Board of Directors - Meeting Minutes
November 9th, 2010
-7 PM. Room 112, Haley Institute,
Dick Huggard, Scott Langille, Bill Yarn, Earl Miller, Jack
Johnson, Doug Byers
Nelson Rogers, Garth Densmore, Don Mattinson, Gary McMahon, Bill McCurdy,
- was reviewed by the Chair. By motion (Huggard, Langille) it was approved
Minutes of Last Meeting
- By motion (Huggard, Johnson)
they were approved as circulated.
The Chair reported the website for the Shell Environmental Fund has been down
and he continues to obtain information on the application process.
Habitat Stewardship Fund (Federal Environment Dept.) - A cheque for of $25,200.
is in-hand. It is too late in season to spend all of this but a claim will
be made for as much as possible. Work has to be completed by Dec 31 !! Perhaps
some of this amount can be carried over for 2011. A budget for 2011 has been
submitted - $40,000. Some question of what physical work may be eligible next
Conservation Foundation - Wayne Forbes agreed to prepare an application.
Endowment Fund - Yarn agreed to get more information from Katherine Mott on
Huggard reported on an article being prepared for the ASF (Spring 2011 Journal)
based on the work done on the Stewiacke. Pictures have been taken and Mike
Bardsly will do interviews and prepare the article. It was suggested that
Amy Weston be consulted on this project. Mike is a new Director on ASF.
- Fish Releases
The Chair reported on the release of salmon in local rivers by DFO two
weeks ago. In the Salmon River 280 fish up to 16 pounds were released. It
was agreed that Beth Lethintine be invited to a CSA Directors meeting to update
us on this work.
- Special Angling License
Carl Purcell has requested a 5 day license from DFO for next spring on
the Stewiacke River. It was agreed CSA support Carl on this endeavour.
Opening Balance - date?
Langille that the Report be approved as read. Carried.
meeting in Antigonish
on Oct 23. It was a good meeting with a large agenda.
Reported that the Fish Friends program will be dropped by ASF
after a year. Local groups may carry on without its support.
The annual meeting will be held the first week of March, 2011.
The RV show will held in Moncton, March 5.
It was agreed that CSA have special draws at the Dinner for the ladies
We might sell $10 tickets for gift packages worth about $200.
Tentative Dinner date is April 8 but Huggard will confirm.
meeting will be Nov 18 at the Glenngary Motel, Truro
11 Jan, 2011 (agreed for no meeting in December)
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