Charter

Minneapolis Seward Neighbors Forum Charter

Purpose

The purpose of the Minneapolis Seward Neighbors Forum is to provide a discussion space for Seward Neighborhood residents to discuss issues directly related to Seward Neighborhood.

Goals

The goals of Minneapolis Seward Neighbors Forum are:

  • Build community
  • Contribute to quality of life
  • Encourage participation from all ethnic communities
  • Build healthy relationships between neighbors of all backgrounds
  • Report on neighborhood happenings (events, meetings, gatherings, sales)
  • Encourage local self-reliance and sustainability (make residents aware of local businesses, bartering for goods and services)
  • Encourage healthy uses of the Internet

Typical Topics

Topics that you might find here to discuss include:

  • Events and activities in the neighborhood
  • Crime Issues
  • Events at local schools
  • Neighborhood development issues
  • Seward Neighborhood Group
  • Housing issues
  • Wildlife in the neighborhood
  • Lost pets

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. Sometimes raised during things like power outages.
  • Keep Topics within Forum Purpose - Local issues on the local forum.
  • 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.
  • Direct selling of items is prohibited (but yard/garage sale postings and give-aways are OK).
  • Businesses are welcome (and encouraged) to introduce themselves.
  • Rental vacancies and home sales - please post only once and only postings by homeowners looking to sell are allowed. No real estate agents please.

Forum Manager

The Forum Manager in Minneapolis Seward Neighbors Forum is Peter Fleck.

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 Seward Neighbors Forum, please contact us at: E-Democracy.org

Membership and Roles

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