Allandale Neighborhood Association
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes
November 19, 2009 

The regular monthly Executive Committee (EC) meeting of the Allandale Neighborhood Association (ANA) was held on Thursday, November 19, 2009, at 6:30 pm at Covenant Hall, 2nd Floor, Covenant Presbyterian Church, the President being in the chair and the Secretary being present. 

In attendance were:  Donna Beth McCormick, President; Peggy Maceo, Vice-President; Mary Jean Matus, Secretary; Diane Swinney, Treasurer; Paulette Kern, Dan Diener, Jason Kloc, George Roman 

The meeting was called to order at 6:40 pm.

I.  Agenda
Dan Diener moved that the agenda be approved; seconded by Paulette Kern; motion passed unanimously.

II.  Meeting minutes
Jason Kloc moved that the Executive Committee meeting minutes from October 22, 2009 be approved; seconded by Dan; the motion passed unanimously.

III.Treasurer’s Report (Dianne Swinney)
$13,527.05 deposit account
$4,992.51 nonprofit business 
$6,534.54 business savings
$2,000.00 CD 12-17 months

IV. President's Report (Donna Beth McCormick)
Donna reported on recent activities relating to the newsletter, as well as a community meeting at Lamar Middle School relating to Safe Routes initiative, updated the EC on Walmart at Northcross, and presented a sample letter to AISD Board recommending Lamar MS as a fine arts magnet.

V.  Committee Reports
Safety (Laura DiCarlo)
Next Commander’s Forum moved to February 2, 2010.

Membership (Dan Diener)
Dan presented draft membership flyer for EC review/approval.  Dan plans to have a membership table staffed during upcoming December concert in the park with Sarah Pierce; needs volunteers.  George Roman made a motion that Dan be reimbursed for expenses relating to the purchase of a membership banner and badges not to exceed $300.  Jason Bloc seconded the motion and the motion passed unanimously.

Parks and Greenspace (Linnea absent) 
Tom reminded the EC of the concert at NW Park on December 6 with Sarah Pierce. 

Zoning (Paulette Kern) 
Work continues on several cases; no specific updates to report.  

ANC (Cynthia Keohane absent)

VI. Presentation by HEB on the Burnet Road Renovation  (Leslie Lockett, Director of Public Affairs; lockett.leslie [Email address: lockett.leslie #AT# - replace #AT# with @ ]; 421-1000)

VII. New Business
December 6 concert at NW Park with Sarah Pierce and friends.  Open to the public/FREE.

Tom Linehan is organizing bike tours of Allandale.

VIII. Old Business 
Joe Reynolds asked that a committee be appointed to review/revise the Articles for the ANA. Donna Beth appointed Joe as chairperson; committee members include Kay Newell and George Roman.

Dan Diener moved that membership dues be set at $15/household with a limit of 2 voting members per household.  The motion was seconded by George and passed unanimously.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:42 pm.