Meeting Minutes – March 10th, 2021

Zoom Meeting

Officers present: Liz Parsons, Kim Sutton, Gwynne Williams, Pamela Shaw, Leana Good-Simpson
Officers absent: Christian Bisimwa, Ian Jacob, Bryan Van Dussen, Barb DeSerres

Attendance: Espahbad Dodd, Peter Hall, Steve Scharf, Robert O’Brien, Roseanne Graef & Sarah Colton (Community Services Coordinator, West End Community Policing)

Secretary’s report:

No Minutes from the Sept 2020 meeting, it was an informal zoom meeting.

Treasurer’s report:

Not available

Community Policing:

  • White supremacist flier sent to neighbors with rainbow flags. Case being sent to Maine Human Rights Commission
  • Facebook post from Fresh Approach was discussed, incident referenced by post was not reported to PPD
  • Use SeeClickFix to report problems:

Community Announcements:

  • Steve Sharf mentioned the link to Zoom on was not working for him.
  • Pamela gave an update on Harborview park, new fruit trees, potential works days, past projects and $12,000 of the grant given by MMC Community Grant was used by the City Parks Department to install concrete benches.
  • Kim gave an update on PAN, Parkside and Western Prom Neighborhood Association have neighborhood plans and encourage all neighborhoods to have a plan to submit to City regarding the ReCode.
  • Peter Hall and Lin Parsons gave an update on the MMC Community Grant yearly process and applications.

City Charter Commission candidate forum discussed, will coordinate with WPNA to host District 2 candidate form in April. 

Motion to dismiss, and meeting adjourned at 7:00pm

NEXT WENA MEETING:  April 14th, 2021 Zoom

Kim Sutton, President