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COMMUNITY MEMBER ANNUAL MEETING & BOARD ELECTIONS
June 29 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Stevens Square Community Organization, the official organization serving the Stevens Square-Loring Heights neighborhood, invites you to join us for a Community Member Annual Meeting and Board Elections.
Saturday, June 29, 2019
Hosted at the Abbott Apartments, 110 East 18th Street
Light lunch provided
10:00 AM – Doors and registration open (bring I.D.!), meet your neighbors
10:30 AM – Program begins with presentations by committees and voting for Board member and officer seats (more below)
12:00 PM – Lunch and mingling until 1pm
WHAT IS A COMMUNITY MEMBER MEETING?
We host quarterly gatherings for all community members of the Stevens Square-Loring Heights neighborhood. The Annual Meeting is the biggest of these meetings, and are the annual opportunity to elect representatives to the Board of Directors (more on that below), get important updates about what’s happening in your neighborhood and how to get involved, and to celebrate our community.
WHAT’S ON THE PROGRAM?
Starting at 10:30, we’ll explain a little bit about how SSCO works and how you can get involved, then hear mini-reports from SSCO’s committees so you can get the headlines about neighborhood safety, big construction projects, and events. Finally, we’ll be electing new members to the SSCO Board of Directors (more below).
WHAT ARE BOARD ELECTIONS?
The Community Member meetings are the only place where Board members can be elected. This is your chance to step up to help your community in a leadership role yourself, and/or to ensure that the people making decisions about your neighborhood will represent your interests. At this meeting the following seats are up for election:
Board Vice Chair
Two At-Large Board Member seats
If you are interested in learning more about running for available Board positions, please visit http://stevenssquare.org/consider-joining-the-volunteer-leadership-of-ssco or call 612-874-2840.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO VOTE?
All residents (16+ years old) of the Stevens Square-Loring Heights neighborhood attending meetings are considered Members of SSCO. Representatives of businesses/institutions located in the neighborhood are also eligible (contact us for eligibility details). The neighborhood’s boundaries are Highway I-94 to the north, Franklin Avenue to the south, Lyndale Avenue to the west, and Highway I-35W to the east. If you have questions about your eligibility, please contact us at email@example.com or 612-874-2840.
***Renters! You might be eligible for a discount on your rent just for coming to this meeting. Learn more at stevenssquare.org/rental-rebate-programs.