5492 Castle Glen Avenue, San Jose, CA 95129

A regular Board meeting was held, July 13, 2005, at the residence of Mori Mandis. Attendees: Judy Boehm, Trixie Johnson, Mori Mandis, Steve Chell, Larry Murchan, Siggy Illes and Doris Livezey. (Bob Fanjoy and Steve Chell were excused from meeting)

Meeting was called to order at 7:40 p.m. by 2nd Vice President Trixie Johnson.

Old Business
  1. Minutes were read, corrected and approved from last board meeting.
  2. Treasurer’ Report: $1,212.82. (Check printing appealed addition of $16.75). Request for flyer paper was donated by Doris Livezey.
  3. Web-site domain was renewed for another year said Siggy Illes.
  4. MNA Picnic held on June 18th, Chairman Margie Murchan reported receiving several donations for picnic. Thank you to the following donors: Mark Burns & Liz Tadman (Mark Burns Realty), Safeway, Smart & Final, Gloria Radam of Century 21 El Camino Realty and the MNA board members. Suggestions for next year: hold picnic on July 4th which will be a Tuesday, attach recipes w/ingredients to shared dishes, notices of picnic to be earlier, additional signage and banners. A special thank you to chairman, Margie Murchan for doing an outstanding job in getting donations that enabled the picnic to be free of cost to the association, but especially for getting the Murdock residents together for an enjoyable afternoon. The picnic drew 130 neighbors to celebrate the 2nd Annual MNA Picnic – Meet your Neighbors.
  5. Nominating Committee sought for October elections of new board members. The Chairman of the committee will be Larry Murchan (Sergeant of Arms). If interested in participating on the board or a committee for next year, please contact: We encourage members to consider running for a MNA board position. In order to participate, you must be a paid member in good standing (paid member at least one quarter before elections) by August 2, 2005. Election will be held in October, 2005. (Membership renewals will begin in January 2006)
  6. If there are any by-law changes to be made, pleases send to the Board by mid-September. (Will need a proper notice on web-site and in the newsletter/flyer before October meeting and voting on the changes).

New Business:

Next general meeting to be held on August 2, 2005 at Murdock Park., celebrating National Night Out and Murdock Neighborhood Association Convention. MNA board will provide, hot coals, beverages, dessert and music during the 6 to 7pm get-together time. MNA general meeting will be 7 to 8:30 pm.

Meeting adjourned at 9:40 p.m.
Next Board meeting will be on August 10th at the residence of Larry Murchan.
Respectfully submitted by Mori Mandis, recording secretary

NOTE: General Meetings to be held on the 4th Wednesday, once per Quarter. 2005 dates: August 2 and October 26. Board Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month.