Narberth Civic Association October Board Meetingand Borough Council Candidates Forum10/12/11, 7:00p.m.
Board members present: President Andy Haakenson, Vice President Deborah Lonsdorf, Treasurer Christine Jackson, Secretary Lisa Dribin, Jim Speer, Liz Brown, Gigi Tevlin-Moffat, Georgette DuBois.NCA Call to Order Minutes from September 14, 2011 reviewed and approved.
Treasurer’s Report:Savings Balance as of October 12, 2011: $1000.72Checking balance: as of October 12, 2011: $1432.92.September Income: $20.00 from one family membership.September Expenses:Reimbursement to Christine Jackson for 2 months (Wild Apricot payments): $51.50Service charge (paper statement) $2.00Treasurer’s Report approved.President’s Report:Nothing new to report.Education Committee Report:Nothing to report.Federation of Civic Associations Report:Liz Brown reported:-Federation will be sponsoring two debates for school board election.-Lower Merion Township reports that they are making money with their parking meters.-Retrofitted lighting and saved $100,000.-Issue with Sunoco: Sunoco wants to put LED lights at their station. They are very bright during theday. Lower Merion wants to prohibit it.-Should Narberth consider a resolution regarding lighting?-Other Civics have individuals come to their meetings to present topics.-Regarding maintenance of rental properties in Narberth that are not multi-family: Lower Meriondoes have an ordinance that they do have to have inspections. This may be another issue NCAwants to examine.-The Civic will further discuss some of these issues such as lighting resolutions and inspection of rental properties.
Andy Haakenson reported:-At previous meetings the Civic has discussed hosting a seminar on Medicare for eligible seniors.Andy has a contact who does such presentations; a nighttime event would be most realistic. Thiscould be a one-night event for individuals to learn the steps to signing up for Medicare; additionally,it may be beneficial if someone from the political spectrum can come speak to what may happen toMedicare given funding issues. February or March might be a good time to host such an event.-Pay-Pal account is being established.-Ed Ridgeway of the Business Association has invited us to join in sponsoring Oktoberfest nextyear. Proceeds this year were split between the Business Association and the Fire Department.