August 19, 2019

Meeting Minutes Monday Monday August 19, 2019 Auburn Beautification Commission

Board Members Present:

● Mitch Maniccia
● Sarah Dibble
● Tim Donovan
● Joe Sarnicola

Board Members Absent:

● Curtis Peterson
● Jessica Grazasko
● Chuck Mason
● Peter Cramer

● Call to order 5:00 @ Hilton Garden Inn

● Approve previous minutes: Secretary’s (Sarah) computer malfunctioning- unable to type up minutes before meeting

● Mitch brought ABC shirts for those who did not have them yet

● Joe reported on ABC sponsored Music/Concert in the Park – Nuclear Ukulele- approximately 25 people attended

● Mitch reported that Curtis and Jessica have submitted letters of resignation

● Current status of board is out of compliance with by-laws (require 7 members)- RECRUIT!!!

● Equal Rights Heritage Event – September 28
● Sell Tulips: 3 for $1
● Pass out Brochure/Flyer
● Joe and Sarah volunteered to work table from 9-1
● Tim volunteered to work 1-2
● To discuss specifics of event on next meeting date

● Possible new project: Neighborhood Book lending library – Pete sent details
● approx $3,640 for 5 boxes
● to discuss/approve when we have quorum

● Neighborhood revitalization project- need to get on the NYS Charities Bureau Registration before we can start collecting/giving out funds- Mitch to look into
● Possibly invite Oswego group to meeting to discuss how they started/implement project

● Other business – Tim mentioned possibly planting potted mums on tree stumps in front of county building

● Adjourn for pleasant group dinner