VNA Council Minutes - May Meeting

Wednesday May 23, 2018

7:00 PM - HotelRED


Council Members

Term Ending - fall 2018   

    Dr. Samip Kothari - President (absent)

    Pat Scheckel - Treasurer

    Doug Carlson (absent)

    Ben Blitz (absent)

Term Ending - fall 2019

    Chris Kelly

    Westley Spitznagle (absent)

    Craig Stanley

    Karie Krantz - Secretary


Call to Order

Approval of Minutes   


  • We are very excited to announce that the Vilas neighborhood website is up!!!! This is a basic website for informational purposes that we will continue to update. You can find upcoming meeting dates and meeting minutes there moving forward. A big thanks to Chris Kelly for all of his hard work in putting this together. We welcome any constructive feedback. Please visit at Home.  


Old Business

    1. Treasurer's Report - Pat Scheckel

  • There is $1500 in the account. There has been a steady stream of dues coming in since the newsletter went out.

    2. Property at 815 Oakland St

  • There has been no formal submittal or any new updates on this property.

    3. Vilas Survey

  • The survey is forthcoming; Doug - please proceed with getting this out.

    4. Social Report

  • Block Party will be June 9th on the 1900 block of Jefferson
  • Details are coming together but volunteers are needed if you'd like to help. We are specifically looking for people to donate the use of their grills, tables, & coolers. Please remember to bring a dish to pass.

    5. VNA Directory - will follow once block captains have been secured.

    6. Block Captains - working on a flyer and website signup

  • Looking for volunteers - basic responsibilities will include collecting resident info for the VNA directory, collecting/reminding about dues, and occasional flyer distribution

    7. Joint West and Joint Southeast Campus - no update

    8. Edgewood Liaison Committee - no update

    9. Monroe St Construction

  • Encouraging neighborhood to support all Monroe St businesses
  • The Farmer's Market at EHS is open every Sunday...please support!

    10. Development Update

  • Associated Bank demolition has begun

New Business

  • Website is up!!