Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Minutes 8/18/15

August 18, 2015

David Dahle, Chair
Woody Dukes
Brock Campbell
Michael Livingston,
Vice Chair
Bob Hanna
Diana Dettwyler
Erma Hoffman, Treasurer
Bruce Hoffman
Neal Kern

Sarah Owens, Sec’y
Rebekah Engle

p=present a=absent e=excused

Residents: Bill Holmstrom, Rosa Leonardi, Deb Comini
Organizations: Skye Hibbard-Swanson, Just Walk Salem,  Kenneth Hetzel, Morningside Neighborhood Association and Pringle Creek Watershed Council
City/County Representatives: Councilor Bennett; Officer Vanmeter, SPD; Brady Rogers, Neighborhood Enhancement Division Administrator

The regular meeting of the CanDo Board of Directors was called to order at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 18, 2015, at the First Christian Church at 685 Marion Street NE, Salem.

David Dahle was in the chair and Michael Livingston acted as secretary.

The agenda and the minutes of the July meeting were approved unanimously.

Councilor Bennett reported on upcoming events, worksessions and hearings.

Officer Vanmeter reported on enforcement in Marion Square Park, and the need for stable housing for unsheltered Salem residents with serious mental illness or substance abuse problems.

In “interested citizen” comments, Kenneth Hetzel spoke about his hope to involve neighborhood associations in removing English ivy and protecting the streams in their areas.
The board then heard a presentation by Skye Hibbard-Swanson on Just Walk Salem: How to Find Your Walking Group.

There being no other business before the board, the meeting of the Board of Directors adjourned at 7:05 p.m.