What's Up -- October 2012 Newsletter

From the Neighborhood Coordinator’s Desk

The Great Falls Neighborhood Councils will be meeting as per their fall and winter schedules.  All changes in October 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 October Meetings

Council #1 meets Tuesday, October 16 at 7:00 p.m. in the Meadowlark School library.  Agenda items include a visit from Community Policing Officer Lundberg, an introduction from Justice of the Peace candidates Bailey and Nandlal, and neighborhood concerns.

Council #2 meets Wednesday, October 10 at 7:00 p.m. in the West Elementary School cafeteria.  Agenda items include introductions from candidates for County Commissioner, Justice of the Peace, District Court Judge and State Legislature, and neighborhood concerns.

Council #3 meets Thursday, October 4 at 7:00 p.m. in the Riverview School multi-purpose room.  Agenda items include a visit from Community Policing Officer Smail, information on a proposed senior rental complex, information on Montana Refining Company’s proposed zoning change of the Westgate property, an introduction from Justice of the Peace candidate Eric Bailey and District Court Judge candidate Pinski, and neighborhood concerns.

Council #4 meets Thursday, October 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Heritage Baptist Church, 900 52nd Street North.  Agenda items include a visit from Community Policing Officer Van Every, information on Code Enforcement from Heather Rohlf and Chris Sorenson, an introduction from Justice of the Peace candidate Eric Bailey, committee reports and neighborhood concerns.

Council #5 meets Monday, October 15 at 7:00 p.m. in the Great Falls Clinic Specialty Center conference room, 3000 15th Avenue South.  Agenda items include information on Neighborhood Watch from Community Policing Sgt. Slavik and NeighborWorks Coordinator Carol Bronson, introductions from Justice of the Peace candidate Eric Bailey, committee reports and neighborhood concerns.

Council #6 meets Wednesday, October 6 at 7:00 p.m. in the Sunnyside School library.  Agenda items include a visit from Community Policing Officer Henry, introductions from District Court Judge candidate Greg Pinski and Justice of the Peace candidate Eric Bailey, committee reports and neighborhood concerns.

Council #7 meets Monday, October 8 at 7:00 p.m. in the Gibson Room at the Civic Center.  Agenda items include a visit from Community Policing/Downtown Officer Kimmet, information on Easter Seal/Goodwill’s move to downtown, an update on the Rescue Mission, an introduction from Justice of the Peace candidate Eric Bailey, committee reports and neighborhood concerns.

Council #8 meets Thursday, October 18 at 6:00 p.m. in the Great Falls PreRelease Center’s Women’s Annex, 1019 15th Street North.  Agenda items include a visit from Community Policing Officer Palmer, information on the City’s Growth Policy planning, an introduction Justice of the Peace candidate Mary Jolley and County Commission candidate Robin Baker, and neighborhood concerns.

Council #9 meets Thursday, October 11 at 7:00 p.m. at GFHS, South Campus, room 105.  Agenda items include a visit from Community Policing Officer Daniels, introductions from District Court Judge candidate Greg Pinski and Justice of the Peace candidate Eric Bailey, committee reports and neighborhood concerns.