Monday, January 21, 2019


Mayfair Civic Association Meeting
Monday January 28th, 2019 • 7pm • Mayfair Community Center
 
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!
 
Agenda
 
  • 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: Joe Valecce
Mayfair Business Assoc.: Lisa Greco
Mayfair Memorial Playground Co. Chairs:  Dana Lambie, Mia Hylan, &
Melinda Mulvenna

 
 
Announcements and Updates
 
·       Treasurers Report: Christina Loughrin
 
·       American Flag Project: All of our flags will need to be replaced. 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!
 
·       Meet the NEW 15th : Captain John Walker & P/O Megan McLaughlin
 
·       Mayfair Christmas Decoration Contest & Trolley Tour: Congratulations to our winners 3513 Shelmire, 3439 Chippendale, 3319 Chippendale, 7411 Brous, 7816 Lexington, 7930 Lister, Hot Looks Hair Salon, Joe Ems State Farm, and St. Matthew’s Rectory!
 
·       Civic Lot Update: If anyone knows the whereabouts of John Wisnewski or Wayne Beltz both formerly on Cottman Avenue, please let us know.
 
Mayfair Tee Shirts : Available at Bellalisa Hair Studio – 3530 Cottman Ave, 19149
·      Small to XL tees 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)
 
·       Pennypack Music Festival: “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 Business Improvement District & MCDC Updates: Marc Collazzo
“LIKE” Mayfair Business Improvement District and Mayfair Community Development Corporation on Facebook for daily updates.
 
 
Zoning in Mayfair
(called in the order that they were received)
 
 
1. 3101 Glenview st. - Residential
Applicant : James Brown
Application # : 917933
Appeal # : 35519
ZBA Hearing Date : 2/6/19 • 9:30 AM • Zoning Board of Adjustment 1515 Arch st, 18th floor
 
Application for: TWO (2) FAMILY DWELLING IN AN EXISTING STRUCTURE
 
2. 7378 Rowland Ave. - Commercial
Applicant : Shawn Ward ESQ. / William Baker (Expeditor for Owner)
Application # : 918575
Appeal # : 35784
ZBA Hearing Date : 1/22/19 • 2:00 PM • Zoning Board of Adjustment 1515 Arch st, 18th floor
 
Have and Hold
 
The applicant will be heard by the ZBA on 1/22/19. The ZBA will hold their decision until we submit the outcome of our meeting.
 
Application for: SPECIAL EXCEPTION/PERMIT FOR SENIOR CITIZEN ADULT REHAB CENTER WITH OVERNIGHT STAYS AND PROVIDE ON-SITE PHYSICAL THERAPY (THERAPY PERFORMED BY LICENSED THERAPIST WITH LICENSE FROM STATE OF PA) (PERSONAL CARE HOME) FOR MAXIMUM SIX (6) OCCUPANTS IN TWO (2) UNITS PROVIDING ASSISTANCE WITH BATHING, DRESSING, DIET AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, EVACUATION FROM THE RESIDENCE IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY, OR MEDICATION PRESCRIBED FOR SELF-ADMINISTRATION IN AN EXISTING STRUCTURE
 
 
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
 
Business / Commercial Provisos
1.       The outside of your establishment must be kept clean, maintained, graffiti free, and swept at all times
2.       Signage to be kept to a minimum 
  • No nailing of banners to the walls
  • No excessive signage in the windows (all windows should be easily seen through at all times)
  • Grand Opening signs, flags, garland, streamers etc to be removed within 30 days of store opening
3.       Add and maintain an outdoor trashcan
4.       Participation in the Safe Cam Program
5.       Snow removal to be done within 6 hours of the storm, and during business hours
6.       Contact information (Name - Phone Number - Email) to be provided to the Mayfair Civic Association for the tenant, as well as the property owner / landlord, and property manager
7.       Notify the MCA and Mayfair Business Association that you are seeking new hires and hire within the community if possible
 
 
  Civic Elections: 2019 is an election year for our Executive Board
 
 
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!
 
·      Friends of Pennypack Park Update: Nance Kerns – “LIKE” Friends of Pennypack Park on Facebook for updates.
 
·      Mayfair Memorial Playground Update: “LIKE” Mayfair Memorial Playground on Facebook for updates.
 
·      PDAC Update: Joe Valecce (President) - “LIKE” 15th_PDAC on Facebook for updates.
 
·      Next Meeting : Our next regularly Civic Meeting will be held on Monday March 18th 2019 at 7pm. Check Civic Facebook page and or Civic Website for notices of possible Special Zoning Meetings before then.
                                                            
 
Please fold your chairs and place them along the wall before you leave
 
Thank You!
 
Donny Smith
Mayfair Civic Association

President
"Mayfair - 
 An Awesome Place to Live!"

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