8/27/18 at 6 PM. Ward 3 Office
In attendance: Bill, Jana, Chris, Colleen, Steve, Vicki, Robert, Sunshine, Matt, Cindy, Beverly
Special Guests: Joe Gradias, Tucson Police Department, Carlos de Latorre, City of Tucson
Review of Minutes
Revenue – $100 dues and donations
Expenses – 0
Balance as of 8/27/18 $1,205.76
Environmental Services – Carlos de Latorre
Enhanced Brush and Bulky Program – want to stop the door hangers, replaced by a letter that tells the brush and bulky dates for the year, you can still call or check map online. They are trying to promote an app for your phones. More info at tucsonaz.gov/esd
They are trying to get together with Tucson Dept. of Transportation, code enforcement and graffiti .
Sweetwater facility open on Friday from 8-2:30 for hazardous waste. Other locations can be found on the website
791-3171 tucsonaz.gov/neat-neighbor to pick up illegal dumping within 24 hours
Six ways to be a good neighbor handout
Trim Weeds and grass below 6”, keep your half of the alley and easement clean
Limit or screen outside storage – limit storage to 25% of your total lot
Store and screen junk vehicles, must be stored in a garage/carport, be behind a legal barrier or covered by a vehicle cover designed to cover the car
Trim encroaching plants
Stop illegal dumping
Clean up with brush and bulky
Free Library needs kids books – we are ordering a dog poop-bag holder for the little library on Plumer so hopefully people will clean up after their dogs
Door Hangers – going out the end of September, Bill will print them up and get them to the streetwalkers
October – Declutter month, CGNE will provide prizes for the declutter bingo game that will be sent out in late September along with all the rules for the month.
November 3rd – Sabuku T-shirt sale and craft fair – if you are an artisan that is interested in being in this event let me know. Colleen 577-4543. This venue gets a large turnout, and has been getting bigger each year. It will be held at the International School.
Picnic in the Park / Friendsgiving Nov. 11th, Sunday in the Park from 11-1 /. CGNE will provide the Turkey, gravy and stuffing. The rest will be potluck.
Caroling in the park, December 15th – Bill will talk to Greg to see if he can play the guitar for the event
Christmas Bazaar – December 1st at Ward 3. We are looking for venders from the neighborhood and nearby. We have a couple of other neighborhoods that will be doing this event with us.
Wilson wash – get someone to be in charge of calling and a pick up committee. Bill talked to Matt Kopec about making sure that the wash is on the list to be mowed.
Dog/cat Accessory Swap or Flea Market – September 29th, Saturday, 8:30 am
Bring your old pet toys, collars, leashes, crates, dog bowls etc.to sale, trade or give away.
There will be a dog trainer and dog sitter there. Custom dog biscuits for sale.
Free coffee and donuts
TPD Ofcr. Joe Gradias has a monthly opportunity to learn about Dog Walkers Watch.
Sunshine Turner came from Devereux to talk about the facility on Norris and Spring, she is writing an article for the newsletter
We need several volunteers to do small jobs:
Techno person for layout of door hangers, city newsletter
Social Media person – to post events
Poster makers – to advertise events
Wilson wash – to call Tucson Dept of Transportation when the wash needs to be mowed
City stuff – Grant road coalition
Help write newsletter – write articles for the paper, or help in general
Little libraries – need revamping, sanding and painting
Roll Off – Environmental Services – call twice a year to arrange the roll offs