FWT BOARD MEETING MINUTES, MARCH 14, 2016
PRESENT: J. Darling (acting as president), C. Pratt, L. Yost, R. Happ, S. Padgett, A. Frank, S.
Galbraith, N. Platt, J. Boettcher, D. Kuhn, H. von Gehlen
FROM THE COMMUNITY: J. Sherwood
ADDITIONS TO AGENDA: plastic plaques presented as replacement for rusted ones, N. Platt;
signage, L. Yost
MINUTES: Feb. minutes approved
TREASURER’S REPORT, C. Pratt. Total $13, 095.55. Detailed report attached.
MEMBERSHIP, D. Bilsback absent.
WEBSITE, N. Platt. Site is in flux.
Habitat Workday Proposal, N. Platt. WRNP, eradicate invasives from east side, plant
spice bushes, July 9 workday.
Preservation jobs list attached
WORKDAYS, A. Frank, H. von Gehlen
List attached. Discussion. Notes are on attached list. May 14 workday: L.
Yost will check with M.Yaeger for okay to make trail from Small Meadow to
Pellett Rd. official.
SCOUT PROJECTS, S. Padgett
Discussion of quality
MOTION, N. Platt. To assure quality of investment and safety of users, Scout
must present plan to Board for approval. SECOND, L. Yost. Motion
and repairing kiosk at Vosburg Hollow), so no presentation.
April 9 project will be completed before next meeting (replacing boardwalk
bridge replacement at WRNP, Red Trail, will be presented April 11.
as will the kiosk at Sand Bar preserve
AUDIT RESULTS. C. Gumina absent
Penfield Indoor Hike, J. Boettcher. Few visitors. Bad weather.
Volunteer Fair, D. Kuhn. Many visitors. Have a signup sheet next year.
May 1, library personnel will hike FMCP. D. Kuhn leads.
COMMUNICATIONS , J. Boettcher. March 20 newsletter deadline
Webster Trail Classic, June 4, A. Frank. Volunteers needed. Contact A. Frank
Signage, L. Yost. Wording question: is it “preserve” or “nature preserve”. L. Yost will
talk with M. Yaeger for clarification
Gun signs at FMCP, D. Kuhn. Mock up shown. Sign will be approved by Police Dept.,
FWT, and Town. 3 signs needed: at kiosk, bridge and along the trail near range.
MOTION, D. Kuhn. Approve the cost of 3 signs. SECOND, J. Boettcher. Motion passed.
FUTURE COMMUNITY EVENTS
Webster Chamber of Commerce, 4/22. J. Darling will attend.
GLT 10 year celebration of the BW. No definite plans yet June date.
Well field walk, 4/2, 10am. Park at church on corner of Park and Bay Road. Shuttle to
site. To inform Board before letter of support for action is written.
Website status, testing, rollout plans. D. Shafer not present.
Rusted and/or damaged plaques. Stewards must give input by April 11 for needed replacements..
FWT trail work shirts. Yes or no? What is objective?
MOTION, N. Platt. Do not order new shirts. SECOND, C. Pratt. Motion passed.
MEETING ADJOURNED. NEXT MEETING, APRIL 11, 2016, CHIYODA DRIVE.