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2009-05-12

City of West Linn Robinwood Neighborhood Association (RNA, RN to be used for Robinwood Neighborhood) Monthly Meeting Minutes Tuesday, 05/12/09 Kevin Bryck, President, called the meeting to order at 7:05 PM. Scott Sandie, RNA Treasurer was absent, but it was noted that the RNA had purchased snacks for Troop 149 and copies during the previous month. The April 2009 RNA meeting minutes were unanimously approved by a voice vote. Guests: Richard Seals, City Finance Director, introduced himself, made a brief presentation and took questions about fees, taxes and bonds. Kevin Provance of Goodman Networks Inc. made a presentation about the proposed wireless communication facility extension in the churchyard at 19200 Willamette, specifically raising the height of the tower by ten feet to accommodate an additional antenna array and extending the fenced yard to accommodate new equipment. The cedar fence around the ground equipment would be replaced and shielded with new landscaping. Three attendees who live adjacent to the site raised concerns about electromagnetic emissions and interference, noise, visual blight and the landscaping. They were invited to bring their concerns to a future RNA meeting with proposals for action and to contact Planner Tom Soppe. Items Discussed: Council and Planning Commission business, including the Holiday Inn Express. Take Care of Oregon project to remove invasive plants and replant native plants on Island View Terrrace. Stafford Rural Reserve Designation. HWY 43 Transit Shelters. Bob Stowell reported that the By-Laws Committee would meet to rewrite Article 5 regarding Committees. The Draft Bylaws should then be ready for the RNA to review, prior to submitting to the City Attorney for review. Options were raised for publicity and for a special meeting to approve the new bylaws. The sidewalk at the north end of the new retail center 19072 Willamette. Meeting adjourned at 8:47 PM. Minutes authored by Kevin Bryck DRAFT