Nov 25/20 Minutes

Spryfield Community Association

Monthly meeting: November 25, 2020, 7:00 pm
Online meeting (Zoom)

Board members: Anne-Marie Curtis, Emily Eager, Mike MacMillan, Claire Michalewicz, Darren Peters, Jarrett Sampson, Marney Steeves
Guests: Marilyn Peters, Jeannette

1. Approval of agenda – Marjorie Willison  
2. Approval of minutes – Marjorie Willison  
3. Treasurer’s report –
Marney Steeves

4. Fun committee –
Emily Eager
Community walk to celebrate 500 block sidewalks – decision to wait until the spring – pandemic has put a hitch in our plans.   Marketing – don’t use Eventbrite, it’s too complicatedAnne-Marie to write letter to HRM to thank them.  
5. Continuing businessMarjorie – Letter to city about Housing Fund – entered official record, got sent to staff   Marjorie – Letter of support – repairing dam on Williams Lake   Marjorie – Hosting community meeting to talk about local issues – what could be done to match up people who have spare bedrooms with people who need housing?   Anne-Marie – Councillors for Districts 9 and 11 (Shawn Cleary and Patty Cuttell) – invite them to one of our meetings   What to focus on next year?   Emily – Spryfield Community Plan   Marjorie – “transition town” – talk about engaging with HRM about Halifax as a transition city  Darren to post letter to website       Marjorie to write letter to HRM     Putting people in new shared living situations wouldn’t work for people right now because of pandemic – put on back burner until situation clears up     Anne-Marie to invite Cleary to January meeting and Cuttell to February