Meeting Minutes 2008-2009
September 14, 2009

Members Present: Ryan; Reimer; Case; Plafchan; Spilsbury; Wisecarver, S.; Wisecarver, D.; Kolhoff
Treasurer’s Report: Current balance is $4601.00.
Membership: Membership is currently 167, 2 non-resident members and 3 honorary.

Old Business: AK: Don’t forget to vote. FR: Streets are nice now that the construction is finished.
Wonderland: SW: DACA has neglected the detention pond and Wonderland. SP: Detention pond has been cleaned up and seeded.

New Business:         
    Traffic:  SP: Traffic commission planning to remove 2nd left turn lane at Middlebelt.
    Newsletter:   AK: Articles due 9/23. Motion by S. Plafchan to donate $100 to BSA for newsletter delivery. 2nd by J. Case. Motion: Approved. Newsletter
delivery date 10/2-3/09. Newsletter rolling party at Kolhoff residence 9/30.
Fall Soccer:  AK: 76 children have signed up. There are 3 divisions
Adult Softball: AK: DACA fielded 4 teams, ORCC 2 teams, CCCA 1 team. Tournament held 8/29-30. DACA team ‘Brews on First’ took first place.
Movies in the Park: 3 movies were shown. Approximate attendance; # 1-150, #2-100, #3-100.
Corn Roast: Tickets sold: 172, 68 pre sale, 104 same day. Saturday was rained out, rain date of Sunday was very hot and humid. Pie eating contest was a big
hit.  
Other Business: Meeting Dates: Motion by S. Plafchan to decrease to number of monthly meetings. After heated debate, motion tabled.

June 8, 2009
Members Present: Ryan; Reimer; Plafchan; Bagazinski; Spilsbury; Wisecarver, S.; Kolhoff; Klein; Klein, R.; Moreo; Gebhardt  
Treasurer’s Report:  Current balance is $3609.09.
Membership: Membership is currently 143, with 50 new members, 2 non-resident members.

Old Business:
Neighborhood: AK: Mayor Kirksey organized a rally in support of the the three car dealers that have been targeted for closure at Livonia Chrysler/Jeep. Between
100 and 200 people attended along with the local media. FR: Construction has begun on the slab replacement on Dalhay.
Newsletter: AK: Articles for next newsletter are due 6/27. Delivery will be by 7/18.
Adult Softball: SK: Started 3 season two weeks ago. DACA is now fielding 4 teams. Play will continue until Labor Day.
Spring Soccer:  AK: Season ended 6/6. 80 Children played, there were 6 teams in 3 levels. Fall soccer starts 9/12.
   
New Business:
Corn Roast: AK: First meeting on 6/18 at the Kolhoff residence. SK will co-chair. Sen. Anderson will donate corn. Commissioner Gebhardt will also donate.
Website:  Bob Moreo has volunteered to be webmaster.  
Movies: SK will chair Movie committee. Dates and movies TBA.

May 11, 2009 - No Meeting

April 13th, 2009
Members Present: Ryan; Reimer; Plafchan; Banny; Spilsbury; Wisecarver, S.; Wisecarver, D.; Kolhoff; Klein; Holycross  
Treasurer’s Report: Current balance is $3513.31.
Membership: Membership is currently 142, with 49 new members, 2 non-resident members.

Old Business:
Traffic: No Parking signs on Elmira/Hillcrest have been installed.
Crime:  Gary Gagnon, a Devon Aire resident was the victim of a violent crime.
Easter Egg Hunt: AK: Tattoos very popular, much more than face painting. Need more tables and chairs for the pizza party. Attendance was down.
Newsletter: AK: Thanks to SP, SK and family for rolling newsletters. $100.00 donation made to Scouts. Some issues with delivery.   
Spring Soccer:  AK: 70 children have signed up. Soccer starts 4/25.
   
