Meeting Minutes 2014

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December 2014 – No meeting
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November 11, 2014

Bill Jackson called the meeting to order. Present were Bill and Marty Jackson, Kay Shaw, Doug Cuny, Becky Haskin, Gwinda Burns, Scott Friedberg and Elaine Hansen. Also present were the new slate of officers for 2015.

The nominating committee consisted of Marty Jackson, Elaine Hansen, Kay Shaw and Clarita Porter.

The minutes from the October 2014 meeting were read. Becky Haskin moved the minutes be approved and Doug Cuny seconded. The minutes were approved.

Doug Cuny gave the Treasurer’s report.      The following expenditure items were voted on and approved: $500 to Golf Tournament for scholarships, $260 for Scholarship Award Banquet and $274 still due on the Lighting invoice. Doug moved that the electric bill for the lighting, which are currently in Bill Jackson’s name, become an automatic draft from the WNA Woodhaven account. The steering committee agreed.

The ending balance as of Oct. 31, 2014 was $5,578.68. Elaine Hansen moved the report be accepted and Becky Haskin seconded. The report was accepted.

Becky Haskin mentioned the Nomination for Neighborhood Project. Kay Shaw agreed to doit.

Becky moved that WNA Christmas Decoration Award be named in honor of James and Ruth Lemon. Elaine seconded the motion. The motion passed. Beginning this year the award will be known as the James and Ruth Lemon Christmas Award. Becky suggested sending out membership notices and bills as soon as possible. The committee agreed.

Gwinda Burns will meet with Danny Scarth about the Backflow Prevention Assembly Test Report. The WNA has never had to do one before this year.

Scott Friedberg reminded us to be aware we should receive a $250 gift card from the electric provider. Mike Carter still has not submitted a bill to Doug. We estimate he is due approximately $2400. Scott reported that to light the corner that has not been done should cost about $2500.00

The next steering committee will be held at Becky’s home on Dec. 16, 2014.

The date for the annual meeting will be January 22, 2015.

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October 14, 2014

Bill Jackson, President, called the meeting to order.  Present were Kay Shaw, Marty and Bill Jackson,  Doug Cuny and Elaine Hansen.

The minutes from the September, 2014 Steering Committee were read.  Marty Jackson moved that they be accepted and Kay Shaw seconded the motion.  The committee accepted the minutes.

Doug Cuny, Treasurer, reviewed the Treasurer’s report.  There is a current balance of $10,967.08.  This includes half of the money for WCD for the lighting.  A final bill from FX Lighting has not been received.  Elaine moved to accept the Treasurer’s report with a second from Marty Jackson.  The report was accepted .

Kay reported that an Ice Cream Social was held September 28th.  We have not received a bill yet from Woodhaven Country Club.

Current business discussed included a letter stating that a Backflow Prevention Assembly Test Report on 6199 Boca Raton needed to be done.  This has not been required in the past.  Bill Jackson will check with Danny Scarth and Gwinda about this.  We agreed to hold off on getting a plumber to do this until we know more.

New business included setting a nominating committee for new officers for 2015.  Marty Jackson, Kay Shaw, Clarita Porter and Elaine Hansen will serve on this committee.  The annual Membership meeting will be held towards the end of January, 2015.

September 9, 2014

Bill Jackson, President, called the meeting to order.  Present were Kay Shaw, Marty and Bill Jackson, Scott Friedberg, Doug Cuny and Elaine Hansen.

The minutes from the August, 2014 Steering Committee were read. Marty Jackson moved that they be accepted and Kay Shaw seconded the motion. The committee accepted the minutes.

Doug Cuny, Treasurer, reviewed the Treasurer’s report. There is a current balance of $10,988.28. This includes half of the money for WCD for the lighting. Elaine Hansen moved that the Treasurer write a check to the company doing the lighting for the portion received from WCD. Kay seconded the motion. The motion carried. Elaine moved to accept the Treasurer’s report with a second from Kay. The report was accepted.

Scott Friedberg gave the report on Landscape. The lighting should be complete by the Ice Cream Social.

