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August 2021 WHNA General Meeting

Our apologies to our WHNA neighbors...
The Aug. 9 general meeting for the Weigent-Hogan Neighborhood Association has been canceled so board members and neighbors can attend a public hearing to show their support for a new shelter in Weigent Park.

Council member Mackenzie Mindel has requested an additional $200,000 in the city’s capital improvement budget to build the proposed shelter.

This is the final hearing before the CIP budget goes to the City Council for approval.

Please consider attending the hearing at 6 p.m. Monday in person at the Black River Beach Neighborhood Center, 1433 Rose St., or online at

If you’re unable to attend, please send an email before Monday’s meeting to Tim Acklin at

Thanks for showing your support for a new shelter at Weigent Park! 



Sign in  for the meeting on our website  Then click on the link to "Join the Meeting" and follow the instructions there.  
The voting has closed we will send notice of the results soon.

Weigent Park Shelter Update
This spring the bids were let for a new Weigent Park Shelter.  The City had $400,000 set aside for a new shelter and the bids all came in over $600,000.  The WHNA Board has asked the City to add $200,000 to the 2022 CIP (Community Improvement Program) budget to assure we have sufficient funds to build the shelter.  The WHNA Board attended the July CIP public input session to advocate for the shelter and have communicated with the Mayor and all City Council members.  A Parks Department staff member will join us at our August meeting to give us an update.
We need your input!
 Below are the topics for the  remaining 2021 General Meetings.  All meetings will be via ZOOM until further notice.

June: Library Services 
August:  CANCELED FOR Planning and Finance Meeting
September: Solar and Alternative Energy Sources
October:  Mayor Mitch Reynolds
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
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 to complete the survey.
The WHNA Board

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 July 19th

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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