Bradford Conservation Commission MeetingNovember 18, 2009 MinutesMembers present:
Tom Gray, Monique Priestley, Ed Wendell, Barbara Kulzyck,Sandy Price, Nancy Jones
Nikki Darling, Brent Bartlett
of Nov. 4 were tabled until next meeting
unanimous vote to pay the following bills:
$50.00 Payable to Upper Valley Trails Alliance for 3 trail marker signs, payablefrom the Friends of Wrights MT Funds
$20.00 payable to Monique Priestley as reimbursement for 12/5 AVCC AnnualMeeting registration, payable from BCC Budget
$20 each, payable to Ed Wendell, Bud Haas, Kathy Davidow and Linda Ide, asreimbursement for 12/5 VECAN Conference, payable from BCC Budget
Work morning at WM Cabin on Saturday 11/21 – Tom reminded that help wasneeded, and to meet at WM Trailhead parking at 9 am. Tom has contacted Jason Fornwalt who has agreed to do the excavation work needed to secure theperimeter of the WM parking area.
UVLT Recognition – Sandy, Monique, Nancy and Amy Sherman attended theUVLT Open House where the award was presented. Bradford was recognized forits excellent trails and for its volunteer support
FOWM Scholarship ($500 for an OHS Senior accepted into a 2 or 4 year NaturalResources Program) – voted unanimously to use the 1-page application formthat Nancy developed;Nancy will copy the application and give it to guidance counselors and Senioradvisors at OH
Discussion of new trail map/brochure – agreed that a new trail map/brochure isneeded for our trailhead kiosks in the spring. Monique was asked to design it; UVLT staff will be asked to update the map to include new trails. Ed and Nikki will ask merchants topurchase $50 ads to help defray the cost of the printing.
Conservation Fund/Land Conservation
Update on fund-raising –1) Conservation Fund Committee has implemented many ways to promote thecalendar, incl. Jeanette Nordham’s Letter to the Editor in today’s JO;2) Colatina’s Buck-A-Pie Week – 11/29 – 12/5 – will be promoted on Facebookand with an email blitz whereby all members will be asked to forward an emailto all on their email lists beginning on 11/22;3) “Recession Special” – price of BCC hat has been slashed to $10;4) 8
Annual Calendar Supper and Auction – 2/13/2010 at CongregationalChurch, 5 pm 5) planning a variety show in mid-March
Update on land conservation project – Ted Unkles signed Selectboard letter of support for the Thomas Project, which has been sent to VHCB