|1||Call to Order||Meeting called to order 7:40 p.m. on January 8, 2009|
|2||Introductions /Attendance||Present: Martyn Unsworth, Parker Fjeldberg, Gwen Berdan., Ron Maskell,Guests: Kate Russell, Becky Luckert, Wen Kauffman, Jennifer Andrew, Martin Connors, Binh Truong
Regrets: Grant Hutcheon
|3||Approval of Agenda||Could not pass motion to approve agenda as we did not have quorum. Preceded anyway, will table decision making until another board member arrives.|
|4||Approval of Minutes from Last Meeting||MOTION: Martyn moves and Sandy seconds that we approveNovember 26, 2009 and December 8, 2008 regular board meeting minutes as presented. Tabled as no quorum.
Will need to review January plus above 2 sets of minutes in February.
|5||Guests:BOSC – Wen and Jennifer
See # 9
Verbal report, print copy is sent to Gwen. Briefly summarized.
|6.0||President’s Report||Sandy, Will and Parker meeting with counselors later this month regarding Belfree outstanding issues.Lombardi Apartments – city planners now involved, city architect working with Developer’s architect to see if plan can better address Community, City Planning, and Developer issues.|
Parking Restriction Program
|In September 2008 Parker and Sandy met with City, University, Capital Health, University Hospital regarding University Ave and 115 St. traffic. Requested that a public meeting be held.Starting the “detour” spring 2009 to help with construction vehicles (clinic opens 2012)
Discussion and concerns about lack of consultation with residents, impact on property owners, impact on pedestrian access, lack of information available from city, and possibly incorrect info on the notice.
Reinforced need to communicate plans with residents
Parker will request a community meeting with parties and counselors to discuss issues and concerns. Residents requested to cc emails to Sandy so she can be kept aware.
Still need volunteers to go door-to-door with petition.
Martyn’s letter to City regarding transit pass request for BelMac residents as compensation and to encourage use. Not well received. No further action.
|8.0||Treasurer’s Report||Grant H. not present. No report provided.|
CRC – continued
Need to apply for STEP grant for Green Shack program. Consider Belgravia offering our location in 2010 as McKernan is converting their wading pool to a splash park that year. Group needs access to washroom or arrange for Portapotty.
|10||Hall Use||Shoveling – BCL is responsible. Parker to ask BCL Rink guys and to approach Park Paving|
Central Areas Council Community League
CACCL / EFCL
|Jan 21 University meeting discuss South Campus Plan.
Martyn stepping down as VP as of June, advertise in newsletter and website
CACCL Communities are responding to Infill Housing Guidelines. Gwen or Sandy to ask Marcel H. to review and draft a Belgravia community response to the Guidelines, and provide to CACCL.
|Planning and DevelopmentHall Renos
NAIT students done their drawings. Will arrange a date to review same. BCL will treat the winners to a dinner at NAIT.
Secondary Suites, Tabled to January 19 city council to come up with pros and cons for various items. Gwen to review planner’s report and submit Belgravia response.
|14||Old Business||Playschool motion regarding $2000 for countertop / cupboard. Will send electronically as no quorum present and has already been tabled once.|
|16||New Business||AGM – Set a date for early June.Newsletter – correct BCL meeting time posted to read 7:30|
|17||Community Announcements||Newsletter deadline January 9BOSC Mtg Parking Restriction Program
Tuesday – Gwen to attend.
Family Game Night – December 12
Adult Card Night – Jan 9, 7 – 9
|19||Adjournment||MOTION: Gwen moved that we adjourn. Adjourned at 9:30|
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