Highland Park

highlanddistrictcouncil.org • 651-695-4005

New board members—More than 650 people voted in this year’s Highland District Council board elections. The following new board members were elected: Grid 2-Tim Morehead, Grid 4-Kathleen Anderson, Grid 6-Ellen Miller, Grid 8-Tom Distad, Grid 10-Jillian Barden, Grid 11-Fekadu Kassa and Grid 12-Cheryl Calloway, at-large (two-year terms) Kevin Vargas and Isaac Russell, and at-large alternates (one-year terms) Jeff Stolte and Casey Anderson.

Junior golf clinic—First Tee Minnesota will offer a free golf clinic for youths ages 6 and older at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at Highland National Golf Course. Kids can learn the basics of chipping, putting and driving. All equipment will be provided.

Garage Fest—Highland Park’s annual garage sale is back this spring. Garage Fest will take place from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 3-4. Register your sale and pay the $15 fee by May 21 to be included in event promotions. Visit highlanddistrictcouncil.org/events/.

Join a committee—Those who would like to join an HDC committee are being invited to attend the May committee meetings (see below). Learn more at highlanddistrictcouncil.org/committees or contact kathy@highlanddistrictcouncil.org or 651-695-4005.

Upcoming meetings—board of directors, 7 p.m. Thursday, May 5; Transportation Committee, 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 10; Community Development Committee, 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 17; and Community Engagement Committee, 7 p.m. Monday, May 23. The meetings will take place at the Highland Community Center, 1978 Ford Pkwy., with an option to join online. Get the Zoom link and meeting agendas at highlanddistrictcouncil.org/calendar.

Macalester-Groveland

macgrove.org • 651-695-4000

 

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Board elections—The Macalester-Groveland Community Council board elections are continuing through April 28. People can cast their votes to elect two representatives each from Grids 1, 3 and 5, as well as two at-large residential members. Votes can be cast electronically at macgrove.org/boardelections or by paper ballot at mgcc@macgrove.org.

Little Free Library tour—The community council will conduct a self-guided tour of the Little Free Libraries in the neighborhood from May 21-June 4. There will be local shop discounts, a word scramble hunt and more. Learn more at macgrove.org/littlefreelibrarytour.

Upcoming meetings—Housing and Land Use Committee on Wednesday, April 27; Community Building Team on Wednesday, May 11; board of directors on Thursday, May 12; Inclusivity Task Force on Wednesday, May 18; Transportation Committee on Monday, May 23; and Housing and Land Use Committee on Wednesday, May 25. All meetings will begin at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom. To receive meeting notices and log-in details, visit macgrove.org/participate.

Summit Hill

summithillassociation.org • 651-222-1222

Plant sale pickup—Orders placed for the Summit Hill Association’s spring plant sale will be ready for pickup from 1-6 p.m. Friday, April 29, in the upper lot of the Linwood Recreation Center, 860 Saint Clair Ave.

Board openings—The SHA is seeking volunteers to apply for appointment to its board of directors. Applications are due by May 6 to be eligible for appointment at the May 12 board meeting. For information and to apply, visit SummitHillAssociation.org/join-the-board.

Yard and food waste—The Ramsey County yard and food waste collection site at 870 Pleasant Ave. is now open from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Due to the threat of jumping worms, sod and dirt are no longer being accepted there. Leaves, grass trimmings, garden waste and compostable kitchen waste are still accepted. 

Upcoming meetings—Development Committee on Wednesday, April 27; Neighborhood Plan Committee on Tuesday, May 3; Communications Committee on Thursday, May 5; Zoning and Land Use Committee on Tuesday, May 10; and board of directors on Thursday, May 12. For updates and information to participate in the 7 p.m. Zoom meetings, visit SummitHillAssociation.org/calendar.

Union Park

unionparkdc.org • 651-645-6887

Committee changes—To consolidate work and ensure a quorum, the Union Park District Council has merged its Environment and Parks Committee and its Neighborhood Involvement Committee. The joint meetings will be held at 6:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month.

Upcoming meetings—board of directors, 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 4; Transportation Committee, 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 9; Committee on Land Use and Economic Development, 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 16; and Environment and Parks/Neighborhood Involvement Committee, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 18. 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 wako@unionparkdc.org.

West Seventh

fortroadfederation.org • 651-298-5599

Upcoming meetings—Transportation and Land Use Committee, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 4; board of directors, 7 p.m. Monday, May 9; and Community Engagement and Outreach Committee, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 19. The meetings will be held via Zoom. For details, visit fortroadfederation.org/calendar.

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