Alex asks “What most excites you about being Alder?”
Work on sustainable development
Potentially producing power municipally
Involved in PFAS and F35 resistance
Anne Morrison (Developer for Ella’s Deli project)
Loan closed recently.
There may be a monthly bulletin at construction site with updates
Narik looking into attorney to help with EPNA non profit status
Still planning to open Ella’s development Spring 2022.
Syed asks what kind of business tenants
Anne: Conversions with non profit groups, can’t comment specifically. West African grocery probably no. Welcomes ideas for tenants.
Syed asks about mural
Anne: Swink consulting regarding building branding. Anne might ask muralist to attend an EPNA meeting. Still has to go back to Urban design for approval of mural. Might have more information next month.
“I’d like to encourage people to make comments about the elimination of routes #10 and #27. I’d hate to have to start driving because there is not a bus to take within walking distance.”
Asked Syed for City/Co PFAS
Syed: Challenges regarding transparency.
Advocating for DNR to investigate.
Building local coalition to build pressure.
County spent $8 million on technology to mitigate PFAS that has failed.
City will not commit to timeline for cleanup.
Why are there always gingerbread men and no gingerbread women?
Inquired about status of Cooper’s (EPNA Co-chair) meeting attendance.
Motion to adjourn was made by Tom, seconded, and approved.