Sept. 14, 2010
7:05 President Thomas Boes called the meeting to order.
Ester made motion to approve previous meeting minutes, Thomas seconded it, a vote was taken and the majority approved them with one abstention.
Treasurer Robert Bjere gave the treasurer report. The starting balance was 3026.18, and the ending balance was 2939.41 for the month.
Mike Monical announced the city’s new plan for neighborhood association budgets, “spend it or lose it” the subject was tabled as “new business” to be discussed further in meeting.
Jim Wynhow from the Lake Oswego water planning commission presented to the neighborhood and listened to concerns and answered questions. Some of the hopes and concerns of the neighborhood were, “to keep one lane always open on the street during construction”, “working with the city of W.L. to coordinate the replacement of the asbestos city water lines in conjunction with the project”, “the re-pavement of the affected roads”, “increases in Chlorine necessary for the new treatment plant and what alarm systems would there be in an event of a Chlorine leak”, and “the necessity of a pedestrian trail which would access across the property”. Saturday the 18th there will be a facility tour at 8:45.
Announcements: School started and busses will be back on streets. Neighborhood Clean Up Day will be on Sat. the 18th 8:00am until full. Volunteers are Randall, Kevin, Tony and Curt (possibly Boy Scouts). Garage sale will be held again Friday from 8 to 4. Kathy will be having a campaign fundraising party at Round Table on Tuesday the 21st from 6:30 to 8:30.
Updates: RNA goals and accomplishments were reviewed, and a request for new ideas for next year’s goals to be submitted at next meeting. Elections are coming up for the new 2011 officers, needing to find nominations. City council agreement on station was approved, with the hours of operation stricken from agreement, and if alcohol is to be served at a function a person with a servers permit must be present added to the agreement. Thursday at 6 pm a Friends of Robinwood Station board meeting will be held to vote in the bylaws. A request that ideas and public input on the new Aquatic Center and Justice center should be emailed to Dale Fortuna at email@example.com or Thomas Boes at firstname.lastname@example.org .
A time sensitive motion was made to have an RNA letter of support sent out to Dale Fortuna’s group “Police Station Task Force”. Jim will draft and send it. A vote was taken and all were in favor so the motion passed.
An additional reminder was made that the special election is coming up.
City Council Review: The evaluation of the City Manager has not yet been released. Planning commission notes on the Elmran construction will be available.
Meeting adjourned at 9:03