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Annual Meeting  Minutes   June  17,  2015  -­‐  Hartford  Public  Library     Attendance:   J.  Palerma,  C.  Lowell,  C.  Sicbaldi,  R.  Zaleski,  C.  Ortiz,  M.  Moriarty,  F.  Gordon-­‐ Quiroga,  J.  Howard,  Z.  Lebron,  H.  Roggi,  P.  Abrams,  C.S.O.  M.  Gorman   Called  to  order:  6:12pm   Police  Report:  There  was  a  slight  uptick  in  crime  with  several  “apple  picking”  and  burglaries-­‐   including  4  residential  burglaries.    Crime  usually  increases  during  the  summer  months  because   more  people  are  outside.   Approval  of  Minutes:  C.  Ortiz  made  a  motion  to  accept  the  minutes  of  the  May  meeting.  C.   Lowell  seconded  the  motion,  which  was  approved  on  a  voice  vote.   Strategy  Committee  Update:  C.  Ortiz  provided  an  update  on  plans  for  Buckingham  Square  Park.     Also  updated  group  on  neighborhood  signs  being  provided  to  each  NRZ  (six  each  NRZ)  by  the   City.  Each  NRZ  is  to  determine  where  their  signs  will  be  placed.      An  art  installation  also  will  be   placed  in  the  park  –  maybe  have  a  neighborhood  competition  to  decide.    There  was  a  great  deal   of  discussion  regarding  the  overall  look  of  the  park  and  taking  into  consideration  the  residents   adjacent  to  the  park.   Voting:  C.  Lowell  explained  the  voting  process.  Ballots  were  distributed  and  collected.    Three   absent  board  members  will  be  asked  to  vote  by  email.   New  News:  J.  Howard  brought  up  a  suggestion  there  be  a  community  meeting  to  address  crime   and  what  can  be  done  to  ensure  everyone’s  safety.   Also  discussed  was  that  as  the  numbers  of  downtown  residents  increases  will  an  additional  NRZ   be  created  to  accommodate  them  or  would  they  be  incorporated  into  SoDo.   Adjourned:  6:50pm   *reminder  no  meeting  in  July  and  August.  Next  meeting:  September  2015   Addendum  to  the  minutes:  Results  of  elections  at  the  Annual  Meeting  (see  email  of  June  22   from  C.  Lowell)   The  following  were  all  reelected  to  three-­‐year  terms  ending  2018:    A.  Ambrose,  M.  DiBella,  M.   Gottesdiener  and  C.  Ortiz.  Officer  elections:  President  –  R.  Zaleski,  Vice  President  –  vacant,   Secretary  –  J.  Gordon,  Treasurer  –  C.  Sicbaldi.

SoDo Minutes June 2015  

Minutes from the June 2015 SoDo NRZ meeting, Downtown Hartford, CT

SoDo Minutes June 2015  

Minutes from the June 2015 SoDo NRZ meeting, Downtown Hartford, CT

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