Thursday, April 6th, 2023
April meeting was held both virtually on Zoom and physically at Press Waffle at 1424 Main Street, and was attended by 12 members as well as Director Miller, Judge LaTonya Honorable, and Angelia Johnson (Washington Elementary).
March Minutes were approved by majority vote.
Treasurer’s Report: For month ending 3/31/23, there were total cash assets of $2,214.54 in the checking and PayPal accounts; no new member deposits for the month of March. Total expenses for SoMardi Gras Parade were $96.86 of the $100.00 budget. (Float registration $50.00, candy $46.86; beads and float materials were donated.)
Judge LaTonya Honorable spoke about Warrant Amnesty Day (get your outstanding warrants recalled with no penalty to you) on 9/8/23 at 1:30 p.m. Requirements are:
Must be out of Pulaski County 5th Division Circuit Court
Must call 501.340.8546 by 9/1/23 to see if you qualify and to get on the docket.
Director Miller spoke about tornado recovery efforts and how citizens can remain involved in those efforts. Dir. Miller also provided some information regarding the upcoming route analysis for Rock Region Metro. Stated he would follow up on repairs at Terry Manion as well.
Angelia Johnson from Washington Elementary introduced herself and the school. Washington Elementary is a CommUNITY school and would love for DNA to get involved with different activities.
President Sarah Thomas spoke about the upcoming Food Pantries that Mike Orndorff has offered to build as well as potential locations – Capitol Zoning may have to review/approve the proposed location.
Downtown Density Task Force – No update for this month as the public is not getting notified of date/time/location of meeting by the city or Director Phillips.
Patricia Blick from the Quapaw Quarter Association gave an overview of the upcoming Tour of Homes happening the second weekend in May.