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Thursday, September 13, 2018




Mayfair Civic Association Meeting

Monday September 17th, 2018 - 7pm - Mayfair Community Center

Agenda

As a sign of respect to your neighbors, we kindly ask you to please refrain from conversing
among yourselves during our meeting. If you feel as though you need to hold a private

conversation, please step into the lobby area before doing so.

Thank you!


 Pledge of Allegiance - (Please silence all cell phones)
 Officers Present
President: Donny Smith
Vice President: Kevin Leonard
Secretary / Zoning Chair: Michael Serverson
Treasurer / Membership Chair: Christina
Loughrin
Sgt. at Arms / Clean Up Chair: Pat Callahan
Asst. Sgt. at Arms: Joe Conboy
Asst. Zoning Chair: Dan Collins
Mayfair Business Assoc.: Lisa Greco
Mayfair Memorial Playground Co. Chairs:
Dana Lambie, Mia Hylan, &
Melinda Mulvenna

Announcements and Updates

 Treasurers Report: Kevin Leonard – Jim Ortlieb has recently resigned as our Treasurer. Kevin
Leonard and Christina Loughrin will share the roles as Treasurer until the transition to Christina is
complete.
 American Flag Project : Soon, our flags will be coming down and stored for the winter season.
Having flown for three years now, some of our 100+ American flags will need to be retired, and
will need to be replaced before next season. Please donate here, or visit our website to make a
donation via Paypal to keep these flags flying in 2019. Thank you!
 Membership:

• $10 per year • $40 for 5 years • $100 Lifetime

Applications available at the rear or online at MayfairCivicAssociation.com

(Must reside within Civic boundaries)
Please renew now for 2019!

 Friends of Pennypack Park Update: Nance Kerns – “LIKE” Friends of Pennypck Park on
Facebook for updates.
 Mayfair Business Improvement District & MCDC Updates: Marc Collazzo
“LIKE” Mayfair Business Improvement District and Mayfair Community Development Corporation
on Facebook for daily updates.
 Mayfair Memorial Playground Update: “LIKE” Mayfair Memorial Playground on Facebook for
updates.
 PDAC Update: Joe Valecci (President) - “LIKE” 15th_PDAC on Facebook for updates.
 Pennypack Music Festival: The 2018 Season has wrapped up, and Pennypack Music Festival
donated just shy of $5,000 to several schools in NE Philadelphia to help fund their musical
education programs. “LIKE” Pennypack Music Festival on Facebook for updates. If you would
like to become a 2019 PPMF Sponsor, please email info@Pennypack.org. Thank you!
 Mayfair Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade : Sunday November 18 th starting at Noon.
Email info@ThanksgivingParade to become a 2018 Sponsor, or to enter the Parade. “LIKE”
Mayfair Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade on Facebook for updates.
 Mayfair Halloween Decoration Contest : Nominate homes and businesses that you think best
capture the spirit of Halloween on our Mayfair Civic Association Facebook page, or via email.
The deadline to enter a home will be at midnight October 14 th . Details and updates also on our
Facebook page.
Prizes donated by Mayfair Business Association Members will be delivered on Wednesday
October 24 th to the three best-decorated homes and businesses in Mayfair.
Good luck!
 Mayfair Tee Shirts : Small to XL are $12 each / 2 for $20 • 2X tees are $15 each / 2 for $25
Any combo that includes a 2X tee is 2 for $25 (example: 1 small + 1 2X)

Presentations

1. Philadelphia School District: Haniyya Sharpe-Brown, Dr. Bird, & Danielle Floyd – To
discuss the future of Austin Meehan Middle School
2. Philadelphia Mural Arts: Maria Moller & Nick Gibbon – To discuss several murals
planned throughout Mayfair

Zoning in Mayfair

(called in the order that they were received)

1. 3020 Wellington - Residential
Applicant : Zhen Jin
Application # : 861311
Appeal # : 34620
ZBA Hearing Date : 10/24/18 • 9:30 AM • Zoning Board of Adjustment 1515 Arch st, 18 th floor
Application for: PERMIT FOR THE REMOVAL OF TWO (2) EXISTING OFF-STREET ACCESSORY GARAGE
PARKING SPACES AND THE CREATION OF TWO (2) OFF-STREET ACCESSORY SURFACE PARKING SPACES IN
THE REAR ACCESSORY TO AN EXISTING TWO-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING.

