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June 1, 2017

The meeting was called to order at 7:30 PM with the Pledge of allegiance and Introductions.

Roll call of directors:

Mike Van Voorhis, President Present
Tony Nobles, Vice-President Absent
Carolyn Caslin, Treasurer Present
Tim McCormack, Secretary Present
Greg Griffin, Director Present
Kevin Paulson, Director Absent
Rob Driscoll, Director Present

The minutes from the May 2017 meeting were accepted.

Treasurer’s Report: Carolyn Caslin presented the treasurer’s report. Current Balance is $32,543.31, This includes the checking account balance of $6,509.37and the savings account, also known as the “roof account” has a current balance of $25,470.90.

No correspondence was reviewed.

Public Comments:

  • Al wants to write a letter to Rainbow complaining that they dropped off bags that were too small for the boxes for the Art Festival
  • Gail Brice noticed that there are more trash bins than blue bins. She wants to remind residents that we are now able to put more into the recycling bins, including ALL plastic.

Guest Speaker: Huntington Beach Mayor Barbara Delgleize spoke and conducted an informal question and answer session. Mayor Delgleize said that the Warner bus turnaround has been landscaped. She spoke about the withdrawal of the Local Coastal Plan from the Coastal Commission. The plan was withdrawn because the coastal commission was making unreasonable demands. The plan will be resubmitted at a future date when the atmosphere is less charged. Mayor Delgleize mentioned that there will be two free shuttles this summer, one will leave from Peters Landing and go to downtown Huntington Beach, the other will make a circuit from Bella Terra to downtown Huntington Beach. Concerns were raised regarding more grafitti in town and Mayor Delgleize said residents can report grafitti to HB and it will be addressed. She also addressed concerns about Air B&B and Vacation Rentals. Mayor Delgleize said there will be additional community emergency response training in October. Mayor Delgleize addressed the rumor that a 600 tent homeless encampment will be set up in Huntington Beach. She said it would not happen. She emphasized that Huntington Beach is always willing to listen and respond to concerns. Contact information for Mayor Delgleize: Barbara.Delgleize@surfcity-hb.org or call 714-536-5553.

LCP Update: Tim McCormack reported that there are two sets of plans in for review, both are tear downs and rebuilds located on South Pacific. The LCP has a meeting scheduled on the second Tuesday of each month to review plans.

Sign on the Community Center: Otto read a statement regarding signage on the Nobles Family Community Center. He wants the building to say “Sunset Beach”. After Otto read his statement, there was some discussion regarding the history of the purchase and naming of the old firehouse. Mike Van Voorhis reminded those present that the opportunity to purchase the fire station came with a deadline and the SBCA had to raise well over $200,000 in a short period of time. In order to do that, naming rights were promised to the high donor. That was a contractual obligation which the SBCA honored. Secretary Tim McCormack for a copy of his statement, to be included in the minutes. A copy of Otto’s document is attached for residents to peruse as they review the minutes.

UPCOMING EVENTS: Saturday, July 15 from 8am till 11 am ~ 54th Annual Sunset Beach PANCAKE BREAKFAST & Disaster Preparedness Expo
Saturday, Aug 26 Annual Sunset Beach Summer ROCK CONCERT
Saturday, September 15 11am to 4pm ~ 20th Annual Sunset Beach CHILI COOKOFF

With no other business coming before the directors the meeting was adjourned at 9:05 PM.
Next meeting is scheduled for Sept 7, 2017 at 7:30pm at the Sunset Beach Nobles Family Community Center.


Respectfully submitted

Tim McCormack, Secretary

Attachment: Statement from Otto


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