District 10

Honor roll recipients

In January, the District 10 Como Community Council accepted nominations for the 2021 Como Neighborhood Honor Roll. Board members selected the winners and honored them at the February board meeting.            

Congratulations to 2021 honorees Rick and Kathy Zieman, Melissa Liu and Deepa Nirmal, and Tseganesh Selameab and Matthew Cain.

The annual honor roll recognizes everyday residents and organizations who make a sustained and lasting impact in their neighborhood. Although the city of St. Paul has paused its official support of the honor roll program, District 10 has chosen to continue celebrating outstanding community members, whose names will be added to the permanent plaque in the District 10 office.

For more information about District 10’s 2021 honorees go to: District10ComoPark.org/HonorRoll/

Join the District 10 Board

The filing deadline to run for the District 10 Council board is April 3.

The Como Community Council is a great opportunity to get involved with your neighbors and learn more about what’s going on in the community: Eight seats on the board are up for election in April. They are:

• One representative each from the neighborhood’s four sub-districts.

• Two representatives from the neighborhood at-large.

• One representative from the neighborhood at-large who is a renter.

• One representative from the neighborhood at-large who is a youth (ages 16-24).

These positions carry two-year terms, through April 2024. To get on the ballot, submit a board
member application through the website below.

Again, the filing deadline is Sunday, April 3. The election is April 19. For more information, go to: District10ComoPark.org/Elections/

“Celebrate Spring!” event coming April 30

Come to the “Celebrate Spring” event from 10:20 a.m. to noon on April 30 at the North Dale Recreation Center, 1414 St. Albans St. N. District 10 plans to partner with St. Paul Parks and Recreation for a morning of outdoor fun. Activities planned include a garden/outdoor themed resource fair, kids crafts and seed planting, light refreshments and a gently-used-clothing drive.

If your organization has a nature theme and would like to have a table at this event, contact organizer@district10comopark.org. To volunteer for this event or donate to support events like this one, go to District10ComoPark.org/sd3event

Upcoming meetings:

Renters, homeowners and other community members are always welcome. Send a request by email to: district10@district10comopark.org. Or call 651-644-3889.

• Neighborhood Relations Committee: Tuesday, April 5

• Land Use Committee: Wednesday, April 6

• Environment Committee: Tuesday, April 12

• Board meeting: Tuesday, April 19

All meetings begin at 7 p.m. Whenever possible, agendas and other relevant documents are posted in advance on District 10’s website: www.district10comopark.org

Submitted by Shevek McKee, District 10 Como Community Council executive director

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