Association Meeting Minutes – September 16, 2016

Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail Association

Meeting Minutes

Friday, September 16, 2016



The meeting of the Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail Association was held at the Cove Ridge Center on Friday, September 16 at 12 pm.  Present at the meeting were Jim Addington, Charlie Allen, Scott Bowen, Grace Bradshaw, Joe Brown, Robert Chapman, Gretchen Cope, Buford Ervin, Jacqueline Fischer, Joe Fuller, Charlie Greene, Megan Krager, Bob McConnell, Wanda McConnell, John Mullen, Joy Mullen, Jim Stallard, Dale Taylor, and Ruble Taylor.


Vice President of the Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail Association Dale Taylor opened the meeting in the absence of President Joan Boyd Short. Dale welcomed everyone and introduced Buford Ervin with Powell Valley National Bank, a guest of Charlie Allen’s. He also introduced Jacqueline Fischer, a historical interpreter from Wilderness Road State Park who was to provide a program during the meeting.


Approval of Minutes from July meeting:

Bob McConnell moved that the minutes be approved as written. Charlie Allen 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.


Wanda McConnell moved that the financials be approved. John Mullen seconded the motion and it was approved unanimously.


Report from Natural Tunnel:

Robert Chapman reported that the new cabins should be online sometime in early 2017. He had been in contact with Tempurpedic about mattresses for the cabins. Robert also announced that yurt construction was underway.


Report from Wilderness Road State Park:

Scott Bowen reported that their ghost tour programs were very popular and were already full. He announced that Pumpkins in the Park would be October 27-29. Their women on the Frontier program brought in approximately 350 visitors.


Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail Interpretive Center:

Bob McConnell reported that bids were due October 5th.


Jacqueline Fischer: First Person Cherokee Presentation

Jacqueline delivered a wonderful presentation that was very well received by all who attended. Her time and efforts are much appreciated.


Old Business:

There was no old business.


New Business:

There was no new business.



Dale reminded those in attendance that the Harvest Festival would be held on October 22 from 1-5.



Bob moved to adjourn the meeting. Joe Fuller seconded the motion and it was approved unanimously.