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Next Meeting: Tuesday, March 10, 2009

06 Mar 2009, Posted by Rob Crow in Past Agendas

We look forward to seeing everyone at our next meeting.
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: PS #5
(See map below for details)

PS #5 Auditorium

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AGENDA:

7:30 – 7:45: Introduction and Assemble.

7:45 – 8:00: Election 2009 -”Meet the Candidates” Forum
In an effort to bring attention to the Jersey City Municipal Elections being held this May, the VNA is extending invitations to the Mayoral Candidates, as well as their Council Candidates. Over the next few months, we encourage candidates to use this forum to introduce themselves to our members, and present their vision for the future of Jersey City.

Steven Fulop: Downtown Ward E City Council Candidate

Councilman Fulop will discuss some of his notable achievements over the past four years, and his focus for the future, such as safety, education, taxes, and city government. Learn more about Steve at www.stevenfulop.com

8:00 – 8:10: New Jersey Turnpike Authority proposed waterfront elevated access ramp — Exit 14D “Separator”

Ward E Downtown Councilman Steven Fulop will brief our members on the NJTPA proposed access ramp “separator”. He will discuss where the ramp will be located, its possible timetable, and the benefits it could have to The Village . For a detail of the proposed plan, please visit New Jersey Turnpike Proposed Ramp — Exit 14D “Separator”.

8:10 – 8:25: The Embankment Preservation Coalition
Founded in 1998, Maureen Crowley will update the community on the most recent developments regarding the Sixth Street Embankment, and how it could potentially impact The Village. For more information please visit www.embankment.org

8:25 – 8:40: QOL: Monmouth Street

The VNA will present our approach to working with residents, businesses, and city government in an effort to better the quality of life for those in The Village having to deal with these issues. With its recent increase in loitering and street fighting, Monmouth Street is going to the focus of our discussion.

8:40: Open forum and coffee with neighbors

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General Meeting Information:

The Village Neighborhood Association holds their monthly meeting on the second Tuesday of the month in the Auditorium of the Dr. Michael Conti Public School (PS #5). Meetings begin at 7:30pm and are open to the public. Please use the school’s main entrance located on Merseles Street.

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