April 2024 Meeting Minutes
4/1 MINUTES April Meeting of the West Norwalk Association Monday, April 1, 2024 7:30pm Fox Run Elementary School Attendees: 31 residents in attendance Agenda: Welcome (Anthony Carrano) Improving Your Home’s Energy Efficiency (Heather Stokes, VP/Chief Operating Officer, Home Comfort Practice) Reviewed assessment process, fee ($75.00), what is included in that assessment (ex. seal gaps in floor joists, caulk windows) Clients receive a written summary at the end of the audit; no obligation to undertake any of recommendations made Touched on rebate programs, payment plans, plus additional incentives for income-qualifying residents $25.00 audit referral rebate available Overall, can improve home energy efficiency, lessen carbon footprint and increase residents’ comfort level in their home West Norwalk Meeting House Update (Sarah Kline) Currently trying to determine next steps/future for WNMH (repair/restore vs. sell) Very little parking Current buried oil tank Assessment recently completed; trying to understand current zoning regulations, clarifying benefits of State Historical Registry, meeting scheduled with structural architect Hoping to mount capital campaign/membership dues Hosting next meeting which is open to the public on Wednesday, April 10 at 7pm (United Church on Richards Avenue) Miscellaneous (Anthony Carrano) NEW Spring Cleanup Date: Saturday, April 27 New vendor announced at Oak Hills restaurant: O’Deens Soft opening 4/1, official opening 5/1 Possible location for WNA social event Still time to weigh in on tax issue/budget (mill rate currently being discussed) 5. Closing Comments (Anthony Carrano) Next Meeting: Monday, May 6, 2024 at 7:30pm