Monday, January 09, 2017

Bloomingdale historic preservation results presented on 01-23-2017

See this post from NextDoor Bloomingdale:

If you have questions or comments, please send them to BCAHistoric@gmail.com.

 

5 comments:

  1. Is there a way to find out in advance whether our BCA membership is active? I can't recall when I paid my membership dues if there was a way to have it automatically renew and I'm concerned that my membership might have expired and therefore I might not be able to vote.

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  2. Considering this impacts everyone in the neighborhood there should be no membership required to vote.

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  3. Is a vote by the civic association binding in any way on the neighborhood? If a dues-charging association gets to decide rules for everyone, that is pretty undemocratic.

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  4. A civic association vote is not binding. The Historic Preservation Review Board will hear from anyone who wants to testify at a hearing. That is the only vote that will lead to an historic district. A civic Association can not create a historic district, even though Bloomingdale qualifies in all five categories that make a district eligible to become historic.

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  5. It may not be binding, but it may be interpreted as the voice of the community. Let everyone vote on it before you impair people's property rights. No poll tax.

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