Kay reported that an Ice Cream Social is set for September 28th.  There will be a brief meeting before the ice cream is served to review the landscape accomplishments and promote discussion about the feasibility of cameras in the neighborhood.

The newsletter Becky is putting together was reviewed.

The steering committee reviewed the Railroad Commission Amendment. Those present voted to approve with one abstaining.

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August 7, 2014

Bill Jackson, President, called the meeting to order.   Present were Kay Shaw, Marty and Bill Jackson, Scott Friedberg, Doug Cuny, Becky Haskin and Elaine Hansen.

Frankie Rosenkrantz reported that the Colliers attended two neighborhood meetings concerning their new home to be built at 308 Oakmont. Nine households were represented. It appears deed restrictions are difficult to enforce. The neighbors would like the WNA to notify neighbors when someone applies for a NEZ and that it be approved with the statement “only if the deed restrictions are not violated.”

The minutes from the July, 2014 Steering Committee were read. Kay Shaw moved that they be accepted and Marty Jackson seconded the motion. The committee accepted the minutes.

Doug Cuny, Treasurer, reviewed the Treasurer’s report. Elaine Hansen moved the report be accepted and Kay Shaw seconded the motion. The committee accepted the treasurer’s report.

Scott Friedberg gave the report on Landscape. He has been researching the feasibility of lighting the Woodhaven markers recently landscaped. It may cost $8000.00 to light two of them. He will be approaching the Woodhaven Development Committee for funding and suggested we hold a separate meeting after that to discuss it further.

Kay reported that an Ice Cream Social is planned for late September.

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July 10, 2014

Mike Larose, Vice President, called the meeting to order.     Present were Kay Shaw, Marty Jackson, Scott Friedberg, Clayton Reeves, Doug Cuny, and Elaine Hansen.

A couple that purchased the lot at 308 Oakmont Ln, the Colliers, appeared before the committee to request a Nez permit. They distributed plans of the house.

Several neighbors from that area also attended with concerns about the front entry garage. The committee approved the Nez permit . It was decided that the neighbors would hold another meeting in one of their homes to review concerns about the front entry garage. The couple will be asking the city for a variance.

The minutes from the June 10, 2014 Steering Committee were read. Marty Jackson moved that they be accepted and  Doug Cuny seconded the motion. The committee accepted the minutes.

Doug Cuny, Treasurer, reviewed the Treasurer’s report. Elaine Hansen moved the report be accepted and Mike Larose seconded the motion. The report was approved.

Scott Friedberg gave the report on Landscape.  Lighting the entrances and markers was reviewed. He presented a proposal from Exceptional Electric to install electricity at the entrance sites. One proposal from Nite FX Lighting was handed out. Scott will be receiving more bids. We will review these next month. Scott asked for $1250.00 from the budget: $500 for trellis for white fence and vines on Boca and Bridge and $750 for sprinkler heads. Clayton moved that we agree to these expenditures and Marty seconded the motion.  The motion carried.

Clayton Reeves, Security, reviewed his report. Bill Jackson, Scott and Clayton attended the luncheon on Security Cameras for the neighborhood the end of June. They spent an hour driving the neighborhood to identify potential camera locations. The initial estimate is close to $80,000 for cameras at six locations.

Pricing is determined by types and quantities of cameras, thus, the number can change. Specific proposals will be requested from LenSec and others if the project is deemed feasible. The Crime Watch Report for May was presented.

Elaine moved the report be accepted, Marty Jackson seconded. Report accepted.

Marty Jackson reported that homes in Woodhaven are competitively priced at about $60 a sq ft.

Becky sent the membership report by email. We have 9 new members.

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June 10, 2014

Bill Jackson, President, called the meeting to order.  Present were Kay Shaw, Marty and Bill Jackson, Scott Friedberg, Clayton Reeves, Doug Cuny, Becky Haskin, Gwinda Burns, and Elaine Hansen.

The minutes from the May 7, 2014 Steering Committee were read. Doug Cuny moved that they be accepted and Gwinda Burns seconded the motion. The committee accepted the minutes. The minutes from the May 21st   General Meeting with the Mayor were read. Kay moved they be accepted and Marty Jackson seconded . The minutes were approved.

