Mayfair is a vibrant Northeast Philadelphia neighborhood, home to a variety of stores, pubs and restaurants and the proud host of community events all year long. The Civic Association consists of volunteer citizens focused on the betterment of their Community.
Our General meetings are held the 3rd Monday of March, May, September and November and the 4th Monday of January at 7PM at the Mayfair Community Center, St. Vincent St. and Battersby St.
Mayfair Civic Association Meeting Monday January 27th, 2020 • 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.
Pledge of Allegiance - (Please silence all cell phones)
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: Please donate here, or visit our website to make a donation via Paypal to keep the flags flying in 2020!
• $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 2020!
·Pennypack Music Festival: “LIKE” Pennypack Music Festival on Facebook for updates. If you would like to become a 2020 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.
1.Philadelphia Department of Revenue: Vicki Riley - To discuss 2020 Real estate Tax bills
Zoning in Mayfair
Applicants were instructed to provide the Mayfair Civic Association with a Certificate of Mailing via U.S. Mail to residents and businesses within 250 feet of the property, and properties located on the same block as the project (as per Philadelphia Planning Commission) prior to our meeting.
Applicants were also asked to bring the same exact presentation to our meeting as what will be presented during the Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment hearing including photographs, descriptions, and drawings.
Applicants will be called in the order that they were received.
1. 7951 E. Roosevelt Blvd • Commercial
Applicant : Oleg Sokolov Esq. (attorney)
Application # : 956792
Appeal # : 38982
ZBA Hearing Date : 2/12/20 • Time 9:30am • Zoning Board of Adjustment 1515 Arch st, 18th floor Room 18-002
Application for:FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ADDITION ONTO AN EXISTING DETACHED STRUCTURE, SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON PLAN/APPLICATION. FOR USE AS PERSONAL VEHICLE REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE (LIMITED TO INCIDENTAL SERVICE AND MINOR REPAIRS NOT INCLUDING BODY OR FENDER WORK OR PAINTING, CLUTCH, CYLINDER, DIFFERENTIAL OR TRANSMISSION REPAIRS AND INSPECTIONS), AND PERSONAL VEHICLE SALES AND RENTAL, WITH NINE (9) ACCESSORY SURFACE PARKING SPACES (INCLUDING ONE (1) VAN-ACCESSIBLE SPACE); NO SIGNS ON THIS PERMIT.
2. 6501-95 Roosevelt Blvd • Commercial
Applicant : Coren Wise Esq.
Application # : 1015108
Appeal # : 39121
ZBA Hearing Date : 3/4/20 • Time 4:30pm • Zoning Board of Adjustment 1515 Arch st, 18th floor Room 18-002
Application for:A CHECK CASHING AGENCY (PERSONAL CREDIT ESTABLISHMENT) WITH EXISTING FINANCIAL SERVICE IN SPACE 18B AS PART OF AN EXISTING SHOPPING CENTER WITH ALL OTHER USES AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED (SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION).
3. 6401 Harbison Ave. • Commercial
Applicant : Jim Murray Esq.
Application # : 1013978
Appeal # : 39277
ZBA Hearing Date : 3/18/20 • Time 4:30pm • Zoning Board of Adjustment 1515 Arch st, 18th floor Room 18-002
Application for: FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF ONE (1) FREE-STANDING DOUBLE-FACED INTERNALLY ILLUMINATED SIGN WITH A DOUBLE-FACED ANIMATED ELECTRONIC MESSAGE SIGN (SIGN "A"). NO CHANGE IN SIZE OR AREA OF PREVIOUSLY APPROVED SIGNS. SIGN ACCESSORY TO AN EXISTING VEHICLE FUELING STATION WITH RETAIL SALES OF FOOD, BEVERAGES & GROCERIES AND PERSONAL VEHICLE REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN APPLICATION / PLANS.
The Mayfair Business Improvement District (MBID) was chosen as the Coordinating RCO (Registered Community Organization) and will host this portion of meeting for the following zoning matter.
ZBA Hearing Date : 2/12/20 • Time 9:30pm • Zoning Board of Adjustment 1515 Arch st, 18th floor Room 18-002
Application for:PERMIT FOR THE ERECTION OF A ONE (1) STORY ADDITION BETWEEN AN EXISTING TWO (2) STORY STRUCTURE AND AN EXISTING ONE (1) STORY STRUCTURE. FOR USE AS A DAY CARE CENTER FOR CHILDREN AT THE FIRST FLOOR WITH ACCESSORY OFFICE IN THE BASEMENT IN THE SAME BUILDING WITH EXISTING SINGLE-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING AT THE SECOND FLOOR. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON APPLICATION / PLANS.
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)
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
·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 16th 2020 at 7pm. Check Civic Facebook page and or Civic Website for notices of possible Special Zoning Meetings before then.
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