Are you interested in serving your community? The Fishtown Neighbors Association is an all volunteer Registered Community Organization & 501c3 non-profit serving the Fishtown Community. This public Board and Committee(s) are entirely made up of neighborhood residents who desire to improve their community through civic engagement.
In accordance with FNA Bylaws, the FNA Board is holding the 2017 Annual Meeting & Election as set forth below. Nominations for Board of Directors are accepted via the form below. Self nomination is permitted.
Not sure if you're ready to join the Board? Check out our Committees Page for more information about how you can serve your neighborhood.
Annual Meeting Date: November 29th, 2017
Location: Fishtown Recreation Center 1202 E Montgomery Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125
Nomination form opens: 10/31
Nomination form closes: November 22nd 11:59pm (1 week prior to meeting)
FNA BYLAWS SECTION 7.3 - Qualifications of Directors
In order to be eligible for election or appointment as a Director, an
individual must meet these qualifications at the time of election or appointment:
1. Membership in the Association;
2. Fishtown residency; and
3. Have attended, at a minimum, six (6) FNA membership meetings, committee meetings or
Association events in the last twelve (12) months.
The Fishtown Neighbors Association is pleased to announce that we have placed the appropriate insurance policies and are resuming operations serving the Fishtown community!
Here is a quick look back at what we have been working on in 2017:
Zoning Committee Statistics
The Zoning Committee has been very busy in 2017; below are some statistics on projects held so far this year. All Zoning Meetings take place at the Fishtown Rec Center, 1202 E Montgomery Ave. All residents and business owners in Fishtown are eligible to vote.
Projects are supported or opposed based on democratic vote of community members in the room. Votes by Committee members are NOT weighted, and are counted with all others.
Beautification Committee Update
Amazing progress in 2017! Here are some current & ongoing projects:
Safety & Planning Committee
Fishtown is a safer place to walk in 2017 thanks to the Committee! Here are some highlights from projects over the last year:
We hosted our September meeting on location under the El, with help from Lt. Tim Catto of SEPTA Police.
We hear a number of crime and safety concerns via email and on social media about, and invited SEPTA Police to join us to discuss how we can work together on improvements.
Lt. Catto was incredibly helpful and informative. He addressed concerns about Berks Station, walked with our group to Girard Station, and back, and gave some context about how patrols work. Here are a few takeaways for everyone in the neighborhood:
Issues under the El
Things we’re working on
How and when to contact SEPTA Police
Our next Safety Committee meeting (and final meeting of 2017) will be Tuesday, Nov. 28 at 6:30pm at Fishtown Rec, 1202 E. Montgomery Ave. Email email@example.com any time for information, questions and concerns.