Doug Cuny, Treasurer, reviewed the Treasurer’s report. Elaine Hansen moved the report be accepted with one correction to be made and Marty Jackson seconded the motion. The report was approved.

Scott Friedberg gave the report on Landscape. An additional $700 is needed to repair a timer. Elaine moved that an additional $700 be added to the CIP budget. Doug seconded the motion. The motion carried.

Clayton Reeves, Security, reviewed his report. Elaine moved that Clayton prepare a summary report for publication. Becky Haskin seconded. The motion passed.

Becky Haskin, Membership, encouraged all present to walk their own block and personally invite neighbors who don’t belong to WNA.

It was agreed to support any July 4th activity the club promotes, but to not hold a WNA general meeting at that time.

Discussion was initiated regarding putting utility companies on the website. Bill tabled the discussion.

Gwinda complimented Becky on the Waller candlelight vigil.

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May 21st, 2014

Following a Mexican buffet with the dessert bar provided by the McDonald Law Firm, Bill Jackson, President, called the May WNA general meeting to order.
Bill took a moment to thank the Greens for managing the Shredding Event held May 17th. He thanked and recognized Kay Shaw for organizing the Trash Clean-up May 14th. Kay thanked the Boy Scouts and Italy Pasta & Pizza for their time and effort and use of Nick’s facility for pizza afterwards.
Bill encouraged members to send him nominations for yard of the month. The Andrews on Oakmont Lane N received the award for May. This was the first award given.
Mayor Betsy Price was introduced. She had just completed a Bike Ride through the neighborhood and made many complimentary remarks about Woodhaven. She reviewed several ongoing city projects.

Bill turned the floor over to Becky Haskin. Becky then recognized the retiring postmen, Mr. Elliott and Mr. Howard. Only Mr. Elliott was at the meeting. She presented him the card and donation his customers had given him. Mr. Howard’s will be mailed.
Bill then introduced John Bailey, the new General Manager of Woodhaven Country Club. Mr. Bailey made a few comments and introduced Sam Fairchild, the representatives of the new owner. Mr. Fairchild commented on the camaraderie among the members. He presented a check for $5000.00 to the WNA. It was received by Mike Larose and Scott Friedberg.

This money in addition to $3500.00 in funds from membership dues has been designated for Capital Improvements of the Woodhaven Entrances.
Mike Larose introduced Mr. McDonald. Mr. McDonald discussed the Chesapeake Lawsuit and gas royalties. He left contracts at the back for anyone interested.

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May 7, 2014

Bill Jackson, President, called the meeting to order. Present were Kay Shaw, Marty and Bill Jackson, Scott Friedberg, Mike Larose, Clayton Reeves, Doug Cuny, Becky Haskin , Gwinda Burns, and Elaine Hansen.

The minutes from the April 2, 2014 Steering Committee were read. Becky Haskin moved that they be accepted and Marty Jackson seconded the motion. The committee accepted the minutes. The minutes from the Special Steering Committee of April 17th were read. Becky Haskin moved they be accepted and Clayton Reeves seconded. The minutes were approved.

Doug Cuny, Treasurer, reviewed the April and May Treasurer’s report. Elaine Hansen moved the April report be accepted and Mike Larose seconded the motion. The April report was approved. Marty Jackson moved the May report be accepted and Kay Shaw seconded the motion. The May report was accepted. Doug asked what the WNA felt comfortable with as a balance in the account. During discussion, some felt all money should be spent, while others felt there should remain at least a minimum balance. Elaine moved that a minimum balance of $2000 remain in the account at end of the year. This was seconded by Mike Larose. The motion carried.
Mike Larose, Vice President, passed out copies of the proposed flyer to be sent out. Mike moved that up to $700.00 be approved for expense to print and mail the flyer. Kay Shaw seconded the motion. The motion passed. Any corrections to the flyer need to be to Mike by early tomorrow so it can go to print.

The May 21st meeting was discussed. Becky and Kay will man the tables to collect money for the Mexican Buffet. Kari will represent the WCC and collect money for any who wish to attend the May 24th Bash for Memorial Day Party. Dinner will start at 6:30 for those not biking with the Mayor.

