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Feb 2019 BOD Meeting Minutes

Feb 2019 Board of Directors Meeting Minutes. (click to expand)

 

Friends of the Monument Preserve
Board Meeting
February 12, 2019

Election

  • Karen Jensen was elected as treasurer, and Carissa Gallardo was elected as secretary. The vote was unanimous.

Shirts

  • FOMP will sell or give them away to volunteers on Trail Night.

President’s Report

  • Bill Normile met with Randy Phillips: The North trails are now closed, re-routes in the Spring.
  • The MOU was signed last April—Normile will check for any expiration date.
  • MOU provides liability coverage in case of a volunteer accident.
  • Bill Normile attended a meeting regarding shooting on Forest property. They are trying to create areas for shooting. FOMP needs a representative to attend these meetings.  John                    Nordby will attend these meetings.
  • Bill Benson has resigned as Vice President. Brian Mullin was nominated, and the election will be held in March.

Bird Houses

  • Herman Spielkamp will work with the 4H club to clean birdhouses. The Board unanimously approved $250 for materials.

Treasurer Report

  • Jensen will be given the records as soon as Bill Normile recovers them from the past treasurer.

Minutes

  • January 7, 2019 minutes approved as submitted.

Trail Report

  • We need to identify trail focus for summer.
  • A calendar needs to be available by March.
  • Jon Nordby will meet after the Board meeting for trail work planning.
  • We also need some Saturdays planned (2-4 Saturdays)

Update next month

  • Trail names.
  • Trail markers.
  • Do we want to put a QR code for Trailforks?
  • Dog waste.
  • FOMP policy is no leashes on dogs.
  • President recommends that Steve Pate talks with Carissa regarding the Friends of Palmer Lake interface.

Attending

  • Brian Mullin
  • Bill Normile
  • Jon Nordby
  • Jeff Light
  • Art Fuellenbach
  • Karen Jensen
  • Marianne LaRivee
    • Lynda Pate
    • Steve Pate
    • Larry Post (CMC)
    • Wendy Anderson
    • Hermann Spielkamp
    • Nancy Spielkamp

February 2019 Board of Directors Meeting

February 2019 Board of Directors Meeting

FOMP is pleased to announce our February 2019 Board Meeting

Meeting Time:
Tuesday, February 12th at 7:00 PM

Meeting location

Trinity Lutheran Church, 17750 Knollwood Monument refer to  https://goo.gl/maps/pjVmV8dHSMv –  behind the Kum and Go, park in the east parking lot and enter through the east doors (by playground). Take the first right and walk north through the double doors to the first classroom on the right.

Board Member Updates

  • President and VP update.
  • Secretary update.
  • Treasure update.
  • Bylaws need to be updated – Our meeting place is not at the fire center and so on, someone could take a look and draft amendments we could adopt at the annual meeting in March.

Trails

  • Moving forward and focus areas.
  • Trail naming project, Trailforks, etc. Update on where we are at.
  • Trail Skills class day.  Tentatively April 20th or 27th.  1/2 day 9 – 12 at the parking lot.
  • Put trail work days on the calendar and then begin to match up projects to dates.  We can publicize the dates in advance so folks can plan.

Misc

  • Update from USFS Pikes Peak Ranger Oscar Martinez.
  • Southern shooting sports partnership.
  • The dog issue continues to circulate. Perhaps we form a sub-committee and let then run with a solution.
  • Need to plan for the upcoming year and get this out to the public. Possibly the local paper.

 

Thanks, and we hope to see you there!
FOMP

January 2019 Board of Directors Meeting

January 2019 Board of Directors Meeting

FOMP is pleased to announce our January 2019 Board Meeting

Meeting Time:
Tuesday, January 8th at 7:00 PM

Meeting location

Trinity Lutheran Church, 17750 Knollwood Monument refer to  https://goo.gl/maps/pjVmV8dHSMv –  behind the Kum and Go, park in the east parking lot and enter through the east doors (by playground). Take the first right and walk north through the double doors to the first classroom on the right.

