Initial Planning Meeting - Agenda and Minutes
Treasurer – Sandie Koplowitz
President – Susan Tercek
Name: Edgemoor Neighborhood Association
Legal Documents required:
Application for Master Business License to register Trade Name will be filed by Sandie
Application for Non-profit Corporation will be filed by Sandie
Application for EIN – will be done at a later date
By laws – Examples from other neighborhood associations are in a notebook being passes around the committee
Need committee to develop
Must be approved by membership at a membership meeting called for that purpose
Develop Mission or Purpose – need committee
Newsletter – Design and content – need committee
Website management - www.EdgemoorNeighborhood.com - Sandie started, but can use help with design and maintenance
Neighborhood mailing list – passed out instructions to find addresses from the Whatcom County Assessor’s website. Sandie had printed lists of property owners and they were divided up by those present to be typed onto a table or spreadsheet. When completed, they are to be emailed as attachments to Sandie who will import them into an Edgemoor Neighborhood database to be used for meeting announcements, newsletters, dues etc.
Sandie will pick up packet from Post Office to discuss at next meeting.
We will need a bulk mailing committee since the process is complicated
Post notices around neighborhood
The Edgemoor Neighborhood Association is being formed
For more information, visit www.EdgemoorNeighborhood.com
Sandie will put a page on the website on the “Meetings” page listing the meeting dates, time and “If interested, contact sandie at edgemoorneighborhood dot com”
1st Annual membership meeting
Date, time, place
Proposed bylaws will be voted on
Set up Bank Account – at a later date
Initial start-up fees will be reimbursed at a later date from dues income
Income from website advertisements
The next Meeting will be on Tuesday, July 13, .
Laurie will look into the possibility of using Lairmont Manor for membership meetings.
Sue will inquire about placing a notice of the formation of the neighborhood association in all the local newspapers.
All those present will make an effort to contact officers of any existing homeowners associations within the Edgemoor neighborhood area, encourage them to become involved and pass information on to their members.