Friends of Santa Teresa Park Meeting, 3/01/12
Return to the Friends of Santa Teresa Park
- Attendees: Sam Drake, Mario
Blaum, Maureen Kluska, Kitty Monahan, Mike Boulland, Woody Collins,
- Correction to last month's
minutes: 50 hours of volunteer time earns a parking pass.
- Volunteer hours (FOSTP only) for
last month: 33 hrs, 18 minutes.
- Our balance is $274.95.
- The Volunteer Recognition Dinner
is Tuesday April 24 at the Drying Shed, 402 Toyon Avenue, San Jose,
from 6 pm to 8 pm.
- Mike talked to John Dorrance. He
said the barn will be done in 4 weeks. The west barn will get a new
floor in April. In May, there will be a reptiles and amphibians night.
- Mike talked to senior ranger
Aniko Millan. She said there is a temporary dog watering bowl behind
the restrooms at the ranch. If it gets positive feedback, they will
make it permanent. It gets people with dogs to enter at the proper
location, which is from the paved parking lot.
- On 3/19, park maintenance for
Santa Teresa will move from Calero to Hellyer.
- The new Healthy Trails Guide is
being written. Aniko nominated several trails in Santa Teresa. Ron
nominated the Norred Trail.
- People will be cited if they
walk their dogs in the historic area or along the canal. The ticket is
$75, but court costs bring the penalty to $245 total. There will be
signs placed along the canal and at the spring. Rangers will be
patrolling the area in the mornings for compliance.
- Mike got the OK to move the CAP
Grant money to pay for our anniversary celebration expenses.
- Elections are next month. Mike
needs an assistant.
- New Adopt-a-Trail signs have
- 4 lights are out on Curie drive.
The wiring was stolen.
- We're going to have our 20th
anniversary party at the Santa Teresa Library from 10 to 2 on March
24. Maureen is co-chairing the planning with Mike. Shari Sullivan
will do rancho crafts. Maureen will do a writing activity. Ron will
have a slideshow. Ash Kalra has been invited. Paul Bernal will come.
The Tenor Band will play. Park commissioners have been invited. Dorene
will handle a wildflower activity. We'll have posters of the history of
FOSTP and will pass out park literature. We should put up posters at
the farmer's market at Kaiser. The library will advertize the event at
the library and will list it on their calendar. Paul Bernal will
advertize it with the California Pioneers. We'll see if we can get it
listed in newspapers. Eric Goodrich will come and talk. The library
opens at 8:00. We can bring cookies instead of cake. It's less messy.
We need to bring maps and newsletters. We can put treats in the
community room to bring people in there. We need to have at least 1
person to man the table in the main part of the library and 1 in the
community room. Sam can come in the morning. Mario can come in the
afternoon. We should invite 4H and the Boy Scouts.
Created 3/18/12 by Ronald
Horii, secretary of the Friends of Santa Teresa Park