Voting


Current Members of the Mayfair Civic Association have the following three (3) voting options

1.     Opposed - The Mayfair Civic Association will send a letter to the Philadelphia Zoning Board
of Adjustment recommending that the applicant be DENIED from getting zoning approval

2.     Not Opposed with Provisos – The Mayfair Civic Association will send a letter to the
Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment recommending that the applicant be GRANTED zoning
approval WITH PROVISOS (detailed below)

3.     Not Opposed – The Mayfair Civic Association will send a letter to the Philadelphia Zoning
Board of Adjustment recommending that the applicant be GRANTED zoning approval
WITHOUT PROVISOS (detailed below)

Provisos


Residential Provisos
1.  The outside of your establishment must be kept clean, maintained, graffiti free, and swept at all
times
2.     Snow removal to be done within 6 hours of the storm
3.     Contact information (Name - Phone Number - Email) to be provided to the Mayfair Civic
Association for the owner, as well as property manager

Other Zoning Matters / Updates

1. 3401 Princeton - Residential
Applicant : Arshen Kashkashian
Application # : 897373
Appeal # : 34853
ZBA Hearing Date : 11/14/18 • 9:30 AM • Zoning Board of Adjustment 1515 Arch st, 18 th floor

Application for: PERMIT FOR BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL OFFICE ON 1 ST FLOOR WITH EXISTING
TWO (2) FAMILY DWELLING ABOVE IN AN EXISTING STRUCTURE
The Mayfair Business Improvement District has been chosen as the Coordinating RCO for this matter.
Check the Mayfair Civic Association Facebook page for updates.
2. 2825-35 Cottman Ave (former Teamster Building) - Commercial
Applicant : Glenn Hing
Application # : 895073
Appeal # : 34887
ZBA Hearing Date : 11/14/18 • 9:30 AM • Zoning Board of Adjustment 1515 Arch st, 18 th floor
Application for: PERMIT FOR THE ERECTION OF A ROOF DECK A TOP OF EXISTING ONE (1) STORY
STRUCTURE; FOR THE EXTENSION OF EXISTING STAIR (TOWER PENTHOUSE TO ACCOMMODATE ROOF
DECK LEVEL); FOR THE ERECTION OF AN EXTERIOR FOR EGRESS FROM THE ROOF DECK FOR AN
EXISTING BAR / RESTAURANT AT FIRST AND SECOND FLOOR AT UNIT #1 ON THE SAME LOT EXISTING
FOUR (4) TENANT SPACES UNIT #2, UNIT #3, UNIT #4, AND UNIT #5 AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED. SIZE
AND LOACATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION
A public meeting has yet to have been scheduled to discuss this matter. Check the Mayfair Civic
Association Facebook page for updates.

3. 3239 Teesdale - Residential
Applicant : Zhen Jin
Application # : 887366
Appeal # : 34812
ZBA Hearing Date : 11/7/18 • 9:30 AM • Zoning Board of Adjustment 1515 Arch st, 18 th floor
Application for: PERMIT FOR A TWO (2) FAMILY DWELLING IN AN EXISTING STRUCTURE.
A public meeting has yet to have been scheduled to discuss this matter. Check the Mayfair Civic
Association Facebook page for updates.

Open Discussion

 Wrap Up : If anyone would like to get more involved with the Civic, we could use
volunteers! Please introduce yourself after the meeting or via email
(MayfairCivicAssociation@yahoo.com)
 Facebook : "LIKE" Mayfair Civic Association on Facebook to stay current on all things
happening in Mayfair!
 Next Meeting : Our next regularly Civic Meeting will be held on Monday November 19 th
2018 at 7pm. Check Civic Facebook page and or Civic Website for notices of possible
Special Zoning Meetings in October.

Please fold your chairs and place them along the wall before you leave

Thank You!