Neighborhood Alliance Annual Meeting Saturday 1/21

It’s happening again!   I think you’ll like the program this year.

The meeting will be held at First United Methodist Church from 10 a.m.-noon. The church is located at 214 West Main St.

Topics of discussion include the financial aspects of home-buying, reports from various neighborhoods and community organizations and a preview of the upcoming Homebuyer Education Seminar. There will also be a panel of City officials on hand to answer questions.

Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. The meeting is open to all Carbondale residents. For more information, contact Sarah Heyer at: (618) 549-5302, Ext. 386 or (618) 525-5525.

The Neighborhood Alliance is a project of the Neighborhood Action Group designed to explore ways to improve our neighborhoods and community.

Please help us spread the word about the meeting.  Here is more info about the agenda.

9:30     Registration and Refreshments; Literature Check out the information available

10:00   Welcome and Introductions (Karriem Shariati),

10:15   Neighborhood Reports:

Arbor District – Dan Presley
Tatum Heights – Justin Zurlinden
Northwest –  (currently dormant)
Northeast –   TBD
Deer Lake – TBD

10:30-11   Reports  from City-wide Organizations

Boys and Girls Club – Randy Osborn
Carbondale Community Arts – TBD
Main Street – Meghan Cole
I Can Read – Margaret Nesbitt
NAACP – Ed Dorsey
Others ???

Reports submitted to be read

Nonviolent Carbondale –
Sparrow Coalition

11:00   Panel – What’s NEW in Carbondale – highlights (City Manager, Police, Fire, Building & Neighborhood Services)

11:30   Preview of New Home Buyers Education (Justin Zurlinden, Dan Presley, Travis Taylor)

12:00 – Introduction of City Council Candidates; Stay for a Chili Lunch!

Soup is “pot luck” this year – but it does not mean that you are expected to bring anything.  Just that you are taking your chances on food that has been prepared by amateurs without oversight by the Health Dept. 😉

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