CNBA General Meeting Minutes
October 12, 2016
Colts Neck Town Hall
Sue Fitzpatrick called the meeting to order at 8:12 a.m.
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Pastor Chris Durkin
Officers introduced themselves.
Mike Tormey made motion to approve Minutes of September meeting. Mike Viola second. Motion passed.
Dino Nicoletta gave the Treasurer’s report. CNBA has $7,647.62 in PNC checking, $2891.14 in PNC money market, and $2576.60 in Pay Pal account. Total $13,115.36. Art Raskin made motion to approve Treasurer’s report, Mike Tormey second. Motion passed.
Mike Tormey gave a recap of the Pig Roast which took place on Sept. 20. He said that after
6 years, the price may need to be increased by $5/head next year to help defray increased expenses. He also reminded members that dues for membership are due by the end of the year.
Greg said the two Crossroads signs are being worked on and necessary paperwork should be completed soon. Because they were originally quoted more than a year ago Dino said it was necessary to get them re-quoted.
Patty stated that there is now a link on the website which will lead to members being able to directly sign up for emails.
Our next card exchange will be taking place at Huddy’s next Tues. Members were asked to bring non-perishables to donate to the Monmouth Food Bank.
The spring luncheon will be held at Trump on March 14th.
Sue asked if anyone was interested in running for office to please notify us as there is no slate of officers yet presented.
Dino reported that the quote he received for the new library sign is approximately $2800. Michelle Batista said she had gotten quotes of $1800-$3000. She stated that Tom Hennessey
suggested they speak to a company that offers a discounted price to municipalities. So presently no decision has been made until all the details are resolved.
There were no new businesses reported during the meeting.
Pastor Chris introduced his newest associate pastor, Jim Quigley.
Members introduced themselves, each offering a brief overview of their business or announcements of upcoming activities.
Dan Simon, principal of CNHS said there will be many students available for the holiday window painting which takes place each year in early December so if we wanted to extend it to more merchants.
Patty introduced Art Raskin, a longtime resident who is a member of the Colts Neck Fire Police.
He presented a slide show with a narration of the many activities they perform.
Prior to his talk, Art thanked CNBA for a recent donation made to them for needed equipment purchases. He said there were other funds received that covered the expense. It was agreed by the board that they keep the funds and apply them to future costs, as needed.