|Meeting Minutes 2009-2010
|June 14, 2010
Ryan; Reimer; Bagazinski; Plafchan; Spilsbury; Wisecarver, S.; Wisecarver D.;Kolhoff; Klein; Bollman
Treasurer’s Report: Current balance is $4676.75
Membership: Membership is currently 194, 2 non-resident members and 3 honorary.
Soccer: AK: Spring season ended 6/5 with a pizza party. 100+ kids played soccer. Fields needed mowing frequently because of rainy spring. Fall soccer
begins 9/11. Sign up will be at Corn Roast.
Park Clean-up: SK: Cancelled because of flooding rain. FR: Shred Legal provided document shredding. Waived fee due to so few people bringing
documents. Have agreement to retain their services next from 11-1.
Movies: FR: First movie “Alvin and the Chipmunks, the Squeakquel” was on 6/12. Had an improved screen. Approx. 110 people attended. Concession took in
$81.20 Total rental for all 3 movies will $1050.00
Co-Ed Softball: SK: 74 players 5 coaches DACA will field 5 teams, Old Rosedale 3 and Clements Circle 2. Adult softball made a profit of $469.39. Fees are
going up. There will be no game 6/20.
Traffic: Commissioner Gebhardt to provided SEMCOG traffic study.
Newsletter: AK: articles due 6/19. Ted Delphia has offered to print newsletter. Scouts to deliver between 6/26-7/6.
Corn Roast: AK: Looking for co-chair. SP, FR and DR not available for Corn Roast. First committee meeting 6/23.
Other Business: DW: Need to plan for future, new officers. Need to set a roadmap for the future.
March 8, 2010
Members Present: Ryan; Reimer; Bagazinski, C.; Plafchan; Klein; Kolhoff; Spilsbury; Martin; Falkowski; Gebhardt; Grzebik; Weis; Case; Bagazinski, J.
Treasurer’s Report: Current balance is $2494.37
Motion by C. Bagazinski to authorize spending $600.00 for storage ad meeting room rental for one year. 2nd S. Plafchan. Motion: Approved
Membership: Membership is currently 178, 2 non-resident members and 3 honorary. AK, SW and CB to form membership subcommittee.
Activities: AK: Still going to send email to gauge interest. SP: Concern over the amount of money that Archie’s would expect versus the number of
Easter Egg Hunt: AK: The church has cancelled the hunt for this year over concern about the weather.
Soccer: AK: Registration has begun. Spring season to begin 4/24.
Park Clean-up: SK: Clean-up date is 5/1 starting at 10 a.m. FR: LPS has given permission to use the Jefferson parking lot from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for
document shredding. Old Rosedale and Clements Circle to be invited.
Co-Ed Softball: SK: Last year DACA fielded 4 teams, Old Rosedale 2 and Clements Circle 1. Games are played every Sunday from Memorial Day to Labor
Day. Cost will be $20.00 non-DACA members and $15 for members.
Movies: FR: No movies chosen yet. First movie to be 6/19
Traffic: Nothing new. Commissioner Gebhardt to provide traffic studies in regard to left turn light at Joy/Merriman.
Newsletter Advertising: AK and FR to meet to put together a sales kit for newsletter ads.
Franklin Senior All night Party: JG: A benefit for the party to be held at Buffalo Wild Wings, 6677 North Wayne Road, Westland on 4/14.
December 14, 2009
Members Present: Ryan; Plafchan; Kolhoff; Wisecarver, S.; Holycross: Klein: Banny
Treasurer’s Report: Current balance is $2496.19
Membership: Membership is currently 178, 2 non-resident members and 3 honorary.
Membership: AK, SW and CB to form membership subcommittee.
Activities: SW: Archie’s has offer to allow DACA to use their greenhouse room for an adults only game night. Food & Beverage must be purchased for the
room to be free of charge. Thursday and Friday nights were suggested by Archie’s. AK to send email to gauge interest.
Traffic: SP: Traffic Commission voted at August meeting to remove left turn lane from westbound Schoolcraft onto southbound Middlebelt.
