Saturday, October 13, 2012

Minutes of NWDRA 2012 Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the New Westminster Downtown Residents Association took place on September 26, 2012 beginning at 7 pm. The full document is available here.

Of note:

  • Board members for the coming  year are: Jocelyn Smith (President); Aldona Dziedziejko (Vice-President); Carla Jones (Secretary); Andrew Boyd (Treasurer); Kevin Smith; Judy Ross; Barb Elliott; and Miles Thorogood.
  • Mike Degelder presented an update of the Plaza 88 project, following up on an earlier presentation that he made to the association about six months earlier.
  • There was a presentation on "Extreme Weather Response", detailing what takes place during extremely bad weather to provide for people who do not ordinarily seek out shelters.
  • Colleen Ponzini, Manager of Financial Services for the City of New Westminster, spoke about the city budget process and discussed the use of the budget survey to solicit public opinion for presentation to City Council regarding the 2013 budget..

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