Scott Friedberg, Landscape, moved that a Capital Improvement Landscape Budget of $8500 be approved for the 2014 year. Clayton Reeves mentioned the $5000 the new owners of the WCC gave toward improving the entrances. He moved this money plus $500.00 from our general funds be added to the $3000 we approved at our last meeting to cover the Capital Improvements Landscape Budget. Elaine seconded. The motion carried. Maintenance of the markers come from general funds which are available.

Clayton Reeves, Security, reviewed his report. Most of the incidents occur in the apartments not in the residential area. Clayton emailed an extensive study of camera security in neighborhoods.

Kay Shaw, Special Programs, reviewed the following:
May 14th will be an additional Clean-Up prior to the Bike with the Mayor. Nick’s will supply pizza afterwards. Mike Larose moved that WNA cover the cost of the pizza and Becky Haskin seconded. The motion carried.
The Shredding Event has been re-scheduled to May 17th from 9 to 12. The Greens will be in charge of this event.

McDonald Law firm will cover cost of the Dessert Bar May 21st.

Marty Jackson gave the Real Estate report. Houses are selling quickly now. Currently the price per sq. ft. is averaging $60. There are 11 active listings and 2 pending sales.

Bill asked for a motion and second to close the meeting. Doug made the motion and Elaine seconded. The meeting was adjourned.

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April 17, 2014

Bill Jackson, President, called the meeting to order.     Present were Kay Shaw, Marty and Bill Jackson, Scott Friedberg, Mike Larose, Clayton Reeves, Doug Cuny, Gwinda Burns and Elaine Hansen.

This special one hour meeting was called to discuss and vote on several items concerning the upcoming May Membership meeting. These items need to be resolved quickly.

The proposed postcard to be sent to members was reviewed. The bike route was reviewed.

The Landscape budget was reviewed. Scott proposed a Capital Improvement Landscape budget of $8500.00 for this year.  Annual maintenance is around

$5500.00 per year. To improve the two small Woodhaven Markers off Randol Mill may run $4000.00 which would include $1390 for drip system and controller.

Mike Larose made a motion to approve $3000.00 to be spent on Landscape now. Kay seconded the motion. The motion passed.

The Mayor’s Bike Ride will begin at 6PM at the Club.   A taco bar for $10 per person will be held at the Club starting at 6:30 for members not involved in the Bike Ride.

A special clean-up of the neighborhood will be held May 14th 6pm at Albertson’s. People will return to Albertson’s parking lot for free pizza supplied by Italy Pasta Pizza.

The next Shredding Event is May 17th from 9am – noon at Albertson’s parking lot.

Elaine Hansen made a motion to accept Nancy Lichtenwalter as WNA Webmaster. This was seconded by Marty Jackson. The motion passed.

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April 2, 2014

Bill Jackson, President, called the meeting to order.     Present were Kay Shaw, Marty and Bill Jackson, Scott Friedberg, Mike Larose, Clayton Reeves, Doug Cuny, Gwinda Burns and Elaine Hansen.

The minutes from the March Steering Committee were read.  Marty Jackson moved that they be accepted and Kay Shaw seconded the motion. The committee accepted the minutes.

Doug Cuny, Treasurer, reported that the WNA has approximately the same amount of resources as reported in March. Due to computer problems, the formal Treasurer Report will be tabled until the May meeting. The committee agreed.

Scott Friedberg, Landscape, met with the neighbor about the pillars and retaining wall. Danny Scarth said they are not the responsibility of WNA, but of the home owner. The home owner will get some estimates for repair. Scott passed around some pictures of possible plants for the various areas for us to consider. More research will be done. The Landscape budget was tabled until May meeting.

Mike Larose, Vice President, introduced Mr. McDonald. He is an oil and gas attorney Mike hired to represent him in a suit against Chesapeake. Mr.

McDonald briefly described his services and offered to attend a WNA meeting. Clayton Reeves, Security, reviewed his report.

