Bay Creek Neighborhood
BCNA Meeting Minutes for Monday, December 10, 2001
Officers, Members and
Guests Present: Jennifer Zahn, Ben
Kadel, Matt Sloan, Jim Winkle, Kyle Richmond, Candace Pantoga, Kirk Elliott,
Maureen Quinlan, Daina Zemliauskas, Amy Turner, Rose Brothers, Bob Lockhart,
Jeff Goldstein, Judy Amburn, Annette Czarnecki, Bonnie Schmidt, Stephanie
Holmes, Darwin & Betty Carpenter, Lauranne Bailey.
The meeting began at 6:35 pm.
Facilitator: Daina Zemliauskas
Recognizing Bay Creek Neighbors & Contributors
Bonnie Schmidt proposed BCNA reinstate a recognition program
at the annual potluck. In future years, this could be taken on as a duty of the
Welcome Committee, with nomination submissions sought through the newsletter
and at earlier meetings. Due to the last-minute nature of the request,
nominations from the floor were accepted.
MOTION (Jim Winkle):
Nominate Ben Kadel for superior contributions to the Bay Creek
Neighborhood. SECOND (Annette Czarnecki). Unanimous Approval.
Treasurer (Candace Pantoga)
total in our account
in web site
Candace suggested we move some funds to the newsletter
account. Will consider & vote next meeting since Welcome Committee will
have a printing proposal in January.
Contact Person (Amy Turner)
Shared news & information about the following documents
Division – Park News
& minutes from SMPC
4 WYOU Guide
Engineering & Parking traffic calming projects
Metropolitan Schools: do we want an Art Cart in Bay Creek? Provides art
projects for 6 to 9 year-olds. Yes – how about Bernie’s Beach
or Franklin Field?
Newsletter (Kirk Elliott)
Newsletter (Feb/Mar issue)will be distributed first week of
deadline: January 11th.
for articles, photos and drawings.
for layout person, 10-12 hours per issue.
SMPC (Ben Kadel)
Kadel, our SMPC Rep from the neighborhood council, is looking for a
six-month (January through June 2002) leave from his SMPC duties so he can
finish up his Ph.D. Get involved with the planning council and learn about
nearby neighborhoods. Meetings are the third Monday of the month. Contact
Ben to get involved with this position.
project for SMPC is the new urban design for Park Street and the Park
Street project management team, underway in January/February 2002. Three
subgroups are studying affordable housing, design, transportation &
transit issues. There will be public forums to get people involved.
Alder’s Report (Matt Sloan)
on Olin Avenue bridge scheduled tomorrow, Tuesday, December
7:00 pm at the Baha’i Center.
Creek Bridge at Beld Street will be replaced this summer. Matt will set a
meeting for neighbors’ input.
November public hearing discussing traffic calming had several Bay Creek
members present. Input from that hearing and other information will
determine the City’s 5-6 priorities for the coming year. Lakeside
has high probability of being included due to the amount of traffic we see
and Franklin School.
Traffic (Candace Pantoga)
scheduled for Tuesday, January 22, 2002. Place TBA. Call Candace Pantoga
Welcome (Jennifer Zahn)
ask for brochure funding in January 2002. Looking to print 1500 two-sided
brochures to distribute to our neighbors. Including info on BCNA and
important contacts. May be color or not depending on the quotes we
a Bay Creek EcoTeam! An introductory meeting will be held on Thursday,
January 24th, 6:30-8:30 pm at St. Mark’s on Spruce
Street. Call Jennifer Zahn for info, or just stop by!
Brothers) to approve the last meeting’s minutes with amendment to South
Madison Meeting day (should be Jan 10th). SECOND (Candace Pantoga). Unanimous Approval.
Madison Metro Route Changes: Metro has proposed changes to the 5 and 12 routes, with a potential
addition of a Park & Ride for City employees at the Olin-Turville southern
parking lot, with the bus traveling down Lakeside Street instead of Olin.
Public meetings occurring tonight and tomorrow (Tues 12/11). Kyle Richmond left
the BCNA meeting (with our feedback) to attend the Metro Meeting. General
consensus from the group:
Park & Ride in a city park?!! Bad idea.
residents fought to keep buses off during the last route change. Probably
will fight again.
County Board Candidate Forum: Primary for
County Board Candidates is February 19th. Proposed idea: Bay Creek
(and possibly some surrounding neighborhoods in our new district) will get
together to host a candidate’s forum. General consensus from group. Need
a moderator for the event. Rose Brothers, Ben Kadel and Daina Zemliauskas will
help Jim Winkle.
Quann Park Garden Committee: Next meeting
is January 15th at 7:00 pm in the Baha’i
Zahn) to extend the meeting another 15 minutes. SECOND (Annette Czarnecki).
Next meeting is the annual potluck. Invite a new neighbor to
the event, bring a dish to pass. Candace will contact Nick Glass to
use their washable
plastic plates, cups & utensils.
Next Meeting Facilitator: Judy Amburn on Date: Monday,
January 14th, 2002, 6 pm (NOTE EARLY START FOR POTLUCK!)
The meeting adjourned at 7:45 pm.
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