PHCA Meeting Minutes for December 4, 2012

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Pimmit Hills Citizens Association Meeting
Tuesday, December 4, 2012, 7:30pm

The President called the meeting to order at 7:35.

Pledge of Allegiance

Guest Speaker – Michelle Thompson from Fairfax County Consumer Affairs gave a presentation and answered questions about medical identity theft.

Adoption of Agenda
  • A motion to amend the agenda was made and approved.
Pimmit Barns Presentation
Lesley Stone led a presentation and update regarding the Save the Pimmit Barn Group’s efforts. This included a video, some results from the survey, summary of meetings with Supervisor Foust and historical background by Paul Mason Kohlenberger of the McLean Historical Society.

Acceptance of October 2, 2012 minutes
  • 2 amendments were made to the minutes. The minutes were approved with the amendments.

Officer’s reports
  • Treasurer’s report: CD account $5,416.45, operating account-$7,379.75, to total $ 12,796.2.
  • Secretary’s report: The secretary has resigned; she is moving out of the neighborhood.
  • Three-year director’s report: Gave an update regarding the Tysons-Pimmit Library renovations. Currently in paperwork and design stage. Move-in expected in 2016.
  • Vice President’s Report: no report
  • President’s report: The association has purchased liability insurance.

Environmental Committee Report 
  • The Fall Cleanup was a success with 21 volunteers.
  • A proposal for a NEPP grant to support future cleanups was submitted.

Nominating Committee
  • The Committee was announced: Connie Cordovilla, Lisa Gibbs, Sarah Rock

Proposed PHCA Bylaw Amendment regarding membership definition – The sponsor moved to postpone discussion until the next meeting.

“Save the Barn/Build the Home” Resolution was taken from the table by sponsor Connie Cordovilla. The resolution to form 2 committees was discussed. A vote was taken and the resolution passed.

A motion to suspend the rules for 20 minutes to allow Supervisor Foust to give updates was made and approved. Supervisor Foust gave an update regarding multiple issues of interest to the neighborhood including but not limited to:
  • The Pimmit Hills Barn
  • The Falls Church Water Settlement
  • Tysons Traffic Impact Study
  • Dulles Connector/Silver Line Sound Walls
  • Pedestrian access to Silver Line
  • Fairfax County Park improvements
  • Blighted property in Pimmit Hills
  • Washington Gas work in Pimmit Hills

“Proposal for bylaw changes related to Officer and Director Nominations and Elections” This proposal to amend the bylaws was presented in writing by Connie Cordovilla. It was read and will be discussed at a meeting to be scheduled before the March 2013 meeting.

Members and guests adjourned to enjoy refreshments and holiday treats.

Submitted by Sarah Rock


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