Minutes of the LaLama Neighborhood Association Meeting

Held on June 28, 1998

Place: 2051 Lama Star Route (Dove's Residence)

Time: Meeting brought to order at 1:15 pm by President Justin Friedman

Attendance: See attached list

Agenda: Continuing work on the Taos County Comprehensive Plan

Bill Reifsnyder gave a Treasurer's report and reminded those in arrears that dues are appreciated since only 25 members have paid this year.

A total of seven (7) proxies were given to the Secretary to attach to these minutes.

Justin and Cece co-chaired the discussion on the Comprehensive Plan.

It was decided to set aside Vision 1 for the more extensive discussion anticipated.

Bob Aldorisio moved that Vision 2 through 8 be accepted as written in the latest draft which all members had in hand. Paul Nathanson seconded this motion. The motion carried on 25 Ayes, 1 Nay, and 2 Abstentions.

Final vote on Vision 1, Goal A, Action 1 was to accept it as written by 27 Ayes, 1 Nay, no Abstentions.

Final vote on Vision 1, Goal A, Action 2 was to accept it as written by 26 Ayes, 1 Nay, 1 Abstentions.

Final vote on Vision 1, Goal B, Action 1, 2, and 3 was to accept it by 27 Ayes, 1 Nay, 1 Abstention.

There followed much discussion on Goal C . An amendment to alter the first sentence to read "Protect all existing water and land resources on Lama, including the Lama Foundation Springs, the El Rito de la Lama, the Acequia, Lama Canyon Springs, and runoff in Lama Creek, and existing wells." was passed by a vote of 26 Ayes and 2 Nays. The amended Goal C was then passed by a vote of 26 Ayes, 1 Nay and 1 Abstention.

A long discussion ensued regarding Vision 1, Goal D. Several amendments were suggested and voted down. The final amendment offered in a motion by Paul Nathanson and seconded by Bob Aldo was "The minimum lot size for sale shall be two acres." This amendment was accepted by a vote of 17 Ayes, 8 Nays, and1 Abstention.

It was agreed to leave further discussion on Goal D for the next general meeting.

Meeting was adjourned at 3 p.m.


Cecelia Dove


July 8, 1998