February 2021 Meeting Minutes

The meeting was called to order at 7:02 PM and ended at 8:04PM 2021 BoardNew Board was sworn in: Craig Stanton, President; Pat Ormond, Vice President; Jeff Stewart, Treasurer; Mary Beth Wilker, Secretary; Steve Johns, City Liaison; Regina Moss, NSP manager

Start of MeetingThe new president Craig Stanton started meeting. 

Minutes to Approve from December 2020Ken Welch motioned to approve minutes.Jane Sites motioned to not approve the minutes, with a 2nd by Regina Moss.Discussion and final vote to not approve the minutes: 13 in favor, 19 opposed.December minutes accepted as originally broadcast, with no changes. 

Police ReportThere was no police report. 

Riverview East ReportCharlene Myer reporting, and her last time here as she is retiring. Congratulations Charlene!Students are returning, vaccines are in by the 1st for staff.Students are remote now, shooting for bringing back in April. 

Recreation ReportKristin Riggins reportingNew programs, volleyball, yoga, spinning rentalsCall Oliver or Kristin with interest 

Treasurer ReportJeff Stewart reportingNSP arrived $6076.07 in JanuaryNon-profit end of year was filed 

NSP ReportRegina Moss reportingNSP allotted $7987. for 2021Proposing $200. for PO Box, $2000. for website, $331. Constant Contact, $800., beautification, $4656 community engagement (of which Regina recommended $2000 to Pendleton Heritage, with remaining TBD).Jeff Stewart motioned to approve, 2nd by Pat Ormond28 in favor, 0 opposed. 

Guest SpeakersTowne Properties: Chad Munitz reporting new apartment development across from Montgomery InnOlder PD, is expiring will need variance and tax incentive support to put into Downtown District for zoning purposes will be filing for permit in SpringConstruction in Summer, planned5 Stories tall with parking garage under2BD/2BA 1000SF+https://www.dropbox.com/s/19b4g3z5lz762dx/975%20Adams%20Crossing%20-%20Presentation%20-%20Dec%2021%202020.pdf?dl=0 

Fulton Yards Coffee: Greg & Katie Dorr reportingFulton Yards is coffee concept based off of shipping yards in 1800sWill be a gathering space, creative space, artist element urban blend for the coffee, pastries and charcuterie.3301 Riverside Drive near to Eli’s and HiMark 

Old BizNone stated. 

New BizGavi Betrup reportingRunning for Mayor of CincinnatiPlatform intro, trying to turn things around Cincy population is stagnant – is his platform. 

Turner FarmsPeter Huttinger reporting2/20, working on the fruit trees welcome to join small clinicpeter@TurnerFarm.org for questions/interest 

Donald Abrahamson1909 Riverside Drive residents Sign maintenanceSign looks bad, asking for ongoing maintenance will take to committee to discuss 

Tanya HendersonWebsite not getting done, want it updated on regular basis requiring a maintenance package. Mary Beth stated that Daniel Traicoff is recommended to handling this going forward and is familiar with the platform. The site, that was built back in 07, needs to be updated. The new site will have a form to speak fill out to present at the next meeting, minutes will be on the site, link for zoom call, etc. Robin Henderson would like an option besides the site to sign up…Fawn Thompson, would like competitive bids for the site. Regina has a few vendor options too. Meeting EndMotion by Steve Johns to adjourn meeting. Fawn Thompson 2nded, Vote in favor. Next meeting is March 1!