January 2015 Minutes

NT Citizens on Patrol
Board Meeting Minutes: January 8, 2015
7:00 pm Redeemer Lutheran Church 265 Falconer St
Board Members:
Present: Steve Ash, Judy Mittiga
Absent: Leslie Bowen, Mike Fisher
Quorum present? No

Others Present:
General Public

Proceedings:
· Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Chair, Steve Ash.
· November 2014 minutes were approved


·Executive Session:
N/A

·Public Session:
Old Business
-Billboard ad est $30.00 monthly, need further discussion
-Heritage Park – Donna emailed National Grid for updates, may clean up in the spring as a project for C.O.P.S., will try to get students involved.
-Continue to call in street lights to National Grid
New Business
-Motion made by Steve to open meetings with a prayer by Pastor Dave, Donna seconded.
-Steve thanked everyone for helping move C.O.P.S. forward.
-Tonawanda News ends Saturday January 31st, 2015, Barb Tucker will have one more column to include C.O.P.S updates.
-Continue to look for ways to get meeting information to the public.
-Debbie Schnitzer from YWCA was present to speak on domestic violence, she will return on March 12th.

· Finance Committee report provided by Chair, Leslie:
- Leslie did not attend meeting.

· Other business:
- Still looking for ways to publicize meetings.
Around town
Tonawanda News
Free community board on TV
100 Oliver St sign

- Meeting adjourned at 7:50 p.m.
· Minutes submitted by Secretary, Judith Mittiga.