NEWTOWN BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL

LUNCHEON MEETING AT GOODNOE FARM DAIRY BAR

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2006

12:00 NOON


Approval of the Minutes: Mr. Roberts moved to approve the minutes of the February 2, 2006 meeting as presented. Ms. Broderick seconded; the motion carried unanimously.


Present: Tom Harwood, Hal Roberts, Wayne Bishop, Mary Ann Broderick, Lud Worsham

Call to Order: In the absence of the chairman, Mr. Harwood called the meeting to order.

Codes Department Business Development Report

Mr. Harwood presented his report, covering January 2006. He noted a new medical office project near Wiltshire Walk, that the Planning Commission was awaiting a traffic study related to Cam Troilo’s Homewood Suites project, and that the Brandywine project (including the bridge) had been approved.

Approval of the Minutes

Mr. Roberts moved to approve the minutes of the February 2, 2006 meeting as presented. Ms. Broderick seconded; the motion carried unanimously.

OLD BUSINESS

Lower Bucks Chamber of Commerce

No report. Information and further detail about all LBCCC events is available on the website: www.lbccc.org.

Joint Downtown Newtown Corporation

Ms. Dunleavy reported that January AHA! had been successful, with a theme of Fire and Ice and a number of related activities. The next Aha! Friday will be on February 3, 2006. Ms. Dunleavy announced the appointment of four new JDNC board members: Dave Callahan and Paul Salvatore by the Borough; John Baker and Phil Calabro by the Township; and the reappointment of Vince Lombardi by the Township. The JDNC/Main Streets website is: www.newtownpa.us.

Newtown Business and Professional Association

No report. Information about the association and its events is available at the NBPA website: www.newtownbpa.org.

Economic Development Commission

No report.

Newtown Business Commons Association

No report.

Community Map

No report.

Next Meeting

The next scheduled BDC meeting will be Thursday, March 2, 2006.

Adjournment

Without objection, the meeting was adjourned at 1:00 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

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Leslie P. Dunleavy, Recording Secretary