DRAFT Minutes

York Neighborhood Planning Committee

Monday, October 01, 2007

7:00 p.m. Nelsonís Market


Attendees: Anne Mackie, Tom Scott, Libby Stark, Lynn Gobush, Helen Jackson


  1. Agenda Review- no additions
  2. Approval of Minutes of September meeting- approved
  3. Update on 506 Potter St.

††††††††††††††††† Tenants have moved out, permit to demolish on docket, issue of saving tree will be pursued despite arboristís statement that it canít be saved, Nelsonís Market has offered to let construction traffic use their lot if it will help

  1. Plans for October 10 General Meeting

††††††††††††††††† Still need walking tour reports!

††††††††††††††††† Anne has ordered 12 signs to post around neighborhood

††††††††††††††††† An email will go out (Tom)

††††††††††††††††† Call for homemade cookies!

††††††††††††††††† Survey results

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 50 replies so far

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Will leave process open to collecting more surveys

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Will postpone analysis till more responses

††††††††††††††††† Neighborhood themes to be articulated (from September minutes)

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Security, Code enforcement, Historic district, Maintenance, ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Owner-occupied/landlord issues, walkability/quality of life, †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Connectedness of 3 areas divided by arterials (Lakeway, Ellis)

††††††††††††††††† Small group breakouts-

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Tom will take over Group C Transportation for Dave, Libby will ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† take over Housing for Nick (temporary)

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Lynn will prepare template for agenda for the 30 minutes session

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† What do we value? What do we want to stay the same? †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††† What do we want to change?

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Each group should meet once by Thanksgiving, again in ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††† January

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Anne distributed binders she prepared for each group to aid in

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† documentation of our work



Next Committee Meeting-

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Monday, November 5, 7 p.m.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Monday, November 19, 7 p.m.- extra meeting

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† The Committee as a whole will continue to meet each month