Board Member Updates

  • President and VP update
  • Secretary update
  • Treasure update
  • T-shirts Update
  • Update on USFS personnel turn over
  • Kevin Rudnicki death

Trails

  • Moving forward and focus areas
  • Trail naming project, Trailforks, etc.
  • Eagle Scout projects
  • Tool storage
  • Northwest side trail re-route

Thanks, and we hope to see you there!

FOMP

October 2018 Board of Directors Meeting

October 2018 Board of Directors Meeting

FOMP is pleased to announce our October 2018 Board Meeting

Meeting Time:
Tuesday, October 9th at 7:00 PM

Meeting location

Trinity Lutheran Church, 17750 Knollwood Monument refer to  https://goo.gl/maps/pjVmV8dHSMv –  behind the Kum and Go, park in the east parking lot and enter through the east doors (by playground). Take the first right and walk north through the double doors to the first classroom on the right.

Board Member Updates

  • VP update
  • Treasury update
  • Secretary update
  • Vote for 5th board member
  • Vote – Paying/donating for current temporary meeting location
  • Vote – Using our funds to get T-shirts printed – perhaps educational shirts with trail maintenance tips and trail etiquette, etc
  • Defining our responsibilities and borders/obligations (if time)
  • Update on USFS personnel turn over- what this means for us

Trails

  • Summary update on summer work
  • Work hours and accomplishments
  • Moving forward and focus areas (if time)
  • Trail naming project
  • Trails apps, such as Trailforks, mtbproject, etc. – Why now and how we are leveraging and how members can help
  • People undoing our work in the preserve
  • Eagle Scout projects (if time)
  • 715a – history, and misinformation (if time)
  • Tool storage

Issues

  • Limbaugh Canyon (if time)
  • Dogs in the preserve

Thanks, and we hope to see you there!
FOMP

 

 

March 2018 Board of Directors Meeting

March 2018 Board of Directors Meeting

FOMP is pleased to announce our March 2018 Board Meeting

Meeting Time:
Tuesday, March 13 at 7:00 PM
Location:

This meeting will be held at a brand new location, the Palmer Lake Town Hall at 28 Valley Crescent in Palmer Lake. From Monument take CO-105 W to Palmer Lake, take a left onto Lower Glenway St and then a right onto Valley Crescent St Park and walk over to the Town Hall.

Remember meetings are open to all members and the public, we want to hear from you! You do not need to be a FOMP member to attend, but we sure would appreciate you becoming a member.

Agenda:

Call to Order
Future of FOMP and USFS partnership
Future Project Discussions
Goals for 2018
Homeless Camp Updates
Elections
By-Laws
Future Location for Board Meetings
Parking issues at the main lot
House Keeping Items
Adjournment

As a reminder, you can always see a schedule of FOMP’s planned activities on our website calendar page and you can also add our iOS or Google calendar feeds to your mobile calendar, never miss an event again!

http://fomp.org/eventcalendar/

Thanks and we hope to see you there!
FOMP

November 2017 Board of Directors Meeting

FOMP is pleased to announce our November 2017 Board Meeting
Meeting Time: Tuesday, November 14 at 7:00 PM
Location: 
This meeting will be held in the Monument Preserve / Fire Center Classroom. For those of you unfamiliar with the classroom building make the first left into the Fire Center after Mt. Herman Rd. turns to dirt, follow the road (slowly please!) all the way into the administrative area and the classroom building is the first building on your right.Remember meetings are open to all members and the public, we want to hear from you! You do not need to be a FOMP member to attend, but we sure would appreciate you becoming a member!
Agenda:
  • DOT—homeless camp poop bucket
  • Communications with other trail groups (Medicine Wheel, Friends of Peak, etc.) and trails open space meeting
  • New Tool update
  • Tool shed/trailer update
  • Map situation and discussion
  • Start a discussion on trail work schedule for next year
  • Trail etiquette discussion
  • History talk museum
  • Board insurance
  • Who built trail above Mt Herman road.
  • Bylaws require annual audits. Probably should discuss.
  • Other

As a reminder, you can always see a schedule of FOMP’s planned activities on our website calendar page and you can also add our iOS or Google calendar feeds to your mobile calendar, never miss an event again!

http://fomp.org/eventcalendar/

Thanks and we hope to see you there!
FOMP

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