|Meeting Notes December 14 , 2013||
Attendance: Ray Miner, Steve Shurtleff, Ralph Harwood, Brent Todd, Lois Bradley, Kathy Bush, Ed Bush, Elaine Clow, Bruce Crawford, Bill Smith, Tom Chaney, and Lynne Raleigh
A public session in December was well-attended with broad representation from the community. Discussion addressed how individuals and groups would be involved in Concord 250 events. Another meeting will be held in mid-January at Council chambers where they will continue the collection of ideas for participation. Check the concord250.org site for details.
PVA Participation in Concord 250 Events
Time capsule will be unearthing June 7, 2014 as the kickoff event. It will be on display unopened at Merrimack Savings Bank and other locations.
City Planning Board: Kathy Bush attended the Dollar General Store session. There is no sewer service south of CC Tomatoes on Fisherville Road. For encourage development, restriction relief from City is needed.
Village Rezoning: The presentation of survey data and breakout sessions included initial mapping of preferred redistricting and building types. A second meeting will be scheduled. Rivco and Washington Street School should be added to the redistricting discussion.
Historic Preservation: American Legion may be planning to demolish buildings on Washington Street. It may be possible for PVA to partner with Penacook Historical Society to save those buildings. There is a need for some level of preservation without excessive restriction. Need to determine Legion’s plans.
Tree Lighting: 280 plus people attended. A formal committee should be formed for 2014. and the high school could be involved. A $400 PA system has been purchased and is available to other non-profits.
Safe Routes to School: A walking to school and biking to school travel plan is being developed. A federal grant is supporting this effort.
The Business Committee will start up again January 9.
Nominations and elections: Elections will be held at the annual meeting in February. Three positions are open.
| To involve citizens in enhancing the quality of life, protecting the historic character, and fostering economic vitality in Penacook Village.
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