VNA September Meeting Agenda - September 25, 2019

The September meeting of the Vilas Neighborhood Association will be held this Wednesday, September 25, at 7:00pm, at HotelRED.  



Call to Order

Approval of Minutes


·         Special thanks to HotelRED for making the meeting room available for our use this evening.

·         Communications.

o    A reminder that our neighborhood web site is at

o    Email address for the VNA –

o    The Vilas Ink newsletters are now being posted on the web site at

·         Home History Project, with DMNA.  – Doug Carlson


New Business


1.     Pizza Extreme – Class B liquor license application update – Lea Jacobs, VNA Zoning Chair

2.     Northern Vilas alcohol concerns – general discussion



Existing Business

3.     Treasurer’s report – Pat Scheckel

4.     Social report - Lee Lazar

·         VNA Halloween Party

5.     Nominating Committee – Lee Lazar (with Gera Bodley, Mary Clare Murphy, and Eileen Thompson)

·         Update from committee for VNA’s November 20th election plans

·         Nominations and timing

·         Election and election operations

·         Annual meeting notice

6.     VNA Directory & Block Captains – Roz Woodward & Sarah Bahauddin

·         2020 membership drive

7.     Vilas Ink newsletter – Pat Scheckel

8.     Joint Campus Area Committee (JCAC) report – Liaison - Doug Carlson

9.     VNA Zoning Committee report.  – Lea Jacobs

10.  Vilas retail news and updates

11.  Vilas Park Master Planning

·         Wendy Fearnside, Julia Kerr, Jim Lorman are representing VNA.  A more thorough update and discussion planned for October’s VNA meeting.

12.  Edgewood Liaison committee report – (Liaisons - Jon Standridge and Sarah Bahauddin)

·         Liaison meeting report – Sarah, Jon

·         EHS athletic field updates

o EHS and City of Madison are now engaged in a lawsuit.

o Changes to UI Zoning

o Repeal of Edgewood Master Plan

o Collaborative Working Group’s work has been suspended.  It is unclear when, or if, this work will resume.

Other Business