Dennis Perry, Real Estate Representative for the United States Postal Service, talked about relocation of the retail function of the Eads Street Post Office. The Post Office lease on the current Eads facility will end in February 2011. He will look for approximately 3000 square feet of space near the current location and is open to suggestions from the community.In response to questions from the audience, he replied:
Angie Fox, President of the Crystal City Business Improvement District (BID), said the BID goal is to change how folks think of Crystal City. Ms. Fox recounted numerous steps to change the image of Crystal City including: movies, races, a temporary location for Arena Stage, farmers market, photo exhibit, new lighting, and more. She urged all to go to http://www.crystalcity.org/home.asp and sign up for the newsletter.Candidates for AHCA offices
Mr. Cameron announced the following candidates for office:
President - Mike Dowell (currently first Vice President)
First Vice President - Nick Giacobbe
Second Vice President - Cara Tenuta
Treasurer - Gail Fleming (currently Treasurer)
Corresponding Secretary - Jenny Lawhorn
Business Secretary - Cory Giacobbe (and who will take over writing and editing newsletter as well)
There were no additional nominations from the floor. Voting will take place at the November meeting. Only those who have paid their dues by October 31 will be eligible to vote.New Business
Mr. Cameron said the county is soliciting AHCA input on a request by the Tortoise and Hare Bar and Grill for a 7-day-a-week entertainment license. A motion was approved to take a favorable position for a 6 month duration license for 7-day-a-week entertainment.
A motion was approved to donate $250 to the Wakefield Scholarship Fund.Announcements
Bill Gillin said the county budget shortfall for next year looks to be worse than last year. This will likely lead to service cutbacks and may lead to library cuts. He urged all to join the Save Aurora Hills Library group on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=66598893640 and to get involved.
Gail Fleming reported a balance of $6900.49 as of the end of September. She reminded all to pay their AHCA dues and noted that donations are most welcome.
Tutors are needed for Oakridge Elementary School. Contact the librarian at firstname.lastname@example.org to express your interest or ask questions.
Volunteers are still needed for the Boo Ha Ha Holloween Event. A sign-up sheet was provided.
The grand re-opening of Nina Park will be October 24 at 2:30 pm.Other
About 70 people attended the meeting,