Highland Park

highlanddistrictcouncil.org • 651-695-4005

Annual meeting and elections—The Highland District Council’s annual meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 7, at Lumen Christi, 2055 Bohland Ave. The meeting will include the start of online elections for board members. A virtual option will be available in addition to the in-person event. For information, visit highlanddistrictcouncil.org/hdc-event/2022election.

Board candidates sought—The HDC will hold online elections for representatives to the board of directors from April 7-12. Up for election will be one representative for each of the even-numbered grids, along with two at-large and one at-large alternate position. Applications are due by 5 p.m. Thursday, March 31. Virtual information sessions for prospective board members will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 21, and 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 24. Learn more at highlanddistrictcouncil.org/hdc-event/2022election.

Overdose prevention training—The Highland and Macalester-Groveland community councils will hold an hour-long virtual presentation by Steve Rummler of HOPE Network about the opioid crisis and recognizing and reversing an overdose at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 22. The Zoom link can be found at tinyurl.com/384muhmt.

Upcoming meetings—Community Development Committee, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 15; and Community Engagement Committee, 7 p.m. Monday, March 28. Meetings are now being held in-person, with the option to join online via Zoom. Check highlanddistrictcouncil.org/calendar for meeting links.


macgrove.org • 651-695-4000

Annual meeting—The Macalester-Groveland Community Council will host a virtual annual meeting via Zoom from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, April 21. Those who participate will be able to learn more about the neighborhood, meet candidates for the board of directors and connect with current grid representatives. Everyone who lives, works, learns or recreates in the neighborhood is invited. Email mgcc@macgrove.org.


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Board elections—The application period for candidates interested in running for the community council’s board of directors will run from March 17-April 14. Board elections will take place from April 21-28. The next board informational session will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 10, via Zoom. Visit macgrove.org/boardelections.

Century building plaques—Owners of Macalester-Groveland homes and other buildings that will be 100 years or older by 2027 are still eligible to purchase engraved plaques to identify the age of their structures. Order by March 31 at macgrove.org/100years.

Order a Mac-Grove T-shirt—A new supply of locally designed Macalester-Groveland T-shirts has been received and includes new colors. Visit macgrove.org/tshirts.

Upcoming meetings—board of directors on Thursday, March 10; Inclusivity Task Force on Wednesday, March 16; Housing and Land Use Committee on Wednesday, March 23; Transportation Committee on Monday, March 28; and Community Building Team on Monday, April 11. All meetings will begin at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom. To receive monthly notices and log-in details, visit macgrove.org/participate.

Summit Hill

summithillassociation.org • 651-222-1222

Spring plant sale—Support the Summit Hill Association by purchasing plants through its spring plant sale. Orders are due by April 7 and will be delivered to the Linwood Recreation Center on April 29. For information, visit SummitHillAssociation.org/donate.

1-4 Unit Housing Study—Saint Paul is asking residents for their opinion on options for adding more housing in the city via a survey at engagestpaul.org/1to4housingstudy.

Upcoming meetings—board of directors, 7 p.m. Thursday, March 10; Zoning and Land Use Committee, 7 p.m.
Tuesday, March 15; Streetscape Committee, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 16; Racial Dialogue and Action Committee, 7 p.m. Monday, March 21; and Neighborhood Plan Committee, 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 22. For updates and information to participate in the Zoom meetings, visit SummitHillAssociation.org/calendar.

Union Park

unionparkdc.org • 651-645-6887

Union Park resource map—The Union Park District Council is beginning preliminary work on a map of resources in the neighborhood. Those who know of an establishment or organization that they consider vital to the quality of life in the neighborhood are being asked to email jonah@unionparkdc.org.

Upcoming meetings—Transportation Committee, 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 14; Environment and Parks Committee, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 16; Committee on Land Use and Economic Development, 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 21; and board of directors, 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 6. See unionparkdc.org/calendar for the Zoom links.

Contact us—The public is invited to “like” the Union Park District Council on Facebook, follow it on Twitter at @UnionParkDC, and subscribe to its e-newsletter, “Neighborhood Matters,” by emailing jonah@unionparkdc.org.

West Seventh

fortroadfederation.org • 651-298-5599

Board elections—The West Seventh/Fort Road Federation’s board of directors will elect a new president, first and second vice presidents, and treasurer at its annual meeting on Tuesday, April 26. In addition, board seats are open for one coordinator for each of three geographical areas. Those seats must be filled by renters, though a homeowner or business owner position may open up in Area 1. People interested in these volunteer positions are invited to fill out the self-nomination form on the website. Candidates must be 16 or older and live, own property or own a business in the area served by the Fort Road Federation.

Upcoming meetings—board of directors, 7 p.m. Monday, March 14; and Community Engagement and Outreach Committee, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 17. For meeting details, see fortroadfederation.org/calendar.


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