Minutes on the Latest Meetings
The following topics were discussed at the meeting held that
began at 7:05 p.m. on Monday, November 3rd, 2003:
was good - 21 people were present and introductions were made to
acknowledge the following individuals:
2 West Linn Police Sergeants: Neil Hennely and Carl
2 West Linn staff employees: Brenda Shleining and
- 7:10 p.m.: Brenda presented a
traffic safety discussion concerning P.C.N.A. streets as well as its
surroundings throughout the other city transportation. Her presentation launched several
questions from residents which were answered by Brenda in an acceptable
and informative manner. Sergeant
Hennely also assisted in answering a couple questions (e.g. the “dos” and
“don’ts” of parking cars).
- 7:40 p.m.: Both Sergeants took the
Sergeant Hennely introduced the “Free Gun Locks”
program and some ramifications over policing.
Sergeant Lewis reported on the results of the police
questionnaire survey, and discussed the strategy W.L. Police has to its
Both Sergeants’ presentations were very informative and
well received by all those who attended.
Their presence at this meeting was also extremely appreciated.
- 8:20 p.m.: The P.C. December
meeting/holiday party was briefly discussed and approved. It will be at the W.L. Center and
invitations will be mailed on November 10th, 2003.
- 8:25 p.m.: Discussion on
volunteering projects (N.A. or city wide). This is a subject not too prevalent, I am afraid to
say! However, Shauna elaborated on
this topic (thank you Shauna!) to explain the benefits of participating in
such community service. (I, Alice,
valued her action).
- 8:30 p.m.: The last minutes of the
meeting were open to general comments.
One person asked about a “clean-up day” - the notion had no
- 8:40 p.m.: Meeting was adjourned;
however, conversations continued in groups outside the City Hall.
meeting was very well attended and participation was enthusiastic. My hope is that this will continue to
improve in the meetings to come! Our next meeting is scheduled for
January 5th, 2004.
summaries conclude this minutes report.
Submitted this day of November 10th, 2003
Alice Richmond Julie
P.C.N.A. President P.C.N.A.