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Monthly Steering Committee Minutes for 2005


OMVNA Steering Committee Meeting
October 10, 2005

Officers Attending

Treasurer - Aaron Grossman
Secretary - Kim Copher
Community Liaison - Tom Matula
Member-at-Large - Erin Sanders

Officers Not Attending

Chair - Velva Rowell
Vice Chair - Ken Rosenberg
Newsletter - Nikol Jackson
Member-at-Large - Jamil Shaikh

Neighbors Attending

Margaret Koga, Todd & Elizabeth Turnidge

Guests attending

Paul Goldstein, Kiwanis


  • Minutes read and approved.

Chair's Report

  • Mountain View Chamber of Commerce Membership
    • $150 for membership renewal. Approved.
    • $115 for Leadership Mountain View. Approved.
  • Nick Gallioto — December 31st. Appointment for representation of downtown committee

Treasurer's Report

  • Total 7445.32, OMVNA = $7215.86, CERT = $229.46

CERT Update

  • CERT at 38 members
  • Aaron discussed HAM radio training and explained the merits of it. Trainings and incident command discussion.
  • Tim Johnson purchased our old radio and we bought a new radio.
  • Aaron stated that donations have aided our CERT program

City Report

  • City Council meeting 10/18 at 5 pm.
  • Last phase of Historic Preservation. They are hiring a consulting firm to list all of the historic homes in the area.
  • No agenda received yet.


  • Nikol not in attendance.

New Business

  • Paul Goldstein of MV Kiwanas (and neighbor on Mercy Street)
    • Paul joined us to let us know of monies that are available from the Kiwanas Club for local non-profit organizations. He wanted to know if we were interested in being recipients of said funds.
    • Aaron expressed that he didnít believe we were in need of the money given our current budget and that there were certainly other organizations that could benefit from the donation.
    • It was determined that we as a group would discuss this at the next meeting.
  • General Meeting Agenda
    • Date is November 13th at Landels School. Time is 1pm-3pm.
    • Set-up:Aaron, Velva, Margaret, Kim
    • Food and drinks: Aaron
    • Velva to run the meeting
    • Advertising: OMVNA newsletter, Ken to send a "save the date" email, Landels Wednesday Word.
    • Clean-up: Erin, Tom
    • Signs up 2 weeks in advance: Jamil
    • Expenses estimated at $85. Approved
    • Printing production $25
    • Food & drinks $25
    • Babysitter $25
    • Art projects for children $10
  • Meeting adjourned at 9:04 pm.

    Submitted by Kim Copher, Secretary

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