MHNA Quarterly Meeting on Thursday, July 20

The Merle Hay Neighborhood Association will host its quarterly meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 20 at the Northwest Community Center. Polk County Supervisor Angela Connolly will be our guest speaker. We will also be joined by Des Moines Parks and Recreation Department staff to hear updates on plans to install a new water feature at Tower Park. Additionally, we’ll share details on Hy-Vee’s proposal to build a convenience store and coffee shop at the northwest corner of Merle Hay and Hickman roads, and more.

Please spread the word and bring a neighbor! We look forward to having a great turnout at the July quarterly meeting.

City Manager to speak at MHNA meeting on April 20

Des Moines City Manager Scott Sanders will be our featured guest speaker when the Merle Hay Neighborhood Association hosts its quarterly membership meeting at 6:30 p.m. this Thursday, April 20, at the Northwest Community Center, 5110 Franklin Ave. We’ll also hear about plans for a proposed commercial/retail development in the vicinity of 3400 Merle Hay Road, among other neighborhood updates.

Please join us and bring a neighbor! Spread the word!

2017 Membership dues are payable now

MHNA membership dues for 2017 are payable now. Costs for membership are as follows:

  • Individual: $15
  • Couple: $30
  • Business: $30
  • Church or School: $10

MHNA membership is open to anyone who lives, rents, or owns property, and to businesses within the neighborhood boundaries. Non-residents may join, though they may not vote. MHNA is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. Dues and donations are tax-deductible, and can be paid in person at association meetings, or mailed to our post office box: P.O. Box 31036, Des Moines, IA 50310.

Join us on January 19 for MHNA’s Annual Meeting!

The Merle Hay Neighborhood Association will host its annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 19, at the Northwest Community Center, 5110 Franklin Ave. Refreshments will be provided.

Greg Heid, director of the Des Moines Public Library system, will be our guest speaker.
As always, there will be public safety updates and the latest neighborhood news. We also welcome discussion about neighborhood goals for 2017.

Lastly, the 2016 annual report will be given, and officer and board elections will be held.

We look forward to seeing lots of neighbors on January 19. Please spread the word!