Minutes from Highland Steering Committee Meeting, July 14, 2015

Here are the minutes from the July 14, 2015 meeting of the Highland Hospital Steering Committee—hospital and neighborhood representatives, who meet monthly about the hospital’s addition and new zoning plan. We discussed the hospital’s new website providing regular updates on construction activities, heard update on the construction project, and discussed the committee’s role in the process for developing the hospital’s new zoning plan. In addition, the hospital shared results of a recent parking study and discussed how they will be used in developing the new zoning plan. And we discussed an incident in which the construction team mistakenly damaged trees the hospital had pledged to preserve; hospital officials apologized and presented expert opinions that the trees will survive.

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Minutes from Highland Steering Committee Meeting, May 5, 2015

Here are the minutes from the May 5, 2015 meeting of the Highland Hospital Steering Committee—hospital and neighborhood representatives, who meet monthly about the hospital’s addition and new zoning plan. With construction of the addition set to begin, the committee’s focus shifted to emphasize the hospital’s new zoning plan. We discussed the process for developing the plan, and neighborhood representatives presented a list of their concerns and thoughts about what should be included in the new plan.

Minutes from Highland Steering Committee Meeting, Jan. 6, 2015

Here are the minutes from the January 6, 2015 meeting of the Highland Hospital Steering Committee—hospital and neighborhood representatives, who meet monthly about the hospital’s planned addition. We discussed the hospital’s plans for providing sufficient parking, the height of any potential additions to the planned two-story addition, progress on establishing a landscaping committee, and status of hospital efforts to meet contingencies for zoning board approval of the addition plan.

Minutes from the October 20 Meeting

The October 20 meeting had a packed agenda and room full of people.  We heard from the Monroe County Parks Dept and the Cornell Cooperative Extension about the plans for the Extension to move the Seneca Park, and for their current building to be taken down.  Then we moved into a presentation from Highland Hospital detailing their expansion plans.  Here are the full NBN Sector 6 Meeting Notes.

Update: here is a copy of the slides that Highland Hospital presented at the meeting:  Highland Hospital Community Presentation, Oct 28, 2014.  For those who missed the meeting, the slides include a project overview, renderings of the proposed addition, and a project timeline.

Next NBN6 Meeting is on Monday, Oct 20

The next meeting of NBN6 will be on Monday, Oct 20, from 5:30 – 7:00 PM at Olmsted Lodge, 171 Reservoir Avenue.  Here is the agenda:

  • 5:30 – 5:35:  Introductions
  • 5:35 – 5:45:  Cornell Cooperative Extension – Larry Staub, Monroe County Parks Director and Susan Maney, Executive Director of CCE
  • 5:45 – 6:30:  Highland Hospital Expansion and Design
    • Introductions and Process:  Judy Hay and Mike Mahoney
    • Presentation: Barb Ficarra, Mary Ockenden, Mike Zanghi, Colleen McCarthy
    • Question and Answer Period
  • 6:30 – 6:45:  Highland Hospital Sewer and Drainage Update
  • 6:45 – 7:00:  Crime Prevention Report and NSC Update – Officer Michelle Velez and Nancy Johns-Price