What's Up -- November, 2012

From the Neighborhood Coordinator’s Desk

The Great Falls Neighborhood Councils will be meeting as per their fall and winter schedules.  All changes in November will be noted in bold below. 

Neighborhood Council meetings are open to all, and public participation is crucial to the effectiveness of the individual Neighborhood Councils.  Citizens are encouraged to address the Councils with neighborhood news, concerns, items of interest, and/or success stories.  Please plan to attend the Neighborhood Council in your area, and let the members know what’s up in the neighborhood! 

For information on Council areas, meetings, and/or members, check the listings below or call Patty Cadwell, Neighborhood Council Coordinator, 455-8496.  Changes to regular schedules are noted in bold lettering.

Citizen Involvement

All councils invite and welcome attendance at their meetings and have set goals for increased citizen participation in 2012/2013. For information on meeting times and locations, please see the schedule below or email Patty Cadwell, Neighborhood Council Coordinator, or call 455-8496.

Regular November Meetings

Council #1 meets Tuesday, November 13 at 7:00 p.m. in the Meadowlark School library.  Agenda items include information from Public Works Director Jim Rearden about the possibility of a continuation of Ferguson Drive, committee reports, and neighborhood concerns.

Council #2 meets Wednesday, November 14 at 7:00 p.m. in the West Elementary School cafeteria.  Agenda items include information on the city’s growth policy update from Planner Ida Meehan, an update on the State Fair and fairgrounds activities from Cascade County Commissioner Joe Briggs, committee reports and neighborhood concerns.

Council #3 meets Thursday, November 1 at 7:00 p.m. in the Riverview School multi-purpose room.  Agenda items include an update on Montana Refining Company’s and General Distributing Company’s proposed zoning change, information on GFPS technical programs from Tom Kotynski, committee reports, and neighborhood concerns.

Council #4 meets Thursday, November 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Heritage Baptist Church, 900 52nd Street North.  Agenda items include a visit from the Cascade Sheriff's Department, committee reports and neighborhood concerns.

Council #5 meets Monday, November 19 at 7:00 p.m. in the Great Falls Clinic Specialty Center conference room, 3000 15th Avenue South.  Agenda items include information on the city’s growth policy update from Planner Ida Meehan, committee reports and neighborhood concerns.

Council #6 meets Wednesday, November 7 at 7:00 p.m. in the Sunnyside School library.  Agenda items include committee reports and neighborhood concerns.

Council #7 meets Monday, November 19 at 7:00 p.m. in the Civic Center, Gibson Room.  Agenda items include information on GFPS technical programs from Tom Kotynski, committee reports, and neighborhood concerns.

Council #8 meets Thursday, November 15 at 6:00 p.m. in the Great Falls PreRelease Center’s Women’s Annex, 1019 15th Street North.  Agenda items include committee reports and neighborhood concerns.

Council #9 meets Thursday, November 8 at 7:00 p.m. at GFHS, South Campus, room 105.  Agenda items include committee reports and neighborhood concerns.