APNA Board Meeting 3/9/21

The APNA Board of Directors meeting is March 9, 2021 at 6:30 PM, via Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89667864293…(This is the zoom meeting address we will use all year. It will be added at the beginning of every agenda.)

Here’s the agenda:

Call to Order at 6:30 PM

Roll Call, Introductions – 5 minutes

Saturday Night Party 19th and RR – 15 minutes

Minutes of the February meetings – 10 minutes

Treasurer’s Report – 5 minutes

Online Membership Update – 10 minutes

5G Towers Update – 5 minutes

U of A Volunteers Project(s) – 15 minutes

Development Issues – 5 minutes

Central Business District Update – 5 minutes

Announcements – 5 minutes

Adjournment

APNA Board Meeting 2/9/21

The monthly APNA Board meeting will be Tuesday, February 9, starting at 6:30 on ZOOM. Come and hear what’s going on in the neighborhood and around town! Location: Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89667864293?pwd=aDM0K0lkTW8zNkJVVTRjSHhzTDdPQT09 (This is the zoom meeting address we will use all year.  It will be added at the beginning of every agenda.)

Here’s the Agenda:

Call  to Order at  6:30 PM

Roll Call, Introductions – 5 minutes

TPD, Officer Erin Peters -10 minutes

Minutes of the January Retreat -5 minutes

Treasurer’s Report – 5 minutes

Follow Up to January Retreat -30 minutes

Membership / Newsletter Online Options – 15 minutes

Development Issues – 5 minutes

Announcements – 5 minutes

Adjournment

November Treasurer Report

The November Treasurer Report was approved by the APNA Board at its December meeting and can be viewed at this link: 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oBTKW12qolGD8zi75lxAGdq4ZSt5hoiP/view

Various documents intended to keep the membership and neighborhood informed are filed in a public folder on the APNA Google Drive. This link will take you there: 
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1bzTnUqYYIR4HWNivEWuji989sxOm60R_?usp=sharing

This is part of APNA’s effort to keep members and the neighborhood better informed. As a new feature, there may be unidentified problems. If you encounter problems, please contact tech@armoryparktucson.org.

November Treasurer’s Report

The Treasurer’s Report for October was approved at the November Board meeting and can be viewed at this link: 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Owa_peJ1xDICUZWFn1IPchMMBiNpPy8F/view?usp=sharing

This month’s report is filed in a new storage site at APNA’s new G-Suite account. If you have any difficulty viewing it, please contact Ken Taylor (tech@armoryparktucson.org). 

Donna Taylor
Treasurer

APNA’s Looking for a Treasurer

A message from APNA President David Bachman-Williams:

Our Current Treasurer, Donna Taylor, will be leaving the Board and office at the end of this year. A new treasurer will be needed to carry on her work. She has established a system of record keeping and reporting beneficial to our association. Concurrent with the last few months of her term, APNA is moving to cloud applications for most functions, including the Treasurer’s 

A cloud based system will be simpler to use because the hardware requirements are minimal and help will be readily available should the new Treasurer encounter problems. Remote collaboration is essential in these Covid times. 

These are the position requirements as I see them:

  • An interest in sound financial management. 
  • The ability to follow a systematic approach to administration. 
  • Some familiarity with digital technology but expertise is not needed. 
  • A computer with a modern internet browser. 
  • An internet connection. 
  • A printer is very desirable but not essential. 

If you are  interested in this way of supporting your neighborhood, I would like to hear from you. Please call me at 520-975-4852 or email me at bachmanwms@gmail.com

APNA Board Meeting 9/8 Via ZOOM!

The APNA Board of Directors will hold its September meeting by Zoom on Tuesday the 8th at 6:30.  For those who would like to attend you will receive an invitation from Liz Burden who is going to be the Zoom host for the meeting. Drop in and hear what’s going on in and around the neighborhood!

APNA Supports You; Please Support APNA

Not a member of the Armory Park Neighborhood Association? Please consider joining at https://armoryparktucson.org/membership/.

Our community made a great response to the threat of the proposed Central Business District expansion within Armory Park. A team of individuals and a strong response from many residents provided our council member, Steve Kozachik, with the information he needed to take action. His results were quick and effective, so this threat has passed for now. 

Neighbors have expressed appreciation for the efforts of all involved, but one player has not yet been recognized. Without the contribution of our neighborhood association (APNA) none of this would have been achieved. It was at a Board meeting that the threat first became apparent and the Board expressed its concern. Very soon after, email polling of the Board authorized an aggressive response against the expansion within Armory Park. The second Zoom meeting, attended by many residents and Board members, gave City staff notice that the fight was on. President David Bachman-Williams spoke for the neighborhood in expressing our disapproval of the expansion. Only by having an active association did we learn of the threat and have a powerful voice opposing it. 

APNA is built on the membership of neighbors. Our listserv has 350 email addresses enrolled. A number of those are for couples so the number of individuals subscribed is greater. 405 people follow our Facebook page. APNA has 136 members today, a third of the listserv users and Facebook followers. More people willing to pay the $10 per person annual dues strengthens the voice of our Board and President. As small as the dues are, they pay for meeting space and other expenses. Without an APNA financial contribution, the recent sidewalk improvements could not have been completed. The bottom line:

— Please pay your dues now (If you have already, thanks). Contact Phyllis Factor (Pefnaz@gmail.com), our membership chair. 

— Serve as an officer, as a Board Director, on a committee or as a project team worker. 2021 elections are this November. 

Armory Park is a great neighborhood, but only active engagement by our residents can keep it that way. Thanks for your active contribution. 

Treasurer Reports, Nov 2019 – June 2020

These reports have already been published in Board meeting minutes and on the the listserv. They are included here for those who want a single place to see the association’s financial picture over time.

Treasurer Reports 201911

Treasurer Reports 201912

Treasurer Reports 202001

Treasurer Report 202002

Treasurer Reports 202003

Treasurer Reports 202004

Treasurer Reports 202005

Treasurer Reports 202006