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BPNA General Meeting: February 7, 2017

Attend the February BPNA General Meeting at Epiphany UCC*:
2911 McNair Ave
St. Louis, MO 63118
(Meeting starts at 7PM CST)

Tentative Meeting Agenda:

7:00 PM – Call to order

  • Introduction to 2017 Board Members
  • Welcome and Introductions: If new, please stand and share your name and what block you live on (without detailed address) . e.g. 2100 block of Arsenal

7:05 - Secretary’s Report: Approve Dec. 2016 Special Meeting minutes
       Treasurer’s Report: Doug Griffiths

7:10 - 9th Ward Alderman Candidates

  • Ken Ortmann, incumbent
  • Dan Guenther

7:20 - Mayoral Candidates

  • Tishaura Jones (surrogate)
  • Jeffrey Boyd
  • Andrew Jones

7:30 - Alderman’s Report: Ken Ortmann, 9th Ward

7:35 - Old Business:

  • 2021 Cushing (Building Review Committee)

Committee Reports:

  • 7:50 - Safety Committee – BJ Kraiberg, Co-Chair
  • 7:55 - Building Review Committee – Tim Mulligan, Chair
    • 2 Conditional Uses TBA
  • 8:00 Parks Committee – Dan Guenther, Chair
  • 8:05 Events – Mike Killeen, Dan Guenther
    • Free The Spirit Festival - Andrew Tansil
  • 8:10 Marketing – Sarah Matula, Chair
  • 8:15 Garden Committees – Bill Kranz (Chair)



  • New Business
  • Announcements
  • Adjournment

*Directions to the room: Go down the pathway to the right of the main doors. Enter through the door at the end of the pathway, then turn left and you will be near the meeting room.


BPNA Special Meeting-December 20

Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Epiphany UCC, 2911 McNair Ave.*

We understand that this is a busy time of year for people, however, a few items have not been resolved this year and need to be before 2017 begins. A special meeting is being held for: 

  • A development plan for 3300 Jefferson Ave. (old Hood's building)
  • 2017 Slate for the BPNA Executive Committee
  • Any additional Building Review Committee items that need immediate attention

Please come and let your opinions be heard. 

*Directions to the room-- Go down the pathway to the right of the main doors. Go through the door at the end of the pathway, turn left and you will hear the meeting room. 


Sat, Oct 29: Halloween Parade & Trunk or Treat

The BPNA and Killeen Studio will host a Halloween Parade and Trunk or Treat.

When: October 29, 3 pm

Where: Parade will be held on Salena Street.  Meet at the Killeen Studio Building (3015 Salena) just before 3 pm.  The parade route will go north to Freemont Park.  Trunk or Treat to be held in the cul-de-sac on Wisconsin at the Freemont Park playground.  Seniors from the St. Agnes Apartments have been encouraged to come out and join in the fun.

The Parade: Kids should wear their Halloween costumes and bring a bag to collect treats.  Decorated golf carts are also welcome to participate.

Trunk or Treat: Adults can are encouraged to participate in the Trunk or Treat.  Have your vehicle and treats ready by 3pm at the Wisconsin-cul-de-sac.  You are encouraged to decorate your car and wear a costume if you like.

Questions? Contact Mike at

Happy Halloween!