An Initial Meeting of the Association’s Governance Committee occurred on 8/8 at the Tolentine Community Center. Several members of the committee were present and several additional members submitted issues for discussion by email. Continue reading
in attendance: about a dozen folks interested in starting up specific committees/groups and brainstorming next steps
–Darren recapped a conversation he and Kathy had had with the president of the Passyunk Square group–everything from general advice, running meetings, structure, to more nitty gritty things like getting incorporated, getting board insurance, etc etc.
–talked briefly about the legal bits and how we might set up the structure of the org as far as general membership and committee projects/meetings.
–proposed boundaries (decided on tasker to snyder, broad to 9th)
–talked about name (generally everyone favors passyunk crossing, or east passyunk crossing, so decided we should put it to the larger group for a vote).
–walked through the groups of interest we have at present: zoning, governance, beautification–perhaps to be called “clean and green”!, townwatch, block captains, and proposed new one to handle commmunications/PR/web
Darren suggested immediate next steps:
1st Meeting, Monday, July 10, 2006
The turnout was wonderful last night at the first organizational meeting. Upwards of 100 people turned out: long time residents, newcomers, young families, and seasoned south philly-ers. Continue reading