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Board Meeting January 11, 2012

Submitted by samcutrone on Wed, 02/05/2014 - 1:17pm
Event date: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Event location: 
Park Office
Meeting agenda: 

Friends of Franklin Delano Roosevelt

&

Donald J Trump State Parks

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 – 7:30-9:30 PM

Call to Order (Peter Hoernes, President)

        Introductions and sign in (Jane Daniels, Secretary)

        Announcements

        Acceptance of Minutes December 14, 2011, meeting

Financial Report – David Rocco

  • Income/expense
  •  Bank balance
  • Number of members  -
  • Organization for receiving contributions

Park Manager’s Minute (Brian Strasavich)

Old Business:

  • Organizational Issues
  • By-laws review – Peter Hoernes
  • 501(c)3 and incorporation – Anwer Quershi
  • Website - 'fixes' and status  - Peter Hoernes
  • Brochures  reprinted -
  • Membership goals – Jane Daniels
  • CCC update – Dianne Press
  • Snow Shoe in the Park – Laurie Giafardino
  •  Photography contest – Janice Turner

New business:

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

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Wednesday, March 9, 2012

Adjourn

Meeting attendees: 
Jane Daniels, Gail Frost, Laurie Giafardino, Jeff Giafardino, Peter Hoernes, Anwer Querishi, Fred Osborn, Dianne Press, Dave Rocco, Maura Staker, Brian Strasavich

Meeting minutes status:

Meeting minutes: 

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

Minutes – Wednesday, January 11, 2012 – 7:30-9:00 PM 

Summary of Action Items:

Description

Responsible

Target Date

Write and distribute press release for snow shoe event

Qureishi  

1/17/12

Bylaws meeting

Hoernes

1/25/11

Find out details for 501c3 and incorporation

Querishi

12/14/11

Photo contest – form committee

Turner

 

Need job descriptions for photo committee

 

 

Meet about clean up

Daniels and Staker

1/11/12

 

Present:   Jane Daniels, Gail Frost, Laurie Giafardino, Jeff Giafardino, Peter Hoernes, Anwer Querishi, Fred Osborn, Dianne Press, Dave Rocco, Maura Staker, Brian Strasavich

Peter Hoernes, President  called the meeting to order at  7:40

        Introductions and sign in (Jane Daniels, Secretary)

        Announcements       

Acceptance of Minutes - December 14, 2011, meeting; moved, and seconded to approve minutes

Treasurer, David Rocco reported:

  •  December bank balance $177.50,
  • Bank said they would reverse the bank charges but the $56 has not been credited.

Manager’s Minute - Brian Strasavich

  • Can fill vacant permanent position who is manager of pool operations, chain saw operator, likely to be a park employee.
  • Has begun Seasonal employee recruitment for 2012
  • Joining with Old Croton Aqueduct,  Rockefeller to do tree work left over from October snow storm
  • Met with Linda Cooper, the new regional director
  • Beaver baffle is working; lake level is down 6-12 inches;
  • Found hunter stand in SW portion of park, notified Park Police, DEC. on subsequent trip found total of 5 stands with evidence of baiting  deer and out of season hunting
  • Helping with training new NYC park managers, who have no experience with non-urban area.
  • Rebuilding three comfort stations
  • Thinly staffed for season

Old Business:

  • Peter will set up a short by-laws review, later this evening with the idea of meeting later to review. He has had no further contact with Adrian Hunt
  • Brochures  reprinted in black and white and are being distributed
  • Membership goals – moved and seconded and approved
  • Snow Shoe in the Park – Laurie Giafardino
    • Flyer needs to be changed to say event is on regardless of snow or no snow
    • Dave Kiyak at REI will demo and then take people on a hike
    • Brian would like Susan Butterfass to be involved with hike
    • Anwer will write a press release  and contact WHUD web page, cable vision, Dave will contact Journal News. Announcement is already on NY State Parks website
    • Dianne Press and Jane Daniels set up a membership table and be there from 10-12; David and Ruby Rocco will be there from 12-2 and take down.
    • Photography contest – Laurie reporting for Janice Turner

 She has contacted the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art and it would be available in fall with exhibit space for 65 final photos;  she needs a help in advertising the event, finding judges and setting up paypal.

New business:

  • I Love my Park- Jane described the Parks and Trails New York event on May 5th. She had talked with Brian prior to the meeting. He indicated that a service project of picking up trash would be extremely helpful. Maura Staker and Gail Frost said they would be interested in being in charge picking up trash and removing invasives. Jane will write up a job description and meet with Maura.

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

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Wednesday, March 9, 2012

Adjourned at 9:00 pm

Respectively submitted,

Jane Daniels, Secretary

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