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NWGNA Meeting:
Tamien and Elections
by Tom Smith
September 2003

North Willow Glen Neighborhood Association
Word of Faith Church
7 – 9 pm

Call to Order: 7:05 pm, Alison England, President

1. Introductions and Welcome — Alison England.

2. Public Safety Update — no update

3. Fence Installation Update — Marc Bauman and Dan Erceg

Phase 1 of the fence project will soon begin! Please volunteer to set the fence posts and pour the concrete on SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27th. Please meet at Atlanta and Bird Avenues at 9:30 am.

Phase 2 of the project will occur on SATURDAY, October 4th. Please meet at the same time and place and be ready to paint. Wear old clothes and bring a brush if you can!

4. City Council Meeting on Tuesday, September 30th–TAMIEN VISION COALITION members

Please attend the Tuesday, September 30th City Council Meeting to speak out on the Tamien Specific Plan. This association is in opposition to the proposed development. If you never attend a city council meeting or only
go to one meeting per year, then this is the one to attend. To learn more about this controversial development, please visit our website at :

Flyers will be distributed to the local community this weekend. Also on the agenda will be the mayor’s proposal regarding the general plan. Neighborhoods and the City Council will have limited participation in the development process.

5. Tree Planting — Ken Eklund

Please see Ken Eklund for information regarding the tree planting on parkways to occur on Saturday, October 25th.

6. Land use issues

There is a proposal to build townhomes at the former Del Monte site at Auzerais Avenue. As we learn more about the project we will have further discussions.

There is a proposal to build 18 homes on Herve Lane.

There is a proposal to build 14 apartments with mixed use retail on the first floor at Belmont and Minnesota Avenues.

7. Other Announcements

There is a new litter module being installed at Starbrite Market.

There will be 9 meetings throughout the city to choose the next police and fire chiefs. Please contact Tom for meeting dates and times.

8. Elections — Alison England

Elections were held and the following people were elected to the 2003- 2004 board:

President — Tom Smith
Vice President — Harvey Darnell
Secretary/ Treasurer — Ken Eklund and Dana Rysavy
Past President — Alison England
Director 1 — Debbie Palmer
Director 2 — Dan Erceg
Director 3 — Mike Gaines

Meeting Adjourned: 8:20 pm

And our compliments to our fine Past Secretary, Tom Smith.
That's all, folks!

Copyright 2003