MINUTES OF THE OCTOBER 21, 2010 MICA MEETING – LONGWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY – 7:00 P.M

I.  Meeting was called to order by 1st Vice President Gail Lynch-Bailey at 7:10 p.m. and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

II.  Minutes of the September 16, 2010 meeting were read and approved as written.

III.  Treasurer’s Report – As of August 31, 2010 – Savings – $3,198.21, Checking $178.42

IV.  1st Vice President’s Report/Unfinished Business:

  • Community Garden – Membership Secy Margaret Malloy reported
  • Membership Raffle – $50 gift certificate from Reliable Garden & Fence awarded to attendee
  • Sept. 20 – ABCO meeting, w/TOB Planning Commissioner Tulio Bertoli & 2030 plan
  • Sept. 21 – TOB public hearing to grant Bartlett Pond Park license to Longwood Alliance – approved
  • Sept. 27 – Meeting the Candidates Night w/Coram civic – candidates for State Senate and Assembly
  • TOB removal of debris piles/trailer dumped at Old Island Squire Restaurant site – Owner supposedly fined
  • Burns family received donations from Longwood Lionesses soccer team
  • Oct. 9 – MIFD Open House/Fire Prevention Day – good turnout
  • Oct. 14 – Longwood CSD Community Forum and BOE meeting
  • Oct. 14 – Brookhaven National Lab CAC meeting – LI Solar panels project discussed
  • Oct. 16 – Community Roundtable at Longwood Middle School
  • Oct. 19 – TOB public hearings:  C&R’s on Ben’s Paints parcel lifted; also “Blight to Light” approved
  • MI Crossroads Signage and Beautification project with LPL via Caithness funds – new drawings, etc.

V. New Business:

  • Carmans River Study Group formed – 90 day dev. approval moratorium agreed to by members
  • Mon. Oct. 25 – Blood Drive at Longwood High School from 3:00-9:00 – walk-ins welcome
  • Mon. Oct. 25 – Meet the Candidates with Coram Civic -  candidates for US Congress
  • Wed. Oct. 27 – 100th Anniv of Ralph Johnstone’s Historic flight and Landing in MI
  • Thurs. Nov. 11 – Veterans Day Commemoration at Bartlett Pond Park – 11 am

VI. Presentations

  • Middle Island Fire District – Station 2 upgrade plans reviewed by Nick Puglia – no cost to taxpayers,  reserve funds will be used to finance
  • Complete Streets Presentation by Will Stoner, Associate State Director for Liveable Communities, AARP
  • Craig Tuntjian, candidate for MI fire district commissioner, introduced himself – election in December

Meeting adjourned at 9:00

– Respectfully submitted:  Barbara Shirreffs, Rec./Corresponding Secy