Charter

Minneapolis Powderhorn Neighbors Forum Charter

Purpose

The purpose of the Minneapolis Powderhorn Neighbors Forum is to share announcements and discuss neighborhood issues, life, and events specific to the Powderhorn Park neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota. This forum promotes civility through the required use of real names.

Goals

The goals of Minneapolis Powderhorn Neighbors Forum are:

  • Build Community and healthy relationships among neighbors of all backgrounds
  • Give Powderhorn Park residents a greater voice in decisions that affect our community
  • Encourage local self-reliance: make each other aware of local businesses, restaurants, service providers, opportunities to barter for goods and services, or share/exchange skills, time, or tools etc.
  • Maintain a membership that is representative of the ethnic, religious, and socioeconomic diversity within our neighborhood.
  • To exchange views with local elected officials and with government staff who serve the Powderhorn Park neighborhood
  • To encourage friendships, partnerships, collaborative problem-solving and positive, citizen-driven change for our neighborhood

Typical Topics

Topics that you might find here to discuss include:

  • Highlights and minutes from 3PAC, PPNA, Parkside West, and other neighborhood/resident association meetings
  • Details/outcomes of specific crime incidents
  • Powderhorn Park
  • Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association (PPNA)
  • Requests/recommendations for local services—handy(wo)man, car repair, etc.
  • The announcement of neighborhood events, activities, and local petitions
  • Requests for volunteers for events or organizations within the neighborhood
  • To rally community support to assist neighbors in need or those struck by tragedy
  • City policy issues as they specifically relate to the neighborhood
  • Non-recurring announcements (posted by a neighborhood resident) of a garage sale, job opening, roommate wanted, rental available, house/car for sale, etc. within the Powderhorn Park neighborhood boundaries.
  • Proposed zoning changes, variance requests, demolition appeals, and other problem property issues

Participation Rules

By taking part in this forum, you accept the full rules of the forum.

Highlighted rules:

  • Sign Posts - Use your real name
  • Limits on Posting - Four per member per day.
  • Keep Topics within Forum Purpose - Posts must be specific to the Powderhorn Park neighborhood.
  • Be Civil - This is a public forum with real people. Respect among citizens with differing views is our cornerstone.
  • No Attacks or Threats - This keeps the forums safe. If content is illegal it will be forwarded to the proper legal authorities.
  • Private Stays Private - Don't forward private replies without permission.
  • Avoid False Rumors - Asking for clarification of what you've heard in the community can be appropriate if issues-based. You alone are responsible for what you post.
  • Right to Post and Reply - Sharing your knowledge and opinions with your fellow citizens is a democratic right.
  • Public Content and Use - You are sharing your content, but retain your copyright.

Forum Manager

The Forum Manager in Minneapolis Powderhorn Neighbors Forum is Forum Manager (Dave Garland).

The volunteer Forum Manager is responsible for the general health and well-being of the forum. The Forum Manager shall:

  • enforce forum rules
  • respond to participant questions
  • listen to complaints or concerns
  • encourage active participation
  • maintain respectful tone of discussion

If you have any questions or concerns about the Minneapolis Powderhorn Neighbors Forum, please contact us at: E-Democracy.org

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