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Minutes for Nov 21, 2021

7:00 pm – Zoom Conference

 

Meeting Attendees

Members: Mike Hugo, Robert Case, Beverly Hugo, Barbara LeDuc, Parwez Wahid, Larry Stoodt, Cesar Stewart-Morales, Adam Steiner, Mel Warshaw, Norma Shulman, Chris Lorant, Rosamond Hooper-Hamersley, Kurt Fusaris, Margareth Shepard, Kathie McCarthy, Tracey Bryant, Jack Patrick Lewis, Christopher Broyles, Jim Stockless, Jeanne Bullock, Mary Kate Feeney, Jim Hansen, Adam Freudberg, Doug Lawrence, Patrick Dunne, Maria Robinson, Thom Mahoney

 

Associate Members: Cheryl Gordon, Mayor Dr. Yvonne Spicer, Priscilla Sousa, Audrey Hall, Tilia Jacobs, James Thrasher, Andrew Machkasov

 

Guests: Sen. Diana DiZoglio, LaNita Ann Dykes, Rep. Danielle Gregoire, James Thrasher

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Minutes for October 17, 2021

7:00 pm – Zoom Conference

 

Meeting Attendees

Members: Mike Hugo, Robert Case, Beverly Hugo, Barbara LeDuc, Parwez Wahid, Larry Stoodt, Cesar Stewart-Morales, Adam Steiner, Mel Warshaw, Norma Shulman, Chris Lorant, Rosamond Hooper-Hamersley, Kurt Fusaris, Margareth Shepard, Kathie McCarthy, Tracey Bryant, Jack Patrick Lewis, Christopher Broyles, Jim Stockless, Cindy Rubin, Jeanne Bullock, Mary Kate Feeney, Jim Hansen, Cheryl Tully Stoll

 

Associate Members: Cheryl Gordon, Mayor Dr. Yvonne Spicer, Isabella Petroni, Priscilla Sousa, Audrey Hall

 

Guests: William LaBarge, Erica Mash, David Mash, Susan Petroni, Diane Markowitz, Melvin Markowitz, Gail Verway, J. Anthony Lloyd, Sharon Stout, Angela Pitter, Christine McLennan, Richard Gill, Anette Grams, Tim MacDonald, Tiffanie Maskell, Joyce Finley-Stamps, Nadia Ulman, Danielle Gregoire, Charlie Sisitsky, Dan Zackin, Leora Mallach, James Thrasher

 

Welcome, Announcements, and Updates – Chair Mike Hugo

  • The chair reviewed the agenda and called the meeting to order at 7:02pm.

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Minutes for September 19th, 2021

7:00 pm – Zoom Conference

 

Meeting Attendees

Members: Mike Hugo, Beverly Hugo, Barbara LeDuc, Parwez Wahid, Larry Stoodt, Cesar Stewart-Morales, Adam Steiner, Mel Warshaw, Norma Shulman, Chris Lorant, Rosamond Hooper-Hamersley, Kurt Fusaris, Kathie McCarthy, Jack Patrick Lewis, Christopher Broyles, Mary Kate Feeney, Adam Freudberg, Doug Lawrence, Patrick Dunne, Thom Mahoney, Cheryl Tully Stoll, David Magnani, Phil Ottaviani, Tracey Bryant

 

Associate Members: Cheryl Gordon, Mayor Dr. Yvonne Spicer, Priscilla Sousa, Audrey Hall, Tilia Jacobs, Andrew Machkasov, Ricky Finlay, Isabella Petroni, Ohad Klopman

 

Guests: James Thrasher, Suze Craighead

 

  • Welcome, Announcements and Updates – Chair Mike Hugo
    • The chair reviewed the agenda and called the meeting to order at 7:02pm.
  • Treasurer’s Report – Larry Stoodt
    • Starting balance of $4,064.46, added $0.34 interest; donation of $24.06; ending balance of $4,088.81
  • Reports from City Council, School Committee and Mayor
    • Mayor Dr. Yvonne Spicer:
      • The City received a grant to address the flooding on Walnut Street.
      • Home rule petition to increase the board of health to five member is at the State House and Rep. Robinson is shepherding this process.
      • Since Aug 5th there is a mask mandate to conduct business inside the Memorial Building. There is no city-wide mask mandate at this time.
      • Spoke to the Governor’s office regarding National Guard members assisting our schools as needed.
      • We are still able to give grants up to $10k for businesses that have been affected by COVID as well as financial assistance for rent.
      • We updated the licensing regulations, and we hope to continue things such as outdoor dining for restaurants.
      • Fiscally we are in good health in Framingham; 99.5% of residents have paid their taxes for FY21; and we have a $16.5M in our stabilization fund, and we maintain a AA2 bond rating.

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Minutes for July 18, 2021

Meeting Attendees

Members: Mike Hugo, Robert Case, Beverly Hugo, Barbara LeDuc, Carmen Chico, Parwez Wahid, Larry Stoodt, Cesar Stewart-Morales, Adam Steiner, Phil Ottaviani, Mel Warshaw, Norma Shulman, Tom Mahoney, Chris Lorant, Rosamond Hooper-Hamersley, Kurt Fusaris, Doug Lawrence, Margareth Shepard, Kathie McCarthy, Tracey Bryant, David Magnani, Jack Patrick Lewis, Ricky Finlay, Christopher Broyles, Jim Stockless, Patrick Dunne, Lori Bornstein, Cindy Rubin, Jeanne Bullock, Gwendolyn Holbrow, Maria Robinson, Mary Kate Feeney, John Stefanini

 

Associate Members: Andrew Machkasov, Cheryl Gordon, Mayor Dr. Yvonne Spicer, Isabella Petroni, Ohad Klopman, Vanessa Hargrove, Tilia Jacobs

Guests: Trent Fortner, Bijan Afshartous

 

Welcome, Announcements and Updates – Chair Mike Hugo

  • The chair reviewed the agenda and called the meeting to order at 7:03pm.

FDC Anti-racism discussion: Next Steps – Community Outreach & Being a Catalyst – Rozzy Hooper-Hamersley & Cesar Stewart-Morales.

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Minutes for June 13, 2021

Meeting Attendees

Members: Mike Hugo, Robert Case, Beverly Hugo, Barbara LeDuc, Parwez Wahid, Larry Stoodt, Cesar Stewart-Morales, Adam Steiner, Phil Ottaviani, Mel Warshaw, Norma Shulman, Tom Mahoney, Chris Lorant, Rosamond Hooper-Hamersley, Kurt Fusaris, Doug Lawrence, Margareth Shepard, Jim Hansen, Kathie McCarthy, Tracey Bryant, David Magnani, Margareth Shepard, Jack Lewis, Ricky Finlay, Adam Freudberg, Christopher Broyles, Shahid Kahn, Barbara Fontes

 

Associate Members: Andrew Machkasov, Audrey Hall, Cheryl Gordon, Mayor Dr. Yvonne Spicer, Joel Winett, Isabella Petroni

Guests: Charlie Sisitsky, Trent Fortner, Kate Donaghue

 

Welcome, Announcements and Updates – Chair Mike Hugo

  • The chair called the meeting to order at 7:03pm.
  • A moment of silence was held in memory of long-time member Jack Duffy. Carmen will be in touch with us at some point to let us know arrangements for a memorial service.
  • The chair reviewed the agenda and introduced Charlie Sisitsky.

Discussion with Mayoral candidate, Charlie Sisitsky: A presentation of his record, vision for moving the city forward, and recruitment of campaign workers to assist him in his upcoming race.

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