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Agenda 13 October 2014 at Wacacco Park

Sunday, October 12th, 2014

In the Community Building in Wacacco Park (on the 400 block of Queen St or Catherine St)  @ 7pm

Clean-up will be on the Saturday, October 18th @ 9:00 – Noon.

1. Introduction and Approval of August Meeting Minutes – John (2 Mins)

2. Treasurers Report – Suzanne (5 mins)

3. Chair 1 Report – John (10 Mins)

  • Wall Update
  • Water Report for Thom
  • Upcoming Clean-up
  • BBQ Wrap-up
  • Reminder for City Harvest donations as the season fades

4. BBQ Wrap-up – Shanna or John (5 mins)

5. Bee Report – Carolyn (3 Mins)

6. City Harvest Report – Ed & Janice (3 Mins)

7. Are you returning in 2015? A frank discussion. – John (5+ mins)

8. Open Forum – There are no special topics so we’ll use any time for Gardeners to bring up topics, concerns and ideas. We’ll try to keep each topic to no more than 5 mins and end no later than 8pm.

REMINDERS and NOTES:

  • City Harvest’s harvest has been moved to Tuesday (14th) this week due to holiday.
  • Clean-up will start at 9 on Saturday.  Tasks for the week leading up include:
  • Turn compost.  Start with next to last bin and sift compost into last bin.  Turn other bins as bins open up.
  • Weeding
  • Clean under wall.
  • Clean along fence, both sides.

 

Agenda, 8 September 2014 (7 pm in the Garden)

Monday, September 8th, 2014

 

  1. Introduction and Approval of August Meeting Minutes – John (2 Mins)
  2. BBQ Update and Sign-up for duties – Shanna (10 Mins)
  3. Treasurers Report – Suzanne
  4. Chair 1 Report – John (10 Mins)
    1. St. Mary Garden needs some help (Front and League St) – It was vandalized and QVNA has ask for some help. Contact Carla at QVNA to find out more details.
    2. Holiday Party set for Tuesday, December 16th 7pm
    3. Chips
    4. Clean up this Saturday 13th – Time TBD
  5. Chair 2 Report – Thom (10 Mins
    1. Water Report
    2. Shed Update
    3. Wall Update
  6. Bee Report – Carolyn (3 Mins)
  7. City Harvest Report – Ed & Janice (3 Mins)

Open Forum – There are no special topics so we’ll use time for Gardeners to bring up topics, concerns and ideas. We’ll try to keep each topic to no more than 5 mins

Agenda, 11 August 2014

Monday, August 11th, 2014

SWQV Community Garden Meeting
August 11, 2014 – 7:00 pm, In the Garden
Barbeque Tickets will be on sale after the meeting – see Ann Seidman
1. Meeting Introduction and Approval of Previous meetings minutes (John – 1 min)
2. Heifer Fund and Reverend Trimble’s & Donation Card (John – 1 min)
3. Treasurer’s Report (Suzanne – 3 min)
4. Chairs’ Report (John – 15 min)
a. Upcoming Clean up – Timing & Key Tasks
b. Water Report
c. The Mural Status
d. Attendance Update
e. Chips between not and next meeting
6. Committee & Misc. Reports (11 mins):
a. City Harvest (Ed – 3 min)
b. Bees (Carolyn – 3 min)
c. Barbeque (Shanna – 5 min)

7. Special Topics (John – 15 min)
a. Holiday Party – not too early to set a date.
b. Pets in the Garden – “The Dog Poop Report”
c. PHS’s PHeaSt this October –  http://phsonline.org/events/pheast (Janice)
d. South Philly Co-op Garden Tour –     http://www.southphillyfoodcoop.org/the_4th_annual_south_philly_garden_tour/(Barbara Seiple)

8. Q & A (10 min)
9. Sale of BBQ tickets (Ann Seidman)

Agenda, 14 July 2014

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

1.           Meeting Introduction and Approval of Previous meetings minutes (John – 1 min)

(Minutes have not been written up to date).

