June 2016

JUNE 13, 2016 FWT BOARD MEETING MINUTES

PRESENT: S. Gnolek, J. Darling, H. Harris, R. Happ, C. Pratt, R. Morrill, L. Yost, A. Frank, S. Padgett, D. Kuhn, S. Galbraith

ADMINISTRATIVE TASKS:

Agenda – add Chiyoda Trail

Minutes – accepted as distributed

Membership – 184 members; donation, $134. 58.

Treasurer’s report attached.

MAIN TOPICS:

Eagle Scout projects, Stephen

– kiosk at Finn Park,  June 28; footbridge at Finn next in line

Hickory Bark Trail Proposal, Jeff

– report on meeting with library personnel.  They agree with proposal of a 

  nature trail.  (See May minutes)Possible mural and maps in the foyer.  Trail should be wide enough to accomodate strollers and wheelchairs.

MOTION, Jeff – implement the proposal; SECOND, Shari.  Motion passed. Jeff will

    implement.  Possible workday this season.

Pens vs. Pencils; some discussion.

MOTION, Craig – purchase pens; with “Friends of Webster Trails” on one line;

  ” Webstertrails.org” on second. Order same amount as last time.  SECOND, Larry. Motion passed.

SECONDARY TOPICS:

Chiyoda Trail, Denise. Gravel has been delivered. Suggest rerouting end so trail

meets boardwalk.  Board agreed.

Finn Park mowing update. Shari. A man has been mowing a sports field; got a

citation from Town.  The mowing has to stop. Town will mow until we find

someone to mow, and the bridge is in

Gunshot signs/ tree signs, Dennis. Sign shown to Board. Approved. Nothing new on

tree signs.

Spaghetti dinner fundraiser, 1/6/17, Dennis.  Board approved.

Webster Park mapping and trail blazing, Jeff. Loysen in charge now; Jeff will meet

with him.

Article in 55 Magazine on FWT,  Denise. Photo and essay shown to Board.

New brochures are in.

First Responder update; waiting for contact.

Conflict of Interest. All agreed and signed.

Website update, Shari.  Nothing new.

Workday, GBWP, Andy. Reroute completed so mower has access.

6/18, workday, WRNP

More trails being mowed in north of Big Field. Is this confusing? Larry will speak

with Mark Yaeger about this; trail especially wide on north side

Webster Classic Race, Andy. Went very well. 135 participants.

GLT Celebration of GBWP canceled because of weather.

Orienteering club had made a map. Perhaps we can arrange another

event. Shari will contact.

Bruce Gilman hike/talk may be rescheduled by GLT.

Upcoming events

6/18, workday, WRNP

7/9 workday, WRNP

10/6 Town Employee Wellness Fair

Meeting adjourned; next meeting July 11, 2016, Webster Rec. Ctr.