2009 March Minutes

1 Call to Order Meeting called to order 7:40 p.m. on March 5, 2009
2 Introductions /Attendance Present:   Parker Fjeldberg, Grant Hutcheon, Gwen Berdan., Sandy Guilbert, Rob HutchinsonGuest: Kate Russell, Greg Kauffman, Jane Zaiane, Jennifer Tkachuk, May Finstad, Ruth Byne, Reg Norby

Regrets: Martyn Unsworth

3 Approval of Agenda Add:LRT first Ride under Transportation

Accountant Firms under Treasurer

Sandy moves and Rob seconds that we approve agenda as amended.  Carried

4 Approval of Minutes from Last Meeting MOTION: Sandy moves and Rob seconds that we approve February 5, 2009 minutes
5 CRC See agenda items for dates and itemsMay 9 Ride to Survive

Remind Terry about Maintenance Grant April 1

2009 Bylaw Community Standards Grant May 31, Gwen has copy.

6 President’s Report Lombardi AptsDeveloper has provided updated plans, delegation is meeting with facilitators (City Planners) next week
7 Treasurer’s Report Membership cheques received and processed.
Alberta Gaming Audit complete.  Accounts balanced between General and Casino accounts.  Letter of adjustment becomes part of our permanent account.  Alberta Gaming will be auditing our Playground account as well.

Review treasurer’s duties.  Recommend that incoming treasurer attend the GAIN session for groups working casinos. Recommend we look into accounting firms – Rob will pursue.  Greg K will give Rob additional names.

8 BOSC Looking healthier for next year – 5 FT Kinders and 3 PT.
9 YMCA

YMCA, continued

Y given info about Belgravia space and current user numbers.  Have not met.  Turns out many people contacting YMCA.  This is inefficient and confusing.  Recommend 1 key contact from Belgravia.  Jennifer T will do it and will keep the rest informed.  Gwen will update Jennifer on BCL work on this issue to date. Goal is still to have decision made by April so School open house has accurate information.
10 Transportation Buses along 114 St will be vastly decreased when LRT starts.
Parking Restrictions – still getting signatures

March 30 – community led transportation study.  Watch for details

114 St and 76 Ave signals.  Sandy met with Brice Stephenson City Transportation Operations.

Edmonton Clinic Traffic. 115 St and University Avenue.  No minutes taken, no news since meeting

Anecdotally seems like 76 Ave and University Ave are quieter.

11 Planning and DevelopmentHall Renos Hall Renovations – NAIT presented the Top Ten Designs.  A small group of Belgravians selected the top 3 based on fit and feasibility.  Will be taking NAIT instructors and those 3 students for lunch at Ernest’s in lieu of payment for services.Showed 2 of the designs one which extended hall to East and one extending North.  Gwen to send in application to City Parkland Planning, Sandy help as historical, and Rob will work with architect.  Gwen to update Rob
12 Civics Martyn sent reportRob Klassen agrees to attend University – Community meetings and will provide info to BCL

CACCL – Bicycle Transportation plan reviewed

131415 AccountantCRC

Old Business

Covered under TreasurerCovered under #5

None

16 New Business AGM –June 7 BBQ, Entertainment, AGM, and Special Guest.  Don Iveson invited and tentatively said okay. Expecting a baby then.   Luciana S will further develop the entertainment idea. Needs a BCL person to work with who knows the hall.
Soccer registration – Linda Cameron March 8 at McKernan and March 9 at BCL Hall
17 Community Announcements Newsletter deadline March 13Adult Card Night March 6

Belgravia Parent Council March 9, 6:30

BOSC March 10

Belgravia School Open House April 16 5:30 – 7:00

18 Next Meeting April 2 , 2009Agenda Items to Gwen  secretary@belgraviaedmonton.ca This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
19 Adjournment MOTION:  Rob moved that we adjourn.  Adjourned at 9:35 p.m.
20 Authenticating Signatures President               _________________________________
Vice President       _________________________________

Secretary               _________________________________

Treasurer               _________________________________

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