BRYN DU COMMISSION
Regular Meeting Minutes of Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Members present: Candi Moore, Chair, Vince Engel, Reed Fraley, Stewart Dyke, Jurgen Pape, Kris Burkett, eand Bruce Cramer, Exec. Dir. The meeting was called to order at 7:09.
Public Comments: No comments
Minutes: Kris moved to approve the minutes as corrected. Jurgen seconded the motion.
Financial Report: Reed gave the financial report. Activity is greater than last year. Next, Reed reviewed the 990. The 990 was submitted by the due date. This had to be filed with the Attorney General by May 15. Sandra Lodge found that there was a fee and she caught this just in time and was able to pay the fee electronically saving us a penalty.
Vince moved to accept the financial report, Stewart seconded. Kris moved to accept the 990 and Jurgen seconded.
Executive Director’s Report: Bruce reviewed his report for the month. Spring is very busy. The summer interns are here. The formal garden has gotten very busy and will continue.
Old Business: - The fountain is working, there were however contractor problems in finishing out the project. Jurgen is working with Enjoy Co. to get the problems corrected.
Lead paint update. Bruce and Larry did testing on windows for the carriage house and GSVA. There is lead in the paint. Kris shared some further info on the Rhino paint. Bruce has looked into replacement windows that would cover the lead areas for the carriage house and GSVA. Bruce will get an estimate on the rhino painting for the GSVA.
Capital Project application was submitted by Vince and Bruce.
New Business: Jurgen has some recommendations and estimates on some construction projects were reviewed. The two projects taking precedence are the front steps converting to ramp and the completing sidewalk by the carriage house. Reed moved to move ahead on these to these two projects, Vince seconded the motion.
Vince reviewed the Life/Locals coming up. Richard Downs is doing a presentation on Solar Energy on the 6/12, Jurgen is presenting tomorrow night 5/24. Vince also reviewed what is currently on tap for Experience Granville.
Gravel Lot restructuring was reviewed. Reed motioned to accept proposal to include alternate #2 and reject 1, 3, 4. Vince seconded, motion carried. Jurgen also sent around a proposed layout of access to the tennis court areas.
- The Life/Local series on the Master Plan received favorable comments. There was discussion regarding the Rec districts community center. Additional discussion on the master plan for the mansion and its use as community. Barn discussion, Vince suggested having performing arts in that space. Look into fixing up spring house and garden shed for rentals.
- Donation box was stolen.
- Carriage house and community garden renovation will be next priority
The meeting was adjourned at 9:00 p.m. The next regular meeting is scheduled for July 25rd