BRPA committee minutes – Monday 3 February 2014

BIRDHAVEN RATEPAYERS’ ASSOCIATION

Monday 3 February 2014

18H00

Ground Floor, 2 North Road, Dunkeld West

MINUTES

Peter Campbell

peter@charteredgroup.co.za

082-446-7109

PC

(A)

Jack Cooper JaC
(A)
Dale Marsh DM
(P)
Annetta Bilchik AB
(P)
Shannon Castle SC
(P)
Melissa Carstens MA
[P]
Lucy Graham LG
(P)
Greg Roomer GR
(P)
Constance Smith CS

(A)

Ilana Nafte
IN

(A)

                      Present (P)                      Apologies (A)

 

 

  • WELCOME

 

Peter welcomed everybody back

 

  • APOLOGIES

 

Jack Cooper JaC, Constance Smith CS

 

  • FINALISATION OF THE AGENDA

 

Agenda finalized and approved

 

  • MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING

 

GR approved minutes as a true reflection of the meeting.

 

  • MATTERS ARISING

 

Doug Hunter has offered time and expertise to the Committee. An appropriate portfolio needs to be

allocated. Possibly handling of the recycling problem or/and park.                                                 

 

  • COUNCILLOR JACK COOPER

 

Away

 

  • LAND DEVELOPMENT                                                                                                                                                                     

 

  •      Erf 47 52 Ravenswood

 

Remove from Agenda

 

  •      Erf 106 43 Edgewood Ave – Sub division application for 6 Stands

 

Remove from Agenda

7.3     Erf 86 29 Greenacres  

7.4   Building Sites Problems Encountered    

Tree on pavement on St Andrews Rd

  1. TREASURER’S REPORT                                                        SC

R130 000 in bank account. Consider closing Investec account. This was approved.

SC will send people who have paid a receipt.

SC suggested taking BRA digital. SC will investigate a website for BRA.

  1.   PARKS                  AB / PC

9.1 James & Ethel Grey Park [Melrose Arch]

 

  • PC suggested we offer replace the fence in the ‘little’ park. Committee agreed.
  • Check if Blue Living is maintaining the little park.
  • Investigate the possibility of employing a gardener / cleaner for the suburbs parks

 

and street.

 

  • Melrose Bowling Club becoming a squatter camp. Pridwin have tendered to develop

 

it into 2 cricket fields.

 

  •   Sandspruit Development PC

 

  • Birdhaven Triangle

 

Development has started and we are very excited.

  1. SECURITY GR

Going to have an assessment by 7 Arrows, Stallion and 3rd Company

See if we can make better use of our monies that we are paying every month.

Camera surveillance suggested for the area, possibly the biggest deterrent to crime. Chances of

prosecution are very high. GR to continue exploring the possibility of the camera system

Stallion’s foot patrols are ineffective                                                                            

 

  • Recent Incidents

 

  • Security Companies – Birdhaven
  1. MAINTENANCE OF SUBURB   Call Centre 011 375 5555              MC

11.1 Monitoring of the dump

11.2 Roads

11.3 Street lights

11.4 Water leaks

  1. COMMUNICATION PB

12.1    Database

          160 email addresses but there are numerous that bounce back. Street captains to follow up on

          residents addresses.

12.2   Correspondence

  1. GENERAL

     JP Morgan Night Race – Thursday 6 March 2014

  1. NEXT MEETING

17 March 2014 – 18h00

Skills

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