Community Association Meeting Minutes
29, 2007 7:00
at CIC Presbyterian
WELCOME VISITORS AND COMMITTEE MEMBERS.
COMMUNITY UPDATES: ASPHALT PLANT
TRAFFIC PATTERNS, LETTER FROM WEATHERSBEE, AGAPIAN'S SHOPPING CENTER,
GROWING INTEREST IN THIS COMMITTEE
2. Government Relations
3. Planning and "Issues"
6. Web Site
Joe Andrews, Angela urgess, Bob Chamberlain, Susan Clawson, Margie and Ben
Cockman, Lloyd Dickerson, Devin Drye, Harold Garrett, David Gearhart, Helan
Lawson, Sue McElroy, Denise Osborne, Dan Rogers, Darin Thomas
Lonnie Baxley attended for the first time and has joined the group
July 31, 2007 were approved as submitted.
Dave Gearhart reported that
there has been lots of community interest in our organization since the recent
meeting with Guilford
One email expressed concern about trucks going down Liberty Road to Varner Road to Mossy Rock Road to Wiley Lewis to get to
the I-85 bypass rather than using Harmont.
An idea surfaced about creating some signs in the
community to publicize our meetings.
Margie agreed to join the membership committee and make calls to
potential members who do not use the internet.
A permit has been issued from
County to replace the
roof of the Agapion (old Winn-Dixie) shopping center.
A letter was received from
Weathersby after Food Lion got internal approval to build a center.
Food Lion is ready to submit the site plan for
approval by Guilford
Their goal is to finish the project by November 2008.
Darin will check with Greg and Trevor to
see if public support is needed.
Darin’s company is bidding for the sewer work.
Sandy is concerned that Food Lion may not be
held to same standards that he is being held to uphold.
Sandy is saying that his plan for completion is 36
The only thing that could stop the sewer from getting to
the Food Lion are 3 property owners who need to agree to an easement.
Lonnie attended the county comprehensive planning
meeting where some very general guidelines for development.
Dan proposed that we focus on setting standards for
the Liberty Road
and Lonnie will contact Greg Niles to expand the scenic corridor along 421.
Greg and Bob Chamberlin agreed to join in on the
Darin said that Greg and Trevor will hold one more session
Angela had concern about development Alamance and Young’s Mill Road.
Those people need representation, too.
Joe Andrews shared a concern
that we adequately represent the wishes of the community.
The sentiment was that the county government has the
only real authority and that we are interested citizens.
Denise Osborne, Sue McElroy,
David Gearhart) –
presented a new draft of the by-laws.
They contained dues amounts for members.
There was lots of discussion how to partner with the
existing community associations and churches in the area.
One idea is to offer membership as an option when
Forest Oaks, Olde
annual dues collections.
Angela suggested that the membership committee be
engaged to determine how to raise funds. The by-laws committee should take the
verbal input and develop another draft.
Darin agreed to serve temporarily on the membership
(as a substitute for David Gearhart
who will not be available for the next three weeks) and call a meeting to
Gearhart, Darin Thomas,
Rosemarie Williams, Dan Rogers):
Planning and “Issues”
Bob Chamberlin, Darin Thomas, Aaron Harris,
Susan Clawson, Lloyd Dickerson):
sign is needed to promote the community association.
A yard sale fund raising idea was mentioned.
Engage the business community to support the
Darin wanted to have an annual “town” meeting,
Lloyd Dickerson, Margie Cockman):
Angela Burgess, Bill Brannon, Joe Andrews): Joe reported that
Bill Brannon has agreed to build a pilot site.
This would be a very low cost and would allow us to
control all the content.
Later, a professional site may be acquired.
Lonnie agreed with the cost estimate of $200.
Approval was given for the money to be spent.
The group wanted to see the site before it is open
to the public.
A domain name will be chosen by the website committee
Shopping Center: Food Lion Board of Directors
will meet on 7/31/07 to approve the site.
Negotiations to acquire the J Oates land that
adjoins the 12 acres is proceeding well.
REPORTS / MEETINGS:
Next SGCA Advisory
Committee meeting: September 27, 7 PM at Community in Christ Presbyterian
adjourned at 9:00 PM.
Dan Rogers, secretary