May 18, 2010 Wards 4 and 7, Joint NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING ASSEMBLY

Neighborhood assemblies will meet in each ward on a regular basis "to provide advice to appointed and elected officials with respect to the issues facing the neighborhoods and the city."

Miller Center, 130 Gosse Court
Facilitator: Larry Solt, W7;   Timekeeper: Lea Terhune, W4

6:00 Pre-Assembly: Preview plans for major impact development Starr Farm Senior/Assisted Living; meet Lt. Gov Brian Dubie; sign up to volunteer at the Starr Farm dog park; view displays and talk with residents working with The North End Farmers Market, Pesticide Education Group (Board of Health), Branch Out Burlington, Burlington Permaculture, and Healthy City Youth Farm at Hunt Middle School.

6:15 Greetings and Sign-In  .   

6:30 Introductions, ANNOUNCEMENTS, Ground Rules, Agenda Anyone who would like to make an announcement, please do so at this time.       

6:35 NPA Business – April 18, 2010 minutes; Resolution: Starr Farm Dog Park         

6:40 Open Forum for Residents - Brief statements of neighborhood/city interest or concern. Blurt on Starr Farm Project, Frank von Turkovitch 5min.

7:15 Reports from Elected and Appointed Officials (Mayor, Councilors, Legislators, Commissioners, Board Members, Steering Committee sub-committee, etc.)  Lt. Governor Brian Dubie.

7:50  Farmers Market, Steve and Anna Niemiec; Pesticide Education Group, Burlington Board of Health, James Vos; Branch Out Burlington, Barbara Mines; Burlington Permaculture, Mark Krawczyk; Healthy City Youth Farm at Hunt Middle School, Jim Flint.

8:30 Reflections: Thoughts/ideas that came up during the meeting.

*Everyone is welcome to stay after to talk personally with our public officials and guests. We encourage this because our agendas are packed and time for dialogue is brief. A special meeting will be called to discuss a specific topic if residents request it.

Ch 17, North End NPA, LIVE @ 5:25