Meeting Minutes for Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Bluemont Citizens Association
Meeting Minutes for Wednesday, May 5, 2021

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In Attendance: Peter Weeks, Henry Plaster, Dave Ewald, Scott and Lisa Seeberger, Tom Rust, Pete Durand, Gina Capone, Pete Peterson, Alana Boyajian, Gina Capone, Hailey Zurschmeide, Kevin Hart                

Meeting Called to Order at 7:02 PM: Peter Weeks, presiding

Treasurer’s Report/Budget

Tim Hall – See Attached Report

Standing Committees   

Bluemont Fair – Cynthia Morris, Jen Stone

      • Art work has been chosen
      • Social Media Chair – Gina Capone is keeping Facebook page up to date.

Bluemont Heritage – Peter Weeks, Kevin Hart

      • Upcoming exhibition: Education in Bluemont in the 19th and 20th Centuries will open June 6th at the Plaster Museum
      • Snickersville Academy – Red Bud and Dogwood trees will be added in addition to bushes and ferns.

Community Organizations/Events

Loudoun Historic Villages Alliance – Peter Weeks, Bill Bogard

      • VDOT will let citizens know timeline of widening bridge on Foggy Bottom (estimated to take two days). Widen bridge through culverts .  Water sampling now through July.  Hollow Oak will be upgraded for traffic diversion.

Community Center/Parks & Rec – Sheri Conrad

      • Community Center will be closed May 28th – June 21st to replace floors.  During this time they will be temporarily housed at the Loudoun Valley Community Center.
      • Lunches provided on Monday (and a week’s worth of food given at that time) until May 24th.
      • Camp begins June 28th

Snickersville Turnpike Association – Henry Plaster

      • Slow progress being made on curves by VDOT  

Old Business:

    • Arbor Day  Recap
      • 25 trees were given away in 25 minutes
      • VDOT will put up Tree City, USA signs 
      • Plaque will go in EE Lake Store

New Business:

    • Museum Education Exhibit – Plaster Museum beginning June 6th
      • Features five schools of Bluemont and Mock Classroom
      • Kevin Hart is looking for volunteers
    • Farmers Market – 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Sundays beginning May 16th
      • Wonderful line-up of vendors (half are new)
      • Simply Bluemont will feature a different vendor from Bluemont each week with 3% of sales going to the co-op
    • Wander Magazine – Bluemont featured in Spring Issue https://www.wanderloudoun.com
    • VDOT Traffic Calming – calming measures (possibly brick paving) will be added to identify Bluemont’s residential area (and lower speed limits).

Adjournment: 7:47 PM

Next Meeting: June 2, 2021  Wednesday 7:00 PM on Zoom

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