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WEIGENT-HOGAN NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION
Be Involved in Guiding Weigent-Hogan's Future

WHNA
November 2022 WHNA General Meeting 
14 November 2022  6:30 PM
Tim Acklin, City Planning Department

NEW!  See instructions below on how to attend the ZOOM meeting below!
 
Help shape the City of La Crosse’s future. Share your thoughts with Tim Acklin from City Planning as the City updates its Comprehensive Plan.

Tim Acklin from the City Planning Department will be joining us at our meeting on November 14th at 6:30 PM to get our input as the city updates its comprehensive plan.
 
Key questions the city is looking for input on:
 
What are you excited about for La Crosse’s Future?
  • What do you value or love most about La Crosse?
  • What topics should this plan address over the next ten or twenty years?
  • What are your no rules, out of the box, anything is possible, vision for La Crosse?
  •  What is one improvement to make life better here?
  •  How can we improve the quality of life or make La Crosse a more desirable place.

Come to our WHNA meeting at 6:30 PM on November 14th to voice your thoughts and to provide input on what you want the future of La Crosse to look like!  Sign in to this virtual meeting by going to http://whnalax.org and click on “Join the Meeting”.
 
Also visit https://forwardlacrosse.org/ to take one of several surveys, provide comments and vote for your top priorities. 
 
Come ready to voice your thoughts at this important meeting.  Be involved in guiding our city’s future!

REMEMBER!  The meeting will be on Monday, November 14, 6:30 PM via ZOOM. THERE IS A NEW LINK FOR THIS MEETING!
 
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  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   https://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 is the topic for our final meeting of 2022!  All meetings will be via ZOOM until further notice.  Planned topics are subject to change.

November:  Forward La Crosse with Tim Acklin

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 sending a message on the WHNA FaceBook page
                                   
The 2022 Hogan Garden is ready for bed!  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.  Soon we will be discussing the viability of a garden in 2023. We know that our neighbors appreciated the produce and we love that, but too much of the work has fallen on too few people.  If you want to see the garden continue, please consider signing up to volunteer NOW.
Tell Us Your Thoughts!
Do you have some thoughts or ideas to share with the Board or the neighborhood. Please go to whnalax.org, "For Our Neighbors" and click/tap on Surveys.
 
Thanks!
The WHNA Board

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

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

Please use all or our forums to keep in touch with WHNA.  http://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 accessible 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 November 21st

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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