Thursday, July 8, 2021

Clyde SPAN Minutes 07-06-2021

 The minutes of the July 6, 2021 meeting of SPAN held at the SPAN office on Glasgow Street at 6:30 p.m.

Present: Kelly Furman; Amy Bullard; Hugh Miner; Nicole Malbone; Joe Salerno; Amber Clingerman; Mark DeVito; David Hickey; Jennifer Peeso; Sandi Bastedo; Lisa Mortensen; and Linda Bell on Zoom.

1. Kelly Furman called the meeting to order at 6:41

2. Hugh Miner moved to accept the June minutes, seconded by Nicole. Motion passed.

3. Amber reported an ending balance of $9122.66. There is an uncashed check outstanding.

4. Membership: No report.

5. SOAR activities: Amy reports:

There is a Chamber of Commerce picnic scheduled for July 11,2021 at 1 pm at the Savannah Community Field. A free meal is provided. 

Festival Week activities:
Aug 10: travel the towpath at Lauraville Landing @6pm
Aug 11: Ziti dinner, eat in or take out; CFD 4:30 -7pm; Clyde Cellar Savers @ Lauraville – 6:30
Aug 12: Kayak on the canal 6-7:30pm; campfire at Lauraville loop campsite.
Aug 14: “Memories of Clyde” -Lauraville -12 to 5
                Clyde Car Show 10am – 2pm
                Opening remarks & salutation Park, Mayor 12:15
                Famous Moments in Clyde – Mr Miner 12:30
                History of Fireworks-Mr O’Herren – 1:15
                Celebrate Clyde Sports 3:15
                Clyde Saxton Band 4:00
                Firemen’s Parade 7:00
                Nate Michael’s – CFD – 8pm
Aug 15:   Mass Feast of the Assumption, St. John’s Church 10:30 am
                CFD Chicken BBQ 11am until sold out.
                Heritage Park Flag Pole Dedication – 4pm
                Swagger Band CFD 7pm
                Fireworks 9pm

Community Picnic and SOAR Celebration, July 26,2021, held at Lauraville Landing
               organization set up – 5pm
               Galen Historical Society Quarterly Meeting – 5:30
               Community Picnic 6pm
               Program: “18th Century Medicine” 6:30

July 13, 2021 – Film via Zoom SOAR and STEP on the Internet

6. Old Business:

Discussion about the kayak loan procedures:
    Arrow direction signs placements
    The kiosk is being updated
    A fire ring is located at the village office
    Who does one contact to use the kayaks
    Could we laminate instructions to put on the shack door/
    Could we use a qr code or the SPAN website?
    Sandi bought the padlock which open with a code
    Is there any way to have users sign a liability waiver?
    Nicole Malbone moved “ expend up to $300. for 2 trail cams”, seconded by Amber Clingerman.        Motion passed.

Dan Dapolito is looking for volunteers to help distribute Food Link on Sept. 21 in Clyde and November 16th in Savannah.

Re: the July 26th picnic, SPAN will be supplying hot dogs and hamburgers; SOAR will supply chicken.

The Revolutionary War Encampment will be held near the Blockhouse on July 17, 2021, from 10 to 4. SPAN will supply water and chips with our canopy station. We could use some weights to hold the poles down.

Halloween in the Park- Hugh Miner moved ‘”...that SPAN donate $175. to the event” ,seconded by Sandi Bastedo. Motion passed.

Discussion: Could we have BLG sell some of our surplus tees and hats at the consignment store?

Sandi Bastedo moved “...that SPAN be the holder of grant funds for the community garden”, seconded by Hugh Miner. Motion passed.

Re: the electronic sign, Sandi Bastedo moved”...that it be given to Keith Greene to do whatever he wishes”, seconded byAmy Bullard. Motion passed.

Sandi asked all of us to think about SPAN’s role in these last two years of the Cornell Grant.

Meeting adjourned at 8:30

Respectfully submitted,


David Hickey