• 20181204 Meeting Minutes

  • TREPO Board Meeting November 6, 2018. (approved December 4, 2018)
    Board Members Present:  Joan Nano, Marcus Morgan, John Bryant, Laura Dailey, Tom Tramel, Glen Hunter, Sammy Keen, Jule McGee, Charlee Thompson
    Board Members Absent:  Phylis Rea (excused), Mike Wilson (excused)
    Officers Present:  Victoria Imm, Millie McGee, Evelyn Johnson, Linda Hizer
    Alternates Present:  Karen Mullins, Sassy Johnson, Charlie Arnett
    Guests:  Larry Clifford, Bethany Pierce, Jesse Crane, Wally Germany, Tim Cash, David and Brynn Morgan
    Joan Nano called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. and led the Pledge of Allegiance.  John Bryant said a prayer and Linda Hizer called roll.  Joan Nano called Karen Mullins and Charlie Arnett to fill in for absent Board members.  The October minutes were reviewed and passed by the Board.
    Evelyn Johnson reviewed the P & L report and the reconciliation report.  The treasury report was passed by the Board.  ( Money Market Account of $32,520.33/TD Account of $29,735.02).  Evelyn Johnson also passed out the 2019 Budget Report which was reviewed and passed by the Board.
    Park Management CC:  Jule McGee reported that:   Dusty Trail was in the process of mowing parks that were usually not mowed through the summer months, the Camping Park key and lock are working, the manatee signs are being placed, general rules signs would be placed when received, and dirt and rock could not be purchased due to the inclement weather.     
    John Bryant reported that he was unable to find any grills sturdy enough for our parks and that he could consult a welder about construction of grills or talk to someone at the state parks about what type of grills they purchased.   
    Joan Nano reported that reservations had been made to use camping park (key #1083) and that she would notify the sheriff’s department to check on our campers during their one night stay.
    (Investigation of more parking area at Point Park/moving entrance to Hodor Park/creating entrance for tubers at Hodor Park and exit at Point Park are on-going projects.)
    Park Management SC:  John Bryant reported that they were unable to distribute rock and dirt due to inclement weather.  (Weather was not suitable for companies to dig the dirt and rock.)
    Newsletter Report:  Karen Faunce was not present.  Joan Nano stated that she would talk to Karen concerning the need to send out a newsletter by the end of the year to inform members of election results and key purchase and pick-up dates and places.
    Old Business:  Joan Nano reported that the October picnic was a success but was discouraged that only 54 members voted in the election.
    Election Results:  Board Members Group A:  Laura Dailey, Jule McGee, Joan Nano, Phylis Rea, Charlee Thompson, Mike Wilson.   Board Alternates:  Charlie Arnett, Karen Mullins, Linda Hizer, Sassy Johnson     
    Officers:  President (unfilled), Vice President – Millie McGee, Treasurer – Evelyn Johnson, Secretary – Bethany Pierce
    Informal motorized boat survey during October picnic:  (38 key holders polled/1 vote per key number)  6 voted to allow motorized boats on Ichetucknee, 7 voted to limit the horsepower of the motor, 2 voted to allow only electric motors, 1 voted to have boat owners buy a special sticker to enter the river with a boat motor, and 22 voted for no motorized boats at all
    New Business:  *****Tom Tramel made a motion for John Bryant to become the next Chairman of the Board.  The motion passed with no opposition.  *****Tom Tramel also made a motion for Wally Germany to fill the position of President.  The motion passed with no opposition.
    Board members were reminded to pay their membership dues by first meeting in January.
    Timothy Cash addressed the Board about creating a meeting for people that lived in Three Rivers to express their concerns about our parks.  
    Joan Nano reported that a memorial bench for Kevin Sullivan is to be placed at Point Park.
    Open Forum:  A member from the audience expressed concern for security in our parks.
    Joan Nano adjourned the meeting at 7:51 p.m.