Meeting Dates: Discussed options for meeting dates. Have general membership meetings monthly, quarterly, bi-yearly, having floating dates or set meeting
dates. Motion by M. Banny to met quarterly with one meeting in October as specified in By-Laws and have 3 other meeting with dates TBA. 2nd S. Klein
Church: Would like to have a joint garage sale with DACA in the spring.
Census: It is important that all residents are counted. Snowbirds that reside here for 6 months should be counted here.
Library: Noble branch has new hours: Monday and Wednesday 10-8, Tuesday, Thursday Saturday and Sunday Closed, Friday 9-5
November 9, 2009
Members Present: Ryan; Reimer; Bagazinski; Kolhoff; Falkowski; Wisecarver, S.; Wisecarver, D.; Queen; Plafchan; Spilsbury; Case; Caloia
Treasurer’s Report: Current balance is $3208.17.
Membership: Membership is currently 177, 2 non-resident members and 3 honorary.
Movies in the Park: FR: Nothing new to report
Fall Soccer: 80+ children have played. 10/14 was last day. Everyone had fun and there were no injuries.
Halloween: Church did not hold ‘Trunk or Treat’. There was only one report of vandalism on Devil’s Night.
Neighborhood: DW: Radar speed signs did slow traffic down.
Removal of traffic signs still an issue. Eric Lawrence of the Detroit Free Press (email@example.com) is interested in public comment of the removal of the
Membership: Suggestions for boasting membership:
-Newsletter list w/current members.
-Website list w/current members.
-Mail renewal reminders.
-Welcome letter to new neighbors w/1/2 off memberships.
Neighbor to neighbor
-Discount for activities w/membership.
-Coupons from DACA and/or sponsors.
-Decal for windows
Meeting Dates: Motion tabled.
Park Clean-up 5/1
Fall Soccer 9/11
October 12, 2009 - Annual Meeting
Members Present: Ryan; Plafchan; Kolhoff; Banny; Bagazinski; Caloia; Spilsbury; Grzywalz; Klein, R.; Klein, S.; Cardents; Martin; Weis; Wisecarver, D.;
Wisecarver, S.; Case
Treasurer’s Report: Current balance is $3062.11.
Membership: Membership is currently 172, 2 non-resident members and 3 honorary. 1/3 of renewals are members that had lapsed. Q3 is when most renew or
Services that D.A.C.A. provides:
Co-Ed Softball Ideas
Youth Soccer; Spring /Fall T-ball
Movies in the Park Art Fair
Corn Roast Indoor movies
Easter Egg Hunt
Speeding on streets Thank you notes on street repair
Neighborhood Watch Library Postings - Newsletters
City Neighborhood resource for residents via web or packet
2008/2009 Activities: AK:
Co-Ed Softball 80
Movies in the Park 100-150 for each film
Corn Roast 172 with rain date
Easter Egg Hunt 200
Newsletter was delivered 3 times
By-Laws: AK:Revisions to Article III and Article VIII.
Motion to amend by D Wisecarver, 2nd C. Bagazinski
Neighborhood Safety: AK: A resident had 4 wheels stolen off of his vehicle while it parked in front of his house.
D. Wisecarver and S. Wisecarver to contact LPD re: radar speed signs.
Budget: AK: 2008/09 Income Statement shows a net loss of $895.60. Corn Roast revenue was down $150.00. Membership dues revenue is down. Soccer is
carrying DACA. Presented proposed budget for 2009/10. Propose to increase 2009/10 budget by $210.00. Motion to approve 2009/10 Budget as presented by
S. Plafchan, 2nd S. Klein. Motion: Approved
Meeting Dates: Tabled
Easter Egg Hunt 3/20/10
Spring Soccer 4/24/10
Park Clean-up 5/1/10
Corn Roast 8/14/10
Fall Soccer 9/11/10
Game Nights: SW: Archie’s would host DACA game nights with no room rental charge with food and beverage purchases.
Candidate Night: AK: There will be a candidates night at Emerson Middle School @ 6:30 p.m.
Halloween: Church will be hosting Trunk or Treat on 10/31.