START DATE: Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020 - 7:00 pm
END DATE: Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020 - 8:30 pm
Mike & Shannon McGinn's Home
2249 Margaret Drive, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA
Bellwood Neighborhoods Civic League
For Bellwood Estates, Bellwood Meadows and Bellwood Forest
Neighborhood Quarterly Meeting Minutes
February 11, 2020
Officers present: Mike McGinn, Kevin King, Joe Monaco, and Mary Reed.
The Bellwood Neighborhoods Civic League was held 7:00 pm at the home of Mike McGinn at 2249 Margaret Drive. President Mike called the meeting to order. The meeting began with a raffle (the prize was a $25 gift card) for anyone who arrived prior to the 7:00 p.m. meeting time. Wade Powell won the prize.
The minutes were provided by Mary Reed and posted on website. Mike asked if any changes to minutes. Cheryl Monaco motioned to approve minutes and seconded by Charlie Williams.
Kelvin King presented the treasurer’s report. Mike McGinn and Kevin King reviewed the 2020BNCL budget and presented at meeting. Joe Monaco motioned to accept report and seconded by Charlie Williams.
Dues Update: Cheryl Monaco is currently preparing a mail out to homes with requests for yearly membership for civic league dues of $40.
Hospitality– Marilyn Russell reported new families in the neighborhood. She visited the following addresses: 2008 Meadow Crest Way and 4024 Sarsfield Street. A gift basket was given to Rosa Edwards at 4008 Margaret Circle for passing of her husband, James.
Entrance Way – Special thanks to Chuck and John for maintenance of entranceway to neighborhood.
Neighborhood Watch and Dues update – Cheryl Monaco has prepared packages to be sent to neighbors for 2020 civic league dues. Mike will assist Cheryl in preparing packages. Cheryl will notify block captains to solicited dues from residents.
Website – Todd Garrett reported that website has been updated to make for easier access. Posting on the website is now available for local professionals who are members who have paid civic dues.
Christmas decorations. Winners of Christmas lights decoration were:
2113 Walpole – Bellwood Estates
2141 Brodeur Lane – Bellwood Forest
2024 Meadow Crest Way – Bellwood Meadows
Mike has composed a letters to neighborhood residents to advertise their professional services on BNCL website. The application includes company name, phone number, email address and service provided. A disclaimer will be attached to state the service is not endorsed or affiliated with BNCL. Currently, there are 3 listings:
Todd Garrett (drone area photos of home)
Ms. Garrett (babysitter services)
Chuck LeGeyt (Professional insurance)
Next meeting- May 16, 2020 – Details were discussed for preparation of BNCL meeting which will be held in neighborhood cul-de-sac at 4005 Margaret Circle at 5:30 p.m. Mike will provide the meat and buns. Kel King will provide condiments for grilled meats. Cheryl Monaco will bring coolers, water, and tables and Marilyn Russell will bring the ice.
All other residents are requested to bring a side or dessert to share with others.
Elbow Road Expansion Project – Art Fritz reported an update on expansion project. Funding is in place but still in acquisition stage.
The fire ants in neighborhood park will be handled by VA Beach City Parks department.
There was a special guest at the meeting. Theresa DeRosa from the 2020 Census Team provided employment opportunity information. Join the 2020 Census Team for extra income, flexible hours, weekly pay and paid training. For more information apply online at (2020CENSUS.GOV/JOBS) or call
The meeting was adjourned at 8:00 pm.