Board Meeting: January 12, 2016
Approved February 09, 2016
Minutes McKnight Neighborhood Council
Meeting called to order by President Lamont C at 6:15 pm.
Board Members Present (6): Lamont E Clemons, (Pres), Lloyd A Creswell, (Asst Sec/Clerk), Bryan McFarland, Elizabeth
O’Gilvie, Elizabeth Stevens, Paul Swenson
Board Members Not Present (9): Jack Dubose, Tawreak Eddington, (Asst Treas), Colin Kirby, (Treas), Brandi Gamble,
(Sec/Clerk), Art Jones, Walter Kroll, Henry Payne, (Vice Pres), Synthia Scott- Mitchell, Ben Swan, Jr
Administrative Staff: Elizabeth Lederman
Neighborhood Members: Damian Phillips, Todd Ostrowski, Rev Michael Devine, Merry Boone, Jim Boone, Stephen Gray,
Anne Richmond, Lucinda Ealy
Guests: Jay Minkarah, from Develop Springfield; Ronald Wallace, Ramon Elliston, Exavier Lopez, and Marquis Harris,
from Gardening the Community; Bruce Arnold
Pres Lamont C welcomed those attending the meeting; Board and audience introductions followed.
MOTION: (EO moved) to accept as presented; (BM seconded); (LEC call for discussion); (LEC called the question): Motion carried unanimously.
NEW BUSINESS—Open to the Floor
MOTION: (BM moved) that MNC write letter as requested; (LAC seconded); (LEC call for discussion); (LEC called the question): Yea—4; Nay—1; Abstentions—1 : Motion carried.
MOTION: (LAC moved) that MNC embark on obtaining traffic safety lights on Catharine Street for the Rebecca Johnson School; (EO seconded); (LEC call for discussion); (LEC called the question): Motion carried unanimously.
MOTION: (BM moved) that the agenda requests be referred to the Executive Board meeting where the agenda is created; (EO seconded); (LEC call for discussion); (LEC called the question): Motion carried unanimously.
FINAL BUSINESS/WRAP UP—Open to Floor
8:00 pm: Meeting adjourned. MOTION: (BM moved) to adjourn; (PS seconded); (LEC called); Motion unanimous.
Submitted for approval by Elizabeth Lederman, Administrative Staff, 02/09/16.