NEWRA’s Annual Meeting is Thursday, October 8th

NEWRA LogoThe North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) will have their Annual Meeting at 7pm this Thursday, October 8th at the Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street. The agenda includes 2 licenses and a Greenway update. Plus, there will be officer elections and refreshements after the meeting.

*Annual Meeting Agenda*
Date: Thursday, October 8, 2009
Time: 7:00 PM
Location:  Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street

Reports     (7:00 PM – 7:15 PM)
• President’s Report
• Reports from City Hall
– Nicole Leo, Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services
– Kathy Carangelo-McIsaac, Councilor Sal LaMattina’s Office
• Membership Committee
• Clean Streets Committee
• Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee

Zoning and Licensing Applications
7:15 PM – 7:25 PM
“Go Bananas” Market, owner Frank Scire plans to relocate from 65 Salem Street to the first floor commercial space at 64 Salem Street (across the street) and has applied to the Board of Appeal for change of use to allow take-out related to the deli service.  The new space at 64 Salem Street is approximately twice the size of the existing space at 65 Salem Street.  Business operations will not change.  Hours will be 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM, seven days.

7:25 PM – 7:40 PM
115A Salem Street, Sapori Di Napoli, Inc. (Giovanni Grimaldi, Manager), has applied to the Licensing Board for a C.V. 7-day Malt and Wine License for his new café on the first floor and storage in the basement; midnight closing hour, seven days.  An earlier application for a new license was denied by the Licensing Board but reinstated by the state Alcohol Beverage Commission on appeal.  By NEWRA’s count, there are 89 pouring licenses in the North End/Waterfront.

Neighborhood Presentation
7:40 PM – 8:30 PM
Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, Nancy Brennan, Executive Director, will make a brief presentation and answer questions on the management of the parks, events and capital improvements regarding the North End and Wharf District Parks.

NEWRA Officer Annual Elections
8:30 PM – 8:40 PM
The Nomination Committee recommends the following members for election as officers of NEWRA for the period October 2009 – October 2010:
President: Mark Paul, Prince Street (for a second term)
Vice President: Stephanie Hogue, Henchman Street
Treasurer: Sanjoy Mahajan, Jackson Avenue
Secretary: Katie Kulikoski, Charter Street
Sergeant of Arms: Paula Noukas, Fleet Street

Refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the meeting. All are welcome!
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