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AWCC Membership Meeting Agenda – November 8, 2016

Calvary United Methodist Church, 971 Beech Ave
Tuesday, November 8th at 7:30 pm

  • Visitors: Erin Tobin, Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy
  • Minutes
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Tree and Scholarship for Stella “Yia Yia”
  • Vote on Bylaws
  • Elections!
  • Ways and Means: Christmas Tour
    • Volunteer Signups
    • Two More Houses
    • Five Year Plan with Calvary
  • Housing and Planning
    • Film Guidelines
    • Western Avenue
    • Light of Life
    • Buhl Grant Meeting
  • Green Space: Parklet
  • Membership Events
    • 50th Anniversary: Alleys, Axles and Ales Report
    • Mixers
    • History Project Update
  • Property: 806 Western Avenue Improvements
  • Friends
  • Committee Q&A

Proposed Amendment to the AWCC Constitution and Bylaws

Below please find the proposed amendment to the AWCC Constitution and Bylaws from the July 12, 2016 AWCC meeting.

First paragraph of Duties of Officers should be changed to read (changes highlighted in bold):

“The President shall preside at all meetings of the Council and Executive Committee, and shall be ex-officio member of all committees except the Nominating Committee. He The President may appoint special committees, and shall perform all other duties usually pertaining to the office. The President along with the Treasurer shall prepare an annual budget for presentation at the June meeting for the fiscal year beginning in July. The budget will be voted on at the July membership meeting.

Implementation: According to Article XII Bylaws, the amendment may be adopted upon presentation in writing of the proposed change at one regular meeting, and the publication in the Allegheny West Gazette, and a ⅔ vote concurring at the next regular meeting (November 8, 2016 at 7:30 pm).

AWCC Board Nominations and Voting

Board members will be voted on in November. To vote for board members, or any other issue at a council meeting, members are required to be “in good standing”. Per the Allegheny West Civic Council bylaws, a member in good standing is a person or organization who has paid dues for the year and belongs either as an individual or group. The slate will be proposed at the October general membership meeting at which time additional nominations may be made from the floor. If you intend to vote please make sure you’re in good standing and have paid your dues. If you’re unsure feel free to send an e-mail to membership@alleghenywest.org.

The nominating committee is proposing the following slate of officers for 2017.

President: John DeSantis
Ways and Means Committee: Vacant
Vice President: Ann Gilligan
Membership Committee: Scott Mosser
Treasurer: Dan Adam
Communications Committee: Sara Sweeney
Recording Secretary: Michael Shealey
Housing and Planning Committee: Timothy Zinn
Sergeant-at-Arms: Fran Barbush
Friends of Allegheny West: Trish Burton
Property Committee: Elaine Stone
Ex Officio, Past President: Cathy Serventi

AWCC Membership Meeting Agenda – October 11, 2016

Calvary United Methodist Church, 971 Beech Ave
Tuesday, October 11th at 7:30 pm

  • Visitors: City of Pittsburgh
  • New Neighbors
  • Minutes
  • Vote on Bylaws
  • Nominations for 2017 Officers
  • Housing and Planning Updates
  • Film Guidelines
  • AWDC Updates: 928 Western
  • Property: 806 Western Improvements
  • Parklet Committee
  • Ways and Means
  • Friends
    • Final 2016 Cleanup!
  • Membership Events
    • Mixer: Friday, October 14th
  • Committee Q&A

AWCC Board Nominations and Voting

Board members will be voted on in November. To vote for board members, or any other issue at a council meeting, members are required to be “in good standing.” Per the Allegheny West Civic Council bylaws, a member in good standing is a person or organization who has paid dues for the year and belongs either as an individual or group. (View the Bylaws)

The nominating committee is proposing the following slate of officers for 2017

President: John DeSantis
Vice President: Ann Giligan
Treasurer: Dan Adam
Recording Secretary: Michael Shealey
Sergeant-at-Arms: Fran Barbush
Property Committee:
Ways and Means Committee:
Membership Committee: Scott Mosser
Communications Committee: Sara Sweeney
Housing and Planning Committee: Timothy Zinn
Friends of Allegheny West: Trish Burton

The slate will be proposed at the October general membership meeting at which time additional nominations may be made from the floor. If you intend to vote please make sure you’re in good standing and have paid your dues. If you’re unsure feel free to send an email to membership@alleghenywest.org.

