La Plaza Cultural Membership Application Form
Please fill out the following information to confirm your membership for the current year, or to submit changes to personal information or committee choice. If you choose to use this electronic form, we ask that you also use PayPay to submit your dues electronically for accurate record keeping. If you prefer to pay in person, then please also fill out a paper form.
Building number and street
Year joined La Plaza
Please select a committee to join
You may join multiple, but you must join at least one. Anyone with a plot must join the plot committee.
COMPOST - Operates and maintains La Plaza Cultural's food waste compost system for use in the garden
PARENTS & KIDS - Organizes activités and events for local children and school groups
PERFORMANCE & EVENTS - Proposes, plans and runs activities and events at the garden. Schedules and oversees 3rd party events in the garden
LANDSCAPE - Designs and manages all aspects of the landscape of La Plaza Cultural
PLOTS - Manages the upkeep of the plot areas and the community plots. Plot holders must join the Plot Committee
MEMBERSHIP - Manages membership renewals and new sign-ups. Also with the performance and events committee, plans membership outreach events
WEBSITE & SOCIAL MEDIA - Manages the website and helps La Plaza grow its presence on the web
POND - Overseeing the continued care and maintenance of our ponds and pond flora, fauna and sculpture
MAINTENANCE & EQUIPMENT - Oversees garden by keeping various structures in good repair, as well as orders the materials and tools needed to keep La Plaza Running
PERIMETER - Coordinates the upkeep of our perimeter amongst variously available membership
Are you interested in having a plot?
You will be able to make plot payment via PayPal after submitting this form
YES! I want a plot at La Plaza
NO, I do not want a plot at La Plaza
I already have a plot
LA PLAZA CULTURAL - REQUIREMENTS FOR MEMBERSHIP
1. Complete a Membership Application. (Enrollment typically runs from April through October.) 2. Attend a brief (15 minute) new member Garden orientation.3. Join and contribute to at least one Committee. 4. Participate in (3) workdays per season - typically beginning at 10am on the 2nd Saturday of each month. Members unable to attend scheduled workdays should work with their Committee Chair to create an individual work plan. 5. Attend 4 meetings per season - either General Membership (2nd Saturdays of the month) or Committee (as scheduled). 6. Keys to La Plaza Cultural are distributed by Committee Chairs, at their discretion, once new members have made a contribution to that Committee's work. 7. Pay the $25 Membership Dues, and if applicable, $25 for your plot.
I have read the "Requirements for Membership" and agree to abide by them.
LA PLAZA CULTURAL - GARDEN RULES
1. Leave No Trace: Please take your garbage with you when you leave. 2. Lock up: If you're the last member our, please clear the garden and lock up behind you. 3. Supervise Your Children: All children must be supervised by an adult at all times, in all places. La Plaza Cultural is not responsible for the injury of any person inside the garden. 4. Stay on the Paths: Please respect our members' plots by not walking on them or picking anything that is not yours. 5. Nothing into the Pond, Nothing Out: Do not throw things into the pond, and do not remove anything from the pond. 6. No Feeding the Critters: We have members designated to feed the fish, turtle, birds, and chickens. Feral cats are not to be fed!! 7. Schedule Events: Any event with over 12 people must be reserved in advance at
. 8. Dogs on Leash: Keep dogs leashed at all times and curb your dog. No toileting is allowed in La Plaza. Pets are not allowed in the sand box or anywhere in the plot area. 9. No Alcohol: Alcohol is prohibited. 10. No Amplified Sound: Amplified sound is also prohibited, except by Board permission and NYC permit. 11. Do Unto Others: Aggressive or threatening behavior will lead to membership revocation. 12. Mind Your Belongings: Personal belongings may not be stored at La Plaza, and the garden is not responsible for personal items. 13. No Smoking: Smoking anywhere in the garden is prohibited at all times. 14. Keys: Members may not loan out keys or have them duplicated. Keys are distributed only to those who earn them by completing the annual requirements.
I have read the "Garden Rules" and agree to abide by them.
Payment Due - Please submit your membership and plot dues to
via PayPal after submitting this form.
If you do not have a plot, the membership fee is $25. If you have a plot, the additional fee is $25/ plot. Please select below which amount you will be paying, and then use this link
to submit your dues.
Annual dues single - $25
Dues plus plot - $50
Annual dues double - $50
Annual dues double plus plot $75
Annual dues double plus two plots $100
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