September 11, 2008 7:00 PM Alamance Presbyterian
Attendees: Joe Andrews, Lonnie Baxley, Susan Clawson, Dan Donovan, Harold Garrett , David Gearhart, Aaron Harris, Jean King, Sue McElroy, Jennie McNamara, Dick Mearns, Denise Osborne, Nan Riddle, Dan Rogers, Darin Thomas
Stover from Greenschemes.
Elaine explained that she helps to facilitate groups who want to plan
landscapes using Human Ecological Planning.
She recently helped facilitate a group to do a consensus design of a
shopping area that includes New Garden Nurseries.
She has also worked with Greensboro Beautiful.
She does planning in concert with the local environment.
She establishes planning and design criteria.
She engages the community of those who are concerned with the end
product. She will be also be
teaching the TOP (Technology of Participation) methodology in
Minutes from the August 14, 2008 meeting were approved as submitted.
Jennie mentioned that Brennerís
COMMITTEE REPORTS / MEETINGS:
∑ Treasurerís Report: Dave reported the bank account balance is $1500+/-.
∑ Dan Donovan reported that Sue prepared a grant request from Friends 4 Democratic Communities and Dan delivered it. Dave reported that we requested $2500. There are other grants
∑ Dan Donovan reported that attorney Bob Saunders had made changes to the SE Guilford Community Foundation articles of incorporation for the new non-profit corporation 501(c)(3)
Dick reported on the greenway/bike path.
He wants to discuss the results of the survey with the committee and
possibly get bike paths on a bond or obtain other sources of funding.
Aaron Harris met with Roger Bardsley from
The advertising committee met (Bob, Jean and
Jennie and Denise). They are seeking
free advertising for promoting
. We missed being
included in Discover the Triad. They had
an idea of doing our own newspaper for
∑ The Drug Store survey generated 670 people visiting our site with a total 17,443 hits to the site. The results were passed on to the developer. There were 493 responses to the survey. Walgreens was 52% and CVS was close behind. A store could possibly open in spring if the developerís interest is solid.
∑ We want to have a table at the Lionís club community yard sale this Saturday at 8 AM to 1 PM.
∑ We want to have a table at the Forest Oaks Community association at 4-9 PM HoDown.
∑ Darin wants to give an award to those volunteers who are deserving
∑ Leo Bobadilla, CFO Guilford County Schools will be presenting in a future meeting
∑ Kerr Perkins, Guilford County Commissioner Chairman is considering a health clinic for our area
Meeting adjourned at 9:15
Next SGCA Advisory Committee meeting October 16, 2008 at, 7 PM at Community In Christ
Dan Rogers, Secretary