1-16-2014 Loft Board Meeting Highlights

Updates to this post (as of June 1, 2014):

 Fellow Loft Tenants,

The recent Loft Board meeting was a little under 2 hours and featured, among other highlights, an ‘executive session’! The executive session was on matters concerning 13 and 15 Thames St and we members of the public were asked to take leave and wait outside the board room.

The meeting started with an amendment request (Daniel Schachter) of the previous mtg minutes to include a conversation on possible outreach efforts to tenants.

Early on in this meeting, Chuck DeLaney asked that the Board formally add to it’s policy issues for the future Chairperson the concern of a application deadline rush and outreach. He asked the Board to officially weigh in on and comment on the good of extending the deadline for new applications, and executive director Lanny Alexander seemed interested and well disposed to the idea. (They spoke to each other about it more after the meeting.)

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Loft Board to Vote on Final Rules

Last month we had a strong showing at the final Loft Board rules hearing from tenants who were concerned about the implementation of Incompatible Use and landlord abuse of the Narrative Statement Process.

Come on out to the Loft Board meeting 1pm this Thursday June 20 at 22 Reade St. in Manhattan, to see how the board decides on these vital issues: Continue reading