[X] Tom Clark
[X] Kathleen Kearney
[X] Clare Yates
[X] Richard Conti
[X] Stephanie Richardson, Chair
[ ] Paul Malecki
[X] Holly Katz
[X] Harold Rubin
The Committee discussed the approach to be used in
notifying the City and Common Council about the reinstatement of the Committee.
After discussion, it was agreed that Tom Clark would draft letters for
Committee review that would be addressed to Mayor Jennings (with cc to David
Casciotti, Director of Planning) and Common Council Zoning Committee Chairman
Dan Herring (with cc's to Helen DesFosses, President; Michael Brown, President
Discussion of the proposed letters ensued.
Once the draft letters are approved by the Committee, they will be
forwarded to Howard Stoller (CANA President) for his review and approval.
Stephanie will also discuss with Howard the Committee's reporting
requirements as related to CANA.
The Committee then moved on to discuss the parameters
of its operation, and to set short-term goals that would result in a proposed
reform agenda that can be discussed with the City administration and Common
Council. To that end, the following
framework was agreed upon:
Based on the reform agenda categories and items listed on the
Based on the items submitted by Committee members, the Chair will create
a "master" reform agenda, incorporating all initiatives (with
elimination of item duplication).
Once the master reform agenda is completed, a small group, made up of
Committee members, will categorize each item as it relates to implementation --
by State Law, City Charter, Home Rule, or practice and/or procedure -- thereby
"mapping" where and/how change may occur.
Completion of the master plan is expected by early September 2003.
Once approved, the Committee will begin the process of working with the
City administration and Common Council to identify reforms/changes that can be
achieved over the short- and long-terms.
The meeting adjourned at
Stephanie Richardson, Chair, CANA Zoning Comittee