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1425 Central Avenue

Meeting was called to order at 7:02pm.

Present: Bailey, Carder, Grooms, Harvey, Olsen, Pugliano, Riddle-Dvorak, Rimer, Saltsman

Minutes from the previous meeting were approved.

The Treasurer’s Report was tabled.

ULI: Marilyn reported that the funding goal had been exceeded. Work will begin late-September. The hearings will be open to the public. Marilyn will solicit input at the appropriate time.

Williams Park: Barbara and George suggested that SPC or USF might be interested in establishing a student project to make recommendations re: Williams Park. George will approach SPC.

Edge: Dan reported that progress was being made re: the Edge District though continue to be financial issues among the various parties to the Central Avenue Council. Gary will speak with downtown leaders to seek clarification about the downtown district participating.

Mirror Lake: Barbara reported that re-bidding on the improvement project to begin in September.

Endicott House: Following discussion, a motion duly made and seconded was passed stating that The Downtown Neighborhood Association was taking no position on the preservation issue.

Website: Gary reported the new website was live. Brian Bailey will liaise with Bob on issues. Any comments should be sent directly to Bob with copy to Brian.

Brochure: The new brochure was discussed. Moved, seconded and passed to print 500 of them at a cost not to exceed $300. Brian and his partner will undertake to redesign the brochure to be more in line with the website and to feature the waterfront.

General meeting: Paul reported that Peter Clark from Tampa Bay Watch had agreed to be the featured speaker at the meeting. We will defer setting a “field trip” date until the meeting.

Old business: Gary has spoken with residents about the proper procedure to deal with noise complaints. Joe has taken over the Treasurer function and will present a budget for approval at the next Board meeting.

New business: Stop Click Fix, a mobile app used to report problems, will be supported in the next newsletter and included on the website.

Meeting was adjourned at 8:15 pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Paul C. Carder
Secretary

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