Marty Jackson gave the Membership report for Becky Haskin. WNA currently has 161 members. Clayton is reviewing the Electronic Directory and it should be sent to members by this weekend. Becky delivered Print Directories to all new members. Information was also delivered to new residents at 900 Larkspur, 501 Oak Hollow, 6155 Indigo Ct. and 809 Scarlett Sage. She will post important dates on Woodhaven NEXTDOOR. Becky recommends that the Andrews on the corner of Oakmont N. and Oak Hollow receive the yard of the month for April. The motion was made and seconded and passed.

Kay Shaw, Special Programs, reviewed information for Cowtown Cleanup that was held March 22, 2014.  Volunteers met in Albertson’s parking lot. The volunteers collected a total of 188 bags.

*The Shredding Event has been re-scheduled to May 17th from 9 to 12.

* It was suggested that WNA hold another Cleanup Event prior to the Mayor’s Bike Ride. That will be May 13, 14 or 15.  Mike Larose will check to be sure how to get rid of the trash. That will decide which date the Cleanup will be held.

*Mayor’s Bike Ride and Annual Meeting will be held May 21st.

Kay will mail postcards with the dates for Cleanup, Shredding, Mayor’s Bike Ride and the Annual Meeting.

It is recommended that Nancy Lichtenwalter take over Sandi Ross’s duties.  This will be voted on at the next meeting.

Bill asked for a motion and second to close the meeting. Doug made the motion and Elaine seconded. The meeting was adjourned.

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March 5, 2014

Bill Jackson, President, called the meeting to order. Present were Kay Shaw, Marty and Bill Jackson, Scott Friedberg, Mike Larose, Clayton Reeves, Doug Cuny, Becky Haskin and Elaine Hansen.

The minutes from the February Steering Committee were read. Elaine Hansen, Secretary, moved that they be accepted and Doug Cuny seconded the motion. The committee accepted the minutes.

Doug Cuny, Treasurer, reviewed the Treasurer’s report which indicated WNA has current resources of $11,893.06. Becky Haskin moved that the report be accepted for audit and Elaine Hansen seconded the motion. The committee accepted the report. A bill for the Optimist Club for $125.00 for community flags for the year was reviewed. The committee approved payment.

Becky Haskin, Membership, reported that WNA has a total of 155 members currently with a potential of 600 members.

Scott Friedberg, Landscape, met with Mike Carter concerning proposed contract for improvements. There was a leak that needed to be repaired. Kay Shaw moved that the Chair of the Landscape Committee could approve emergency expenditures up to $500 without Steering Committee approval. Becky Haskin seconded the motion. The Steering Committee approved the motion. Scott reviewed the situation at the corner of Boca Rotan and Bridgewood. The pillars and retaining wall are falling over. He met with the neighbor who contends the pillars are not on his property. Mike Larose will get a survey of that corner so we can determine exactly who is responsible for the retaining wall and pillars. Scott passed drawings and bids around for the committee to review.
He reports that Mike Carter can install a drip system at a cost of $850 for one and $300 each for two smaller ones. He can, also, do the pressure washing that is needed. Scott will finalize the annual contract. The proposed contracts for improvement and the annual budget for Landscaping are tabled at this time. The
committee agreed to allow Mike Carter to use the Home Depot cards for items needed for repairs.

Clayton Reeves, Security, reviewed his report. He held his first committee meeting on February 27th, 2014 at Woodhaven Country Club. The members are: Patti Bartholomew, Chris Bettinger, David Green, Carl Langley, Cathy McWilliams, Red McWilliams and Don Wall. The Code Blue Membership for Woodhaven stands at 20 currently. The Crime Watch Report for PRA 1320 indicates a total of 91 cases. Of these 91, 5 are residential in nature, 2 are burglary of a vacant house, 1 burglary of a home and 2 others.

Sandi Ross, Website/Publicity, was not present.

Kay Shaw, Special Programs, reviewed information for Cowtown Cleanup to be held March 22, 2014. Volunteers will meet in Albertson’s parking lot. She will direct volunteers to certain locations. Mike Larose will pick up the trash bags at designated areas.
Mike Larose, Vice President, reviewed plans for the shredding event. Initially, David and Laurie Green had agreed to be in charge. Bill Jackson will reconfirm with the Shredding Company.

Clayton will confirm that the May 3, 2014 date is good with the Greens.

