Minutes for the Ardmore Neighborhood Association meeting of March 9, 2004
Present: Julie Magness, Candy Wood, Pauline Leggatt, David Lane, Mary Ann Myers, Diana Halstead, Scott Breining, Brenda Jo Breining
Absent: Jennifer Redd, Robin Fulk, Jill Crouse, David Archer, Cheryl Schum, Jeff Morgan, Carol Eickmeyer, Sean Ervin, Rick Schum, Patti Sturdy,
Call to Order: 7:35PM
Minutes from the meeting of February 10, 2004 were distributed and accepted.
ITEMS OF DISCUSSION:
1. Treasurer’s Report: $11,186.48 as of February 27, 2004.
2. Membership report: There are currently 249 members paid and 615 members in the database.
3. Gateways: Jennifer met with Moore School and they definitely want to be involved and hope we can get things going before the school year is out. The Keep Winston-Salem Beautiful grant application has been sent. David Bare is going to look at the area we want to plant to see what plants will work is this area.
4. Newsletter: The next newsletter will be sent 7 to 10 days before the Home Tour. Submissions are needed and layout will begin soon.
5. Home Tour update: The Committee is looking for 10 houses. Area florists will be donating flowers to the homes selected.
6. Traffic calming: An ordinance will be coming before the council to lower some Ardmore Streets to 25 MPH. If passed signs will be purchased and put up soon thereafter. A 4-way stop sign will be going in at Irvng and Elizabeth and a yield sign at Irving and Craig will become a 4-way stop. A flyer will be distributed to residents of Miller Street from Queen to Hawthorne explaining what needs to be done to get barrier lines put on Miller. No other news concerning the Lockland Ave. section, or the Miller Street section (from Hawthorne to Silas Creek Pkwy.).
7. Zoning: Ardmore Moravian Church: Ardmore Moravian Church withdrew its application for variance of buffer, and will provide and maintain the required buffer to the yard contiguous to lots 134 & 202.
Also, a motion was made and passed to contact the city over issues and violations at 519 Irving St. Departments to be contacted are Animal Control, Housing Services, Zoning and Police.
8. 4th of July Picnic: Shelter #10 has been rented for the annual picnic.
9. Playground Equipment: Donations are beginning to come in to the ANA for new playground equipment at Miller Park. Linda Pass is still investigating various options for both fund raising and purchasing equipment.
10. WS Neighborhood Alliance: Pauline attended the meeting on February 11th. Rebuilding Together is looking for more house nominations for its program. The Northern Beltway plan will be released this spring. Also, the WSNA is looking for a new location to hold its meetings.
11. Sign stakes: A motion was made and passed to buy more sign stakes. These stakes will be used for advertising events like the Home Tour and 4th of July picnic. They may also be used to advertise the website at times ANA events aren’t being announced. Julie is going to investigating getting laminated signs with the website address on them.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:50PM
Brenda Jo Breining, Acting Secretary, ANA