Bylaws Revision Task Force wants to hear from neighbors

Written by Rich Heyman

At its initial meeting, the CNA bylaws revision taskforce identified the following items to be reviewed/revised:

  • procedures for meeting notification (how, when, & where?)
  • restructuring the steering committee to make it more efficient and useful to the neighborhood
  • possible membership for non-residents, such as business owners, faith leaders, friends of the neighborhood, etc.
  • process for committee formation, dissolution, reporting, member and chair selection, quorum, recordkeeping; defining subcommittees, taskforces, ad hoc committees, etc.
  • process for recognizing “affiliated groups” or organizations

These are issues that have come to the attention of taskforce members for discussion and review–no decisions about them have been made.

I am posting this to invite input from the neighborhood. If you have any suggestions for any additional topics/issues that should be addressed, please send them to me. Also, if you have specific recommendations please send them to me, so that I can bring them to the committee for discussion.

Lastly, I’d like to invite anyone who would like to be a member of the taskforce to contact me. Our meetings will be the 4th Wednesday of the month, at 7pm at Cherrywood Coffeehouse.



Rich Heyman, Taskforce Chair

heyman AT austin.utexas DOT edu


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