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4/5/2017 -- Board Meeting Minutes

posted Apr 14, 2017, 6:29 PM by River Oaks Neighborhood Association   [ updated Apr 22, 2017, 4:16 PM ]
River Oaks Neighborhood Association
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Elan Meeting Room, 7:00pm-8:00pm

Minutes kindly provided by Rick Collings.

  1. Introduction Tom Cabel - Milpitas Odor Group
    1. expand life of landfill to 2042 estimated because group didn’t have any firm data
    2. approach now to get the people to voice concerns to elected officials
    3. they want to remain independent
    4. gave a list of things they are objecting to
    5. don’t care about the technology being discussed but they are caring about the odor
    6. want to put public pressure on site management to change their behavior if they can’t close them down
    7. Milpitas filed a lawsuit over the smell but were denied
    8. See their slides here.
  2. Women’s History Month update from Jean. 
    1. We had an explanation about the recognition. Jean received an appreciative round of applause from the attendees at the RONA meeting.
    2. Jean will email about the recognition info to the RONA list.
  3. Agnews - Re: Community Room
    1. We did not get much of an update. There is a lot of unsettled information about what will be built and when.
    2. Two schools to start and a third later?
    3. Probably going to be extended for finishing farther out than the previously thought of 2019 completion.
    4. Jean will email “Larry” for possible more information
  4. Charcot OverPass
    1. Discussion started and then some attendees became confused between school issues and the overpass. We tried to get the attendees back on track without a lot of success.
    2. We were able to get some information from our local reps.
    3. Plan from 2012 and will likely be implemented, timing unsure at this point.
    4. The overpass is part of the Master Plan that was already approved.
    5. Will keep an eye for more information
    6. Slides here.
  5. River Oaks Parkway Park
    1. working on the park area that borders the road
    2. Jean trying to find out where the rest of the money has gone
    3. not enough workers
    4. Asking for more information
  6. Introduction of our new city council member Lam Diep
    1. Introduction for our new council person Lam Diep to the neighborhood
    2. May 3rd at Elan
    3. Trying to get it organized
    4. Further information will be forthcoming.
Edited 4/22/17 to add Charcot slides.