FRIENDS OF CRESCENT BEACH, GREEN BAY AND AREA SOCIETY
Meeting of April 23, 2009
Members present: Eric Rafuse, Paul Langlais, Bruce Raymond, Brenda Chance, Jim
Sewell, Burpee Meisner, Tim Chance and Bob Fulleman. Guest: Paul Langlais'
daughter, Sara, to see what occurs at board meetings.
Treasurer’s report: Treasurer's report approved as presented by Bob Fulleman in
the absence of the treasurer. .
Minutes of previous board meeting: Moved by Bob Fulleman, seconded by Tim Chance
to accept the minutes of the November 19, 2008 meeting as presented on line –
Membership: Brenda Chance reported that the mailing list has been edited and the
newsletters sent out.
Fundraising: Some small reproductions have
sold but still enough stock for now. More large reproductions are required. Jim
Sewell will research the economically feasible number to buy. Brenda Chance and
Andra White will research costs for more T-shirts and sweat shirts and how to
get them into local shops.
Newsletter: early April deadline for a May
publication. Membership forms will be included in the newsletter so the AGM will
only have to catch those renewals missed earlier. Assuming obtaining of
sufficient e-mail addresses, could the bulk mailing be reduced to one a year,
the summer issue? Let people know in it that they can get the other issues by
providing their E-mail addresses. Newsletters should be placed in the local
stores for a time after publication
Beach: Damaged beach signs require repairs.
Eric Rafuse will investigate repairs to walkway over the dunes. Cribwork has
been PARTLY removed: it is unclear when, or if, the rest will be removed.
Other Business: There was brief discussion
on the mandate of Friends with reference to land use in the area. Karen Dempsey
has asked to make a presentation to the board. Signs at the beach need to be
reinstalled by Mid-May. Bruce Raymond will investigate further planting of roses
on the dune to deter pedestrian traffic. The two rolls of snow fence last
installed seem to be working. Moved by Eric Rafuse, seconded by Bob Fulleman
that four rolls of snow fence be bought and installed – Carried Investigation of
a speaker for the Annual General Meeting was started. The meeting will be held
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at the Petite Riviere Fire Hall
Next Meeting: Next board meeting will be May 19, 2009.