2.           Heifer Fund (John – 3 min)

3.            Treasurer’s Report (Suzanne – 3 min)

4.            President’s Report (John – 5 min)

a.       NGT Agreements.

b.      BBQ – Ticket Sales will start at the meeting $15/$7 (Adult/Child).  Date is set for 27September.

5.            Vice President’s Report (Thom – 5 min)

a.   Upcoming Clean up – Timing & Key Tasks

b.   Water Report

6.            Committee & Misc. Reports:

a.   City Harvest (Ed – 3 min)

b.   Bees (Carolyn – 3 min)

7.           Special Topics

a.       Mural update – Tom (10 min)

b.      Attendance and Inspections (10 min)

8.            Q & A (10 min)

Agenda, 9 June 2014

Saturday, June 7th, 2014

SWQV Community Garden Meeting,

June 9, 2014 – 7:00 pm

In the Garden

1.     Meeting Introduction and Approval of Previous meetings minutes (John – 1 min)

2.     Heifer Fund (John – 3 min)

3.     Treasurer’s Report (Suzanne – 3 min)

4.     President’s Report (John – 5 min)

a.    Community Garden Day (John – 3 Min) – On June 21st NGT will be holding a Community Garden Day to    promote  the idea of gardens such as ours.  NGT is asking for us to stay open from 10am – 3pm.  Offer a tour and answer questions.  Look for people to cover the afternoon – please help.

5.     Vice President’s Report (Thom – 5 min)

a.   Next Inspection Summary

b.   Upcoming Clean up – Timing & Key Tasks (June 14th)

c.   Water Report

6.     Committee & Misc. Reports:

a.   City Harvest (Ed – 3 min)

b.   Bees (Carolyn – 3 min)

7.     Special Topics

a.   Mural and offer from neighbor (Carolyn if present – 3 min)

b.   FYI (John – 1 min) – Lisa Z found a cute, orange, children’s table/bench that needs a little work. It is in the children’s     garden.  CG participants please have a look and manage as you please.

c.    BBQ – (John) Pick a Date and Price.  (Brian) – Menu and Prep.  (Shannon) – Volunteers  (Total – 5 min).

8.    Q & A (10 min)

Agenda, 12 May 2014

Friday, May 9th, 2014

7:00 pm In the Garden

 

1.  Meeting Introduction and Approval of Previous meetings minutes (John – 1 min)

2.  Heifer Fund and Reverend Trimble’s Card & Donation (John – 3 min)

3.  Treasurer’s Report (John – 3 min)

4.  President’s Report (John – 10 min)

     a.   Garden Council Meeting Report

           -  Objective 1: Reducing food waste

           –  Objective 2: Clean and maintain West Side of Garden.

     b.   Date for BBQ – Never too early to start planning.

5.  Vice President’s Report (Thom – 5 min)

     a.   First Inspection Summary

     b.   Upcoming Clean up – Timing & Key Tasks

     c.   Water Report 

6.  Committee & Misc. Reports:

      a.   City Harvest (Ed – 3 min)

      b.   Bees (Carolyn – 3 min)  

7.   Special Topics

      a. Lawn Furniture – Who donated to garden?  Unfortunately, there is no place in the garden for it and concern that cushions will get  water logged and chairs not used.   If no takers for furniture we will put on curb for pick-up.  (John – 2 mins).

      b. Community Garden Day – Saturday June 21st.  Opening our gates for guests.  Call for coordinator, guides and anyone interested in giving a presentation?  (John – 5 mins).

      c. Maintenance expenditures – Additional maintenance projects were discussed at Council Meeting.  Proposal for expenditures not      previously appropriated for in Fall 2013 will be presented, discussed and voted on (John and Thom – 10 mins).

