Eight Streets Neighborhood Association

6 September 2000 Meeting Minutes


Introduction of 2000/01 officers:

Tim Kozlowski, President

John McLachlan, Vice President

Peter Chin, Treasurer

Appearance by Chuck Smith of Rave in re: proposed beer/wine license for his restaurant.

Member concern: Hours that alcoholic beverages would be served.

Response: Not until after Noon.

Member concern: Does Rave intend to move to a full liquor license?

Response: Rave has no plans to move to a full license.

Member concern: Would Rave be willing to document for us the two previous points?

Response: Mr. Smith will provide such a document.

The membership voted unanimously to provide the Boston Licensing Board and Mr. Smith with a letter indicating that we have no objection to the restaurant having a beer/wine license (NOTE: letter sent to Licensing Board, and a copy to Mr. Smith, on 9/7/00).

Review of 1999/2000 Goals.

Discussion of key goals and the-going effort to enhance membership.

Suggestions proposed on increasing membership:


Up-coming events:

Pot Luck Get-Together in Ringold Park, Saturday 9/23 (Rain Date - Sunday 9/24)

Details will be posted on the website (by 9/12), in the South End News and on flyers.

Social event tentatively planned for a weekend afternoon at a neighborhood restaurant. The officers will work to find a venue for the earliest possible date.

NEXT MEETING: Update on Parcel 8 by Jordan Warshaw (Druker Associates)

Further discussion on goals and member’s concerns.