City of Geneva Natural Resources Committee will meet November 1.
City of Geneva Natural Resources Committee will meet Nov. 1.
Here is the agenda provided by the Committee
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call
Jay Womack; Bill Doeckel; Adam McMillen; Jeanine McMillen; Tom Dickinson; Carrie Carter; John Frankenthal; Jim Clesen; Dan Ludwig; Eric Weck; Kelvin Limbrick; Steve Matravers; Brendan Cassin
3. Amendments to the Agenda
4. Approval of Minutes
5. Active Projects:
• Earth Day Event 2018
i. April 21, 2018 at Peck Farm Park, 11 to 3pm
• Eastside Fire Station Natural Landscaping Project
i. Met Dan Ludwig to review landscape – in general, it looks good. Dan has cut trees and removed phragmites heads throughout.
ii. There are a number of small oaks growing, decided to leave them in place.
• River Clean-up Day
i. Next date will be last Sunday of September, 2018, aligned with World River Day.
ii. Sponsors for t-shirts?
• Rain Barrels for sale
i. Barrels are $75 each
• Rain Barrels on Parade
i. Next event will be some time in future
• Greening Geneva Initiative
i. American Artists planted three trees in planter on State St.
ii. Sebert will plant two tree pits in downtown and one tree at Doughacracy by midNovember
iii. Wasco will plant trees along Western Avenue 10/31 and 11/1.
1. Fire Chief did not want trees in front of fire station. Moved flags to parkway in front of Western Avenue School.
• Wine, Cheese, and Trees.
i. Date is set for February 24, 2018.
ii. Persinger is reserved.
iii. Start collecting wine for the wine wall and live auction.
• Fabyan Preserve Stewardship
i. Work days are November 4th and 18th
• NRC Facebook page
i. General update
• Review ordinance revisions from Steve and Lauren.
6. New Initiatives
• Tree Commission meeting with St. Charles and Batavia
i. Meeting went very well - recap for group.
ii. Next steps?
• Arbor Day collaboration with Davey and Morton Arboretum
7. Treasurer’s Report
8. Additional business