How Minerva Park Voted
Nov 4, 2015
Minerva Park shows 1,049 registered voters, with 549 participating in the November 2015 election. Unofficial results from the Franklin County Board of Elections records the following:
|Lynn Eisentrout for MP Mayor||368|
|Michael Braun for MP Council||324|
|Russell Dobbins for MP Council||245|
|Tony Benedetti for MP Council||203|
|#43 Renewal Levy - Minerva Park||378||166|
|H. William Pollitt for Judge - R||247|
|Ted Barrows for Judge - D||254|
|Mark Hummer for Judge - D||250|
|Paul Herbert for Judge - R||256|
|Carrie Glaeden for Judge - R||171|
|Cynthia Edner for Judge - D||155|
|Tony Paat for Judge - R||155|
|Eileen Paley for Judge - D||171|
|Eddie Pfau for Judge - G||24|
|Jim O'Grady for Judge - R||283|
|David Tyack for Judge - R||272|
|Dan Hawkins for Env Ct Judge||254|
|Cindi Morehart for Judge - D||158|
|Sean McCarthy for Judge - R||164|
|James Welch for Blendon Twp Trustee - D||296|
|Wade Estep for Blendon Twp Fiscal Officer||304|
|Greg Lawson for Westerville BOE - R||115|
|Richard Bird for Westerville BOE - D||204|
|Jim Burgess for Westerville BOE - R||153|
|Geraldine Cotter for Westerville BOE - R||184|
|Issue One - Redistricting||422||102|
|Issue Two - Anti-monopoly||284||254|
|Issue Three - Marijuana||186||362|
|#14 Renewal Levy - ADAMH||418||114|
|#15 Renewal Levy - Zoo||430||112|
Curbside Leaf Collection - Last Call
Nov 21, 2015
Leaf Pick-up season ends Dec 12. Last Call. Please have your leaves raked near the curb for this last sweep through the Village. And remember to not park on the streets so the vendor can collect as many leaves as possible.
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Thanks to the voters of Minerva Park who, in November 2014, passed the MP income tax increase by a vote of 399 to 249, and as pledged by your Minerva Park Council, the Village-wide leaf pick-up program has been reinstated. Learn more.
Children's Christmas Party - Dec 5
Oct 19, 2015
Underwritten by your $20 Community Association Dues. Join or donate today. - Village children and their guests are invited to make ornaments, decorations, and a small gift for family or friend ... a fun group game ... snacks and treats ... meet new friends. There will be a special visit from Santa who will have a small gift for each child, so bring your camera. And there will be a play area for the preschoolers and toddlers. Bakers are much appreciated. Please call to help - Glenda Morris at 882-2359.
Cops for Kids - Deadline Dec 12
Oct 19, 2015
Please support our Police Dept. by donating new toys for children of all ages. Donations will go to families in Minerva Park and surrounding areas. Accepted Mon - Fri, 9 a.m. to noon, Community Building. Deadline - December 12. If you have any questions, contact Lt. Matt Delp at 882-1408. Thank you!
Christmas Carriage Rides - Dec 13
Oct 19, 2015
Underwritten by your $20 Community Association Dues. Join or donate today.
Event – Dec 13, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Reservations – Email your reservations to email@example.com or register online at mympca.org or deliver to Lynn Eisentrout, 2829 Minerva Lake Rd. Reservation deadline Dec 7, 5 p.m. If you have not paid your MPCA membership dues of $20 for the coming year, please put your check, payable to MCPA or Minerva Park Community Association, in an envelope with your name on it, and deposit it the mail slot at the Community Building door. Remember, Carriage Rides are open to MPCA members and their guests only. Reservation form.
Festival of Lights Judging - Dec 16-22
Nov 14, 2015
Underwritten by your $20 Community Association Dues. Join or donate today. - If you are looking for creativity and artistic expression during the holidays, now is your opportunity to decorate your property and celebrate this beautiful community by making it a winter wonderland. If you won a first place in last year’s contest, you are not eligible to win this year, but your talents as judges would be greatly appreciated. Anyone interested in judging should contact Bob Gale at 560-0452. Decorating categories are:
• Best Outdoor Tree
• Best Entranceway
• Best Religious Theme
• Best Whimsical Display
• Best Outline Effect
Judging will take place December 16-22. The judges look for well placed, well thought-out decorations and enjoy having the decorations complement the property. Be imaginative, creative, and have fun! Winners who are MPCA members will receive gift certificates from a local hardware store or nursery. Non-MPCA winners will be offered a free membership to the MP Community Association for the 2015-2016 membership year.
Christmas Eve Luminaries - Dec 24
Oct 19, 2015
Underwritten by your $20 Community Association Dues. Join or donate today. - Light up the Village on Christmas Eve, starting at 8 p.m. Pick up luminary kits at Children’s Christmas Party (Dec. 5, 10a-noon), Christmas Carriage Rides (Dec. 13, 5:30p-7:30p), or at MPCA meeting (Dec. 16, 7p-8p). Only $5 for five kits ... votive candles, white bags, sand. Email firstname.lastname@example.org so we can gauge the number of kits we need to have on hand.
MPCA 75th Anniversary T-Shirt - Order Deadline Nov 30
Sep 28, 2015
Underwritten by your $20 Community Association Dues. Join or donate today. - Didn't get your commemorative T-shirt for MP's 75th Anniversary? It's not too late. Download and submit an order form and payment by Nov 30.
Villager Newsletter - Dec
Nov 24, 2015
- Christmas Carriage Rides
- Leaf Pick-up - LAST CALL
- December Christmas events - Children's Christmas Party, Christmas Eve Luminaries, Festival of Lights
- Home Work? Please Follow the Rules
- How MP Voted
- Children's Halloween Party report
- Thank You ... and More
Nov 21, 2015
Attend public hearings, 6:30 p.m., to hear variance requests:
- Dec 14 - Sam Spiezio, 2692 Jordan Rd - to install a fence (pergola, trellis) forward of the rear building line, exceeding 6' in height
- Feb 8 - Alex Stricker, 2749 Minerva Lake Rd. - to place a fence forward of the rear building line, to align with the neighbor’s rear building line
Council Meetings - Nov 27, Dec 14 & 28
Nov 21, 2015
Residents are encouraged to attend the Council Meetings. Mondays, 7 p.m., Community Building. Get involved! Review Council work packets ...
Coffee with Council - not in December
Nov 22, 2015
There will be no Coffee with Council in December because of the Christmas holidays.
Aug 29, 2015
Approximately 40 Community Association members gathered on Aug 22 for a good old-fashioned playground equipment razing. Help underwrite the costs of replacing the equipment at gofundme.com/MinervaParkPlay or donate direct by contacting email@example.com.