Saturday, April 23, 2016


SHERMAN NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION
Meeting Agenda, Monday, May 2nd, 2016—6:30 p.m.
Warner Park Community Recreation Center 
1625 Northport Drive

Introductions

SNA Regular Business
            Minutes (Pat)
            Treasurer’s Report (Megan)

Old Business
--Proposed mixed-use construction at Packers and Schlimgen making its way through city committees—op ed for Northside News (Justin)
--Updates: (1) Willy North (Lynette, Dawn) (2) RP’s Pasta at Northside Town Center—dead? or alive?  (3) the future of the 80+ acres that are now Oscar Mayer (Renee); (4) begone, billboards on Aberg 


New Business    
--Guest: Sherman Middle School Principal, Kristin Foreman, and Volunteer Coordinator, Dane Gottschall (Carolyn)
--Dutch’s Auto—N. Sherman Avenue next to La Bellitalia (Lesleigh)
--Telling our SNA story—Madison Commons (Dolores)
--Anyone up for summer projects? Independence Day celebration parade? Gardening? Art? Building insect houses?
--Networking with Brentwood Neighborhood Association and Eken Park Neighborhood Association (flags at pedestrian crossings, N Sherman etc? block party? Gardening? Work together on Oscar’s planning?)
--Willy St: receipt campaign: they are asking for grocery store receipts (or shopping lists) from prospective Willy North shoppers so they can find out what products they should consider carrying and what other stores charge for those products.
·      Dropping them in the Customer Comments box at the Owner Resources Area at the stores
·      Emailing them to  thirdstore@willystreet.coop with the subject “Receipt”
·      Direct messaging on Facebook
·      Sending a tweet on Twitter

Announcements
--Mendota PTO rummage sale May 14 (Chris)
--Next meeting: July 11, 2016

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Next SNA meeting is Monday March 7, 2016

Join us at the Warner Park Community Recreation Center
1625 Northport Drive
6:30pm-8:00pm

Agenda Highlights and invited guests:
  1. Proposed mixed-use construction, Packers and Schlimgen
  2. Discussion on Willy Street Coop, RPs Pasta, Oscar Mayer
      (Guest: Brendon Smith & Kristen Moore)
  3. Fireside Five-0, Sherman Ave., pedestrian crossings
      (Guest: neighborhood MPD officer Dave Dexheimer)
  4. Madison Mallards fireworks, other plans
      (Guest: Mallards manager Vern Stenman)
  5. Neighborhood-school collaborations
      (Guest: Sherman Middle School Principal Kristen Foreman,
                 and Volunteer Coordinator Dane Gottschall)
   6.  Pollinator project talks, other summer projects
   7. Mendota PTO rummage sale, May 14, 2016


Sunday, September 6, 2015

Next SNA Meeting is Monday September 14

SHERMAN NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION
Meeting Agenda for Monday, September 14, 2015—6:30 p.m.
Warner Park Community Recreation Center Meeting Room
 
Introductions

SNA Regular Business 
--Minutes (Pat)(attached)
--Treasurer’s Report* (Megan)
           
Old Business 
--Report on huge success of Neighborhood Beautification Grant (“Art in the Yard”)(Alexis)—yay team!
--Safety/stoplight issues at Packers and Schlimgen—emailed information from Brian Smith, city engineer
--Proposed mixed-use project at “triangle” corner of N. Sherman/Fordem/Sherman (across from Kappel’s Clock Shop)—Nancy Thayer-Hart, neighbor from immediate area
 
New Business 
--Update on Northside Planning  Council (Pat & Dolores) 
--Declaring our neighborhood a Pollinator-Friendly habitat? (Dolores)
--This summer in Warner Park: crane chicks, Wild Warner, etc
--EYESORES (abandoned Hertz lot; All Auto lot on N. Sherman next to La Bellitalia; car repair property up for sale, known as Zippy Lube)
--Constitutional amendment re: money in politics? (Lynette and Dorothy)
--Other  

Announcements 
--Save the date: Mayor’s Neighborhood Conference Sat, Oct 24th at Warner Park Center (WPCRC)
--Annual Dane County Alzheimer’s Walk Sat, October 10 at the Warner Park Shelter (registration 7:45 / Walk at 9 a.m.) to be followed by the North/Eastside Senior Coalition’s AppleFest at WPCRC

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Show your support for those affected by Alzheimer's

Support our local Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance! See below.


Saturday, August 1, 2015

Sherman Neighborhood Association Items of Interest, August 2015

  One-Time Events

Saturday, August 8, 2015: A Taste of FEED

4-7:30pm, FEED Kitchens, 1219 N. Sherman Ave

There will be tables and tents, dinner options, entertainment and activities.  And that’s just outside! Come on in the Kitchens for a tour of this state-of-the-art commercial kitchen. Many food businesses that have started at FEED will be on hand to share samples of their products and tell you how they started their businesses.
Find more information at: northsidemadison.org/event/a-taste-of-feed

Saturday, August 29, 2015: Pound the Pavement for the Warner Pool

9am, Warner Park Community Recreation Center, 1625 Northport Drive

Registration at 8:00 am, walk starts at 9 am.
Join a team or sign up individually. $15/adult, $10/18 and younger. Make checks payable
to Warner Park Community Recreation Center–Circle of Friends (WPCRC–CoF) and drop off or mail to WPCRC, 1625 Northport Dr., Madison, WI 53704.

Sunday, August 30, 2015: Sunday Supper

4-6:00pm, Warner Park Shelter 1625 Northport Drive

Free and all welcome! Summer is here and so is sweet corn. Come on down to the park for a free meal with family and friends in a "no agenda" atmosphere.
Find more information by calling Dale at 217-9631

 

Ongoing Events

2015 Art Cart
Sponsored by the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art and MSCR

The Art Cart is a free, traveling art program that provides creative, outdoor art-making experiences to children ages 3+ and their families. Highlights features the re-painting of the Vilas Park Shoe the week of July 14! Groups larger than 8 people are limited to one visit per summer and MUST pre-register by calling 608.204.3021.
For more information, including schedule and map of locations: http://mscr.org/our-programs/youth-arts-enrichment/art-cart

2015 Northside Farmers Market
8:30am-12:30pm Sundays, Northside TownCenter,
2817 N Sherman Ave.

Enjoy locally grown produce, organics, meats, eggs, refreshments, live enter- tainment, local artists, and great friends and neighbors, too. Visit www. northside farmersmarket.org or Facebook www. facebook.com/MadisonNFM. Upcoming events include:
         Corn Boil, August9
         Free Yoga in August, 8:30am-9:30am
Double Dollars program for SNAP/Food share card holders during regular market hours. Visit the information booth.
http://northsidefarmersmarket.org/

Monday, May 25, 2015

THE NEXT SHERMAN NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION MEETING

Monday, July 6, 2015
6:30pm to 7:45pm
Warner Park Community Recreation Center
1625 Northport Drive

Details to be posted closer to meeting time.

SEE YOU THERE!