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Annual Gathering

Thursday, October 10th 2024, from 6:00 - 7:30 PM
PPNA's Office | 821 East 35th Street



You must live, work, or own property in Powderhorn Park Neighborhood to vote.


Voting Time Frames:

Early & Absentee Voting

Now through October 12th by 5:00 PM 


Annual Gathering Voting

October 12th, 2022

7:18 - 7:28 PM (approximate)

Our annual community gathering brings together the people of Powderhorn to elect members to the Board of Directors and learn more about the work of PPNA in the previous year.

A light meal will be provided.

Interested in Board Service?  Learn more and complete a nomination form here



Closed captioning will be available at the Annual Gathering.

If you need assistance accessing the gathering or other accommodations please reach out to us at or 612.722.4817.  Language interpretation requests, other than Spanish or closed captioning must be made by Thursday, September 29th, 2022. 

We can connect you to resources that may assist you with securing a computer and low-cost/no-cost internet access. If you need any accommodations, such as interpretation to participate please contact us at

Early & Absentee Voting


PPNA is proud to enter our sixth year of absentee voting in our annual Board of Directors election to increase participation and access.


You can vote now through Thursday, October 12th at 5:00 PM.



Please note that agenda times are approximate.

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

In-Person Arrival & Community Meal Buffet

6:30 PM - 6:35 PM

Welcome & Call-to-Order | Louie McCoy – Board Chair

6:35 PM - 6:43 PM

2022 Annual Report | Tabitha Montgomery – Executive Director

6:43 PM - 6:50 PM

Community Comments| Louie McCoy – Board Chair

6:50 PM - 7:10 PM

​Board Candidate Statements| Louie McCoy – Board Chair​​


7:10 PM - 7:15 PM 

Candidate Nominations from Floor | Louie McCoy – Board Chair​​


7:15 PM - 7:18 PM

Online Voting Instruction| Tabitha Montgomery – Executive Director

7:18 PM - 7:28 PM

Voting Remains Open | Louie McCoy – Board Chair

7:28 PM - 7:30 PM

Adjourn Meeting| Louie McCoy – Board Chair



What is the Powderhorn Annual Community Gathering?

Our annual community gathering brings together the people of Powderhorn to elect members to the Board of Directors and learn more about the work of PPNA in the previous year.  This year we’ll be reporting on 2022.

Who can attend?

Members!  Everyone who lives, works or owns property in Powderhorn Park Neighborhood (bounded by Lake Street, 38th Street, Chicago Avenue, and Cedar Avenue) is a member.

How does early and absentee voting work?

As an effort to increase member participation in our Board election, PPNA instituted Early and Absentee Voting in 2017.  Board nominees are posted on our website prior to the Annual Gathering with an electronic form to vote.  You can update your vote at the Annual Gathering if you're able to make it.  Read a full F.A.Q. in by clicking the links in English, Spanish and Somali.

How can I run for the Board?

All members over the age of 16 are qualified to run for the Board.  Learn more here and contact Tabitha Montgomery, PPNA Executive Director if you're interested. 

Will there be nominations from the floor?

Yes, there will be a call for nominations from the floor.  When the call opens you can announce that you would like to run from the floor and will be added to the ballot.

I don’t have a computer or internet connection.  How can I participate?

Contact us at and we will assist you in obtaining a computer and low-cost internet service if you meet the income requirements.  

Will there be a public comment period?

Yes!  We received feedback that members wish to speak at the Annual Gathering and want to ensure we create space for everyone who wishes to speak.  Please sign up to give public comment.  This will help us plan the agenda and ensure that each person gets at least two minutes to speak.

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