|1||Call to Order||Meeting called to order 7:40 p.m. on September 3, 2009|
|2||Introductions /Attendance||Present: Parker Fjeldberg, Gwen Berdan., Sandy Guilbert, Rob Hutchinson, Gary TkachukGuest: Kate Russell, Lily Staples, Wen Kauffman, Nate Box, Terje and Lillian Beyer, Marie Walker|
|3||Approval of Agenda||Add: Arts ParkMOTION: Sandy moves and Lily seconds that we approve agenda as amended. Carried|
|4||Approval of Minutes from Last Meeting||MOTION: Rob moves and Sandy seconds that we approve June 4, 2009 minutes. Carried|
|5||Nate Box||Nate is in the process of purchasing Hulbert’s restaurant (closed July 31.) Is experiencing some delays with the changeover from Chris and Cameron to Nate. Plan to reopen in fall-winter as a full service restaurant offering contemporary North American food. Tentative name is Elm Café. All are welcome.|
|7||Treasurer’s Report||Jim Yih absentJim has met with Grant and the changeover has occurred. Parker has been overseeing the position since Grant stepped down at the end of last fiscal year.|
|8||Arts Park||September 24 workbee to install edging; volunteers neededRecently the Belgravia Arts Park won the Edmonton Horticultural Society’s award for best Volunteer-Maintained Garden. Congratulations and thank you to Belgravia volunteers!
Partners and Parks, and Maintenance Agreements being put in place whereby Belgravia agrees to maintain the plantings and man-made items in the Park.
Two new sculptures have been approved and will be installed.
MOTION: Sandy moves and Gwen seconds that BCL pay up to $875 towards the sculpture installation. Carried
|9||Civics||CACCL No meetings over the summer. Sandy is the chair of the committee.
New Boundaries for McKernan – Belgravia. As a Community League, McKernan will not pursue the issue; the push must come from the people living in west McKernan. In the meantime we can refer west McKernan issues to the McKernan contacts.
Community League Development Plan ARP – We were approved for same but there has been no new activity.
Scona Pool – Reopened, and offering lessons, rentals, and public swim. Open daily for public swim including 7+ hours on the weekends. Thank you to those Belgravians who worked to keep the pool open. Will hear more towards the end of fall as to the long term future.
|10||Membership||Membership Drive starting up this September – October. Contact Therese if you can help by canvassing. Discounts at public recreation facilities with CL memberships.|
|11||Playschool||Update on budget and enrollment – New: Surplus of $4,500, deficit is eliminated.Cleaning and H1N1 Flu Planning – See below
Licensing Update – Playschool and BOSC sorting it out
Request for Storage space above boot area – APPROVED
Request for teacher to access Playschool on weekends – APPROVED. Informed committees that Brownies need exclusive use during their time as per their regulations
For Playschool report see report appended to original minutes.
Discussion regarding Cleaning and Flu Virus prevention. Varying interpretations of indications for hand sanitizer.
Lily to look into costs of increasing frequency of cleaning via mid-weekly cleaner. Rob will look into a different faucet that is easier to use. Concerns with present cleaner to be brought to BCL.
|12||BOSC||Lunch Money – Lunch program has funds left after the program was collapsed. (School operates their own lunch program now)MOTION: Sandy moves and Gwen seconds that $1100 remaining in Lunch Program account be transferred to BOSC. Carried
Terms of Reference: Requested to accept document as information. Board to review and send feedback to Rob.
Proposal to put bi-fold doors on cloakroom to accommodate users. Rob got two quotes – from Terry Kuzyk and Dave Richards. Suggest re-key the blue room door $50.
For BOSC report see report appended to original minutes
|13||Transportation||City Administration recommends the North route for West LRT, to go along Stony Plain Road. The previously considered route was along University Avenue with a new bridge being required. Open Houses are scheduled for September 29 and 30th when we can hear the information and provide feedback. City Council Public Hearing November 9.
Parking Restrictions – Parking is increasing near the LRT. Restrictions were approved but the signs are not up yet. Residents can go get their placard for their vehicle(s) at Planning and Development (5th Floor HSBC building)
Shortcutting study – There was to be a shortcutting study, but we have not heard anything since. Sandy will look into.
|14||Maintenance||Terry sent a summary, which will be circulated. It says:Furnaces : done
Overhead lights: Near completion, need to do main hall still
Weeping tile: done
Storage room floor: Back to square 1. Need to contract out
Mailbox: beginning of September
Doors sticking: beginning of September
Cupboard and Range Hood: Not done yet
Terry is available for contract work Will do what he can.
Gwen left. No further minutes taken.
|16||Hall Renos||Hall Renovations – Nothing recorded but outside of the meeting Rob says they met with city. Developing to the North or East are both still options.|
|17||Old/ New Business|
|18||Community Announcements||School Fun Auction Nov 14School Bottle Drive September 26|
|21||Authenticating Signatures||President _________________________________
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