Meeting started at 6:35 p.m. 12/13/16
1.Donna Stiles donated bulbs to be planted on the median. Jenny is holding them until a warm day that we can plant them. Thanks Donna!
2.Sign toppers: Lincoln Terrace is still the only neighborhood queued before us. They will not have their sign toppers installed until after January 1st.
3.John gave an update on the finances.
a.Three membership dues were paid for a total of $90.
4.Carter asked for an update regarding fertilizing the median.
a.Action Point: Nancy will contact Micah regarding his findings regarding the cost
b.Action Point: Greg will contact OSU. They test soil for free and give advice on the best care options for the soil type.
5.Francoise asked about planting trees on the median. Many agreed that there needs to be more tree coverage. There is a tree bank which we can apply to get trees to plant for free. Jenny recommended water oaks as they grow quickly and are resilient.
a.Action Point: Justin will e-mail his contact with the city to inquire.
b.Motion: Someone mentioned that the city will cut trees down for free and grind the stumps. We are interested in having two of the dead/dying trees on the median cut down. A motion was proposed by Justin to look into it and seconded by Deanne. Everyone present voted to pass the motion.
c. A gazebo was mentioned as a possible financial/fundraising goal for the median.
6.We discussed the doggy bags and receptacles
a.Action Point: Justin will follow up with the doggy bag receptacles.
b.Considering financial goal of another two doggy bag receptacles.
c.Nancy mentioned at the next meeting we should find someone to change the bag periodically because Aaron and Jason were doing it and they have moved.
Meeting adjourned at 7:17
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