DPNA Board Meeting Minutes – May 22, 2019

Deforest Park Neighborhood Association (DPNA)

Executive Board Monthly Meeting Minutes

Present: Ryan Blazer, Darlene Broom, Nubia Flores Cedeno, Elizabeth Horin, Corazon Lomeli (arrived late), Daniel Pressburg, Keith Oddie, and Joni Ricks-Oddie

Guests: N/A

Date: 05/22/2019

Meeting called to order at 6:41PM by DPNA President Pressburg

6:41PM Approval of Minutes

6:42PM New Business

New Businesses on South– Motion to go into Closed Session – 1st Keith, Darlene 2nd, passes 4-3; 1 abstain

Consider approaching and greeting to establish connections; present DPNA and major events year-round and how they can help and donate; at this time an endowment is not recommended as need to establish connections and donations

Suggestion for requests for security – cameras and lighting in alleys behind South connected to Long Beach Police Department; consider doing Adopt the Street

7:20PM – Closed session ended; no action taken

Old Business

Homeless Issue – Dan Breznoff (Homeless Coalition) wants DPNA to join in; suggestion to have him come DPNA Monthly meeting

Need Jim Foster from Police Department to agree to Chili Cook-Off as Fire Department has already agreed; recommendation to have chief go after chief live on Facebook

Privacy Policy – Ryan sent out revisions to review with track changes – most are modified language and removed items that are not applicable – Vote on approving? Motion to approve, 1 st Elizabeth , 2nd Darlene, all agreed, passed unanimously

Follow-up with Eliot (formerly with Aquarium) – no further follow-up is needed

Dine Out at Jovino’s on June 10th – need to pass out fliers at Neighborhood Association meetings; still need to have people sign up to attend meetings; Nubia (Marketing Relations) will contact neighborhood associations via Facebook to promote event

Jazz Festival – July 6th date; issues last year with location and if we do it this year then we need to be in the right spot; need to be prepared to submit paperwork when ready; Joni got quote from EZ – Up f0r $1200. Tent is $200-$300; imaging is expensive with DPNA logo; need to get another top

Teen Summit – no updates yet re: confirmation

Call for motion to adjourn by 1st Dan  and  2nd noted by Darlene

Meeting adjourned  7:50PM

Reminders and Dates to Remember:

7:00AM Good Neighbors Spires Del Amo and Cherry 2nd Tuesday of the month

7:00PM Starr King 1st Wednesday of the month

7:00PM Grant Meeting, American legion Post 560 59th & Orange 2nd Thursday of the month

7:00PM Coolidge Triangle Neighborhood Association 3rd Wednesday of the month

7:00PM Deforest Neighborhood Association 3rd Thursday of the month

DPNA Board Meeting on Wed. 6/26/2018 at 6:30PM at 167 E. South St.

Pop Up Uptown Event at Michelle Obama Library – 4th Thursday 5:30PM-8:30PM

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