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February 12, 2018

Board Members Present:

  • Mitch Maniccia
  • Sarah Dibble
  • Betsy Kavanagh
  • Tim Donovan
  • Peter Cramer
  • Joe Sarnicola
  • Curtis Peterson
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Board Members Absent:

  • Marty Hahn
  • Chuck Mason

Guest:  Renee Jensen – City of Auburn Department of Planning and Economic Development

  • Call to order 5:03
  • Guest Renee Jensen spoke about the initiative for a community build to make inclusive all accessible playground at Casey Park- completely customizable, composite wood decking,
  • Looking for 80 volunteers/day May 1st – 5th for 3 shifts approx. 8-12, 12:30 to 4:30, 5 to dusk
    • Ribbon Cutting on May 6th
    • Post on ABC Facebook page
  • Possible work session needed to go through files from Ryann
  • By-Law discussion at next meeting (look for original file, or secretary may need to re-type)
  • Treasurers report- Betsy was able to get all credentials transferred over as new treasurer – other than that nothing new to report
  • Permaculture park Update- New person added to the “group”, looking into possibly getting a grant for the “living willow” art piece
  • Park pickup date possibly set for Saturday April 28th– to discuss further at an additional date
  • Still discussing float at the Memorial Day Parade – to discuss further at an additional date
  • Motion by Pete to adjourn, seconded by Curtis
  • Adjourn at 6:24

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Minutes

December 12, 2017

Board Members Present:

  • Chuck Mason
  • Mitch Maniccia
  • Sarah Dibble
  • Betsy Kavanagh
  • Tim Donovan
  • Peter Cramer

Board Members Absent:

  • Marty Hahn

Guest:

  • Joe Sarnicola
  • Call to order 5:07
  • Motion to approve minutes by Mitch, second by Betsy, unanimous
  • Hestia creations fundraiser follow-up: possibly something to think about for 2018 fundraiser
  • Tim shared that we were approved for the “Jeans Friday” fundraiser for the Cayuga County employees.  We will need to create a flyer with ABC logo and a brief statement that would be posted in all county buildings for the month
  • No response to Marty Hahn as an advisory member
  • Treasurers report: Re-uping directors & officers insurance for $715/yr .  Question about general liability insurance for $176/yr.  Most likely to come out of permaculture park budget
  • Current assets $22109.41
  • Permaculture Park: nothing new to report
  • Heard from five people interested in joining board as a result of citizen newspaper article, hopefully will join us at the January Meeting
  • Slate of officers:  Nominations- Mitch as Chair, Sarah as Secretary, Betsy as Treasurer, and Pete as Vice Chair
  • Voting to take place at January meeting
  • Discussion of possible Memorial day parade float
  • Motion to adjourn at 5:53
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November 14, 2017

Board Members Present:

  • Chuck Mason
  • Mitch Maniccia
  • Sarah Dibble
  • Betsy Kavanagh
  • Tim Donovan

Board Members Absent:

  • Marty Hahn
  • Peter Cramer
  • Call to order 5:07
  • Mitch received email from a Mark Bellnier who is interested in joining the ABC board,
  • Betsy has a colleague Ray Richardson who is also interested in joining the ABC board
  • Both will need to submit resume and letter of interest
  • Mitch received an email from a Hestria creations, possible fundraiser
  • Design Connect Initiative thru Cornell- provides services and support for groups like ABC.  Just missed 2018 deadline, something to keep in mind for 2019
  • Treasurers report-nothing new to report
  • Permaculture Park report- nothing new to report
  • NYCON Rep- Sent a powerpoint about how to add board members- going to have a facebook post, citizens post and craiglist post advertising for new board members
  • Historical marker survey- things still in the works- will know more in the future
  • December meeting- per bylaws, selection of officers, then voted on in January meeting
  • Possibly hand out flyers/brochures at Ignite the winter- Tim going to look into redoing the brochures
  • Tim going to look into having ABC as a business/charity of the month for city’s Jeans Friday donations
  • Next meeting Tuesday December 12th @ 5pm at City Hall
  • Motion to adjourn 6:00
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January 8, 2017

Board Members Present:

  • Chuck Mason
  • Mitch Maniccia
  • Sarah Dibble
  • Betsy Kavanagh
  • Tim Donovan
  • Peter Cramer

Board Members Absent:

  • Marty Hahn

Guest:

  • Joe Sarnicola, Curtis Peterson
  • Call to order 5:05
  • Motion to approve minutes by Betsy, second by Pete, unanimous
  • Motion by Chuck to vote on slate of officers, Second by Betsy
  • Slate of officers:  Nominations- Mitch Maniccia as Chair, Sarah Dibble as Secretary, Elizabeth (Betsy) Kavanagh as Treasurer, and Peter Cramer as Vice Chair
  • Unanimous vote electing slate of officers
  • Motion by Tim to vote in new members Joe Sarnicola, and Curtis Peterson, second by Betsy. 
  • Unanimous vote selecting new members
  • Bylaws to be emailed to everyone- look over by next meeting- will update as needed in February
  • Treasurers report:  Directors and Officers Insurance new quote $615- motion by Chuck to accept and pay new insurance fee, second by Betsy, unanimous
  • Now that Elizabeth (Betsy) is Treasurer, will have to go to Thompkins and get put on account
  • Budget Vote in March
  • Permaculture Park Update: Have held meeting to decide on plan for the future of the park, looking for more members for the planning of the park
  • Tim made a motion to have a presentation on the Casey Park playground project at the next meeting, second by Betsy, unanimous
  • Next meeting Monday February 12, 2018 @ 5:00 in City Hall
  • Motion to adjourn at 6:00