Minutes 10-09-2017

 

Fair Haven Management Team Meeting

295 Blatchley Ave

October 5th, 2017

 

Start: 6:14pm

 

 

Welcome and Introduction:

 

Elected Officials present: Jose Crespo (Alder), Robbie Roberts (Ward Co-Chair), Roland Lemar, Kevin Diaz (Police Commissioner), Kenneth Reveis (Alder)

 

 

Nominations

 

Pg. 3-4 of August Minutes misspelled Mishele’s name

 

Quorum has not been reached; cannot approve or table Minutes

 

 

Police Report - 6:19pm

 

Introduce Sgt. Kendall, Street Boss

 

Passed around pictures of habitual offenders

 

There was gunfire at The Chatham, it was targeted not random — cameras will be installed at the end of next week, there will be extra officers placed in the area (not taking from Fair Haven’s current force) hired by the Housing Authority

 

Update on the The Blue Light Project: Currently getting prices to be placed at three sites: 1) Chatham Square, Chapel/Ferry, and Blatchley/Grand

 

Partnered with LCI to go to Grand Cafe — found to be in violation of liquor violations and they made arrests for narcotics.

 

No murders this year, while there were two in 2016

 

Most crime is down from last year, except 28% increase in assault from firearm victims

 

All Police Reports are being emailed as well as put on the Fair Haven Management Team website

 

 

LCI - 6:33pm

 

Visited most bodegas with NHPD— introduced themselves and reminded them of the rules (close by 11pm, etc.)

 

Every 12 months they complete a vacant building count focusing on getting the vacant houses cleaned and secured

 

At 90 River Street, they cleaned up the fishing village after the gentleman tending to it left; someone is interested in buying it (marine-based business from out-of-state)

 

 

6:52pm

 

Minutes approved.

 

 

6:52pm

 

Nominations

 

Corresponding Secretary

 

Nomination for Diane Ecton

 

Accepted

 

Motion to vote – 13 votes, 1 abstention

 

 

Recording Secretary

 

Leanne

 

To-be-accepted

 

Motion to vote — 13 votes, 1 abstention

 

 

Vice-Chair

 

Mishele

 

Accepted

 

Motion to vote — 13 votes, 1 abstention

 

 

Treasurer

 

Nomination for Diane Ecton

 

Nomination for David Steinhardt

 

Withdrawal from Diane Ecton

 

Accepted

 

Motion to vote — 13 votes, 1 abstention

 

 

Co-Chair

 

Nomination for Diane Ecton

 

Accepted

 

Motion to vote — 13 votes, 1 abstention

 

 

Co-Chair

 

Nomination for David Steinhardt

 

Accepted

 

Motion to vote — 13 votes, 1 abstention

 

 

By-Laws - 7:06pm

 

Motion to Approve the By-Laws as Amended

 

One voting member left at 7:12pm and vote was tabled

 

 

Emerge Youth Build - 7:14pm

 

EMERGE YouthBuild is a Department of Labor (DOL) designated program that works with opportunity youth in the city of New Haven to prepare them for success as adults by significantly improving their basic academic skills and preparing them for career path employment or training.

 

Website: http://www.emergect.net/youthbuild

 

 

Collab - 7:17pm

 

Collab is a boost program for New Haven entrepreneurs.

 

Provides a program for seed funding, coworking space, mentorship, and pro bono services for early-stage entrepreneurs.

 

www.collabnewhaven.org

 

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8595364791

 

 

Alder Kenneth Reveis - 7:20pm

 

Puerto Rico Fundraiser — very successful, thank you all involved!

 

Event Friday October 6th at 5:30-10pm at Community Room at the Greek Olive, $25 contribution

 

Conversation with the Board of Alders on updating Homelessness Plan

 

Q House Update

 

Groundbreaking ceremony 11/4 at 10:45am in Dixwell

 

 

Update from David Steinhardt

 

November “Feeding the Seniors” event

 

Usually 170 people

 

Need people to cook the food

 

In search of restaurant owners to let volunteers cook food // pizza restaurants work best

 

Trying to have a choir!

 

 

Motion to adjourn by Robbie Roberts

Meeting adjourned at 7:28pm