Genesee-Schmitz Neighborhood Council meeting set for Thursday, April 26

What would make our neighborhood a great place to live in 2020?

The Genesee-Schmitz Neighborhood Council (GSNC) is embarking on a neighborhood "Vision 2020" planning process, and wants your input and involvement.

After some time without a neighborhood gathering they are urging people to attend their next meeting and share their ideas:
• What do you like about our neighborhood now?
• What short- and long-term changes would you like to see?*

Date: Thursday, April 26, 2012
Time: 6:30-7 p.m. Social Time (refreshments will be served)
7-8:30 p.m. Meeting (with lots of time for input and perhaps a speaker or two)
Where: Howell Auditorium, West Side Presbyterian Church, 3601 California Avenue SW

Some areas to think about:

  • Social events
  • Parks
  • Communication
  • Traffic improvements
  • Beautification projects
  • Education and support
  • Crime prevention
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Gardening
  • Policy
  • Shared interests and resources
  • Volunteer opportunities

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