January 14, 2019

Hello neighbors, below please find my notes from the interneighborhood council where i serve as the NENA representative.

I put *** where you can provide input and get involved. -Suzanne Held

Thursday, January 10, 2019 – 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
City Hall, Commission Room, 121 N Rouse Ave

Attending: Kathy Powell (UNA), Ginny Cowan (BCNA), Lisa Prugh (Cooper Park), Suzanne Held (NENA), Laurie McKinney (Marwyn/Lindley), Megan Stageman (Marwyn/Lindley), David Steinmuller (The Knolls), Tanya Andreasen (Neighborhood Coordinator) Commissioner Terry Cunningham (Alder Creek) Elise Strong and Judy Locker from the Bozeman Beautification Advisory Board: attended the ethics training

A. Call Meeting to Order – Kathy Powell called the meeting the order

B. Changes to the Agenda: Added the Community Resource Officer to introduce himself: Marek Ziegler, new Bozeman Police Department Community Resource Officer, introduced himself. He has been with the police department and is coming into a new role. We welcomed him.

C. Public Comment – there was no public comment

D. Approve Minutes – December 13, 2018 – David moved, Megan seconded and the minutes were approved Kathy later noticed a change to be made to the December meeting minutes. The meeting minutes stated “On Dec. 3, parking ordinance changes went into effect.” The correction is that the parking ordinance changes were provisionally approved at that point. These meeting minutes were approved.

E. Commission Liaison Update – Commissioner Terry Cunningham

*** Opportunities for input: go to:
Bozeman.net and look under “city projects”
  • First draft of the revised Downtown Plan has been released:
***Next step: submit comments – January 18th is when the comment period closes

Other plans/assessments happening now:
  • Affordable Housing Needs Assessment
  • Community Plan
  • NCOD
  • There have been some recent city commission meetings/rulings related to higher density and there are likely more to come

F. Neighborhoods Program Coordinator Update – Tanya Andreasen
  • Tanya is going to Fort Collins to learn about their university-neighborhood program
  • Tanya has been working with the MSU Dean of Students to put forward a request to the university to develop a position that would be a counterpart to Tanya’s – could be called something like Office of Off Campus Living
G. Neighborhoods Program Retreat Planning – Tanya Andreasen
  • There will be a retreat for INC representatives and neighborhood steering committee members February 21st from 4-8pm at the Story Mansion
H. INC Ethics Training – Tanya Andreasen • INC members went through a one-hour ethics training

Adjournment For more information please contact Tanya Andreasen, Neighborhood Coordinator, at 582-2274 or
tandreasen@bozeman.net. This board generally meets on the 2nd Thursday of every month at 4:30 PM. Committee meetings are open to all members of the public. If you have a disability and require assistance, please contact Mike Gray, ADA Coordinator, at 582-3232. Next meeting: Neighborhoods Program Retreat Thursday, February 21, 2019 – 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Story Mansion


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