New Business:
Park Clean-up: SK: 5/2 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. FR to do graffiti clean-up and cook hot dogs.
Newsletter:   AK: Volunteers are need or activities will have to be cut.
Website:  AK: A webmaster is needed.
Movies: AK: Telecom CU has not responded to requests to sponsor the movies again this summer. A Chair is needed to head the Movie Committee. FR will run
the concession stand and put up signs. Motion by SP to spend $500.00 for movie licenses and $500.00 for additional signage.  2nd: MB Motion approved.

March 09, 2009
Members Present: Ryan; Reimer; Case; Banny; Plafchan; Kolhoff; Wisecarver, S.; Wisecarver, D.    
Treasurer’s Report: Current balance is $2837.01.
Membership: Membership is currently 138, with 47 new members, 3 non-resident members.

Old Business:  None        

New Business: Newsletter: AK: Articles due last week. Newsletter is due @ printer 3/15. Scouts will deliver again. AK needs help rolling on 3/21.
Easter Egg Hunt:  AK: Hunt will be on 4/4 at 12 noon sharp. Ages 1-4 will go first then middle age children followed by older children. No face-painting this
year, temporary tattoos.
Spring Soccer:  AK: 48 children have signed up. 10-15 more are expected. Soccer starts 4/25.
Park Clean-up: AK: The city has set the date, 5/2 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Stan to chair the clean-up committee.
Corn Roast:  AK: Need someone to oversee a couple of Corn Roast committee meetings in July.

Other Business:         AK:  Stan Anderson, past president of CCCA passed away in January.
   DW: State Senator Anderson hosted a Town Hall meeting this evening, which was very well attended.
   Church will be hosting a Mostaccioli Dinner 4/23, time and price TBA.

February 9, 2009 - No Meeting

January 12, 2009
Members Present: Ryan; Banny; Plafchan; Holycross; Wisecarver, S.; Case; Bagazinski, C; Kolhoff;
Treasurer’s Report:         Current balance is $2837.01
Membership: Membership is currently 137, with 46 new members, 2 non-resident members.

Old Business:
Traffic: AK: Parking on Hillcrest/Elmira. No Parking signs will be placed on inside of curve in the spring. Chrysler dealer is allowed to have trucks park on Milburn
to unload. However dealer manager; Dave McDonald would like to be notified if there are concerns regarding the trucks. Joy/Merriman traffic signals; per LPD
traffic studies have been done showing that no left turn signal light is needed at the intersection.   
Wonderland: SP: On 12/3 City notified Schostak that building materials stored around detention pond needed to be moved within 30 days. Nothing moved to
date. SP to appear before Council on 1/14/09.

New Business: Newsletter:  AK: Articles for the Spring newsletter due by 3/7/09.
   Easter Egg Hunt:  M. Banny to be liaison between DACA and the church. Date for hunt TBA.
   Soccer: AK: Registration for spring will be the first full week in March.
            
Other Business:
   Meeting: Motion to cancel the February meeting and next meet 3/9/09.
   Motion: FR                Second: JC                Approved

December 8, 2008
Members Present: Ryan; Reimer; Moreo; Plafchan; Wisecarver, S.; Wisecarver, D.; Kolhoff; Klein; Weis
Minutes: Correction to previous published treasurer’s report, balance $3,624.10. Minutes approved.
Treasurer’s Report:         Current balance is  $3631.98.
Membership: Membership is currently 137, with 46 new members, 2 non-resident members.

Old Business: AK: Traffic concerns on Traffic Commission Agenda 12/11 7:30 p.m.  Spoke to Sgt. Studt re: parking on Hillcrest/Elmira; No Parking signs not
necessary, residents should know that parking isn’t allowed.
Wonderland: SP: Filed complaint with city against Shostak re: building materials stored around detention pond. Offered photos for evidence.

New Business: DW: City increasing fees for Rec Center and parks.
  AK: City considering reuse of former Senior Center/Firehouse.         
           
Other Business: Church: The church will remain open. Board is doing community outreach.

November 10, 2008 - No Meeting

October 13, 2008
Members Present: Ryan; Reimer; Banny; Gebhardt; Plafchan; Gray; Queen; Sabat; Moreo; Spilsbury; Bagazinski; Grzywac; Klein; Kolhoff; Case; Wisecarver, S.;
Wisecarver, D.;
Minutes:        Approved
Treasurer’s Report:         Treasurer absent, reported by AK Current balance is $3957.71
Membership: Membership is currently 134, with 46 new members, 2 non-resident members.

