TRENTON COUNCIL OF CIVIC ASSOCIATIONS
General Membership Meeting
April 9, 2015
At Thomas Edison State College, Trenton
Convened at: 7:02 p.m.
Meeting Call to Order
Welcome and Introductions
Adoption of Agenda
Collection of Dues and Membership Forms
The following Civic Associations were present: Fisher Place Civic Association, Isles Inc, Cadwalader Place, Melrose Ave, PROS, Neighborhood Improvement Assoc, Island Civic Assoc, Trenton Police Department and Euclid Ave Neighborhood Watch.
Copies of Agenda were distributed. With no further discussion, the Agenda was not approved.
Speakers: Council President Zachary Chester.
Council president proposed a weekend cleanup after Mayor’s Litter March (April 21, 2015). After further discussion proposed cleanup day will be held on Saturday, May 9th inside Chambersburg Restaurant Crawl area.
Executive Board Action: Copies for February 12, 2015 minutes were distributed. Minutes reviewed and a motion was made by Rachel Cogsville-Lattimer and seconded by Patrick Hall to approve the minutes as written. With no further discussion, the minutes were approved.
Membership Committee: A brief report was presented detailing fifteen (15) paid members.
Outreach committee: At this meeting there was nothing to share.
Treasurers Report: A full report was distributed and uploaded on our website. Members reviewed the deposits/disbursements/and reported a current balance $11,385.73 as of March 12, 2015. A motion was made by Rachel Cogsville-Lattimer and seconded by Brian Viehland to accept the Treasurers Report. With no other discussion, the Treasurer Report was accepted.
Constitutional and Bylaws At this meeting there was nothing to share.
Chester Jones, the Planning and Events Committee Chair indicated that he is continuing seeking out volunteers, venue sites, dates and award nominations for 2015 banquet. Also, he mentioned that 16 restaurants so far/Taste of Trenton.
In addition, President Brian Viehland, stated he needed help selling ads for Taste of Trenton. Blank ad sheets passed out.
Rachel Cogsville-Lattimer, the Growth Committee Chair suggested that we engage Civic Groups and young adults via a June 27, 2015 BBQ and balling evening. Both events will occur at Cadwalader Park 6pm-8pm (BBQ) and balling (8pm-midnight).
Trenton Prevention Policy Board wants to collaborate with TCCA and present at one of our Board meeting.
There was a Trenton Central High School Building – Community Awareness Meeting held on Saturday May 9, 2015 from 10:00am – Noon at TCHS-School of Communications (GYM) 520 Chestnut Avenue.
Next Executive Board Meeting will be on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 4:00pm site TBD.
Next Taste Trenton progress meeting will be held on Saturday, April 11th at 9am at Trenton main Library.
Next TCCA meeting will be held on May 14, 2015 at 7:00 pm at Thomas Edison.
Being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 9pm.