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Board Minutes, April 2015

Tuesday, April 19, 2015

Swiss Avenue Historic District Association

Minutes of the Monthly Meeting

 April 19, 2015


The March 17 meeting of the SAHDA took place in Triangle Park.

President, Joanna Hampton called the meeting to order at 7:05

The March minutes were presented for approval. The minutes were approved to be recorded with amendments.

Treasurer’s report noted $18,066 in Home Tour income to date. More will be recorded next month.

Larry Waisanen gave the Home Tour committee report. Amazing Caterers will provide the food and refeshments this year in Triangle Park during the tour and Mother’s Day brunch Sunday beginning at 11:00. The food will be available at half price Sunday at 6:00 pm. The pre-party will be Friday May 1 at Bob and Virginia Dupuy’s. This is one week in advance of the tour so the homeowner’s on tour will be able to attend. Saturday at 11:00, Preservation Dallas will provide mimosa’s and cake to celebrate Virginia McAllister’s historic home designation. There will be speakers at the Aldredge House  and entertainment in the park.

Marilyn Waisanen gave the beautification report. She reported that homeowners are responsible for clean-up from curb to the middle of the alley.

Alliance Against Crime report noted that a bicycle had been stolen from a yard with an unlocked back gate. If anyone sees any illegal dumping they need to report it to officer Foreman.

Dee Ruckman and Bob Bracken met with the streets department as a follow-up to the presentation a few months ago. Bob Ruckman and Joanna Hampton met with the bike coordinator. There will be no bike marking in the plan.

The Swiss Avenue Historic District preservation award video will be playing at Virginia McAlister’s home during the home tour.

Meeting adjourned – 7:25