MINUTES OF OMVNA STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING
Monday, April 26, 2021
Convened Electronically via Zoom
Steering Committee: Susan Bickford, Sam Blewis, Robert Cox, David Lewis, Larry Rosenberg, Larry Rush, Jamil Shaikh, Lorraine Wormald (8/8)
Sub-Committee Chairs: Kristin Bailey, Sherril Brennan, Jerry Steach
Neighbors: Maureen Blando, Aaron Grossman, Max Hauser, Roberto Miller, Toni Rath, Eric
(1) CALL TO ORDER
Chair David Lewis called the meeting to order at 7:37 PM.
(2) CALL FOR ADDITIONAL AGENDA ITEMS
Chair David Lewis called for any additional agenda items.
There were no additional items.
(3) APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Chair David Lewis presented the minutes from the previous meeting on Monday,
January 25, 2021.
Robert Cox moved their approval, Larry Rush seconded. The motion passed.
(4) NEXT MEETING(S)
The next OMVNA Steering Committee Meeting was set for July 26, 2021, at 7:30 PM via
The Steering Committee will meet to discuss the Ice Cream Social on June 28, at 7:30
(5) CERT UPDATE
CERT Committee member Sherril Brennan gave an update from the CERT Committee.
(6) COVID-19 UPDATE
SCC COVID-19 Ambassador David Lewis gave an update regarding COVID-19.
(7) NEIGHBORHOOD GRANT
Chair David Lewis reported that the association has been reimbursed for $2,000 of
expenses last year and has applied for a $2,500 grant for the upcoming fiscal year.
(8) R3 REZONING UPDATE
Vice-Chair Robert Cox gave an update on R3 parcel rezoning.
(9) OMV PARK LAND UPDATE
Vice-Chair Robert Cox gave an update on prospective parkland in Old Mountain View.
(10) TREASURERS REPORT
Treasurer Larry Rush presented the treasurer’s report.
OMNVA account balance: $28,694.57
(11) DOWNTOWN COMMITTEE
Downtown Committee Member Jamil Shaikh shared updates from the Downtown
Newsletter Editor Susan Bickford reported that the following newsletter would be in
Secretary Sam Blewis will work with Susan to create a poll gauging interest and comfort
with a late summer/early fall ice cream social.
(13) HISTORIC PRESERVATION
Historic Preservation Subcommittee Chair Jerry Steach provided an update on
preservation concerns and efforts in Old Mountain View.
(14) HISTORIC PRESERVATION
Historic Preservation Subcommittee Chair Jerry Steach provided a written update:
The Ames Building (former home of the Lock Museum and locksmith on the 100 block of
Castro St.) is on the market. I’m told by one of the owners, though this isn’t public,
they’re asking $6.1 million! The listing agents are calling it a “renovation opportunity,”
but at that price, we should expect the eventual owners will want to do more than a
“renovation,” so it’s something we need to keep an eye on.
Chair David Lewis adjourned the meeting at 9:02 PM
Respectfully submitted by Sam Blewis, OMVNA Secretary