Neighborhood Meeting Minutes – February 13, 2008, 7:30 p.m. – Susan Bailis Center
About 30 members gathered for refreshments and conversation while speakers were setting up. Vice President, Chris Coffin, introduced both speakers, mentioned that the next neighborhood meeting is April 9th, Election Night, when it is hoped the neighborhood will add a President and a new Vice President to the existing Board:
Chris Coffin, Retiring Vice President
Helen Powell, Clerk, running for the same office in April
Gary Dwyer, Treasurer, running for the same office in April
Claire Dargan, Membership Chair (not a board office), volunteering again in April, etc.
Nancy Restuccia, Past President, volunteering again in April, etc.
April 26 is the date set for the Spring Clean up. It is a Saturday morning.
Other dates are posted on the bulletin board and on the stbotolph.org website.
Speaker: Park Volunteer Representative, Franco CampanelloFranco Campanello, President of the Southwest Corridor Park Conservancy, represents a group of volunteer gardeners who are concerned about the condition of our one-wonderful park. The Conservancy has recently gotten non-profit, 501-C3 status and a grant of $26K with which it hopes to make modest improvements to save the rapidly deteriorating park:
Replace dead trees from West Newton to Carleton, est. $2-3K.
Establish a butterfly garden at Mass Avenue T stop area, est. $8K.
Install 24” fencing at Rutland Square, est. $8K.
Install Carleton Court planting bed, est. $1K
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