Meeting Minutes, June 14th, 2017

7:05 pm — Meeting Called to Order by President Stan Anderson

Introductions & Announcements: Members of the community introduced themselves.  President Anderson presented emergency preparedness kits that attendees could take with them after the meeting.  He reminded the meeting that the 4th of July fireworks would be taking place in the park the evening of July 3rd, and there could be thousands of visitors.  He also told the group about the upcoming Home Front Festival on August 12th.

Police Beat Report:   Officer K. Palma reported on crime in our communit and addressed community concerns.

Speeding on Marina Bay Parkway — General Discussion

Community members, along with representatives from the city and the police force held a spirited discussion about the issues of speeding on the parkway and potential ideas for solutions to the problem.  Some ideas explored included adding speed bumps; stop signs; flashing lights; max speed signs; pedestrian activated stop lights; increased speed limit signage; limit traffic to one-way in each direction by adding bike lanes.

It was noted by one member that residents can make requests directly to the city via the Citizen Traffic Request Form available on the city’s website.   (http://www.ci.richmond.ca.us/documentcenter/view/7803)

Presentation – Kaiser Regional Lab:  Administrator Geoff O’Conner presented a slide show and film about the lab which is located on Marina Way South between Regatta Blvd and Wright Ave.

Meetiing Adjourned at 8:30pm

Minutes prepared by Stephen Beard (MBNC Secretary) and Lynne Therriault (MBNC Treasurer)