SW Common Council @ Phyllis Wheatley Library

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SW Common Council @ Phyllis Wheatley Library

Time: May 16, 2019 from 6pm to 7:30pm
Location: Phillis Wheatley Library
Street: 33 McCree Way
City/Town: Rochester, NY
Website or Map: https://www.google.com/maps/p…
Phone: 5852245119
Event Type: committee, meeting
Organized By: John Boutet, 585-328-4271, John Lightfoot, 585-260-7475
Latest Activity: May 11

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Event Description

The SWCC represents leaders and community residents who meet to contribute to the vision and planning for the SouthWest Quadrant.

Agenda:

  1. Welcome - 5 Min.
  2. Introductions - 10 Min
  3. Project reports for SWCC subcommittees  if needed - 25 Min.
    1. SWCC Economic Development Committee - Tiny Homes -  John Curran
    2. Events Committee
    3. Society Restaurant 
    4. Art Project
    5. Education Committee busing issue, Working w/ City on Community Schools. 
  4. By-laws update discussion and update vote - 30 Min.
  5. Round Table - 20 Min.

Please review Minutes from our last meeting: SWCC Minutes 4/18/19

The currently approved by-laws are: SWCC.ByLaws.Feb2018.pdf

The proposed by-laws we reviewed and need to vote on May 16th are: SWCC.ByLaws.April 17, 2019 draft.pdf.

Suggestions from the 4/18 meeting were:

  • Special attention needed in the “Voting Members", Section 4.C. Input requested.

  • 4.A.1. Neighborhood Associations (NA) – wording may be too weak as anybody could put together a NA.  City is reviewing qualifications or guidelines to become a NA but there is much resistance to the City.  In the past, boundaries identified coverage specific areas.

  • SW Common Council does not have to follow City’s defined and specified boundaries but rather those recognized by the SWCC.

  • NA’s should provide a one-page informational summary of who they are, their goals, information about their meetings and contact information.

  • NA’s should have constituents who live in the neighborhood.

  • In 6.C.Switch the numbers needed for Quorum for a meeting to five and Voting to seven.

We subsequently on 4/25 received an email from MaryDan Cooper with these excellent suggestions:  SWCC - Feedback on 4-17-2019 Draft Bylaws.docx

Co-Chairs:
      John Boutet <jboutet@frontiernet.net>, (585) 328-4271
      John Lightfoot <cotsna@gmail.com>, (585) 260-7475
Secretary:
      Eleanor Coleman <eleanor.coleman@gmail.com>, (585) 224-5119
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SWCC Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 6pm at the Phillis Wheatley Library unless otherwise indicated.

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ABOUT THE 19TH WARD

19th Ward Community Association
Rochester City Living
RocWiki.org

 

ANIMAL RELATED SERVICES

To report animal cruelty, call 911 or  THE ANIMAL CRUELTY HOTLINE: (585) 223-6500

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City of Rochester Low-income Spay/Neuter for pet Dogs and Cats

Rochester Community Animal Clinic - low-income spay/neuter for pet dogs and cats, and feral cats

PAWS, Inc.Providing Animal Welfare Services

Scottsville Veterinary Adoptions - Petco Clinics

City of Rochester Adopt a Dog or Cat

Lollypop Farm, The Humane Society of Rochester and Monroe County 

 

BUYING A HOME IN THE 19TH WARD

Brooks Court New Homes

Homesteadnet.com

City of Rochester Property Information

Rochester City Living

Trulia Listed Homes For Sale

UR Home Ownership Program

Zillow listed homes for sale

COMMUNITY LINKS

Arnett Public Library

Brooks Landing

City Councilman  Adam McFadden

City Councilman  Dana Miller

City of Rochester 

County Legislator 25th District John Lightfoot

County Legislator 27th  District  Willie Lightfoot

Craigslist 19th Ward Search

Genesee Valley Park

Metro Justice

RGRTA Bus Information

Minority Reporter

Rochester Green Living

ROCSPOT

Sector 4 Comm. Developmant Corp

SWAN Community Band

Savor Life Radio Show

Teen Empowerment

WRUR 88.5 U of R Radio

Southwest Family YMCA

UR Gov. & Community Relations

S.W.A.N.


EDUCATION

Rochester Prep Charter School

U.S. Dept. of Education

 

FAITH COMMUNITY

St. Monica Church

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church

 

BUSINESSES


Brue Coffee (on RocWiki)

El Latino Restaurant
D and L Groceries
Hand Crafted Wrought Iron
Jim Dalberth Sports
Menezes Pizza
TOPS Friendly Markets
Staybridge Suites

OUTREACH AND SERVICES

Coalition to Prevent Lead Poisoning (CPLP)

Dealing with Lead
Drug Activity
Healthy Blocks
HEAP NY Home Heating Assistant
Home Safety Tips    LifeTimesAdultDay Health Care
Medicare
NeighborWorks Rochester
Parking / Abandoned Vehicles
2-1-1 Social Services
ACT Rochester

OTHER

Genesee Co-op FCU

3/50 Project

South Wedge Ning

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