ECHPOA MEETING MINUTES – September 5, 2012
Meeting was called to order by President Danny Colligan at 7:02 PM.
Secretary’s report was read by Ken. Report was approved after a motion and second by Greg & Kathy.
Treasurer’s report was read by Ken with $5144.95 in checkbook and $663.18 in savings. Fish Fund showing $1033.44. Report accepted after a motion and 2nd by Greg & Kathy.
Pond report by Duane. Still some slash to cut along stream. Need to chip or remove what has been cut. Jessica can bring a chipper any Saturday in September. Discussion followed about removal of slash instead of chipping. Ken will look into ways to do or have that done. Motion to accept report was given by Greg with a 2nd by Kathy. Motion carried.
Corral report from Brad. Now have 5 horses. 3 spaces available. Susan has removed her horse. Jeff has raked the field. Want to get end of horse manure compost pile and other manure out of the corral. Report accepted after a motion by Jeff and a 2nd by Cristina.
Activities report from Tracie. From the 2012 Newsletter Calendar of Social Events our Harvest Fest Pie Day will be held at 2 PM, Sunday, October 28th. (Not Saturday the 20th as discussed). Pies, cakes, cookies & breads. ECHPOA will provide drinks; bring your favorite dessert to share. Final plans will be made at the October meeting. Report accepted after a motion and 2nd by Paul and Jeff.
Blog report from Karen. Needs information and pictures to post. Will post reports of bears and raccoons in the area. Report accepted after a motion and 2nd.
Deputy report from Jeff. Keep grills and trash in safe place as bears have even broken into a garage. Wear orange when hiking a hunting season begins. Report approved after a motion and 2nd by Greg & Kathy.
Pond Improvement Committee report by Paul. Presented 3 plans for a picnic table shelter. After discussion, it was decided to use a medium size from the selections with a final design to be decided upon at our October 2012 meeting. It was voted not to exceed $1000.00 in cost.
Paul and the Committee also presented a dock plan. Voted to approve the plan presented. Voted that the cost not exceed $1200.00.
After discussion it was decided not to pursue a portable toilet at the pond area.
Meeting was adjourned at 8:23 PM after a motion and 2nd by Paul and Kathy.