Gwinda Burns, Legal, was not present.

Marty Jackson, Real Estate Liason, reviewed that currently there are seven homes for sale in Woodhaven. The latest home that sold, sold for $103 a square foot. There have been a total of 6 sales. The previous high was $78.13 a square foot. The average per square foot is $60.86.
Under New Business, Mike Larose, has organized a bike ride with the Mayor for May 21, 2014. The committee agreed this would be a good time to hold a General WNA meeting and ask the Mayor to speak. Bill Jackson will meet with Lou Scoma to discuss arrangements to hold the meeting at WCC.

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February 5, 2014

Bill Jackson called the meeting to order. Present were Bill Jackson, Marty Jackson, Sandi Ross, Kay Shaw, Mike Larose, Clayton Reeves, Doug Cuny, Becky Haskin, Gwinda Burns and Elaine Hansen.

The members read the minutes of the Annual Meeting and made corrections. The minutes were approved as corrected. Elaine will email the corrected minutes to Sandi Ross to post on the website.

Doug Cuny gave the Treasurer’s report. The Audit report was reviewed, as well as the recommendations made by the auditor. The consensus of the steering committee was to issue a written statement retroactively accepting and authorizing the need for the July and August payments made without invoices. The steering committee, also, agreed that all payments will be approved by the steering committee at the monthly meeting and therefore the Dollar Value Threshold recommended by the auditor would not be necessary. Sandi Ross moved that the Treasurer’s Report be accepted for audit and Kay Shaw seconded the motion. The motion passed.

Membership was reviewed. Currently there are 136 members. It was agreed that if someone indicates an interest in being on a committee, the committee chair will contact them and add them as a member.

Sandi Ross will meet with Bobbi Galvin concerning the website.

March 22nd is the Cowtown Cleanup. We will gather at 7:30 am. Kay Shaw will do an email blast to notify people.

Doug Cuny volunteered to attend the Fort Worth League of Neighborhoods meeting.

Mike Larose will get information on estimates from Scott’s Landscape Service. He will put an ad in the Meadowbrook Shopper about the Shredding Event at Albertson’s.
Doug moved that the bill from Woodhaven Country Club for the dinner in January be paid. Becky Haskin seconded the motion. The motion passed.

Future large group meetings were discussed. The steering committee agreed that they would not be monthly meetings. More information will be addressed at the March steering committee meeting.

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Annual Meeting January 21, 2014

The Annual Meeting was held at Woodhaven Country Club January 21, 2014 and began at 6 pm with dinner and a social time. The dessert bar was sponsored by 4Change Energy for all attendees. Entertainment was provided by a middle school dance team “Spirit of William James.”

The meeting was called to order by President, Bill Jackson at 7:30. Bill recognized Mike Carrera of Albertson’s, Officer Brad Perez and Peggy Schooler with Honorary Memberships to WNA for all they have provided to WNA and the community.

He acknowledged the following members of the steering committee whose terms have expired: Bobbi Galvin, Carl Langley, Jim White, and Ken Stevens.

Future activities cited were Cowtown Clean Up set for March 22nd and a Shredding event planned for May 3rd .

Woodhaven Country Club passed out a brochure outlining a special on social memberships.

Winners of the Christmas decorations in the neighborhood were mentioned and introduced. There appeared to be more participation in decorating for Christmas this year. For Best Overall Decorations: First Place went to 504 Oak Hollow Land the Crismond Family,
Second Place went to 413 North Oakmont Ln. the Livingstone Family
and Third Place went to 812 Larkspur Ln the Benning Family.
Best theme: 5808 N. Oakmont Ln- Nuall Family
Most Original Design Award: 912 Larkspur-Langham
Family Kids Choice Award: 513 Oak Hollow-Mundy Family
Best Block in the Neighborhood: Putter Drive
Best Street in the Neighborhood: Cholla Drive

Officer Perez mentioned that offences in the neighborhood were down last year. There has been no news on the shooting that took place yet. He and his wife are looking for a home to buy.

The Treasurer’s Report was given by Doug Cuny. The Audit report was given by Rod Hansen with recommendations for the Steering Committee.

