MINUTES OF THE DECEMBER 15, 2011 MICA MEETING – LONGWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY

Those who signed in:  Gail Lynch-Bailey, Betty Mahan, Fred/Irene Steinmann, Margaret Malloy, G. Hynes, Ray Sexton, Barbara Shirreffs, Judy Talbot, Michael J. LuPinacci III, Edith/Harold Lilie, Suzanne Johnson.

I.  Meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited
II.  November 17, 2011 minutes were read and approved
III.  Treasurer’s report as of November 30, 2011; Savings – $2,712.12, Checking $93.49
IV. Correspondence – “Thank-you” letter from St. Cuthbert’s Church

Unfinished Business -

Sandy Hills:  Traffic mitigation pending. Leg. Romaine delayed sewer approval
Pasta Dinner Fundraiser for MIFD’s Laura Meisenzahl – wonderful turnout
Bartlett Reveg Plan submitted:  Contains community garden, awaiting Pine Barrens comments
Food Drive at King Kullen, Dec. 10 – 500 lbs. of food donated
Adopt-Our-Families Christmas Program – broader approach to help more folks – Margaret Malloy to accept gifts/donations
K-Mart – Status quo – awaiting site plan

New Business -
Tom’s Town of Brookhaven Signage Testimony – new sign code amendment approved
Longwood Schools – Superintendent retiring, Bond vote Winter 2012
MIFD – Commissioner Elections – Craig Tunjian, incumbent, ran unopposed and was re-elected to a five year term.  Ken Brewster ran unopposed and was elected to a three-year term to fill the vacancy created by Nick Paglia’s resignation. New sign is operational at Station 2
1855 Christmas at Hawkins House, Main St. Yaphank 12/17 1-4 p.m.

Informal Discussion/Guest Speaker -
Longwood Public Library Director Suzanne Johnson – Alonzo Chappel, The Artist of Artist Lake – Lived in Middle Island from 1869-1887

Adjournment at 9:00 p.m.

Respectfully submitted – Barbara Shirreffs, Rec/Corr Secretary