8.   Q & A (10 min)

 

Agenda, 7 April 2014 (7 pm in the Garden)

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

1. Meeting Introduction (John – 1 min)
2. Approval of Minutes (John – 1 – min)
3. Treasurer’s Report (Suzanne – 5 min)
4. President’s Report (John – 5 min)

a. Executive Committee Meeting
b. Do We Want to Order Salt Hay?
c. Garden Council and Row Captains

5. Vice President’s Report (Thom – 5 min)

a. Inspections in 2014 and First Inspection
b. First Full Clean up
c. Water Report

6. Committee & Misc. Reports:

a. City Harvest (Ed – 3 min)
b. Bees (Carolyn – 3 min)

7. Special Topics

a. Waiting List – Possible vote on change of current list practice vs. alternative (John – 10 min)
b. Gardeners Using Patio for Gatherings
Recently, Pamela Barnet has requested use of the garden for a gathering towards the end
May. Proposal for event will be presented and discussed. (John/Pamela – 5 min).

8. Q & A (10 min)

Next meeting (Third Mtg of Season): May 12, 2014, 7:00 pm at Garden

Agenda, 10 March 2014 (6:30 pm at Settlement Music)

Saturday, March 1st, 2014

SWQV Community Garden Meeting

** 6:30 to 7:00pm **: Dues paying, signing of garden agreements, signup for watering duty. Dues for 2014 will be $50 per plot, please bring check or exact change.

Please plan to come early to complete these administrative details.

1. Meeting Introduction (Cyndi)
2. Introducing New Slate of Officers (Cyndi)

John Ventre (Chair)
Thom Hardenberg (Vice-Chair)
Suzanne Schectner (Treas)
Janice Chorba (Comm Sec.)
Lisa Zollinger (Rec. Sec.)

3. Election of New Officers (Cyndi)
4. Turn Over Meeting to New Officers
5. NGT Meeting Notes (John V., 5 min)
6. Proposal for a “Queen and Green Festival” (Ed Bell, 3 min.)
7. Committee Reports:

a. Bees (Carolyn – 3 min)
b. City Harvest (Ed – 3 min)
c. Water Report (Thom – 3 min)

8. Q & A

Next meeting: April 14, 7:00 pm in the Garden

Agenda: 11 November 2013 (7 pm at Settlement Music)

Sunday, November 10th, 2013

1. Meeting Introduction (Cyndi)
2. Approval of Minutes (Cyndi)
3. Treasurer’s Report & Budget for Next Year (John for Deirdre in absentia)

a. Tree Pruning Update (Carolyn – 3 min)
b. Consolidated Budget Requests
c. Monthly Garden Financials

4. President’s Report (Cyndi)
5. Vice President’s Report (John)

a. Attendance for 2013: Cleanups and Meetings
b. Last Cleanup this Saturday (Nov. 16)
c. 2014 Garden Officers Search Effort

6. Committee & Misc. Reports:

a. Bees (Carolyn – 3 min)
b. Holiday Party (Leslie / Barbara S – 3 min)
c. City Harvest (Ed – 3 min)
d. Water Report (Thom – 3 min)

7. Q & A

Next meeting: March 10, 7:00 pm at Settlement

Agenda: 14 October 2013 (7pm at Settlement Music)

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

1. Meeting Introduction (Cyndi)
2. Approval of Minutes (Cyndi)
3. Treasurer’s Report (Deirdre)

a. Committees: Budget Requests for 2014 Deadline
b. Consideration of the Bartlett Tree Experts Proposal (Carolyn – 5 to 8 min)

4. President’s Report (Cyndi)

a. Order Salt Hay?
b. Holiday Party Volunteers

5. Vice President’s Report (John)

a. Attendance for 2013: Cleanups and Meetings
b. Clean up
c. Exec comm search effort

6. Committee & Misc. Reports:

a. City Harvest (Ed – 3 min)
b. Water Report (Thom – 3 min)
c. Bees (Carolyn – 3 min)
d. Garden Trash Removal to Curb during Winter (Carolyn – 3 min)
e. Kid’s Lab (Don – 3 min)
f. BBQ Results (Shanna – 3 min)

7. Q & A

Next meeting (Final Mtg of Season): November 11, 2013, 7:00 pm at Settlement