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February 15 2017 Meeting Minutes

February 15, 2017, 6:40 PM to 9:00 PM     

Borough Hall       

Recorded by: Mary-Margaret Monser

Members in Attendance:  
Mary-Margaret Monser, Chair EAC
Jill Sanchez
(Quorum)

Absent Members:

Karen Polesir

Lindsey Daku
(Three Vacancies)

Associates and Visitors in Attendance:
Susan Curry
Susan Johnsson
Marian Rubin

Next Meeting Date: March15, 2017 at 6:45pm – Borough Hall

Action Items by Person:

  1. Mary-Margaret Monser
    1. EarthFest Events planning
    2. December Meeting Minutes
    3. Film Series February 21 6:30pm at Amber Theater
    4. Attend Watershed Congress March 11, MCCC
  2. Jill Sanchez
    1. Write up list for trees
    2. Research landscape plan for redevelopment
  3. Lindsey Daku
    1. Continue to work on Cataloging of trees
    2. Be keeper of a binder/maps regarding 1995 -2016 Ambler Tree Plantings and inventories
  4. Karen Polesir
  5. Susan Curry
  6. Susan Johnsson
    1. Continue as temporary treasurer until an appointed EAC member fills the role;
    2. Arrange to pay usual EAC membership;
    3. Plan on April 29 Steam Clean-up
  7. Marian Rubin
    1. Tagging for trees

General Updates:

  1. Delaware River Watershed Congress March 11
  2. PA land Conservation conference May4-6
  3. Montgomery County Planning Commission  course in Community Planning
  4. Tree Vitalize will plant 33 trees./

Agenda Topics:

  1. Pennypack Film Series
    1. Farmland Tuesday February 21 6pm
    2. March 21 Sustainable 6pm
    3. April 18 Seed 6pm
  2. Tree Vitalize
    1. Jill reports 33 trees will be planted
    2. Mitchel  Carhart on Mattison is landscape arcchitect who will provide free services for residents in site selection.
  3. EarhFest
    1. Details of participants
    2. Discussion of details
  4. Home Town News
    1. Article for Recycling
    2. Article for EarthFest
  5. Tree Care
    1. Cataloging ARC GIS
    2. Tree Tagging
    3. Tree Management policy

The meeting was adjourned around 8:30pm.

Next Meeting Date:  March 15, 2017 at 6:45PM (3rd Wednesday)