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March 2016 BSCL Minutes

Minutes

President Chris Kupczyk called the meeting to order at 7:30pm. 

Barcroft's Neighborhood Conservation rep Deborah Wood asked for volunteers to come to a meeting at the intersection of Arlington Boulevard and S. Abingdon St to discuss with NC staff the improvements we want to have done there.

Linda Gaines reported on her enquiries regarding the old Dominion substation on Pershing Dr. She is looking into possible PCB issues, and has contacted the County Manager about issues that are preventing the County from acquiring it as parkland. She is also looking into Clean Water Act implications.

The Treasurer could not be at the meeting, but Chris reported that we have about $89,000 in our accounts and cash flow is healthy.

The BSCL approved sending a letter to Code Enforcement about Tim Shea's abandoned house.

Neighborhood resident Joan Mulholland spoke about her experiences as a Freedom Rider in the late 1950's and early 1960's. She showed part of the video produced by her son Loki and summarized the high points of the civil rights movement. There were many questions and a lively discussion after her presentation. She displayed her scrapbooks with hundreds of newspaper clippings, photos, etc. from the civil rights movement era.

The meeting adjourned at 8:40pm.

Respectfully submitted,
Randy Swart

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