Chatham Square Association

Fair Haven is a Diverse Community with a Rich History and a Beautiful Waterfront

 

Minutes 

June 18, 2014 ~ 6:10 pm – 7:10 pm

The Mary Wade Home

  • Welcome & Introductions- attendees: Sally, Mary Ann, Marian, George, Lt. Johnson, Natalie, Christel, Elizabeth, Len, Michael, Lee, Luz, Doug, Ana, Joan, Susan, Dieniz
  • Doug Hausladen, Director of Traffic, Parking and Transportation- supports community and shared his vision for helping local issues and plans for neighborhood traffic regulations
  • CARE: Yale School Public Health Report – Luz\Dieniz
    • Urban Walking Trail- approval for funding $780.65
    • Other activities- community yoga class begins this month- free yoga every 3rd Saturday of the month at Fair Haven Library- 11-1pm (11-12 English; 12-1pm Spanish)
    • Economic & Community Development – Christel\Lee
      • Upcoming Community Dinning Out Night:Jun.25th, 6-8pm,GrandApizza
      • CitySeed Market starts July 10th at Q River Park
      • Beatification coming to I-91underpass (Front St. at Middletown Ave.)
        • need volunteers in the next few weeks for clean up & removal of invasive species: Saturdays 9am is proposed time, please contact Michael Bruno at URI for more information- Michael.a.bruno@uconn.edu
          • Opportunity for pictures of local residents
    • Save the date: Chatham Square Neighborhood Festival: September 6
    • Other activities:

Interested in this work group? Contact Christel Manning

  • Youth, Children & Families– Mary Ann\Sally
    • Tutoring program- ended this week for summer
    • Q Garden at Clinton Avenue School- wed 3-6pm gardening, picking
    • Summer Program- Thursday Mornings
    • Other activities: Chess Club- contact George for more info
    • Citywide Basketball League- Mayor’s Initiative

Interested in this work group? Contact Mary Ann Moran

  • Strong School building Project (SPACe) Update- Lee
    • We have submitted proposal, we were only proposal submitted; we will post document of RFP response. 

Interested? Join the group on our website or contact Lee Cruz

  • Web presence report: website, Facebook – Lee- 303 members; please add picture to your profile
    • Announcements\Report on other events:
      • New Haven Festival this week and next: www.artidea.org
      • Report on Fair Haven Popup Festival w/ Art Idea Festival, Sat. June 7, Christopher Columbus Family Academy, 255 Blatchley Street- great event
      • Report on: Branford Town Band Concert 5/28 – Mary Wade Gardens- great event
      • Report on Honey of an Evening May 29, 6-8pm – Fairhaven Farmacy

aka Meliss’a house on Chatham St. featuring local honey production- great event; contact Melissa to learn how to have your own  Bee Hive

  • Fair Haven Community Parade, May 30, 10:15- 2pm – Chatham Sq. Park- great event- honored Rafael Ramos
  • Police\Safety Report – there was a burglary on Front St.; dumping of cars in FH still an issue.  New equipment for speed monitoring- being used to monitor Clinton Ave. and Front St.; Dirt Bikes still an issue.

 

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Comment by Lee Cruz on June 24, 2014 at 11:31pm

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