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Southeast Guilford Community Association Meeting Minutes

September 8, 2011 7:00 PM   Forest Oaks Country Club

Members Present (14):  Tom Ammeter, Lonnie Baxley, Bob Chamberlain, Harold Garrett,  Aaron Harris,  Mike Johnston, Jean King, Tom McKinney, Chuck Meyer, David Michaels, Denise Osborne, Dan Rogers, Nanette Turner         Visitors Present (3) Jamey Cosson (Camp Weaver), Bruce Hicks, Shannon Hicks    

Agenda Topics/discussion items:

1.      A moment of silence was observed to honor the 9/11 victims and FOCC employee who died today.

2.      Bob read the vision/purpose/goals for the benefit of the visitors.  All members introduced themselves.

3.      Dan Rogers submitted secretary’s minutes from August 11, 2011.   

4.      Rosemarie reported SEGCA checking balance is $1,203.97.

5.      Bob reported that David Michaels has joined SEGCA as an advisory member.

6.      Dan reported on the new SEGCA Facebook page.   Kim Novosad’s business is building Facebook pages for businesses.  Dan has initiated contact Kim and is awaiting her reply.

7.      Dan reported on the Liberty Road/Woody Mill Road small area plan.  The planning board still is planning to present this to the planning board in December . 

8.      Lonnie reported that he attended  the Piedmont Transportation Summit held at Grandover.   

9.      Nan reported on Funfest which will be held on October 8th.  Stage and Craft and Concessions areas are nearly complete.  Community groups will be able to have booths this year (along with businesses.  Nan asked for volunteer commitment from all members and still is looking for Business sponsors.

10.  Lonnie reported that SE Baptist Church will unveil a new sports field for younger children on September 24 at 11 AM.  He also mentioned a mentoring opportunity.  (Sept 24 was rained out; new date is Oct 15.. lhb)

11.  Bob asked Dan to write a check for the web hosting service for $139.50

12.  Aaron reported on progress of the Woody Mill Road overpass. The service road from Company Mill to Minden Hill Road will be complete around October 15 and access to 421 will be removed after a temporary on ramp is completed.  Aaron also reported that a NC State Employee Credit Union and a Shoe Department store are both opening near Wal-Mart.

13.  Bob reported on SE Lifestyle which contains a complete listing of businesses in SEBA.

14.  Bob reported construction is starting on 13 units called The Villas at Forest Oaks.

15.  Tom reported on ways to recognize “Friend”, “Partner” and “Leader” Funfest sponsors.  Rosemarie displayed some granite plaques.  The group gave Rosemarie permission to proceed.

16.  Bob reported on school redistricting.  School Board districts will be changing.  On August 30th there will be a public forum at Grimsley High School.  Nothing new has been published about the possible site for the SE area elementary school on Lee Street at the intersection of Causey Lake Road.  A public release of new school attendance zones and new Board of Education voting districts may be published soon.  

17.  A slate of officers was submitted by the nominating committee Tom, Jeffrey, Jean, Dan and Harold. 


Denise Osborne

President and Board Member

Tom Ammeter

Vice President and Board Member

Jeffrey Knotts

Secretary and Board Member

Dan Rogers

Treasurer and Board Member

Bob Chamberlain

Past President and Board Member 

Mike Johnston, Jean King, Nanette Tuner

Board Members

Motions Approved:

1.      Minutes from last meeting were amended and approved.

2.      The slate of officers/Board members were approved unanimously by the 14 Advisory members present.  The new officers will assume responsibilities immediately. 

Meeting adjourned at 8:55 PM

Next SEGCA Meeting – September 8th at 7 PM at Alamance Presbyterian Church

Dan Rogers, Secretary