Updated Agenda for Jan 18th 2017 meeting

Hello neighbors,

I have included an updated agenda for our 1/18 meeting.  The room location is now 105.  Also, Matt Tulio has been appointed as the new Communications Director.  Voting on the current slate of Board Officers is scheduled for 1/18.
Updated agenda:
What:       Public Neighborhood Meeting
When:       Wednesday, January 18th 2017, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Where:     Sage Campus Center, rm 105- (parking lot off Academy Rd opposite Helderberg Ave)
7:00  Introductions & Housekeeping
* What is the Helderberg Neighborhood Association (HNA)?
* Board Members – Eric Huntington (Chair), Sarah Shearer (Vice Chair),  Patricia Pierce (Treasurer), Edward Hitti (Outreach Director), Matt Tulio (Communications Director)
* Audience Members – Welcome! Please state your name and street  (or organization)
* Correction to Nov/Dec HNA Reporter – Channel Albany video cameras are free to sign out – there is NO rental fee.
* Members in good standing:  If you want to vote for Board Member Elections, get ticket
7:05  Albany Police Dept, Neighborhood Engagement Unit Update / Q & A
* Officer Gordon McLean
7:15  Presentation and Q & A – Kristine Weidner – Unity Committee
* Introduction to Concern
* Provide Data
* Define/clarify terms according to NYS law.
– Bias
– Bias Incidents
– Hate Crime
– Aggravated harassment
* Review impact on victims and community
* Review what we can do
* Recruit volunteers for Unity Committee
7:40  HNA Board Business
* Updates from the Chair  (Eric)
* HNA Reporter Business Advertising – Deadline is January 25, publish on Feb 3 (Eddie)
* 2016 Summary Financial & Membership Report  (Patty)
* 2017 Board Membership Vote  (Slate/List of nominees on back of agenda)
7:50  Membership & Audience  / Announcements & Concerns
* All announcements & concerns from audience
8:10  Albany Common Council Update  / Q & A
* Hon.  Judy Doesschate (Ward 9) and  Hon.  Catherine Fahey (Ward 7)
8:20  Albany County Legislator Update / Q & A
* Lynne Lekakis
8:25  Meeting Wrap-up
* Action Item and Decision Review
* Sugestions for Speaker at Next Meeting
* Next Meeting: March 15th, 2017
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2017 HNA Slate/List of Nominees:
Chair  – Eric Huntington
Vice Chair  – Sarah Shearer
Treasurer – Patricia Pierce
Outreach Director – Eddie Hitti
Communications Director – Matt Tulio
Secretary  – To be Board appointed
Thank you,
Eric Huntington
Chair, HNA

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