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WEIGENT-HOGAN NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION

WHNA
September 2022 WHNA General Meeting 
12 September 2022  6:30 PM
Elections

See instructions below on how to attend the ZOOM meeting below!
 
Join your Weigent-Hogan board and neighbors for our September meeting featuring guest presentations and association news.

Nikki Elsen, City Clerk of La Crosse will join us on September 12th for a presentation on voting information and procedures and voting safeguards used.

REMEMBER!  The meeting will be on Monday, September 12, 6:30 PM via ZOOM. 
 
The program will be followed by a short business meeting to keep you up to date on the issues in our neighborhood.  We will update information on the Hogan Garden, upcoming WHNA Board elections (see box below), and new community engagement officers (see box below).
 
Please don't miss this opportunity to learn and to be engaged with your neighbors! 

Go to http://whnalax.org to join the Zoom meeting. Then click on the link to "Click Join the Meeting" and follow the instructions there. The button will be active just before the meeting starts.

 

2 City of La Crosse Police Officers assigned to WHNA for Community Engagement

The City of La Crosse Police Department is expanding their neighborhood resource officer footprint in the City by assigning 2 patrol level officers to the WHNA neighborhood. One of the officers works days and one works nights. They will be attending our neighborhood meetings to hear our concerns and update us on any initiatives impacting our neighborhood. The officers are Jesse Cotto and Alex Scray. If you were at our Neighbor’s Night Out you may have met Alex as he attended. So, if you have issues you’d like to bring to their attention, or are interested in an update from the Police Dept. be sure to attend the WHNA general meetings on the 2nd Monday of the month at 6:30. They are virtual so just go to whnalax.org, click on “Join the Meeting” and follow the prompts!
JOIN THE WHNA BOARD!
Be part of charting our neighborhood's future

 
Want to help guide our neighborhood’s future? Become a member of the 2023 WHNA Board! As a Board member you have a chance to represent our neighborhood to the City and help them identify neighborhood needs and issues. As a Board, we identified the need to update the Weigent Park shelter and playground and we helped the city see the need for flashing beacons on Cass and Jackson streets to help pedestrians and cyclists cross safely.
In January, we will be voting for four open 2-year Board terms. We encourage you to run for the WHNA Board and help us preserve the things we love about our neighborhood and improve it to address issues of concern. Be a part of guiding WHNA’s future!

Below are the remaining topics for the 2022 General Meetings.  All meetings will be via ZOOM until further notice.  Planned topics are subject to change.

September:  Training Poll Workers
October: Fire Safety 
November:  Tentative Weigent Park Open House

Are there other topics you would like to learn more about? Some that have been suggested are BBBB, our neighborhood businesses.  Are there issues you’d like to see WHNA address? Let us know your preferences by visiting https://whnalax.org/landing/surveys/ or by sending a message on the WHNA FaceBook page
                       
The 2022 Hogan Victory Garden is almost done for the year!  Many thanks to the diligent weeders and waterers for making this year's garden a success!  For any questions about the 2022 garden, please contact Linda Lee at llee9279@gmail.com or Sue Bulk at suebee4147@gmail.com. Check NextDoor and WHNA Facebook page for harvest updates.  We can still use help harvesting and tilling the beds for winter. If you have ANY time this fall to help out with the garden, please let us know!  Here is a link where you can fill in your name and relevant contact information to become a small part of the solutions to food insecurtiy in WHNA.  
Tell Us Your Thoughts!
Every year the City of La Crosse designates CIP (Community Improvement Program) funds for various improvements throughout the city. These funds are designated for projects that improve the City's infrastructure, safety, beautification, etc. CIP funds are being used to replace the Weigent Park shelter and have been designated in the past to help neighborhood associations realize infrastructure improvements within their boundaries (think the new play structure in Weigent Park, boulevard trees and the rapid flashing beacon on Cass and 21st St).
The WHNA Board is interested in learning what other improvements you would like to see within the WHNA boundaries. Don't hold back, let us know your top five concerns or desires for Weigent-Hogan by completing the survey on our web site. Go to https://whnalax.org/landing/surveys/cipfunding/  to complete the survey.
Thanks!
The WHNA Board

Note that WHNA meetings are VITUAL via ZOOM until further notice.
Meetings are held the second Monday of the month from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
http://whnalax, then click "Join the meeting"

For minutes of the previous General Meetings, please consult: http://whnalax.org/minutes/

Please use all or our forums to keep in touch with WHNA.  WHNALAX.org 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 NextDoor.com.  Announcements are usually copied there in addition to citywide topics.

 

Committee Reports

 
Treasurer's Report:  $293.71

Environment: (Chair: Bob Fisher) No recent updates.

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:  No recent updates.

Executive Board Meeting will be September 19th

Any WHNA member may listen to the Executive Board meetings.  They are held the third Monday of the month from 6:30-8:00 PM virtually via Go to Meeting.  To listen to the meeting contact Linda Lee at llee9279@gmail.com to get the meeting link.  The agenda for the Executive Board is published after the monthly General Meeting at http://whnalax.org
 

The 2022 WHNA Officers
President: Linda Lee  | Vice-President: Bob Fisher
Secretary/Treasurer:Sue Bulk 
Communications Officer: Travis Stinar
Board Members:  Terry Brenner, Greg Clark, Nancy Hill

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