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.