November 14 2013

First meeting of the elected Board

Waban Area Council Members Elected on November 5, 2013: (Term January, 2014 – January, 2016)
 
Barbara Bower
Joseph Corkery
Andreae Downs
Matthew Gardella
Rena Getz
Sallee Lipshutz
Maureen Reilly-Meagher
Christopher Pitts
Kathryn Winters 
 
N. B.: WABAN AREA COUNCIL OFFICIAL SWEARING IN: JANUARY, 2014 
 
Notes from October 24, 2013 WAC meeting at Waban Library Center
 
(Candidates Night)
 
MESSAGES FROM ALDERMEN, WARD 5 SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEMBER & CITY NEIGHBORHOOD 
 
COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE
 
UPDATES ON WABAN ISSUES: (5 minutes/item)
1.) Add-A-Lane Project - Maureen on Meeting with Mayor, Bob Rooney and Bill Paille - no update on the traffic counts yet
2.) Riverside – Citizen lawsuit to overturn City’s Riverside Special Permit - project still on hold
3.) St. Philip Neri – No news is no news, will have to wait for contractor permits to be pulled before community can get involved
4.) Engine 6 – Citizen Letter of Complaint to HUD vs. City - KH reports supporters website to be updated
5.) Waban Improvement Society – December Programs - Sing-along & Tree Lighting 12/8 4pm Waban Square
6.) School Updates – Angier - Bill Paille to hold meetings quaterly with WAC and Contruction Events Board will be on Beacon, Zervas
7.) Financial Audit Advisory Committee Docket Item - A amendment has been proposed to the state to allow Area Councils top manage their own funds
 
COUNCIL ORGANIZATION:
1.) Mission Statement
2.) By-Laws (review by Attorneys and WAC board memebers Kathy Winters and Matt Gardella)
3.) Swearing-In Statement January - potential event to be explored
4.) Committees Board members to explore topics including Friends of Quinobequin
 
NEW BUSINESS - Web site content responsabilities and Communications, Change meetings from 4th Thursday to 2nd Thursday, WLC needs 5K to put in metal ramp so voting can take place on site
 
Adjourn: Next Meeting: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 7:30pm, Waban Library Center. 
Meeting Date: 
Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 7:30pm

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