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Board Meeting October 10, 2014

Submitted by Jane Daniels on Sun, 10/05/2014 - 8:02am
Event date: 
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Event location: 
Park Office
Meeting agenda: 

Friends of Franklin Delano Roosevelt & Donald J Trump State Parks

Draft Agenda, Wednesday October 8, 2014 – 7:30-9:00 

 Call to Order – Jane Daniels, President                                                                                                                 

  • Introductions and sign in
  • Announcements
  • Acceptance of Minutes of August 6, 2014 and the September 10, 2014 meeting
  • Additions to the agenda – 


  •  President – Jane Daniels
  • Financial – Jim Brosnan
  • Park Manager’s Minute

 Discussion and decisions 

  • T-shirts - do we want to sell long sleeve ones?
  • Finalize Gone to the Dogs, October 11, 2014 Area 4 10-1 and Yorktown Street Fair, October 12

 Event Reports 

  • Take Back Our Trees September 21, 2014  Maria Adams
  • Support A Walk – October 6, 2014  Diane Press and Charlie Castronovo

 Update on Recreational Trails Grant – Jane Daniels 

  • Documents necessary to have
  • Approval of Code of Conduct, who audits the financials
  • Receipt and dispersement of funds
  • Simple resumes of officers

 End of year fundraising letter

 Posters for events – required information

 Upcoming events –

 Support A Walk – tabling event October 6, 2014 in the Park.

  • Yorktown Street Fair, October 12 11-5 in town.


 Upcoming meetings – All meetings are at 7:30 pm in the FDR Park Office: November 12, 2014





Meeting attendees: 
Maria Adams, Jim Brosnan, Charles Castronovo, Jane Daniels, Walter Plankl, Dianne Press, Anwer Qureishi, John Robertson, Brian Strasavich

Meeting minutes status:

Meeting minutes: 
Friends of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Donald J. Trump State Parks
Minutes – Wednesday, October 8, 2014.
The meeting was called to order by President Jane Daniels at 7:30 p.m.
Acceptance of the minutes - The August and September meeting minutes were accepted.
Financial Report - Jim Brosnam reported our Chase account has $2270.48 of which $450 is in reserve.
Manager’s Report – Brian Strasavich
  • Hazardous tree cutting has begun.
  • Abandoned boats along the lake shore will be removed.
  • Connection of the gangway to the floating fishing pier has started.
  • Bathhouse is being demolished to make way for a new facility.
  • Chimney on pavilion 1 is being repaired.
Discussion - A discussion regarding ordering more T-shirts ended with a decision to postpone any new orders at this time. T-shirts will be for sale at the Gone to the Dogs and the Yorktown Street Fair.
Our 501 ( c ) ( 3 ) status has been reinstated. IRS had made an error.
An end of year fund raising letter will be drafted by Jane Daniels.
Posters for events need to have our logo and “Sponsored in part by Parks and Trails NY included.
Recreational Trails Grant Update - Maria Adams will check a New York State web site for nonprofit organizations regarding code of conduct, specifically who audit’s the financials.
President Jane Daniels stated a simple resume must be submitted by herself, Anwer Qureishi and Jim Brosnan.
Reports - Dianne Press reported The Support Connection resulted in 9 new members.
Maria Adams reported members from the Friends of FDR and NY&NJ Trails Conference volunteered at the Take Back Our trees Event.
Upcoming Events -
Gone to the Dogs, October 11, 2014 (changed from October 18, 2014).
Yorktown Street Fair , October 12, 2014.
Meeting adjourned at 8:55 p.m. by President Jane Daniels.
Respectfully submitted,
Charles Castronovo
Upcoming meetings: November 12, 2014 and December 10, 2014 in park office at 7:30 p.m.



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