Association Meeting Minutes – November 18, 2016

Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail Association

Meeting Minutes

Friday, November 18, 2016



The meeting of the Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail Association was held at the Cove Ridge Center on Friday, November 18 at 12 pm.  Present at the meeting were Charlie Allen, Scott Bowen, Robert Chapman, Gretchen Cope, Pam Cox, Margaret Crouch, Aaron Davis, John Fox, Joe Fuller, Leon Gamble, Megan Krager, Jim Mallory, Bob McConnell, Wanda McConnell, John Mullen, Joy Mullen, Barbara Reed, Benny Reed, Randy Rauch, Joan Short, Ron Short, and Eddie Woodward.


Joan introduced Jim Mallory with the Lewis and Clark Trust, Inc. and Dr. John Fox with the Friends of Boone Trace, who provided a program for the meeting. She also introduced Randy Rauch, who would be providing a program for the January meeting.


Approval of Minutes from September meeting:

Bob McConnell moved that the minutes be approved as written. John Mullen seconded the motion and it was approved unanimously.


Treasurer’s Summary Report:

Joe Fuller delivered the treasurer’s report. A copy of the report is kept on file in the secretary’s archives.


Benny Reed moved that the financials be approved. Barbara Reed seconded the motion and it was approved unanimously.


Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail Interpretive Center Report:

Bob reported that the low base bid and bid additives were both under budget, civil rights review was completed and passed, and proposals were sent to VDOT. The process was taking longer than expected, but Bob did anticipate that the project would finally come to fruition.


Carter Cabin/Christmas Lighting Volunteer Sign-Up:

Joan reminded the Association that volunteers were needed to host the Carter Cabin for the Natural Tunnel Christmas Lighting of the Tunnel events on Friday and Saturday nights. She had a sign-up sheet available.



Progress along “that little road”

Dr. John Fox, Friends of Daniel Boone Trace

James L. Mallory, Lewis and Clark Trust, Inc.


Old Business:

There was no old business.


New Business:

There was no new business.



There were no announcements.



Ron Short moved to adjourn the meeting. Margaret Crouch seconded the motion and it was approved unanimously.