Board Meeting Minutes – October 21, 2016
Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail Association
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes – draft
October 21, 2016
The meeting of the Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail Association Board of Directors was held at the Cove Ridge Center on October 21, 2016 at 12 pm. Present at the meeting were Jim Addington, Charlie Allen, Joe Brown, Gretchen Cope, Joe Fuller, John Mullen, Joan Short, Ron Short, and James Stallard.
Approval of Minutes:
John Mullen moved to approve the minutes from the August 19, 2016 meeting. Charlie Allen seconded the motion and it was approved unanimously.
Joe Fuller delivered the Treasurer’s report. A full copy of the report is filed in the Secretary’s archive.
Charlie moved that the financials be approved as reported. Joe Brown seconded the motion and it was approved unanimously.
Joan reported that all the Blockhouse dates were filled for the rest of the month. The DBWTA would soon be asking for volunteers to help out with hosting the Carter Cabin during the park’s Christmas Lighting of the Tunnel events on Friday and Saturday nights.
Joan and Joe Fuller reported that the bids came in under what they expected and they are now waiting on approval from VDOT.
Joan reported that she and Gretchen had helped at Wilderness Road State Park in August for their Women on the Frontier event. She was also at Home Craft Days with Grace Bradshaw, Corey Gardener, Ron, and a few others representing the DBWTA. Joan also announced that Gretchen’s Dad had agreed to make a smaller flax break that would be easier to take to different locations and would also help preserve the period break that was at the Blockhouse.
Joan had made arrangements for John Fox to make a presentation at the November Association meeting.
Joan informed the Board that the Education Council of the Cove Ridge Foundation was going to pay for half the cost for Charlie Brown to come to the Harvest Festival. The Council wanted Charlie to do a program for them earlier in the morning.
Joe Fuller moved that the Board wait until after the first of the year, but before the annual meeting, to hold the planning workshop. Joe Brown seconded the motion and it was approved unanimously.
Charlie Allen moved that the money received in Blockhouse donations be used to purchase 10 lanterns from Smoke and Fire at $40 each. Joe Brown seconded the motion and it was approved unanimously.
The following program dates were set for 2017:
Old Christmas – January 7
Frontier Muster and Trade Faire – April 29 and 30
Harvest Festival – October 28
There were no announcements.
Charlie made the motion to adjourn. Ron seconded that motion and it was approved unanimously.