Record of NRCA meeting of 4/8/08
In the absence of complete minutes for this meeting I post the following:
1. Meeting Agenda
2. Approved resolution on Green Space
Mark Antell

Agenda, NRCA meeting of 4/8/2008, at the Wilson School Multipurpose Room, 7-9 PM.

Guest Speaker: Larry Finch, Chair, Arlington Urban Forestry Commission, will discuss Preservation of Green Space in Arlington.

In addition to Mr. Finch's presentation, our agenda includes:
1. Prioritizing Green Space as a Community Benefit to offset developments in Rosslyn (expect info shortly).
2. Wilson School - status report.
3. Membership initiative.
4. Blue Bus status.
5. Crime, Metro maintenance, Other.
6. Community picnic on 9/13.


Adopted Resolution: Prioritizing Green Space as a Community Benefit

Whereas: Site Plan type developments in Rosslyn allow for development density greater (or much greater) than that allowed by-right.
Whereas: Developers are required to provide "community benefits" to offset the community impact of development.
Whereas: The value of the community benefits is related to the extra value which developers obtain thru the upzoning of their sites.
Whereas: We residents of North Rosslyn are the group most affected by development in our neighborhood.
Whereas: The lack of green space is deeply felt by North Rosslyn residents.

Therefore: It is resolved that the North Rosslyn Civic Association shall prioritize preservation and/or improvement of greenspace in our neighborhood as a community benefit in exchange for development rights.

Adopted by NRCA on 4/8
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