The president, Bill Jackson, read the amendments to be voted on by the members present. Article IV Section 2: The recommendation to include the word email so members could vote electronically if unable to attend a meeting. The motion was made by Rod Hansen to accept and seconded by Nancy Lichtenwalter. The motion carried.

Article VII Section 4: The recommendation to include email, WNA website, Woodhaven Nextdoor and text messages as methods of communication. The motion was made by Kathy McWilliams to accept and seconded by Nancy Lichtenwalter.

The motion carried. Article VIII: The recommendation to change the name of the Enhancement Committee to Landscape Committee. The motion was made by Peg Farlow to accept and seconded by Nancy Lichtenwalter to accept. The motion carried.

Article VIII: The recommendation to forego printing a directory and maintaining an electronic membership directory. The motion was made by Larose and seconded by Kathy McWilliams to accept. The motion carried.

Article VIII: To update Special Projects and Programs Chair job description to include taking rsvps as needed. The motion was made by Kathy Mcwilliams and seconded by Lucretia Scarth to accept. The motion carried.

The slate of new officers was presented. There were no further nominations from the floor. Peg Farlow moved that they be accepted and Nancy Lichtenwalter seconded. The officers were approved. For 2014 the officers are: President: Bill Jackson
Vice President: Mike Larose
Treasurer: Doug Cuny
Secretary: Elaine Hansen
Membership: Becky Haskin
Landscape: Scott Friedberg
Safety/Security: Clayton Reeves
Special Projects/Programs: Kay Shaw
Website/Publicity/Community Relations: Sandi Ross
Legal: Gwinda Burns
Apartment/Real Estate Liaison: Marty Jackson

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January 2014

Present:  Doug Cuny, Bobbi Galvin, Bill Jackson, Marty Jackson, Gwinda Burns, Jim Wyatt, Clayton Reeves, Kay Shaw, Mike Larose

The meeting was called to order by Bill Jackson at the home of Mike Larose at 6:39 PM.

Treasurer’s report:

  • Treasurer Cuny advised that all receipts have been paid to date. Treasurer’s report will be filed for audit.
  • Doug will itemize landscaping expenses for the year in the next couple of days.
  • There will be an annual audit in the next few days.
  • It is VERY IMPORTANT that at least the executive committee vote on all expenses before money is spent.

Secretary’s Report was approved and is available online.

Committee Reports:

Apartment & Real Estate
 – Nothing to report

Safety & Security  

— Burglary:  9 Total  (7 In Apartment, 2 in Neighborhood)

Note: 1 has already occurred first week in January

— Assault:  13 Total  (12 in Apartment, 1 in Neighborhood)

— Vandalism:  9 Total  (8 in Apartment, 1 in Neighborhood)  The one in neighborhood could have been burglary

Enhancement

  • To avoid confusion, the Enhancement Chairperson is the only person who should be giving the landscaper instructions.
  • An estimate has been received for the landscaping for next year.  It will be voted on next month.

Membership – Nothing to report

Publicity & WebsiteNothing to report

Special projects & Programs

  • Christmas decorating contest winners were announced on NextDoor and the WNA website and prizes (gift cards to Albertson’s) were presented.

New Business

  • We will send out an email blast about the January meeting on January 21st.  Mike will get estimates on costs for various types of mailers.
  • Dinner and socializing begins at 6PM, entertainment and meeting begins at 7PM.
  • Cost will be $12 per person, with 20 people minimum. Cost includes salad, meal and dessert, tax and tip.
  • Dessert sponsored by 4Change Energy.
  • All dinners purchased through WNA, cash or check only (This can’t go on your tab at the club.)
    Must RSVP by 1/16 to mikejlarose@yahoo.com for dinner or dessert only
  • Gwinda will try to get local cheerleaders for meeting entertainment.
  • Cowtown Cleanup will be March 22.  Volunteer coordinator is needed.
  • Shredding event will be held in May.
  • The storage unit at Woodhaven Storage needs to be emptied.  Mike and Bill will inventory contents.

There be no further businesses, the meeting was adjourned at 7:35 PM.

Next Steering Committee meeting: Date & location TBA

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