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  SHNA Board of Directors Minutes

March 20, 2007, Himmel Library Meeting Room

Present: Leon Bear, Janett Carbajal, Carolyn Classen, John Cwik, Doug Donahue, Kathi McLaughlin, Penny Simms, Ed Stokes, John Wilder

Absent: Adrienne Ash, Wallis Downer, Michael Guymon, John O’Dowd, Gail Schuessler, Frank Soltys.

Guests: Denice Blake/Sherry Medina-Home Tour, Sandy Tiss, Mary Profeta, Sylvia Mungaray.

Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Bear. Classen presented a slate of officers, which was duly accepted and approved (O'Dowd, President; Soltys, Vice President, Classen, Secretary, Bear, Treasurer), after which she presided over the balance of the meeting.

Minutes of 2/20/06 Board Meeting, acceptance of the agenda: MSP approving. Suggestion made to post unapproved minutes on the website.

Treasurer’s Report:

            Regular shares                            97.79

            Checking account                        2,580.53 

Money market account                5,326.64

CD at Washington Federal Savings             20,496.48

Balance as of 2/28/07                 28,501.44

Call to the Audience:

A.                 Home Tour Recap : A handout of Expenses/Proceeds show approximate net proceeds of $10,938.43. Donations tabled until April meeting. Suggestions for the 2009 tour were discussed.

B.                 Feral cat problem and Mediation Services discussed.

HUD Grant for elderly housing (Carbajal): Still nothing in writing, no contract with builder or contractor seen; City in the process of conveying. Concerns with traffic control and energy efficiency.

Committee Reports:

A.                 Zoning: No report: O'Dowd and Schuessler attending City Council meeting concerning neighborhood preservation zone.

B.                 Traffic/Security (Simms):

1.       Public meetings re how transportation dollars will be spent over the next 5 years scheduled for 3/22, 3/23 and 3/27--Randolph Clubhouse, 4:30-6pm).

2.       Traffic concerns at Speedway/Campbell (shut off Norris & 1st?), rumors of Plaza Hotel expansion.

3.       New beneficial changes on UofA gym construction on Campbell.

C.                 Historic Preservation/Parks (McLaughlin): Gibbs and Vint preparing water tower expansion report for April meeting.

D.                 Schools: Removal of portables a continuing issue.

E.                  SH Cares for Seniors (Classen): Working on monthly reporting required by PCOA.

F.                  Newsletter/Membership/Public Relations: Spring issue of News on Hughes going to press, 169 members not yet renewed for 2007; no progress on curb house number painting.

New Business:

1.                  Wilder received an email from West University asking for a softball team to play against.

2.                  Contesting assessed real estate values deadline 4/27/07.

Meeting adjourned at 8.30 p.m.  

Minutes prepared by Maxine Fifer, Tucson Office Professionals, 5250 E. Pima #131, 325-7721, wetypefast@aol.com