February 24, 2020

Members Present: 

Mitch Maniccia, Joe Sarnicola, Sarah Dibble, Chuck Mason, Tim Donovan, Peter Cramer

Guest: Tim Locastro

Guest Call-in: Tiana Petros, Artie Colon

  • Call to order at 5:10,  Introductions
  • Motion to approve the minutes from the previous meeting made by Chuck seconded by Pete, unanimous to accept

Budget Update

  • Received $5000 from city, and check cleared from $100 donation.  Main expenses for the month were web expenses.  Joe had to go to bank and update access as bank updated their software.


  • Discussion about request for proposals, shared on various Facebook pages.  Will allow for more responses within the next month.  Most responses were centered on park repair which city will focus on with CDBG money.  Suggestion of possible  “Tree of Steel” art installation on Arterial (Nucor  & BOCES welding class collaboration)

2020 Projects

  • Park Pick-up day:  April 25th, 2020 9am.  HQ – Veterans Park.  Will post on Social Media.  Chuck to update flyer.  Mitch to make spreadsheet
  • Market Street Park
  • Franklin Street
  • Seward Park Sign possible paint job – not ABC members, professionals
  • Cleaning of Cross @ Veterans Park – Tim L. suggested gentlemen working with Nick’s ride (group of 5-6 guys looking to volunteer). 
  • Planting of summer flowers after tulips peak at Hoopes Park

Permaculture Park Update

  • Design March 18th, 25th and April 1st  @ BTW discuss Living Willow project.  Sign project still in design phase
  • Motion to adjourn by Pete, seconded by Joe, meeting adjourned at 6:04
  • Next meeting Monday March 16, 2020 @ 5pm City Hall