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Community Meetings

Monthly Community Meetings

GPHC holds a combined community and board meeting on the first Thursday of the month at 6:30pm at 2823 FairfaxStreet. October is  reserved for our annual meeting, held at 6:00pm at a location announced annually (see additional information below). We do not hold meetings in July or December. A typical monthly meeting agenda includes community introductions, presentations by community organizations, and concludes with board business. The purpose of the meetings is to relay pertinent information to Park Hill residents and also for the board to engage in discussion and voting on various issues. To receive the meeting agenda at the beginning of each month, sign up for our monthly newsletter.

2019 meeting dates are:

February 7
March 7
April 4
May 2
June 6
July – no meeting
August 1
September 5
October 3 – Annual Meeting (see more information below)
November 7
December – no meeting

Requesting to Present

All requests to present must be made at least two weeks prior to the Community Meeting date. Please send your request to:

  • Tracey MacDermott, Board Chair, chair@greaterparkhill.org
  • Lana Cordes, Executive Director, director@greaterparkhill.org

Please include the following information in your request:

  • Meeting date you’re requesting
  • Topic and how it pertains to Park Hill residents (if it is not obvious)
  • Amount of time you need (maximum is 10 minutes including Q&A)
  • Name and title of presenter

If you are a neighbor presenting a zoning request please note that we must receive your packet of materials one week prior to the meeting or you will be removed from our agenda.

Please note: we limit presentations to topics and matters of interest to our neighborhood and reserve the right to reschedule, cancel, or decline any request to present.

Presenting

Please be respectful to the other presenters and the attendees of the meeting and keep your presentation concise and within the allotted time. The time allotted includes Q&A. If you anticipate a lot of questions, please adjust accordingly.

We provide a projector and screen along with a laptop. Please email your presentation to director@greaterparkhill.org or bring it on a thumb drive. If you will be using a Mac, you’ll need to bring your own adapter/cables.

Attending

All are welcome to attend our monthly meetings whether a member of our organization, a resident of Park Hill, a stakeholder in the neighborhood, or just an interested citizen. We ask that all attendees adhere to the following:

  • Silence your phones
  • Be respectful and courteous
  • Listen to each other
  • Don’t interrupt
  • Agree to disagree

See past Meeting Minutes »

See District Map »

Annual Meeting

The 2019 GPHC Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, October 3rd at 6:00pm at the Carla Madison Recreation Center (2401 E Colfax Ave) rooftop event space. Dinner is provided and the program includes a keynote presentation, board elections, volunteer recognition, and the presentation of the Babbs Award. If you plan to attend, please complete the RSVP form.

Board Elections

Voting will take place for representatives of districts 2, 4 , 6, 8 and 10 and additionally for three At-Large positions. Members who are up to date with membership fees will be eligible to vote. If you would like to run for one of these board seats, please indicate your interest on the RSVP form or send an email to director@greaterparkhill.org. The deadline to submit your name for the printed ballot is Fri, Sept 27 at 5pm. Although advance notice is appreciated, write-in candidates are also welcomed.

Babbs Award Nominations

Since 1980, the Babbs Award has been presented annually to a neighborhood leader for their outstanding impact in the community. You can read more about the origins of the award and view past recipients here. If you wish to nominate someone for this award, please send a couple of paragraphs about what makes your nominee an exceptional member of our community to director@greaterparkhill.org.

RSVP Here »

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