Tree Advisory Board
December 8, 2010
Mary Lou Jennings, Helen Marcarelli, Joe Parsio
Jack Kelly (Park & Recreation Board Liaison), Elsie Mueller, Joyce Prentis, EricaSollberger (Director, Parks & Recreation)
Board paid for the lunch for the volunteers at the Baltimore Ave. planting. Remaining in treasury $82.67.
The minutes from the November 10th, 2010 meeting were read and approved.
Baltimore Corridor Project: Board evaluated how the planting went. There were approximately 40 volunteers at the planting. Sixty-seven trees were planted. The planting started with registration at8:30Am and ended with lunch at noon. There were comments about what a wonderful experience it was for the Civil Air Patrol volunteers. The next Baltimore Corridor section might be in Clifton Heights.
Ardmore Avenue School: M.L. mentioned that the planners of the Ardmore Ave. School project will include some Tree Vitalize trees from the Spring 2011 program.
Arbor Day: M.L. discussed having an Arbor Day program in the evening at Sycamore Park and getting the woman who wrote a song about the sycamore tree and also the speaker from last year’s program. The Board discussed possible coupons for $5.00 off for the Sycamore Restaurant and maybe a drawing with a $50 gift certificate.
Miscellaneous: Bottom Dollar will be going in where Blockbuster, etc. is and has trees planned in their parking lot.
Next Tree Planting Project: The next project will possibly bePlumstead Ave leading into Marshall Rd.
The Next meeting will be Wednesday January 12th , 2011.