- Minutes of CSANA meeting of Jan 9
- CSANA boundaries
- Meeting procedures:
- agenda to be posted one week in advance of the general meeting
- alternate meeting locations being explored
- Expanding membership & participation
- Areas of interest for the coming year:
- Neighborhood Environment: attractive and healthy surroundings
- Community: mutual support & protection
- Arbor Day – Fri/Sat 26/27 April
A day to plant, care for, and celebrate trees & plants, for the health of our community and for future generations.
Trees reduce summer heat, air pollution, and flooding and raise property values, as well as bringing us pleasure.
Garden party & tree tour
Coordination w/ street cleaning
Storage of trash and recycling between collection days
Information for new residents
- Haycon request for letter of support re: historical preservation award
- Other Business
What? A day to plant, care for, and celebrate trees & plants, for the health of our community and for future generations.
Why? Trees reduce summer heat, air pollution, and flooding and raise property values, as well as bringing us pleasure.
What could our neighborhood do?
- Tree planting
- Tree review & plan for care
- Garden party & tree tour
- Other ideas?
What would you like to see happen? Please reply, indicating your particular interest.
Yours in community,
Secretary, Chester Square Area Neighborhood Assoc
Our first meeting of 2013 drew 12 people.
With Julian Wetherill, treasurer of CSANA, presiding, the following new officers were elected:
Sara Mitchell, President
Lloyd Fillion, Vice-President
Sandra Alvarado, Treasurer
Carol Blair, Secretary
Other CSANA members present: George Araneo, Anthony Liburdi, Rudy Mitchell, Jim O’Donnell and Michael Pope.
The group had many suggestions for increasing participation, improving communications, and addressing a variety of neighborhood concerns.
It was agreed that the officers should meet before our next meeting to explore the possibilities and bring recommendations to the February meeting for short and long-term goals.
At the end of the hour, we heard from Bill Singleton and Ricardo Pierre-Louis, who came (unannounced) to request support for a new valet business hoping to use parking spaces at the Hurley School. The meeting declined to take a position at the moment, but asked to be kept informed.
For future reference, we’d like advance information on any action items. The agenda should be posted a week in advance of the meeting to inform our members so that interested parties can contribute to the forum.
The association will have its first meeting of the New Year on January 9, 2013 at 7:00 pm at its usual meeting place in the Harriet Tubman House. This will be the beginning of a new year and hopefully expanded participation in the Chester Square Area Neighborhood Association.
Items for the agenda be be election of new officers, plans for increasing communication and participation of neighbors in the association, Projected Calendar for the new year. Any questions please feel free to email Sara ,firstname.lastname@example.org, or call at 617-792-0580,
Hope to see you there.