Minutes for Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Minutes for Tuesday, February 25, 2014

The regular monthly ASNC meeting was held February 25, 7:00 PM, at the Alief Henington Library, 7979 Kirkwood.
Chairperson, Barbara Quattro, called the meeting to order at 7:03 P.M. Roll Call of Council members was done by sign-in sheet. A quorum was met (see attached). . The purpose of the meeting was to inform interested residents of upgrades to the current library until a new library is built at Alief Community Park in 2019. In addition, the meeting gave developers the opportunity to answer questions about new low income projects for which the developers have submitted.

GUESTS: Veronica Hernandez (COH Mayor’s office); Catherine Le (Congressman Al Green’s office; Jalyn Gordon (Councilman Costello’s office); John Middleton and Greg Simpson (Houston Library Dept); representatives of developers Picerne Properties and Lafayette; and representatives from several local HOA’s, LULAC, YMCA, AHOP and Alief Friends of the Park.

HOSPITALITY –No hospitality was provided for this meeting. Hospitality providers are encouraged to volunteer.
MOTIONS MADE: No regular business was conducted at this meeting. The CIP is discussed below.

CHAIRS REPORT There were no reports


The Guest speaker was John Middleton, City of Houston Library Department, who presented the proposed layout of the library remodeling project. The remodeling project will take place as an interim measure until the new, expanded CIP library is built at the Alief CommunityPark. Drawings were provided and upgrades discussed such as a teen area, welcome entry, new furniture, and a remodeled computer area.

Two low income projects in Fort Bend school district were discussed. The developers provided graphics as well as general rules for the subsidized units. Both developments are on the edge of the Alief Super Neighborhood boundary lines at West Belfort and Synott.

Chairperson, Barbara Quattro, also read the list of items that were to be submitted to the upcoming Capital Improvement Plan meeting in March. There was discussion among the attendees about the wording of the library expansion. The ASNC Board of Directors had voted unanimously to accept the City’s proposal of including the Alief Library with the new multi-purpose center at Alief Community Park.

The meeting adjourned at 8:30 PM. Attendees were encouraged to talk to speakers and guests after the meeting

Minutes approved ____________
Compiled, Written and Submitted by
V. M. Sugar, Secretary