Police Officer Mike Brennan, Police Officer Eric Dahlman,
Stephanie Joy Smith (Hearts & Hands Across South
meeting began at 6:30 pm.
(Ben Kadel): Approve the September and October 2001 BCNA meeting
Treasurer – Candace Pantoga
total in our account
- $245.25 signs
- $85.45 web
- $600 community service grant (Lunch
Contact Person – Amy Turner
- Newsletters and information from the
following organizations were passed: MSCR, Transportation 20/20, WYOU
Channel 4, SMPC meeting minutes from October 15.
- Transit Enhancement Program 2002:
Tuesday, January 15th deadline for
- Madison Community Enhancement
Program: Monday, February 11th deadline for grants on
physical improvement projects that are high visibility. Also applies to
public art. BCNA must match grant 1:1 in funds or volunteer hours (valued
at $20/hour). Info meeting: Wednesday, December 5th, 7-8 pm,
215 Martin Luther King Boulevard, Room LL13.
Newsletter Committee – Kirk Elliott
- Next Bulletin will be distributed
the first week of December
- Notices may still (as of November
meeting) be added to front page.
- Always looking for drawings and
things of interest. Share your creativity!
- Looking for a new layout designer.
We’ve used Quark in the past, but are open to new software
possibilities. This could mean a new design for the newsletter. Contact
Kirk if you’re interested.
SMPC – Ben Kadel
- City recommended approval of the
grant for Park Street’s new urban design.
Alder Update – Matt
- City Council will vote on the budget
Tuesday, November 13th. Funding has been secured to begin the
Wingra Creek Plan (begun a decade ago!) to make aesthetic,
Traffic Committee – Jeff Brauer
- Brief discussion of a new railroad
crossing and median on Lakeside Street (near Franklin School). Median is
60 feet long and 4 feet wide. Gates will be placed at tracks.
next year, no bidding has occurred yet. Time for your input is NOW! Public
meeting at Romnes Apartments held on or around Monday, December
Additional Discussion Items & Updates
Mike Brennan and Eric Dahlman joined us tonight, addressing questions and
concerns about our neighborhood. For now, they’re our very own friendly
neighborhood police officers. Contact them through the Madison Police dispatch
center or at the South Madison Police Station.
Bus Shelter Grant / Transit Enhancement Program – Candace
- Though we applied for and received a
bus shelter grant, folks later realized this won’t work for Bay
Creek since a business exists where we wanted to build the shelter.
Whoops! Instead, the city worker we spoke with recommended a five-seat
- Our cost-share of this grant is 20%
less than what the bus shelter would have been. We have no hard numbers on
costs, so at this time, we don’t know how much we have to raise.
- Maintenance of the seat rack (and
bus shelters, if we ever identify a viable location for one) is a
South Madison Meeting – Rose Brothers
- On Thursday, January
6:30-8:30 pm at Lincoln Elementary School, there will be a meeting for the
City of Madison Planning Process. Burr Oaks, Bram’s Addition,
Capitol Heights and Bay Creek members, among others, are
Quann Park Gardens
- Meeting scheduled December
7 pm at St. Mark’s to discuss planning and use of the
Quann Park gardens.
Ready in summer 2002. Meetings will be held (tentatively) the
of each month.
December 10th, 6:30 pm, Madison Baha’i Center, 324 W. Lakeside
to adjourn: Kyle Richmond: 7:15 pm.
business meeting adjourned but was immediately followed by a presentation from
Stephanie Smith from Hearts & Hands Across South
Hearts & Hands Across South Madison
- Hearts & Hands
provides creative arts and community building opportunities for kids of
all ages (read: you can still be a kid if you’re 60). We learned a
lot through a brief show and tell of photos, clay tiles and
H&H has attended the South Madison Farmer’s Market, Juneteenth
Day Celebration, the Bay Creek Fourth of July picnic and various schools.
Hearts & Hands would like to work with Bay Creek Neighborhood
Association to further implement visual arts programs at our
meetings and more.
- IMPORTANT NOTE: Hearts
& Hands provides the artistic materials and staff – it’s a
- Stephanie will attend
our March meeting, helping us brainstorm: What do you want the Bay Creek
Neighborhood to be?
- Contact Stephanie at email@example.com or phone
(608) 251-9669 for more info on Hearts & Hands.
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