EAST MOUNTAIN NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION
MINUTES NOVEMBER 16, 2016
Meeting was called to order at 7 pm. Pledge of Allegiance was led by Prospect Mayor Robert Chatfield, followed by a Moment of Silence for our departed neighbors
Guest speaker Prospect Mayor Bob Chatfield thanked neighbors for patronizing Prospect businesses. Neighbors asked about resolution to traffic issues through Prospect and Mayor Chatfield indicated it was expected to ease after the I84 construction project is finished.
Alderwoman Stephanie Cummings was on vacation- no report
Community Relations Officer Matt Lemos was absent, he was being presented an award at another function. Bob Perigard read report in his absence. Over 50 out of state plates seized past month, new office is at 70 Pine Street.
Secretary’s Report: Minutes are available on website. Larry Davino reported that he sent welcome cards out to four new neighbors, one get well card and one sympathy.
10/20/2016 to 11/16/2016
Opening Balance: $ 6,892.68
Closing Balance: $ 7,151.58
Motion to accept Treasurer’s Report by Bob Perigard, 2nd by Laurie Muccino.
City Liaison Officer: Mike Ptak – Waterbury tree lighting is taking place at Library Park Sunday after Thanksgiving.
Waterbury Development Corp.: Mike Guisto – nothing to report
Neighborhood Watch – Bob McGovern reported one incident where a pumpkin was thrown through a car window and one report of a pit bull running loose.
Tom Brunnock updated on the proposed easement and zoning change behind BJs, zoning meeting was continued to December 28th. Bob Perigard made a motion to donated $500 for attorney and engineering fees, 2nd by Barbara Stere.
Flags will be removed and there are at least 42 that need to be replaced for next year. Motion by Mike Ptak to purchase 40 flags at a cost of up to $750.00, seconded by Bill Byrnes.
Saturday, 11/26 or Sunday 11/27 at 10:00 AM, Christmas lights will be installed with the help of a bucket truck by Brian Michaud, volunteers are needed to help.
December 4th, Tree lighting & Santa’s visit at 5:30, please bring donations of desserts, also canned goods for the Soup Kitchen, and new, unwrapped toys for Salvation Army. Patrick Moore of Webster Bank offered to help provide popcorn balls and candy.
Motion by Mike Ptak to send WATR Sunshine Fund up to $150.00, match last year’s donation, seconded by Tom Brunnock.
December 21st, Christmas Social – Short meeting then Pot Luck.
Motion by to adjourn, Tim Connelly, 2nd by Mike Ptak.