Sunday, May 27, 2018

Clyde SPAN Minutes 05-01-1028

The minutes of the SPAN meeting for May1st, 2018, at 70 Glasgow Street, Clyde, NY, at 7:00. 
Prior to the meeting, a program called “Tomato Talk was presented by a Cornell Cooperation Extension Master Gardener.

Present: Tom Castellano; Sandi Bastedo; Hugh Miner; Dolly Romer; Rose Jeanne Strakal; Dave Hickey;
Cheryl Bonnell.  Absent: John Robert

1. Cheryl Bonnell moved, and Hugh Miner seconded, to accept the minutes of April’s meeting. Motion passed.

2. Treasurer’s report shows a balance of $6559.29.

3. Membership: Rose Jeanne reported a total of 79 paid, plus 3 more today.

4. Bus trip to Cooperstown: Dolly has 36 so far. We are planning more trips later this year: Auburn, NY to
Willard Chapel; the Seward House, and lunch at Springside Inn. And later in the fall, a trip to Utica to
board an Adirondack scenic railroad trip.

5. Canal Clean Sweep, April 21st: This was very successful. The village contributed a dumpster, water,
electricity and bathroom facilities along with robo calls. Many thanks to all participants from Clyde and
surrounding communities. The Canal Corporation supplied bags and tee shirts, and SPAN provided
munchies and hot dogs. Savannah held a similar exercise on Sunday, April 22nd.

6 Sandi Bastedo detailed some of SOAR’s activities: There will be a Community Meeting on May 22, 2018, 

at 6 p.m. at the Savannah Town Hall. RSVP by May 18th – 315 573-0903

7. Kayaks: John Robert and Sandi Bastedo are currently scouring sporting locations to purchase some
Kayaks, paddles and life vests. They hope to find 4 kayaks for under $1000. Total. On June 5th, 2018,
there will be a kayaking clinic put on by Montezuma Audubon Center at the Lauraville Landing boat
Launch in Clyde. Time: 4 to 6 p.m.

8 A Wildlife Fest is set for May 5th at the MAC in Savannah.

9. The Art Fest is scheduled for September 29th in Savannah.

10. Alumni Gathering at the Homecoming Football Game: Discussions so far call for no dinner, but
maybe hors d’oeuvres. Will be contacting Michael Hayden about accessing the school’s alumni data
base. The Homecoming Game is September 21st.

11. Barbershop Quartet: Hugh Miner anticipates a concert held in the school auditorium sometime in
August or September. He is hoping for a donation from SPAN of some $200. to defray the cost of a
welcoming party for the cast.

12 Among the topics for discussion at later meetings are: kiosks and signage.
The meeting closed at 8:17.

Respectfully submitted,
David Hickey

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Clyde SPAN Minutes 04-03-1028

The minutes of the April 3 2018 meeting on SPAN held at 70 Glasgow St. in Clyde, NY at 6:30 p.m.
Present: Tom Castellano; Cheryl Bonnell; Sandi Bastedo; John Robert; Dave Hickey and Tom Sawtelle.
Before the SPAN meeting, Tom Sawtelle presented a list of possible locations for historical markers or interpretive signs for the Clyde Area.

1 Call to order by Tom Castellano at 6:40.

2 John Robert moved to accept the March minutes, seconded by Cheryl Bonnell. Motion passed.

3 The treasurer’s report showed a balance of $7474.27

4 The membership report showed 16 new members to about 82, up from 66.

5 The bus tour has 24 signed up so far for Cooperstown on May 17th. Permission for a school bus to be driven to Auburn for a tour of the Seward mansion at a later date has been received.

6 Sandi is working on the SOAR grant for projects in the next 3 years. Some of the ideas suggested do far deal with the campsites improvements, the upgrading of the kiosks, etc.

7 April 21st is the date set for Canal Clean Sweep. Discussion involved having high visibility neon vests for workers. Tom Castellano moved and Cheryl Bonnell seconded “…that SPAN buy 12 -20 such vests, spending up to $30.” Motion carried.

8 There will be a SOAR meeting on the 10 of April.

9 Sandi Bastedo moved and Cheryl Bonnell seconded ‘…to pay $74. For 12 month rental of the SPAN Post Office Box.
Next meeting is May 1st following a presentation on growing tomatoes.

10 Meeting adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,
David Hickey

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Clyde SPAN Minutes 03-06-2018

The minutes of the SPAN meeting of March 6, 2018 held at 70 Glasgow Street at 6:30 p.m.

Present: Tom Castellano; Dave Hickey; John Robert; Dolly Romer; Rose Jeanne Strakal; Sandi Bastedo; Hugh Miner; Amy Bullard

1 Sandi Bastedo moved to accept the February minutes with change, seconded by Hugh Miner. Motion carried.

2 Treasurer’s report: Balance of $6549.29. Copy with official records.

3 Membership report: 66 members.

4 Tours: The first one for this year will be to Cooperstown on May 17th, 2018. We are looking to use a school bus for closer trips

5 A 21 day Audubon Center Trail system meeting will be held on March 20th at 5:30 p.m.

6 Canal Clean Sweep will be held at Lauraville Landing on April 21, 2018 at 10 a.m. All are welcome.

7 Savannah will continue Canal Clean Sweep on the 22nd at the West Shore Trail. Fruit, water and granola will be available.

