Parking, Safety & Buses – Community Planning Discussions August 31, 6:30 – 9 p.m.

Hosts: Alder Marsha Rummel & Marquette Neighborhood Association Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1021 Spaight Street, west side entrance, lower level. There will be several small-group focused discussions and information sharing on the topics of parking, pedestrian and bicyclist safety, bus service, traffic, and quality of life issues, and the impacts on Williamson Street and Jenifer Street…

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Orton Park Fest Aug 25th-28th

The 41st Annual Orton Park Festival is fast approaching! We are excited to present even more fantastic local talent, as well as some incredibly talented touring groups. As usual, we will kick things off on Thursday evening with Family Night, featuring pizza, ice cream, and the flying trapezes of Cycropia Aerial Dance. The Main Stage sounds off on Friday night…

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Final MNA Jenifer Street Reconstruction Recommendations

The MNA Traffic Committee proposed Recommendations for revising the City Engineering plan for the Jenifer Street Reconstruction. The committee found the City plan lacking in several areas, so proposed several recommendations to improve the street for the near future in the primarily in the areas of tree preservation, future tree planting abilities, and traffic calming….

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Urgent! Speak up for our oldest trees NOW!

Urgent: Support Street Tree Preservation, A Proposal of the MNA Street Tree & Traffic Committees In the upcoming Jenifer Street Reconstruction Project there will be an alarming loss of a significant portion of the tree canopy (over 40 trees).  The present City Engineering Division plan calls for the recent routine reconstruction practice of removing canopy…

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Jenifer Street Reconstruction 2nd Neighborhood Meeting a Success! (12/13/15)

By Gary Tipler, MNA Traffic Committee, 12/13/2015 The second of two neighborhood meetings to gain neighbor feedback on the Jenifer Street Construction was held December 2 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church meeting room. The consultants of Urban Assets, hired by MNA, organized the meeting to have three topical areas in which many people rotated in order to…

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Nov. 2015 – Oct. 2016 MNA Board

At the MNA Annual Meeting in October, the 2015-2016 MNA Board was selected. We are excited to welcome three brand new Board members: Dayna Long, Nilvio Alexander Punquil Bravo (Alex), and Gary Tipler. Several other current Board members were re-elected. We thank our retiring Board members Carl DuRocher and Mike Soref for their countless hours…

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