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Civic League Meeting – Aug 8, 2017

START DATE: Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 - 7:00 pm

END DATE: Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 - 8:30 pm

Kelvin & Debbie King's Home
4005 Margaret Circle, Virginia Beach, VA, United States

General Meeting Agenda

  1. Raffle
  2. Approval of the Minutes
  3. Financials – Approve Treasurers Report
  4. Committee Reports
    1. Hospitality – Marilyn Russell
    2. Entrance Way – Chuck LeGeyt and John Decarlo
    3. Neighborhood Watch & Dues update & Website – Cheryl Monaco
  5. Old Business
    1. Meetings for 2017/2018 – Nov. 14 (At Kelvin King’s), Feb. 13 (Need Host), May 08 (Need Host)
    2. Elbow Rd expansion update.
  6. New Business
    1. Possible complications rebuilding fence along Elbow Rd.
    2. Using the “SeeClickFix” phone application.
    3. Neighborhood Picnic
    4. Advertising on Website
    5. Any New Topics


General Meeting Minutes

Bellwood Neighborhoods Civic League

For Bellwood Estates, Bellwood Meadows and Bellwood Forest

Neighborhood Quarterly Meeting Minutes

August 8, 2017


Officers Present:  Mike McGinn and Kelvin King

The Bellwood Neighborhoods Civic League meeting was held at the home of Kelvin and Debbie King, Margaret Circle at 7:00 p.m. President Mike McGinn called the meeting to order.  The meeting began with a raffle (the prize was a $10 Chic-fil-a gift card) for all those who arrived prior to the 7 o’clock meeting. Barb won the prize.

The minutes were provided by Mary Reed and posted on website. Mike McGinn asked if any changes to minutes.  Shannon McGinn motioned to accept minutes and seconded by Kel King.

Treasurer’s Report:

Kelvin King presented the treasurer’s report. He also distributed a budget report.  The expense report is on second sheet of report.  Joe Monaco motioned to accept treasurer’s report and seconded by Marilyn Russell.

Committee Reports:

  • John Decarlo and Chuck LeGeyt landscaped entrance. They volunteer their efforts and time.  We incurred an extra expense because of damage from a recent tornado.  They plan to improve the appearance.
  • Over 51% of dues collected for neighborhood.
  • Marilyn Russell of Hospitality committee reported of new neighbors on Sarsfield. Ray and Sarah Nichols, Jenny and Paul Laprarie, JoAnne Good.  Kristen and Tim in model home in Bellwood Forest.
  • The house on Brushhill has gone up for auction.
  • Andrea, Paul and son Coby have moved into house at 4005 Fallsway Court.

Old Business:

Joe expressed a concern about user names and passwords hacking.

  • The Nov. 14th meeting will be held at Jo and Cheryl Monaco’s house. We still need a host for the Feb. 13, 2018 meeting.
  • The City is still on track to start 2019 construction of Expressway. City is still acquiring property.
  • There will not be a stoplight at corner of Margaret Drive and Elbow Road.
  • There were many positive comments about the community yard sale held on June 20th. It was suggested that we make it an annual event in June.

New Business:

There was a discussion about Bellwood Meadows entrance sign and money to repair their signage.

Mike informed everyone that the yearly dues can now be paid on website.

There is still an issue of getting building a fence on Elbow Road

There is still a damaged fence from the tornado at house at entrance to Bellwood Meadows.

Shirley Shepherd mentioned that 2 bags of lawn clippings floated up in her yard from lake.  If anyone knows or sees who may have dumped please keep a watch for anyone.

Please stay aware if you put hazardous waste in drains because our drains flow into the pond.

SeeClickFix is a website to report hazards.  Take pictures of things needing to be fixed and send to City.  They will respond and fix.

Evacuation Zones are used in event of a hurricane etc.  Go to website “Know Your Zone”.  We are in Zone B.

Quinn Doyle wants to post on website for tutoring.  The question is:  only residents from our neighborhoods and only dues paying residents should be allowed to post.

Todd Garrett stated he could maintain this portion of website to advertise miscellaneous services. Would have to renew yearly or be booted off website.  Mike will send out email to neighborhoods and have anyone interested to contact Cheryl or Todd with information.

The neighborhood picnic will be Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, from 2pm to 5pm.  Rain delay or postpone information will be sent out on website.  Cheryl and Mike will be a posting on website of needed items for picnic.  BBQ and chicken will be provided.  Purchasing a Bounce House will be explored.

The meeting adjourned at 8pm.

Bellwood Neighborhoods Civic League

Debbie King

August 8th Meeting Minutes (Click Link to Download)

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