Friday, October 3, 2008

Minutes of September 24, 2008 Regular Meeting and AGM

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
NEW WESTMINSTER DOWNTOWN RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION
September 24, 2008


Chairperson: Lila Wood
Recorder: Miriam Smith

Meeting called to order at 7:15 pm, in the Lounge of the Parish Hall at Holy Trinity Cathedral.. Six Directors present: Andrew Boyd, Steve McClurg, Miriam Smith, Jonathan Story, Doug Whicker, Lila Wood.

M/S/C: To approve the Agenda and Minutes of 2007 Annual General Meeting, adopted a circulated.

Chairpersons Report

Things are happening. Changes in the downtown area include redevelopment plans for Hyack Square, traffic markings and repavement of Columbia Street are almost completed, new designs for the Pattullo Bridge and the Train Bridge are in the planning stage, and the Blackie Street ”eyesore” lot is to become an off-leash dog park.

Postponement of Election of Directors due to lack of a quorum.

Open Question and Answer period
with guest City Council candidates Bob Osterman, Jonathan Cote, and Matthew Laird.

7:25 pm: Director Steve McClurg arrives with Candidate for Mayor Blair Armitage.

7:40 pm: Director Jonathan Story arrives. We now have a quorum.

Election of Directors
City Çouncillor Bob Osterman officiated over the election.

Nominations: Andrew Boyd, Miriam Smith, Barb Elliott, Jonathan Story, SteveMcClurg, Judy Ross, Lila Wood. All nominees accepted.

M/S/C: That all seven nominated persons be elected Directors for the 2008-2009 term of office.

Lila Wood is reappointed as Chairperson.

Annual General Meeting adjourned, to be followed by a 15 minute break
to “meet and greet” the candidates for City offices. Candidates present
were Bob Osterman, Jonathan Cote, Matthew Laird, Blair Armitage, and Casey Cook, candidate for School Board.



NEW WESTMINSTER DOWNTOWN RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION
Regular Meeeting September 24, 2008

Chairperson: Lila Wood
Recorder: Miriam Smith

Meeting called to order at 8:15 pm, in the Lounge of the Parish Hall at Holy Trinity Cathedral. Seven Directors present: Andrew Boyd, Barb Elliott, Steve McClurg, Judy Ross, Miriam Smith, Jonathan Story, Lila Wood.

M/S/C: To approve Minutes of May, 2008 Meeting, adopted a circulated.

Introduction of New Board of Directors

Andrew Boyd
Barb Elliott
Steve McClurg
Judy Ross
Miriam Smith
Jonathan Story
Lila Wood

Appointment of Committee Representatives

Lila Wood, Chairperson, Community Policing Committee
Andrew Boyd, Community Policing Committee Alternate
Miriam Smith, Traffic Advisory Committee
Barb Elliott, Homelessness Coalition

Due to the late hour and the small attendance, it was M/S/C to hold the correspondence and other general business over to the Directors Meeting on November 5, 2008.

Next General Meeting
November 26, 2008, 7:00 pm in the Lounge of the Parish Hall at Holy Trinity Cathedral.

Meeting adjourned
at 9:05 pm.

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