Old Business:
Elections:         
Office                Nominee                Nominated by        Second
President        Andrea Kolhoff                Moreo                Grzywacz
Vice                Stan Klein                Plafchan                Grzywacz
Treasurer        Steve Plafchan                Klein                Case
Secretary        Fred Ryan                S. Wisecarver        Bagazinski
Membership        S. Wisecarver                Moreo                Plafchan
Gov. Liaison        Bob Moreo                Klein                Case
Slate Approved

DACA By-laws:  Revised Article VI Sec. 7(d) to read “An improper personal transaction”. Revise Article VI Sec. 5 to read “Election of Officers shall be by secret
ballot or voice vote”  Motion: Moreo                   Second: Plafchan        Approved
Traffic: AK: Parking on Hillcrest/Elmira. Wrote to Traffic Commission, re: No Parking signs-no response. Traffic Commission meets 2nd Thursdays.
Mrs. Coller wants to start passing around petition to bring back traffic signs. CB: Members and neighbors should start writing letters to the editor.  
Wonderland: SP: Dead trees have been removed and grass seed put down around the detention pond.
New Business:
Budget: 2009 budget proposed. Steve Plafchan moved to accept. Seconded by J. Case. Budget approved.
Meeting Dates:  SW: Proposed to change the date that D.A.C.A meets.  Motion tabled.
Other Business:
Church: JS: The church will be closing on 5/31/2009 (Dec 12 minutes - Church to remain open!)
Fall Soccer: 10/11 Pizza Party of 70 athletes.
Newsletter: Troop 732 delivered the Fall Newsletter and will continue to do so.
Election Day: JG reminded everyone to vote on 11/4

September 8, 2008
Members Present: Ryan; Reimer; Holycross; Banny; Gray; S. Klein; Case; A. Kolhoff; Delphia; S. Kolhoff; Gebhardt
Call to Order: 7:33 p.m.
Minutes:        Approved
Treasurer’s Report:         Current balance is $2556.14. AK to give DH Corn Roast and Softball monies.
Membership: Membership is currently 112, with 45 new members, 2 non-resident members

Old Business:
Corn Roast: AK: 245 tickets sold. $745.00 in expenses w/ approx. $100.00 in expenses estimated.
  Movies: DH: $400.00 needs to be paid to Criterion         for Movies in the Park.
Wonderland:  There are still issues with children playing in and around the pond. City has been informed. Landscaping needs to be better maintained.
Neighborhood: Issues with speeding in the area since the removal of traffic signs. Officials advise getting plate number of speeding vehicle.

New Business:
  Officer Elections:  Tabled. Motion: S. Kolhoff, 2nd: F. Ryan. Motion approved
  DACA By-laws:  Tabled. Motion:  F. Ryan, 2nd: S. Kolhoff. Motion approved.
  Budget;  2008-2009 Budget due at October meeting.
  Calendar:  12/6 Caroling at the Barn        
                  4/4  Easter Egg Hunt (Confirm with Nativity)
                  4/25 Spring Soccer
                  5/2  Park Clean-up and Document Shredding  
                  5/31 Adult Softball
                  8/8   Corn Roast
                  TBA Fall Soccer

Newsletter: Articles due by 9/19. Newsletter to printer by 9/22. Delivery first week of October. Boy Scout Troop 732 will help deliver.

Announcements:
  Soccer: 62 players for Fall League. 3rd division added.
  Movies in the Park:  Good year. Approximately 70 people attended each of the 3 movies. Special thanks to Telcom CU and the Ford-Wyoming Drive In for
their donations. Julie Hoffman sewed the new screen.
  Adult Softball: Huge hit. Double the number of players from 2007. Two teams were fielded from D.A.C.A. and Old Rosedale Assn. One team from Clements
Circle. Fee to play was $10.00.
  Guest:  Joan Gebhardt, Democratic challenger for Wayne County Commission introduced.