Minutes of SUNA Board Meeting of February 8, 2016Board members present: Nancy Meyer, Bill Aspegren, Kari Parsons, Laura Illig,Constance Van Flandern, Pamela MillerGuests: Karen Hyatt, U of OUniversity Updates; Karen Hyatt:Karen provided information concerning the sound and lighting systems at the new JaneSanders Stadium. The sound system has been designed to minimize sound intrusionbeyond the northern boundary of 18thstreet. Additionally, each speaker’s volume andaiming angle can be adjusted individually, to tweak the system should the sound levelprove unsatisfactory to neighbors. A descriptive handout was provided.RE: lighting. There will be 6 lights in all, all of which are directed toward the field as perCity code, which does not permit facility lighting to bleed past the property line.The Board asked Karen to thank Stadium project staff for providing this report of itsresponse to the concerns expressed by SUNA members.Hayward Field Renovation: An open house is still planned, likely the last week inFebruary. Results of traffic analysis will be presented, as well as other updates. Karensuggests that the Board submit input regarding sound level concerns on the Foundationwebsite (there is a page for this). Nancy will draft a letter, and circulate it to the Board.Treasurer’s Report: $110.51 in account at present.Annual Neighborhood Report: Nancy has completed this tome; a hard copy was availablefor members to review. Requirements were more extensive than those of the past severalyears. Thank you, Nancy!Livability:Laura expressed concern that response to calls about loud parties is slower this year, oftensuch that the party is over by the time officers arrive. She is concerned that this willimpede the I. D. of ‘problem’/repeat offender properties. Karen suggested also firstname.lastname@example.org, so that she can do some follow up also.A version of the loud/disorderly party call summaries that Kelly developed has been re-instituted; if Malcolm is not yet on the distribution list for it, Karen will follow up toensure that he is added.March 2ndGeneral Meeting Planning:The agenda was refined. Board members needed for room set-up at 6:30; presenters canset up at 6:45. Board members who attend are asked to bring nibbles or a beverage (coldbeverages only).Connie will have the Park Survey at the SUNA table, as well as a survey asking for topicsfolks would like to see addressed at future general meetings.Board Nominations: need to determine whose terms are up this time around, whether theyplan to run again.
May General Meeting: tentative date set for May 18th. Potential topic: planning for Sept.25thSunday Streets, which will include South University Neighborhood.Edison Little Free Library: Kari reported that the Edison Penny Drive earned $113.09!Bill reported on recent Campus Partners meeting. Ongoing livability issues wereaddressed (e.g. sofas and other trash left on lawns during move-out; cars parking onlawns, trash cans in street, etc.). An ad-hoc group may meet to problem solve.The street sign problem was also discussed. City’s response is to replace missing signsafter school is out, so that they will not be stolen before the Track meet season. Pamelawould like to see a problem solving group formed to seek a permanent solution, betweenCity, neighborhoods, University, and perhaps track interests. Connie will do a follow upstreet sign survey in March or April (6 mo after initial one) to provide data.Next Board Meeting: Monday, March 14th