City of Geneva Natural Resources Strategic Plan Advisory Subcommittee met December 6.
City of Geneva Natural Resources Committee A Subcommittee of Strategic Plan Advisory Committee met Wednesday, Dec. 6.
Here is the agenda provided by the Committee:
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call
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 planted two tree pits in downtown and one tree at Doughacracy.
iii. Wasco planted trees along Western Avenue and along Fargo Blvd.
• 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.
1. Have almost 80 bottles already.
iv. Send out Sponsor Letters.
v. Send out Hold the Date cards.
• Fabyan Preserve Stewardship
i. Work days in December are the 2nd
, 16th and 30th.
ii. Battle of the Brush Piles!!!!! A huge success! GHS won the 1st Annual event.
• NRC Facebook page
i. General update
• Review ordinance revisions from Steve and Lauren.
6. New Initiatives
• Arbor Day collaboration with Davey and Morton Arboretum
7. Treasurer’s Report
8. Additional business