8 Bright Red Bookcases: delivery to the elementary school will take place on March 21st, 2018.

9 The National Honor Society will sponsor a blood drive in May.

10 Under New Business, Span will sponsor a Boat Tour on the 14th and 15th of July. Plans are being worked out for one long tour on Saturday and two short trips on Sunday. On Sat. people will be bussed to Stivers Marina in Geneva and return via boat to Clyde.
Hugh miner mover”…to accept the proposal to hire Stivers Tour Boat for July 14 & 15th.” Motion carried.

11 John Robert and Sandi Bastedo will continue to look into signage, kayaks, and kiosks. The Rose Jeanne moved”…to allow Sandi Bastedo and John Robert to buy four to five kayaks, hangers, paddles, and life jackets.” Seconded by Dolly Romer. Motion carried.
There will be a kayak workshop on June 5th from 4 to 6 p.m.

12 Next meeting: April 3rd Tom Sawtelle will talk about the blockhouse and signage topics.

Respectfully submitted,
David Hickey

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Clyde SPAN Minutes 02-06-2018

The minutes of the February 6th, 2018, meeting of SPAN held at 70 Glasgow Street at 6:30p.m.
Present: Tom Castellano; Rose Jeanne Strakal; Cheryl Bonnell; Hugh Miner; Sandi Bastedo; Dolly Romer; Dave Hickey.

1. After viewing a YouTube show as a “Beat the Blahs” session, Tom Castellano called SPAN to order at 7:07.

2. Sandi Bastedo moved to accept the January, 2018 minutes, seconded by Hugh Miner. Motion passed.

3. The treasure’s report showed a balance of $7,386.40. John Robert was absent.

4. Rose Jeanne gave the membership report.
    a. 100 members
    b. Mailings ready at 71cents each.
    c. Printing by ARC at approx.17 cents each
    d. Labels made by Rose Jeanne

5. Sandi Bastedo gave a rundown of SOAR’s activity:
    On Feb. 4th there will be a Community lunch & SOAR meeting at the Clyde Methodist Church, RSVP by the 9th.
    We are planning our next bus trip.
    Savannah is planning a mural to be painted on the fire hall.
    A new 21 day challenge is in the works, starting on the first day of spring, March 20th.
    Thinking of starting pedal ball and/or pickelball.
    In May we have to reapply for funding to the Greater Rochester Health foundation.
    See: List of year’s activity.
    John Robert and Sandi are looking into buying some kayaks
    We are hoping for some funding from the town and village. School busses might be available, for a cost, for shorter trips, e.g. Auburn.
    We are thinking of a canal boat ride event for July, perhaps 2 short rides and one long ride. Details are pending

6. Hugh Miner moved “…that SPAN donate $250. To support this year’s Clyde Community  Farmer’s market”, seconded by Dave Hickey. Motion passed.

7. On March 6th, there will be a painting session at SPAN headquarters. Here is the latest on the March 6th SPAN agenda, excerpted from Sandi’s email:

8. Here is the agenda for Tuesday – 2:00 at SPAN office for anyone who wants to continue to work on the draft complete streets policy – Tom Sawtelle gave it to the village and they have some edits

9. 3:15 PM (meet at campsites) All SPAN members are welcome to join us as we walk the campsite area with Justin Booth (Complete Streets Consultant and avid cyclists).  He will give use suggestions to make our campsites more bike friendly as well as tips on signage, etc.

10. 5:00 PM SPAN monthly meeting at SPAN office  - all members welcome to attend

11. 6:00PM Paint and sip night – bring a beverage to share – alcoholic or non-alcoholic  - SPAN will provide snacks

Respectfully submitted,

David Hickey

Monday, November 6, 2017

Clyde SPAN Minutes 10-03-2017

The minutes from the October 3rd, 2017, regular meeting of SPAN held at the MAC at 6:30.

PRESENT: Rose Jeanne Strakal; Dolly Romer; Hugh Miner; Dave Hickey; John Robert; Cheryl Bonnell; Sandi Bastedo; Tom Castellano; and Debbie Blasczak.

1 Tom Castellano called the meeting to order at &:15.

2. John Robert moved to approve the September minutes, seconded by Rose Jeanne Strakal. Minutes approved.

3. Treasurer John Robert reported a balance of @6402.22.

4. Membership chairperson Rose Jeanne Strakal reported a total of 95 members, Debbie Blasczak being our newest member. There was a brief discussion of what SPAN does and about the Main Street grant.

5. There was a discussion about the Alumni Event at the Homecoming game. We would like to establish a data base. Some suggestions: have an actual float; a bigger tent; music; an emcee.Looking to repeat the event next year.

