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CCRA Board News

11 Jun 2020 4:18 PM | Travis Oliver (Administrator)

At Tuesday's Board Meeting, the CCRA board agreed to hold the 2020 Annual Meeting in two phases, the first phase being an online election of new board members and the second phase consisting of a President's Report, speaker of interest, and questions and answers from the membership.  This will allow us to continue addressing neighborhood concerns and orienting our new board members in this challenging year.

The first phase, the board elections, will be conducted electronically as follows:

1. The slate of nominees for open board seats advanced by the Nominating Committee will be published to all members;  (Please see nominees' link here)

2.  Any member wishing to nominate another member for an open seat shall respond to the published slate within 48 hours, supplying the member's name and biographic details and a picture, if possible;--Accordingly, please submit a name, bio and photo of any additional nominee to by Monday, June 15, 5 PM

3. Voting on the revised slate shall be open thereafter for a period of two weeks for all members electronically;--CCRA will send out the final list of nominees on Thursday, June 18; voting will remain open until Thursday, July 2. Please note that ONLY ACTIVE CCRA MEMBERS will be permitted to vote.  If your membership has lapsed, please contact Travis Oliver and he will help you reestablish your membership.

4. CCRA shall publish the names of the successful candidates promptly thereafter.

In other Board news, it was reported:

  • that the City was making slow progress on the Recovery Streets proposal, endorsed by CCRA
  • the CCRA Budget for the next fiscal year was adopted, (link here) recognizing a need to raise $32 K in new way
  • the board voted to support the Historic Commission application of 1810 Chestnut Street, otherwise known as the Freeman building, (see letter here)
a Major Development Task Force for 2012 Chestnut Street, the former Philadelphia Housing Authority building, will be meeting with the developer soon

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