Planning Meeting 6/12/16



Dona McNeill                         Judy Wright              Mark Wright              Kayelily Middleton

Dave Davenport        Clara Davis                 Margaret Toman       Debra May

Holly Menard             Sonya Drew               Kathe Rauch              Amnon Fried

Nancy Williams          Terry Grunwald        Bernie Grunwald


1.    Getting It Built Workshop (Sonya, Debra, Holly, Margaret, Dave)


a.     Kayelily 7/22 Location – Talk to Unitarian Universalist Church about space for Friday night. If that does not work, contact Triangle Center for Spiritual Living. 3rd option - Church of North Hills


b.    Kayelily - Schedule a debriefing, post on webpage -  7/31/2016 – Debra May’s House (8112 Olde Hill Ct. Raleigh, NC 27615)

c.     GIB Team – 7/22 - Have Raleigh Cohousing flyers to handout at Friday Night Presentation, have name tags for Raleigh Coho, provide cookies and coffee for after.

d.    GIB – 7/23-24 – Booked & Planned - Magnolia Glenn location, lunch – salads & make your own sandwiches. Will contact folks to help with greeting and registration.


2.    Property Search (Andy, Nancy, Mark, Kayelily)


a.     Property Team - Follow-up with Developer Bennett Keasler about his ideas

b.     Debra – Follow up with Andy about the possibility of acquiring 13 acres of the Longleaf Estates subdivision (2628 Forestville Road off HWY 401)

c.      Nancy – Talk with a contact at Self Help about possible financing options for a construction loan and mortgages (We took an informal poll of what each member present felt they could spend on their home. The average was about $200, 000 with a range from $100,000 to $350,000. )


3.    National Coho Conference Briefing (Dave & Kathe)


a.     Kayelily – Schedule date – 7/8/2016, 7:30pm at Kayelily & Dave’s (1125 Shadyside Drive, Raleigh NC 27612)

b.     Dave and Kathe – conduct briefing


4.    Raleigh Coho Bookstudy (Dona & Judy)


a.     Dona and Judy – will revise plan based on feedback

b.     Dona and Judy – will send an email to survey for interest, frequency, time of week, amount of time and proposed structure


5.    Marketing


a.     All – Invite people to potlucks and 7/22 Living Sustainably in Community Program

b.     All- Locate and contact organizations for future briefings about our cohousing project

NEXT DATES:  ACTION – RSVP to Kayelily for planning purposes

6/26/2016    5:00 – 7:00 Potluck at Terry and Bernie Grunwald’s home (6821 Candlewood, Drive, Raleigh NC 27612) and showing of a movie might follow but space is limited to about 12 to 15 people.

7/8/2016      7:30 – 9:00 National Coho Conference Briefing by Dave and Kathe at Dave and Kayelily’s home (1125 Shadyside Drive, Raleigh) Bring a drink and snack

7/17/2016    3:00 – 4:00 Visioning, 4:00 – 5:00 Planning, 5:00 – 7:00 Potluck at Judy and Mark’s home. (6424 Lakerest Ct, Raleigh  27612)

7/31/2016    4:00 – 6:00 Debriefing on the GIB Workshop, 6:30 – 8:30 Potluck (for people who attended the 7/22 presentation and provided contact information) at Debra May’s home (8112 Olde Hill Ct.)

8/14/2016    3:00 – 4:00 Visioning, 4:00 – 5:00 Planning, 5:00 – 7:00 Potluck  Place to be determined.