April SNRA Meeting This Sunday

Our next Spencer Road Neighborhood Association will be 10:00-11:30am, Sunday, April 28, 2019 at Tompkins Community Action (701 Spencer Road). (The Door is locked, ring doorbell for entry.)

Purpose of meeting:
We want to expand and organize our association for greater effectiveness, and to develop plans to address issues with the Spencer Road/Stone Quarry intersection and the 300 block of Spencer Road.

Agenda: 

SRNA Organization

  • Brainstorming a mission statement (10 min)
  • Are elections necessary? If so, what should the roles, responsibilities, and terms be? (10 min)
  • Request more communication from the city, regular updates on Common Council and BPW meetings, and any items that get sent to other neighborhood organizations. (5 min)

Stone Quarry Intersection Punch List

  • Fixing drainage, painting, signage (5 min)
  • School buses (Where do they/should they run pickup/dropoffs?) (10 min)
  • Mail delivery (Weekday delivery sees mail truck driving on sidewalk and pedestrians forced to walk on street) (20 min)

300 Block of Spencer Road

  • Poor quality of road (15 min)
  • Traffic calming (15 min)
  • Develop dedicated turn-around on 300 block (5 min)

Planning Future Events (5 min total)

  • Spring cleanup is May 4 at 10:00AM, meet on the 400 block
  • The next meeting in May, date TBD, at the Tompkins County Public Library, to evaluate that as a meeting place
  • Summer block party

Meeting this Sunday

Hello neighbors! There will be a meeting this Sunday (Oct 7th) of the Spencer Road Neighborhood Association from 10am to 11am at Panera Bread (748 S. Meadow St). Come catch up with your neighbors and talk about what matters to you in this community.

Meeting this Sunday

There will be a neighborhood meeting Sunday, August 26th at 10am at Panera (on South Meadow St).

Topics:

  • Spencer Road neighborhood clean up (which will be Saturday Sept. 8th/ rain date Sunday Sept 9th. Meet at traffic triange between the 400 and 500 block of Spencer Rd at 10am for clean up.)
  • Suggestions regarding Spencer Road picnic
  • Anything else that concerns the neighborhood

Upcoming Events

Picnic:

  • Due to possible road construction on the 400 block of Spencer Road this summer, we are having a dish to pass picnic instead of block party.
  • The picnic is scheduled for August 12th from 2-4 PM at lower Buttermilk Falls State Park.
  • Rain date Sunday August 19th, 2-4 pm.
  • Families should bring a dish to pass, own table service, and non alcohol beverages. What you bring in must be taken back out of the park with you.

Planning Meeting:

  • We will have a final planning meet for the picnic on Sunday July 15th at Panera Bakery at 10 AM.

Fall Road Clean-Up:

  • The fall road clean-up is scheduled for Saturday September 8th at 10AM. 
  • The rain date is Sunday September 9th, also at 10AM.
  • The meeting location for the clean-up will be at the intersection of South Meadow St Ext and Spencer Road (where the 400 and the 500 blocks of Spencer Road meet).