Minutes of the January meeting are revised to indicate that Executive
Committee Members Andrew Harvey is from Park South NA, Marggie Skinner is past
chair, and Harold Rubin is at large and the minutes were adopted.
The Honorable Jerry Jennings, Mayor of
Mayor Jennings presented a summary of his 2007 State of the City Address.
Mayor Jennings also answered questions on the following subjects:
The next meeting will be Wednesday,
Feb 14 at the APD Center Station (a new location).
Items on the agenda include the beginning of the 7-point plan for spring
2007, trash to treasure program, and the taverns and tavern owners’ agreement.
The Committee met with DCJS on
Monday night and asked for an annual management report in order to review trends
and issue a report card on rating the City’s responsiveness to issues the
Committee has identified. The staff
responded positively. There have
been no tangible changes since the committee began meetings with DCJS, nor is it
any easier for residents to report violations. There
seems to be no inspiration for creative ideas.
The committee feels the City focuses on big businesses and that
small businesses face hurdles.
The meeting adjourned at