AWCC Membership Meeting Agenda – September 13, 2016

Calvary United Methodist Church, 971 Beech Ave
Tuesday, September 13th at 7:30pm

  • Visitor: Carnegie Science Center
  • Visitors: City of Pittsburgh
  • New Neighbors
  • Minutes
  • Treasurer’s Report & Finalize Budget
  • Bylaws
  • Housing and Planning Updates
    • Western Ave
    • Light of Light
  • AWDC Updates: 928 Western
  • Property: 806 Western Improvements
  • Ways and Means
    • Final report about the Wine Tour
    • Christmas Tour
  • Friends
    • Cleanups!
  • Membership Events
    • Mixer: Friday, September 16 at Peppi’s
    • Alleys, Axles and Ales
  • Committee Q&A

Proposed Amendment to the AWCC Constitution and Bylaws

Below please find the proposed amendment to the AWCC Constitution and Bylaws from the July 12, 2016 AWCC meeting.

First paragraph of Duties of Officers should be changed to read (changes highlighted in bold):

“The President shall preside at all meetings of the Council and Executive Committee, and shall be ex-officio member of all committees except the Nominating Committee. He The President may appoint special committees, and shall perform all other duties usually pertaining to the office. The President along with the Treasurer shall prepare an annual budget for presentation at the June meeting for the fiscal year beginning in July. The budget will be voted on at the July membership meeting.

Implementation: According to Article XII Bylaws, the amendment may be adopted upon presentation in writing of the proposed change at one regular meeting, and the publication in the Allegheny West Gazette, and a ⅔ vote concurring at the next regular meeting (September 13, 2016 at 7:30 pm).

AWCC Membership Meeting Agenda – July 12, 2016

Calvary United Methodist Church, 971 Beech Ave
Tuesday, July 12th at 7:30pm (pre-session at 7:00pm)

  • 7:00 – 7:30 – Jim Pashek
  • Visitor: Carnegie Science Center
  • Visitor: Finalize Buhl Grant Outcomes/Next Steps
  • New Neighbors
  • Minutes
  • Treasurer’s Report & Finalize Budget
  • Housing and Planning Updates
    • Western Ave
    • Light of Light
    • CCAC
  • AWDC Updates: 928 Western
  • Property: 806 Western Improvements
  • Ways and Means
    • Final report about the Wine Tour
    • Christmas Tour
  • Friends
    • Cleanups!
    • Babb volunteer day: July 14, all welcome
  • Membership Events
    • Corn roast in September
    • Mixer: Friday, July 15 at the Modern Cafe
    • 50 Anniversary: Alleys, Axles and Ales
  • Committee Q&A

AWCC Membership Meeting Agenda – June 14, 2016

Calvary United Methodist Church, 971 Beech Ave
Tuesday, June 14th at 7:30pm

  • GUEST SPEAKER: Light of Life
  • Announcements
  • New Neighbors
  • Minutes
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Finalize Budget: 2016–2017 Fiscal Year
  • House Tour Update
  • Housing and Planning Updates
  • AWDC Updates
  • House History Update/Demo
  • Property
  • Friends: Cleanup
  • Green Space: Parklet
  • Membership Events
  • NSLC Updates
  • Allegheny Commons
  • Committee Updates

AWCC Membership Meeting Agenda – May 10, 2016

971 Beech Avenue
Tuesday, May 10th at 7:30

  • Allegheny West Historic Preservation Awards
  • Announcements
  • New neighbors
  • Minutes
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Draft Budget – 2016-2017 Fiscal Year
  • House Tour Update
  • Housing and Planning Updates
  • AWDC Updates
  • House History Update
  • Property: 806 Western Repairs/Upgrades
  • Friends: Cleanup & Parklet
  • Membership Events
  • NSLC Updates
  • Allegheny Commons
  • Committee Q&A

Send a note to president@alleghenywest.org if you have additional agenda items to add.