Minutes West Norwalk Association Board of Directors Meeting
April 6, 2009
Directors in attendance: Peggy Yff, Ron Paladino, Joel Zaremby, William Van Deventer, Bob Wagman, Christopher Potts, Candide Valadares, Galen Wells.
Visitors: Gay Mac Leod, Robert Caserta, Ray Mosser, Brian Bisceglia.
Meeting called to order at 7:33 pm in Meeting House.
Representatives from groups representing StoneGate and Fillow Ridge Board requested advice in trying to prevent the building of a Mosque on 127 Fillow Street. The group stated that they do not want any development of the site whatsoever. They also stressed traffic issues and congestion in the area as an objection to the project. The WNA board suggested meeting with Spring Hill and Hospital Area Association, CNNA and gave the phone number of a contact from the group building the Mosque. Our intent was for them to start a dialogue and since the likelihood of stopping the project could be remote, work with them to minimize the neighborhood impact. They agreed to call.
Minutes from February meeting accepted.
Treasurers report, As of February 27, $7,948.82.
Bill for website $772.65 approved to be paid.
Five Mile River- nothing new to report. Lack of response in sending letters. Bob and Galen to set up meeting with Wilder Gleason.
Tree to be located on Richards and Scribner to be donated by DPW. Tree festival at Cranberry Park on May 16 from 11am-3pm.
Letter was received wanting to get a pedestrian crosswalk at Fillow and Hunters Lane. Letter will be sent to DPW from WNA.
Fillow street residents want mailboxes moved to their side of the street rather than on side where Golf course is. They need to contact Postmaster of Norwalk. Peggy to advise.
Gay and Candide to organize spring clean up and new plantings at adopt- aspot sites.
Meeting House Society Pot Luck Dinner April17. To run ad on website.
Put off discussion of boundaries to future meeting.
Bob W agman suggested spending some of money in treasury for good of West Norwalk. Ideas needed for next meeting.
Read email from Jim Forcellina suggesting meeting at Fox Run at same time as PTO meetings. William to meet with PTO. Jim to speak to new principal about getting involved with WNA.
Meeting adjourned at 9:12. Next meeting May 4, 2009