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2021 Water Access for Chicago Urban Growers - Shared screen with speaker view
Robin Cline
06:39
Hello everyone, please make sure your name is change to accurately reflect who you actually are!
Robin Cline | NeighborSpace
08:27
Welcome, everyone, please be aware that we are asking you to re-name yourself, so that you can be named your real name!
Jeannine Wise
08:50
I wasn’t able to join using video for some reason, so I hope my audio isn’t on either. Is it just the panelists that are on video? Thank you
Natasha Coleman
09:04
how do i rename myself?
Mary Scala
09:13
I was not able to use my video or able to rename myself.
Robin Cline | NeighborSpace
10:30
Hi Blanche!
Robin Cline | NeighborSpace
12:09
If you are not familiar with the q and a function, it is at the bottom of the screen. Erik will be keeping track of the q and a section.
Christina Schleich
13:28
Christina Schleich, AGA Mindful Living Garden
James Wurm (he/him)
16:40
If I may, if you're looking for your video screen, even if it's not on, it is likely the very first one on the left, and then Sean's. There should be three dots in the upper left of that frame(if your head frames are on the top), and the option to rename
Brian & Heidi Dye
22:41
To find your video (in order to change your name), there should be a box that says “view” on the top right corner. You may have to move your mouse for it to pop up.
Emily O'Keeffe
25:48
Welcome, Sally & thank you.
Emily O'Keeffe
29:23
Yes, you can find the resources on either AUA or NeighborSpace websites : https://auachicago.org/wateraccess/
Emily O'Keeffe
29:56
http://neighbor-space.org/wateraccess/
Emily O'Keeffe
38:07
Will CPS school garden need insurance?
Robin Cline | NeighborSpace
39:55
No cost for support.
Robin Cline | NeighborSpace
41:37
In regards to Chicago Public School gardens, you may need insurance if CPS doesn't let you use their insurance, which has been the case with some larger institutions.
Robin Cline | NeighborSpace
42:32
You mean watering trees?
Sally
44:37
I have an RPZ here, it’s long and heavy.
Robin Cline | NeighborSpace
45:30
In answer to Edgar's question, "how can I legitimatize a renegade garden on a empty city lot where a house once stood years ago/"there are several options, but you will need to get the legal rights to be on the space. That requires some investigation, please let us know where you are and sign up for our office hours, we can help ask those questions for you. NeighborSpace is one option, we anticipate that there will be other pathways, as well in the future.
Robin Cline | NeighborSpace
47:36
You are appearing as Fylinda :)
Robin Cline | NeighborSpace
48:27
A question was asked in the Q and A; hydrant water is NOT potable.
Marsha Wyatt
49:50
Power Plumbing is very familiar with this process and has good relationship with DWM
Robin Cline | NeighborSpace
51:49
Another piece of equipment that is legally required is a y strainer, but we can help you all with this.
Robin Cline | NeighborSpace
52:18
Re-certification fees this year, for those who need support, will be covered.
Matthew Gladly
52:56
Not buying that one, sorry City + DWM :-p
Robin Cline | NeighborSpace
54:12
One question was asked in the chat: " Last year, we didn't get water until July -and we were one of the lucky ones. Will the timing be better this year?"- YES, THE TIMING WILL BE BETTER BECAUSE WE ARE GETTING A JUMP ON IT, and many of the kinks have been worked out.
Linda Seyler
54:49
When can we expect to have water?
Emily O'Keeffe
55:14
Sorry, Gina. Tech issues. Thank you for offering your time.
Robin Cline | NeighborSpace
57:34
The earliest hydrant use permit can be made available is April. So if you get your application in by the end of February, you should be good. Linda, you received a permit last year, it will be much easier than last year, since your square footage has already been measured.
Erik Hernandez
01:01:43
Go Sally, Go Sally!
Erik Hernandez
01:06:03
Sally showing off her RPZ muscles, nice!
Linda Seyler
01:06:26
How do we sign up for office hours?
Emily O'Keeffe
01:07:21
Office Hours: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeATVKZlwhLtww73h3yl-2S9IS_k47g_PXP7UTzksoLvCSRSw/viewform
Erik Hernandez
01:08:34
We are updating/uploading forms, docs, tomatoes, shoes, shirts and carrots on our websites:
Erik Hernandez
01:08:37
https://auachicago.org/wateraccess/
Erik Hernandez
01:08:46
http://neighbor-space.org/wateraccess/
Ben Jaffe he/his
01:09:21
thank you all for your work on this!
Lucía León (she/her)
01:09:28
Thank you!
Mecca Bey
01:10:00
Thanks for the info
Hilary Austin
01:10:23
thank you
Matthew Gladly
01:10:33
<3 appreciate your support <3
Kelly Keffer
01:12:29
This was all so helpful! Thank you so much!
Kelly Keffer
01:12:46
Kelly Keffer from BEET Chicago Community Garden
Marsha Wyatt
01:13:40
I will check with my local firehouse --there's a resource through them to the guy who makes the caps for the city and he may have source for the gasket too
Marsha Wyatt
01:13:54
Maxwell Garden got a good deal
Kelly Keffer
01:14:15
Thank you Sally!
Marsha Wyatt
01:16:03
The RPZ certification is for the growing season only -- it expires Nov 1 no matter when you get it according to my plumber and the last convo I had with DWM
Erik Hernandez
01:17:35
otherwise that's 25c in Sally's RPZ jar
Marsha Wyatt
01:17:36
It shouldn't be left "alone" --someone needs to monitor it
Lawrence Riley
01:18:03
Even though I was unable to contribute, thank you for some great info.
Marsha Wyatt
01:18:57
It can be certified prior to April 1 as it has to be certified before you can complete the application
Linda Seyler
01:19:01
Thank you!