GNA members elected four new board members, Ronita Das, Zara DeLuca, Melanie Soper and Scott McCauley and re-elected officers Laurie Doig and Meryl McDaniel. The 2018-19 budget was adopted. Reps from Women on Watch, Ann Weiss and Harriet Weinstein, spoke on the importance of registering to vote and the August 14th primary. Girl Scouts from Julia A Stark school spoke about their Kindness Rocks project and brought examples of their work.
Jerry and Teddi Pia reflected on their decades running the Glenbrook Community Center as well as history of the building. GNA honored Jerry on his retirement and discussed what lies ahead for the Glenbrook Community Center. Thank you to First County Bank for donating the 06906 cake.
Meeting minutes can be found here.
Photos from the spring cleanup.
Commuter advocate, founder of the Commuter Action Group and author of weekly newspaper column "Getting There", Jim Cameron spoke about Connecticut's transportation crisis and possible solutions to our crowded trains and highways, higher fares and proposed service cuts. Jim's presentation can be found here. Meeting minutes can be found here.
The program topic was transportation, traffic and parking issues in Glenbrook. James Travers, Transportation, Traffic & Parking Bureau Chief and Frank Petise, Traffic Engineer, gave an overview of Glenbrook and answered questions regarding the new fees for resident street parking passes and various resident traffic issues. Meeting minutes can be found here.