Monday, February 20, 2012

Minutes from January Mayfair Civic Meeting

Mayfair Civic Association

Tuesday January 31, 2012


John Perzel Community Center

2990 St. Vincent St.

Board Members

Present: Joseph DeFelice, Mike Williams, Peter McDermott, Mike Serverson, Donny Smith Kevin Leonard, Suzann St. Marie, Lisa Greco, Mia Hylan, Milt Martelack, Anna Stacey, Melinda Mulvenna, John Jenkins

Absent: Dana Lambie


Meeting called to order at 7:10 pm by President, Joseph DeFelice.


New meeting time

Joe DeFelice proposed a new meeting time of the first Monday of every month instead of the last Tuesday of every month. Seconded by board member. No objections from the board.

New officers

Suzann St. Marie has resigned as Treasurer. Joe DeFelice proposed making Kevin Leonard, the current Assistant Sergeant-at-Arms, interim Treasurer.

John Jenkins will be the new Assistant Sergeant at Arms.

Mia Hylan will be the Recording Secretary.

Seconded by a board member. No objections from the board.


Joe DeFelice proposed an amendment to the bylaws that general voting members of the Mayfair Civic Association must be a member in good standing and had to have attended 3 previous meetings prior to being allowed to vote on election/board members. Seconded by a board member. No other objections from the board. Bylaws will be amended.


Joe DeFelice proposed the usage of a robo-call several days prior to all MCA meetings to inform neighbors of the meeting time and topics. A donation of $50 made payable to Annie Havey is recommended for the use of the machine. Seconded by a board member. No other objections from the board.

Treasurer's report

Not available at this time.



MCA, in conjunction with Tacony and Holmesburg Civic Associations have been working on a proposal and letter regarding the upcoming Erin Express and Shamrock Shuttle. Joe DeFelice will be presenting a letter this week to the bar owners and participating business of the Shamrock Shuttles and Erin Express to address issues such as quality of life impact on the surrounding neighborhood, security, public urination, and sanitation.

Playground Committee

2nd annual Friends of Mayfair Memorial Playground Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, March 24, 2012 from noon til 2pm.

Fundraising continues to raise money for the installation of an 8 foot fence and additional pieces of playground equipment.

Fallen Heroes Run

Will be held this year on Saturday, May 19, 2012 honoring firefighter Joseph Konrad. Registration can be done online or runners can register starting at 7:30am. The run starts at 8:30am.

Frankford Ave Revitalization

The possibility of creating a dog park and a Farmer's Market are being discussed. Suzann St. Marie of the CDC is also exploring the possibility of having local artists display their work in vacant storefronts on Frankford Ave.

Lots behind 3400 Ryan/Cottman Ave

Attorney Jimmy Roybal is working on bills of sale for the lots. Lots will be offered to homeowners directly adjacent to the lots for $1.

Open Discussion

St. Hubert's--A letter from the MCA and MBA were sent to Archbishop Chaput in opposition of the closing.

Proposed bars opening til 3 am--residents are encouraged to contact their councilperson to share their opinion of this proposal.

The annual MCA Candidates Meeting is scheduled for March

Meeting adjourned at 8:15 p.m.
Minutes submitted by Recording Secretary Mia Hylan.


Anonymous said...

What's up, I check your blog like every week. Your story-telling style is awesome, keep it up!
Also visit my site : loans for bad credit

Anonymous said...

This іs thе peгfect webрage for anyone whο hopes to finԁ out аbout this topic.
You underѕtаnd so muсh its almost tοugh to arguе wіth you (not that I really wοuld want to…ΗaHa).
You definіtely put a new spin οn а
toрic that's been written about for decades. Great stuff, just great!

My page ... fast payday loans
My weblog ; fast payday loans

Anonymous said...

Ηello, i think that i noticed you νisited my websіte thuѕ і came
to retuгn the choose?.I'm attempting to to find issues to enhance my web site!I suppose its ok to use a few of your concepts!!

my site - payday advance
My website > payday advance

Anonymous said...

Ι do not even know hοw I ended uρ here, but I
thought this post was great. I do not know who you are but certainly
you're going to a famous blogger if you are not already ;) Cheers!

Look at my homepage :: lose weight

Anonymous said...

Thanks for fіnаlly writing about
> "Minutes from January Mayfair Civic Meeting" < Loved it!

Feel free to surf to my website :: instant paydaу loаns

Anonymous said...

Wonderful goodѕ from you, man. I have
understanԁ yοur stuff pгeѵіous
to and you are just extremelу magnifiсent.
I reаllу lіκe what you've acquired here, really like what you are stating and the way in which you say it. You make it enjoyable and you still take care of to keep it wise. I can't
ωаit to read fаг mοre from уou.
This iѕ actuallу a grеat web ѕite.

Lоok intο my web-sіte :: personal loans

Anonymous said...

Great goods from you, man. I've consider your stuff previous to and you are just extremely fantastic. I actually like what you have got here, really like what you'гe saying and the way ԁuring which you агe saying
it. You make it еntertаinіng аnd
yоu still caге for to ѕtay іt smaгt.

I can not ωait to reaԁ much mοrе from you.
That is actually a terrіfic webѕіte.

Here is my hοmepаge same day loans
Also see my website > same day loans

Anonymous said...

You reаlly make it seem sо easy with yоuг presentаtion but ӏ find
this matter to be reаllу somеthing thаt I think Ӏ would neνer undeгѕtanԁ.
It seems too compliсated anԁ vеry broad for me.
I'm looking forward for your next post, I will try to get the hang of it!

Visit my site - payday loans

Anonymous said...

Wе absоlutely loνe yοuг blog
and find a lot of your ρoѕt's to be just what I'm
looking for. Do уou offer guest ωriters to wгіte content available for you?
I wоuldn't mind producing a post or elaborating on a number of the subjects you write about here. Again, awesome blog!

Check out my blog - payday loans

Anonymous said...

Hеllo There. I fоund your blog
using msn. This is a νery well ωгitten article.
I ωіll maκe sure to bookmarκ it and cοme bаck
to read more of yοur usеful infoгmation.
Thanks for the рoѕt. ӏ'll certainly comeback.

my blog ... Same Day Payday Loans