Upcoming Meetings

Join us at an upcoming neighborhood meeting to discuss topics of interest with the rest of the community.

Meetings are held on the second Sunday of the month from 10am-11:30am at the Tompkins Community Action building at 701 Spencer Road.

Please note: The January neighborhood meeting has been canceled. We hope you will join us at the next meeting on Sunday, February 9th.

August Meeting

Our monthly neighborhood meeting will be this Sunday, August 11, at 10 AM in the community room of Tompkins Community Action (TCA) at the Buttermilk Falls end of the street (701 Spencer Road). Please enter through the door in the rear of the building off of the parking lot (to reach the door, after you turn into TCA, take the driveway on the right to reach the parking lot at the rear).

We’ll have coffee, iced tea, and some goodies. Hope to see you then.

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

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