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Don’t miss the May Weigent Hogan Neighborhood Association General Meeting.  MONDAY May 10th at 6:30pm.  Get your ZOOM invite by pre registering with Linda at OR join from your computer, tablet or smartphone at

Don’t miss the May Weigent Hogan Neighborhood Association General Meeting.
May WHNA Meeting—All Things Streets


MONDAY May 10th at 6:30pm.  Get your ZOOM invite by pre-registering at by Sunday May 9th OR join online at
Join us on Monday May 10th at 6:30 PM when Matt Gallager from City Engineering and Public Works joins us to talk about summer street projects and how we can make the streets in our neighborhood safer.  Tim Acklin from City Planning will also be joining us to talk about changes in the city’s parking ordinance.  It should be an interesting and informative meeting!

The WHNA General Meeting will start at 6:30pm on Monday May 10th.  Please email  by Sunday May 9th to register for the meeting.  

Join us and help continue to make Weigent Hogan the best neighborhood in La Crosse.


The pandemic has pointed out several issues with our current Association bylaws.  We no longer meet in person so voting needs to change as does the way one becomes a member.  Board recruitment has been challenging and committee membership has plummeted.
Because of these issues the WHNA Board is recommending the following 4 by-law changes
Change #1-Membership: 
Remove the requirement to sign the meeting roster to become a member.  If meeting virtually isn’t possible.  Attendance at a virtual meeting is sufficient.
Change #2:  Governance
Rather than have members elect Officers and 3 Members at Large we propose to elect a 7-person Board who then will assign roles to its members.  We are recommending combining the Secretary and Treasurer’s duties and adding a Communications Officer to improve communication with members and residents living within association boundaries.
At the first meeting of the new Board, the new Board will elect officers: President, Vice-President, a Secretary/Treasurer and a Communications Officer.  This is being recommended as we believe it will provide a more equitable distribution of Board work.
Change #3:  Committees
It has been challenging to recruit members to serve on on-going committees.  We are proposing to move to an ad-hoc committee structure if membership in current committees is small.  These ad-hoc committees would be at task oriented.
Change #4:  Amendments
This change allows voting virtually on bylaw changes if the Association can’t meet in person.
Please go to to read the verbiage of the suggested bylaw changes.  As required by our current bylaws, we will send you 2 notices of the recommended changes and then we will send you a ballot in July to vote on the changes.

The 2021 Hogan Victory Garden is on its way!  We had many wonderful volunteers for our first day of weeding, tilling and planting!!  Truly a neighborhood effort!  If you would like to help on this important project for our neighbors, contact Linda Lee at or Sue Bulk at  We will still need help planting, weeding, and harvesting. Our second planting of the warm weather crops is scheduled for May 22nd.  
We need your input!
 Below are the topics for the  remaining 2021 General Meetings.  All meetings will be via ZOOM until further notice.

May: Street Department, summer projects and safer streets
June: Library Services
July:  Solar and Alternative Energy Sources
August:  LaCrosse Historical Society, Heritage Center
September:  Shelter Update
October:  New Mayor
November:  Downtown Mainstreet and holiday plans

Are there other topics you would like to learn more about? Are there issues you’d like to see WHNA address? Let us know your preferences by sending us an email ( or a message on the WHNA FaceBook page

General Meeting Address and Time

WHNA meetings are held the second Monday of the month from 6:30 pm to 8 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Building (401 West Ave.)

For minutes of the previous General Meetings, please consult:

Please use all or our forums to keep in touch with WHNA. has city and neighborhood information and links as well as meeting minutes to keep you abreast.  Weigent-Hogan Neighborhood Association Facebook page will have up-to-date announcements.  Weigent Hogan is also accesible through  Announcements are usually copied there in addition to citywide topics.

Committee Reports

Treasurer's Report:  $320.71

Environment:  (Chair: Bob Fisher)  The pollinator garden on the corner of 19th and Mississippi Sts. has been enlarged and is ready for next seasons butterflies and bees.  Kudos to the Environment committee and all the volunteers! A fence and commemorative stone have been placed at the garden.

Infrastructure:  (Chair: Linda Lee) The committee will be working with Jim Flottmeyer (P&R) and HSR on design for the new Weigent park shelter.

Membership:  (Chair: Kathy Sims)  The committee is focusing on building participation and getting out meeting information.

Executive Board Meeting will be May 17th

Any WHNA member may listen to the Executive Board meetings.  They are held the third Monday of the month from 6:00-7:45 PM virtually via Go to Meeting.  To listen to the meeting contact Linda Lee at to get the meeting link.  The agenda for the Executive Board is published after the monthly General Meeting at

The 2021 WHNA Officers
President: Linda Lee  | Vice-President: Greg Clark
Secretary/Treasurer:Sue Bulk 
Member-at-Large: Bob Fisher, Travis Stinar

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