Nov 2001

FRIENDS OF CRESCENT BEACH, GREEN BAY AND AREA SOCIETY

Minutes of November 13, 2001, Board of Directors Meeting.

In Attendance:

  • Doug Bell
  • Peter Bell
  • Paul Corkum
  • Tom Daley
  • Terry Durnavich
  • Chris Gill
  • Anne Greer
  • Neiff Joseph
  • Linda MacDonald
  • Burpee Meisner
  • John Nichols
  • Jim Sewell
  • Pete West

Regrets:

  • Jean McHarg
  • Gordon Prince
  • Karen Dempsey

Meeting called to order 7:35 pm.

1. Agenda: The Agenda was approved with a change that the item of the Newsletter be brought forward as Jim Sewell had to leave at 9:00pm.  moved by Burpee, seconded by Linda and carried.

2. Approval of Minutes. Moved by Doug Bell to approve the October 10 Board Minutes, seconded by Pete West, motion carried.

BUSINESS ARISING

Meetings were changed back to Tuesdays.

Subsequent to discussion, Jim Sewell moved that we produce a newsletter by the end of 2001. Seconded by Anne, motion carried.  Jim requires all information for the newsletter by December 3rd; Terry and Jim will proof it; Terry, Anne and Linda will see to getting it mailed out no later than December 10th.

A review of present Committees was undertaken. It was moved by Peter Bell and seconded by Jim Sewell to keep, form, the following committees:

  • By-Law Committee
    • Tom Daley
    • Pete West
    • power to add additional members
  • Membership Committee
    • Terry Durnavich
    • Burpee Meisner
  • Co-Management Committee
    • Harold Adams
    • Peter Bell
    • Tom Daley
    • Karen Dempsey
    • Terry Durnavich
    • Chris Gill
    • Jean McHarg
    • Burpee Meisner
    • John Nichols
    • Gordon Prince
    • Jim Sewell
  • Shore Road Committee
    • Doug Bell
    • Peter Bell
    • Chris Gill
    • Anne Greer
    • Burpee Meisner
  • Sperry's Beach Committee
    • Doug Bell
    • Peter Bell
    • Karen Dempsey
    • Terry Durnavich
    • John Nichols
  • Crescent Beach Committee
    • Peter Bell
    • Paul Corkum
    • Tom Daley
    • Chris Gill
    • Anne Greer
    • Burpee Meisner
    • Jim Sewell
    • Pete West

Motion carried.

John Nichols submitted the Treasurer's Report for Jean McHarg. John moved that it be adopted as presented, seconded by Tom Daley, motion carried.

Treasurer's Report November 2001

We have received from the Federal Govt HST rebate of $32.12.

I have paid Michael Ernst $630.00

Bank Balance stands at $2,361.97

Terry reported that the presentation of the Peter Barss framed photograph was made to Harold Adams on behalf of the Society by John Nichols, Nita Eisenhauer and Terry at Harold's cottage a couple of weeks ago. This was planned by the previous Board and was going to be done at the 2001 AGM, but Harold could not attend. This gift was in recognition of Harold's annual registration of our Society with the Registry of Joint Stock Companies, which he pays for every year out of his personal funds. We have photos, but they may not make it into the newsletter.

Chris Gill gave an overview of the October 29th Special Board Meeting which was held at Crescent Beach and at Jean McHarg's cottage. After discussion it was moved by Chris that the following projects of Crescent Beach repair, protection and public education be implemented in 2002 on the understanding that at least 50% funding would be obtained from ACOA through the Municipality of Lunenburg and matching funding or 'in kind' contributions from DOTPW, DNR, Sport and Recreation, corporate sector and the Municipality.

  • repair for cribwork (estimated $9,000-$10,000);
  • installation of road fencing (guardrail) by DOT ($60,000 for maximum of 800 metres);
  • purchase of portable toilets and waste drums ($5,000)
  • scientific status report on the beach;
  • public information board at entry to beach ($3,000)
  • approximate total of $84,000

Seconded by Tom Daley. After discussion, motion carried.

NEW BUSINESS

Tom Daley informed the Board that he had been speaking with Professor Tom Herman of Acadia University who had been the Professor in charge of the study conducted by Donal Sam. It was moved by Tom that he approach Professor Herman about getting involved in our area on a long term study basis, centered on Crescent Beach. Seconded by Neiff Joseph. Motion carried.

Linda MacDonald indicated she will be the contact person and be in charge of the Hasty Notes, i.e. keeping track of where they are placed for sale, sales, etc.

Motion to adjourn made by Terry at 9:50pm. Motion passed.

The next meeting is scheduled for December 11th at 7:30 pm at Anne Greer's home.