Minutes of the May 5th, 2020 meeting of

The 19th Ward Community Association Schools Committee



Attendees: Bryan and Christin Babcock, John Boutet, Charlotte and Douglas Giebel, John Laing, Dan and Jay Ross, Sarah Yaworski

Spelling Bee Status (Douglas and Charlotte)

Douglas and Charlotte have made up recognition packages for the spelling bee participants consisting of the Gift cards (which have a bee image), a t-shirt, and a note. School coordinators/principals are working to deliver these to the students (44 is on the way, 10 will be done this week, 16 in the next few days, and 29 will pick up this week.) Thanks to Douglas and Charlotte and the school reps for their work in distributing them.

We are holding out hope that there may be an opportunity for a spelling bee event in the fall.

Rochester Coalition for Public Education

This organization lobbied successfully for a monitor to be appointed to assist the RCSD in meeting financial and educational goals. One candidate has been recommended to the State.

MOU Status (Sara)

Sara reported on her discussions with RCSD on ways to modify the MOU (Memo Of Understanding) surrounding the volunteer process. She needs to resolve an insurance issue and then it will be ready to sign.

New Business

The RCSD Arts department (Sheila Driscoll) had asked that we support their concerns about budget cuts. We felt that there have been significant changes in the budget, with more likely to come, that it didn’t make sense for us to add our names to their note.

Sara is making a Little Free Library to provide books for children (and adults) to read. We noted that there are several others around the 19th Ward. Contributions of books would be appreciated.

The next committee meeting will be Tuesday June 2nd at 7 pm on Zoom.



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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

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

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

Homesteadnet.com

City of Rochester Property Information

Rochester City Living

Trulia Listed Homes For Sale

UR Home Ownership Program

Zillow listed homes for sale

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Arnett Public Library

Brooks Landing

City of Rochester 

John Lightfoot, Monroe County Legislator,District 25

Loretta Scott, City Council President, At Large

LaShay D. Harris, South District

Genesee Valley Park

Metro Justice

RGRTA Bus Information

Minority Reporter

SouthWest Tribune

Rochester Green Living

ROCSPOT

Sector 4 Comm. Developmant Corp

Savor Life Radio Show

Teen Empowerment

WDKX Urban contemporary 103.9 FM

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Southwest Family YMCA

UR Gov. & Community Relations


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Rochester Prep Charter School

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St. Monica Church


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D and L Groceries
Hand Crafted Wrought Iron
Jim Dalberth Sports
Menezes Pizza
TOPS Friendly Markets
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