6 Dolly Romer reported that there were 39 people signed up for the bus trip to Letchworth on Oct. 11th. Debbie Blasczak notified the group of a bus trip sponsored by the Savannah Silver Slippers to Cortland for the Christmas show.

7. Sandi Bastedo ran down some 0of SOAR’s activities:
October 12th trail meeting at the MAC @10:00 a.m.
Soar open house, a lunch hour is planned.

8. Mayor Fremaow has asked SPAN to supply the cost of donuts, cider for an October 14th gathering of villagers at the firehouse. Hugh Miner moved “…that SPAN pay for those items not to exceed $150 -200. “, seconded by Dolly Romer. Motion passed.

9. At the November meeting, a discussion of plans for next year, together with a search for new officers, and a membership drive will be on the table.

10. SPAN will be a sponsor in the CSCS high school production of The Wiz. Hugh moved that SPAN pay a 50 dollar sponsor ad in the program.

The meeting adjourned at 8:20.

Respectfully submitted,
David Hickey

Friday, February 3, 2017

CLYDE SPAN 2017 Programs

February 7, Tuesday -- Intro to Yoga, 6-7PM, Christ Community Church – Community Center
RSVP by Feb. 3 to Sandi Bastedo, or 315-573-0903

February 11, Saturday -- Winter SOAR Celebration 2-4PM
2-3PM Join MAC Director Chris Lajewski for a guided snowshoe hike on the MAC trails
3-4PM Chili Supper and Conversation Open and free to all!
Montezuma Audubon Center Route 89, Savannah 

RSVP by Feb. 8 to Barb Grisley Monsour, or 315-573-0903

March 7, Tuesday – Beat the Blahs, 6-7PM
Share your favorite You Tube videos – join us for fun and laughter 

April 8, Saturday-- Clean-Up at the Mill Museum, 1PM
Snacks Provided – Will be moving items, organizing, and cleaning

April 22, Saturday-- Canal Clean Sweep at Lauraville Landing, 10AM-Noon
Lunch Provided – Bring gloves
Picking up garbage and clearing the Erie Canal Trail

May 2, Tuesday – Community Cooking Night, 5:30-7:00PM
ESNY providing healthy cooking tips
Preparing and sharing a meal – Place TBD

June 6, Tuesday – Drum Circle, 6-7PM
Lauraville Landing Pavilion weather permitting – SPAN office if raining
Lead by Mike Hayden, CSCS Superintendent

July 17, Monday – VoteTilla – Activity TBD
Joint effort with Galen Historical Society

August 6, Sunday – Merry Go Round Theater, 2-4PM
Location - Village Park - Rain Location is Grange
Families and organizations welcome to join us for an afternoon of children’s theater in the park.
Performing the Three Little Pigs!

September 10, Sunday – 2nd Annual Harmony in the Park, 2PM til ?
Entertainment in the Clyde Village Park sponsored by the Village of Clyde and SPAN.
Organizations, school groups, etc. welcome to join us in the park for a day of gathering.

October 3, Tuesday – Bird Watching at the Montezuma Audubon Center, 6-7PM


Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Clyde SPAN Minutes 08-02-2016

The minutes of the August 2nd, 2016, meeting of SPAN held at the Lauraville Loop camp area, convened at 6:00 P.M.

Present: Tom Castellano; Jane Robert; Dave Hickey; Rose Jeanne Strakal; Hugh Miner; Kelley Farrell; Briged Heenan; John Robert; Gerry Fremow; and Sandi Bastedo

Call to order at 6:15

Rose Jeanne Strakal moved to accept the July minutes, seconded by Hugh Miner with the amendment of $ 125 “for each village”. Motion carried.

Treasures report: John Robert reported a balance of $3873.03. David Hickey moved and Hugh Miner seconded a motion to “ reimburse John Robert for the 50 dollar expense he incurred.” Motion carried.

Rose Jeanne reported that SPAN membership now stands at 72. Also that the snap shot pictures in frames volunteers would meet on August 8th at 9:00 A.M.  to bring the frames from the Mill Museum to SAPAN headquarters. To wash Messinger’s window: Dan Ketchum; Rose Jeanne Strakal; Tom Castellano; and Jane Robert. Thursday, Rose Jeanne Strakal will inventory shirts, caps, etc. for the garage sale on Saturday, August 9th. Set up to begin at 8:00 A.M.

Savannah Art Fest tees are selling at 10. each. We need to place yard sale signs around the village. If you put a sign up, be responsible and take it down (save) when over.

Kelly Farrell displayed examples of maps of Clyde for possible use in signs and brochures. It was decided to use “Lauraville Loop Campsites” as the official name for the area. It was suggested that we might have future SPAN meetings at the Lauraville Loop Campsite. We might emplace a sign up board to find out where visitors come from. We might construct a bike rack and a platform for boat landings.

The Liverpool Quartet –Harmony in the Park – is scheduled for Sunday, September 11th.

Savannah Art Fest is schedules on Sept. 24 and 25.

Meeting adjourned at 7:17

Respectfully submitted,

David Hickey