For your information and reading pleasure, here are the minutes of FNA’s General Membership Meeting of April 17, 2014.
Come on out to the FNA General Membership Meeting! 7:00 PM TONIGHT, APRIL 17, at the Rec, 1202 E. Montgomery.
Tonight’s meeting will feature State Representative Mike O’Brien of the 175th District and primary challenger Sean Sullivan. We will also hear from a representative of City Commissioner Al Schmidt’s office, who will answer questions about the upcoming primary elections.
REMINDER! TONIGHT! (Please note changes!)
FNA Zoning Community Meeting – Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 7:00PM
* 1546-48 Frankford Ave (Map - http://goo.gl/kbZfrc)
A proposal for a first floor commercial use in an existing three-story building
Variances: Commercial use in RM-1 zone
* 1512-18 Frankford Ave (Map - http://goo.gl/pHCV9i)
A proposal for the construction of 3 four-story buildings with first floor commercial and residential above
Variances: Commercial use in RM-1 zone, Height exceeds 38′
* 233 E Girard Ave – Postponed until May 6th
This meeting will take place at the Fishtown Rec Center, 1202 E Montgomery Ave. All residents of Fishtown are eligible to vote. Please bring proof of residence or business ownership in the form of a driver’s license or a photo id and a lease, utility bill, or recent piece of mail addressed to your home or business.
Community votes on zoning variances were held on Tuesday April 8 for the following properties:
* 1246 Fletcher St (Map)
A proposal for the construction a three-story single family home, on Fletcher St. Existing home on Colona to remain.
Variances: Minimum lot area, Minimum open area
Final tally: Local: in favor, 14-9 / Community: in favor, 15-4 (Total 29-13)
* 628 Moyer St / 631 Flora St (Map)
A proposal for the construction of a three-story single family home with off-street parking, on Flora Street. Existing home on Moyer to remain.
Variances: Minimum lot area, Minimum roofdeck setback, Off-street parking prohibited
Final tally: Local 7-7 / Community: in favor, 22-5 (Total 29-12)
An Environmental Impact Meeting was held on March 5 to discuss the environmental impact of the Moyer Street “Awesometown” development. The notes from the meeting can be seen below.
Come out TONIGHT, Tuesday 4/8/14 to the Fishtown Rec, 1202 E. Montgomery Ave., for community votes on the following proposed projects:
* 7:00 PM: 1246 Fletcher Street: a proposal for the construction of a three-story, single family home.
* 7:30 PM: 628 Moyer Street/631 Flora Street: a proposal for the construction of a three-story, single family home with off-street parking, on Flora Street.
All Fishtown residents are eligible to vote. Be sure to bring ID showing that your home or place of business is within the FNA borders.
FNA along with the City and NKCDC invite you all to come out and help Clean Up Philadelphia on Saturday April 5. The clean-up begins at 9:00 AM at the Fishtown Rec. and runs through 2:00 PM. Philadelphia Brewing Co. will be hosting the official bbq after party at the brewery, 2440 Frankford Ave., beginning at 12:00 PM for all cleanup volunteers. Delicious food and beverages will be available for all volunteers. Looking forward to seeing everyone out there on Saturday!
Hundreds of people came out on a cold, rainy Sunday afternoon on March 30 – perfect chili weather – for the 4th Annual FNA Chili Cookoff! A huge thanks and congratulations go out to Jill Betters and the volunteer team.
Restaurant: Lloyd Whiskey Bar
Resident: Teresa Decker
Restaurant: Cedar Point
Resident: Teresa Decker
Congratulations! Hope to see everyone at next year’s Chili Cookoff as well as all the great upcoming FNA programming throughout the year.
The March 2014 FNA General Membership Meeting is happening TONIGHT, March 20 at 7:00 PM at the Fishtown Rec Center. Come out to mingle with your neighbors. Tonight’s speakers will be Joanna Winchester and local Crossfit enthusiast and lawyer Jordan Rushie, on FABA, business and maintaining close community ties. Delicious snacks from a local establishment will also be served. See you tonight!