MINUTES OF THE NOVEMBER 17, 2011 MICA MEETING – LONGWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY

Those who signed in:  Gail Lynch-Bailey, Jack Stinton, Judy Talbot, Barbara Shirreffs, Margaret Malloy, Fred/Irene Steinmann, Michael J. LuPinacci III, Betsey Martinez, Craig Tunjian, Edith/Harold Lilie, Monique Scott, Rich Kollar, Tom Talbot

I.  Meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited

II.  October 20, 2011 minutes were read and approved

III.  Treasurer’s Report was read – as of October 31, 2011, Savings, $2,711.56, Checking, $93.49

IV. Unfinished Business -

  • K-Mart Town Board approvals completed.
  • Ben’s Paints – approvals completed, but Mrs. Lilie stated re-design may be needed due to rising cost factors.
  • Question about No Gas parcel – members urged to contact Mr. Nelin.
  • Library renovation:  Architect selected.
  • New “Welcome To Middle Island” sign installed at SW corner of Rt. 21/25
  • Veterans Day event held at Bartlett Park – 11/11/11@11 good turnout
  • Pasta Dinner Fundraiser for MIFD’s Laura Meisenzahl – November 19, 2011

New Business -

  • Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) program – apply now if eligible
  • “Johnny  O’s” Sports Bar open (formerly Coaches Corner/Mike’s Sports Bar)
  • Gail Lynch-Bailey received “Carl Verdi Community Pride Award by BOE
  • Christmas Tree Lighting – Not possible this year at Astoria Federal Savings – MI
  • Adopt-A-Family Christmas program – adoptee sought
  • Food Pantry – December 10th at King Kullen – volunteers sought
  • Recycle Bank – participation survey

Presentation – Martin Van Lith – Slide show on historical cemeteries in Brookhaven

Announcement:  Craig Tunjian is running for re-election as Middle Island Fire Commissioner.  Voting is Tuesday, December 14th from 3-9 p.m. at the main station on Arnold Drive

Adjournment at 9:00 p.m.

Respectfully submitted – Barbara Shirreffs, Rec/Corr Secretary