Franklin Housing Co-op Spring/Summer 2017 Newsletter

Check out the latest Franklin Co-op newsletter for recap of recent events, details for upcoming co-op events, as well as information about happenings within your co-op and community.

June Movie Night!

Movie night for June will take place on Sunday, June 25th at 6pm! It will take place in the community room in the A building lobby.

This month's movie will be Sing! Snacks will be provided.

See you there!
Franklin Co-op Community Garden

Franklin Urban 4H, working with Master Gardeners from the U of M, had a great planting day earlier this month! The garden beds, along with pruning and planting from the Riverton maintenance team, have the courtyard garden looking great!
Would You Like to Get Involved with Your Co-op?

Did you know you live in a co-op that is community-focused and governed by a board of directors made up of people who live here?

Did you know YOU can get involved as little or as much as you would like?

There are many opportunities to be involved! Come to the next board meeting to learn more about the co-op and how you can get involved! July 12th at 6pm in the community room in the A building lobby
Problems with the laundry machines?

If you ever experience problems with any of the washers and/or dryers, please contact BDS at 651-688-7000 right away! You can tell them exactly which machine(s) are affected and what the issues are and they will create a work order to come out and fix the problem.

The co-op's washing machines and dryers are leased through a company called BDS. We also have a maintenance contract with them, so please report faulty machines to them right away!  It may be tempting to just ignore the problem and use a different machine instead, but you will be helping out your community much more if you report the problems when you see them. Thank you!

SAVE THE DATE - August 26th!

The Franklin Co-op Garden Party will take place on Saturday, August 26th from 5-7pm. There will be food, entertainment, music and more! More information to come - if you are interested in helping with planning the Garden Party, please attend the next board of directors meeting on July 12th at 6pm in the community room in the A building lobby!

Movie night: The co-op held a movie night in April where they watched Trolls and enjoyed snacks. Don't miss the next movie night on Sunday, June 25th at 6pm!

Garden planting day: 4H and Master Gardeners from the U of M had their garden planting day on June 3rd! They planted many different veggies and flowers for the community. 

6/25, 6pm: Co-op Movie Night!
Join your neighbors for movie night in the community room in the A building lobby! We'll be showing Sing and enjoying snacks!

7/12, 6pm: July board of directors meeting
The board will be voting on the co-op's operating budget for fiscal year 2018. There is a 3% revenue increase proposed in the current draft budget - all residents are welcome to provide input and/or be involved in the discussion! Additionally, the board will be planning for the Garden Party in August. The meeting will take place in the community room in the A building lobby.
(Visit for more info from the Seward Neighborhood Group)
That's it for this edition of The Franklin Co-op Newsletter! Have a great summer!