BEACHWOOD CANYON NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION
July 11, 2002
Board Members in attendance:
Nina Van Tassell
Fran Reichenbach called the meeting to order at 7:40 p.m.
by those in the audience. The Board Members
introduced themselves. Greg Bullock was the
Sergeant of Arms.
minutes were read from the last meeting. One
correction was made and that is that Mr. Person is the chief inspector for the Zoning
Department. After that correction was made,
the minutes were unanimously approved.
Treasurers Report was read. The balance
various issues were discussed:
the last meeting, there was street cleaning twice in a small area of the
began the discussion of Neighborhood Councils and what Franklin-Hollywood Hills
Neighborhood Council has accomplished, and what the difference between the Hollywood
Alliance and Franklin-Hollywood Hills Neighborhood Council was. Several people discussed and defended the
different positions. A brief history lesson
was reiterated concerning the DONE and its role in a proposed merger between the two
groups. It was emphatically stated that there
was no merger. The proposed by-laws of the
two groups were discussed and the upcoming by-laws meeting on July 18th was
discussed. Other points made on this subject
included the fact the HUNC is not a viable entity; that there are political forces at work
to weaken the empowerment of our neighborhood as designated by the boundaries set forth by
the Franklin-Hollywood Hills Neighborhood Council, namely anti-secession forces; that
there has been collusion between the DONE and the Hollywood Alliance to weaken the power
of the neighborhood.
Diana Knoll reported on the status of repaving Beachwood Drive. According to the information she received from
Councilman Tom LaBonges Office, the situation is still being studied; but assured
Ms. Knolls that Beachwood Drive would not be resurfaced with asphalt. Also, she reported to the audience that
other residential streets would be addressed.
from the audience included still the necessity to slow down speeding traffic up and down
Beachwood, particularly above the intersection of the Beachwood Market. Byrd and George volunteered to look into that and
also accessibility of the fire trucks to traverse our narrow streets as a proactive fire
prevention measure. Missy Kelly discussed the
woes of the loss of permit parking in the Pineapple Tract.
meeting was adjourned at 8:50 p.m.