Belknap Neighborhood Association Inc.

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Belknap Neighborhood Association, Inc. is a federally recognized, 501(c)4, nonprofit membership association. The association is governed by an all-volunteer, elected board of directors comprised of neighborhood residents and business owners. The association operates under Articles of Incorporation and bylaws, and directors are bound to a Code of Ethics. The association was founded in 1973 and reorganized in 1992.

Membership dues are $20 annually per resident.  Neighbors can join or renew online - click green button above.  Membership envelopes are also included in the BNA newsletter that is mailed to homes and businesses twice a year. 

Become a Friend of Belknap.  Any member who contributes more than the regular dues are Friends of Belknap. Make an additional gift of any amount to help sustain this vital, neighborhood organization.

Logo. Belknap's logo is the intellectual property of the association and is registered with the Commonwealth of Kentucky. It may not be used without the expressed, written permission of the Belknap Neighborhood Association, Inc. 

Estate Gifts or Planned Giving. Want to leave a lasting impact on your neighborhood long after you've gone? Consider making a bequest that will support the ongoing protection, beautification and improvement of the Belknap Neighborhood, a nonprofit association. Your gift to Belknap could ensure the neighborhood remains strong and resilient -- well into the future.

Annual Fall Festival. The Belknap Neighborhood Association produces the Belknap Fall Festival. It is the largest Fall Festival staged in the Louisville Highlands with attendance averaging about 15,000 people. The Fall Festival creates a plantform for local artists, musicians, food truck vendors, nonprofit organizations and businesses to engage in the community. To learn more or become a part of the Belknap Fall Festival, visit www.belknapfallfestival.org. Proceeds from the festival go to support neighborhood improvements and beautification. 

Board meetings are typically the 2nd Wednesday, most months, 7-8:15 p.m., at 2440 Bardstown Road, 2nd Floor meeting room (above the pharmacy) and they are open to the public. The president of the board of directors chairs these meetings and meetings follow an agenda, association bylaws and Robert's Rules of Order. The annual meeting and elections are held at the June meeting. 

Agenda item requests should be submitted for consideration to the contact email below at least one week prior to the scheduled meeting. 

Thank you for your interest and engagement! Please click the link below to sign-up to be on the association's enewsletter mailing list. We do not share our list and do not spam. For more real time neighborhood updates and to meet some of the 5,000 residents that call Belknap home, join the Belknap Neighborhood page on Facebook.

 Join our mailing list by entering your address at the bottom of this page. Please email belknapneighbors@gmail.com for any issues or concerns regarding the Belknap Neighborhood.

Fall Festival contact email: belknapfallfestival@gmail.com
Belknap contact email: belknapneighbors@gmail.com
Mailing address: Belknap Neighborhood Association, P.O. Box 5308, Louisville, KY 40255

Please note: The Belknap board and officers are all volunteers. They are not paid staff. They are homeowners and business owners with an active interest in moving Belknap forward. Given the volunteer nature of the organization, it may take some time for us to respond to your message.

2017-2018 Board Officers
and Directors  

Officers

Lara Augustine
President (lara.augustine@gmail.com)

Dwight Marcus
Vice President

Karla Spencer
Treasurer

Laura Heiskell
Secretary

Directors of the Board
Jack Francis
J.D. Franklin
Ann Hager
R. Jonathan Raymon
Alan S. Rubin
Mary Beth VanMeter
Chris Ward

Lifetime Honorary Directors
Ann Coates - Emeritus Director
Paul Coates - Emeritus Director

Belknap's
Leaders

Each year the Belknap Neighborhood Association elects a President to serve as chair of the board and lead the neighborhood association. 

Here's our list of neighborhood leaders from 1993 to present:

2016-2017: Lara Augustine
2015-2016: Ann Hager
2013-2015: Alan Rubin
2012-2013: Tim Mayer
2010-2012: Chris Padgett
2006-2010: Nancy Carrington
2005-2006: Mary Garry
1998-2005: Don Osborn
1995-1998: Marvin Goldman
1993-1995: Paul Coates