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Board Meeting August 14, 2013

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Event date: 
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Event location: 
Park Office
Meeting agenda: 

Friends of Franklin Delano Roosevelt


Donald J Trump State Parks

Draft Agenda, Wednesday August 14, 2013 – 7:30-8:30

 Call to Order - Jane Daniels, President           7:30

        Introductions and sign in


        Acceptance of Minutes of July  10, 2013, meeting

Financial Report – David Rocco, Treasurer             7:35

Old Business:        7:45


Recreational Trails Grant – Connecting FDR Park to Yorktown


Applying for a PTNY grant in November –

                        What do we want to apply for – greatest need

Upcoming events


Walk off the Turkey – Dave Rocco


Gone to the Dogs  - December 14, 2013 Charlie Castronovo

Park Manager’s Minute (Brian Strasavich)            8:15

        Progress on pool and pool parking lot renovations

Upcoming meetings – All meetings are at 7:30 pm in the FDR Park Office

Wednesday,  September 11 and October 9


Meeting attendees: 
Jane Daniels , Charles Castronovo, Brian Strasavich, Jim Brosnan, Peter Brosnan, Walter Plankl, and John Robinson

Meeting minutes status:

Meeting minutes: 

Friends of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Donald J. Trump State Parks

Draft Minutes – Wednesday, August 14, 2013 – 7:35-8:33 p.m.

Action Items for next meeting



Action/Target Date

NY sales tax waiver

Jane Daniels

Awaiting NY State to approve aapproveapprove.

Insurance for events

Charles Castronovo

Find the cost of  insurance for future events. Report by Sept, 2013 meeting.

Gone to the Dogs

Charles Castronovo

Sponsors and posters to be ready. Report progress by September, 2013 meeting. 

Attendance -Jane Daniels , Charles Castronovo, Brian Strasavich, Jim Brosnan, Peter Brosnan, Walter Plankl, and John Robinson.

President Jane Daniels called the meeting to order at 7:35 p.m.

Financial Report - Jane Daniels stated we have $533 in our account.

Manager’s Report – Brian Strasavich

Has added face painting and a DJ at the pool on weekends. These activities have been well received by park visitors.

Minutes - We did not have a July meeting, instead we had a pot luck dinner in celebration of our 501 ( c ) ( 3 ) status.

Old Business

President Jane Daniels reviewed our 2013 goals.

Gone to the Dogs


Charles Castronovo reported:


A number of sponsors have donated prized.


3 judges are needed.


2 people are needed at the out reach table.


2 people are needed for maintaining a safe distance between the dogs.


A Mohansic train station sign was completed.


The SPCA needs will be listed on our poster and we will encourage participants to bring something.

New Business

                Jane Daniels has applied for a grant for a Recreational Trails Program on behalf of friends. It requests about $11,000 in materials to build two bridges that cross two streams and gravel to fill in wet areas. The Friends will need to raise 20% of funds, which can be volunteer time. One bridge will be on a new trail the other bridge will be on ATV track. The 1.8 miles of trails will connect with Baldwin Road.

Upcoming Events

                Walk off the Turkey

                Gone To the Dogs Day, December 14, 2013

Meeting adjourned at 8:33 p.m. by President Jane Daniels

Respectfully submitted,

Charles Castronovo

Upcoming meetings: September 11and October 9, at 7:30 p.m., in the park office.

Minutes 13.8a

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