MINUTES OF COMMITTEE
Location: Home of Eleanor Stephenson
Present: Robert Brierley (president),
Eleanor Stephenson, Bob Strickland.
Apologies: John Cott, Chris Walta,
Barrie Gallacher, Rosemary Buchanan, Jim Breen
Robert apologised for the failure
for advising the date of the meeting to each of those absent, and welcomed
3. BUSINESS OF THE MEETING
No quorum was present, so no formal decisions were made.
Meeting dates / Working bee dates
/ AGM / Newsletter / Clean Up Australia Day / Finance Report / Melbourne
Water grant / Other business
4. NEWSLETTER - BACKCREEK BRIEFINGS FEBRUARY 2008
The next edition of BACKCREEK BRIEFINGS will be prepared by Robert by 24/2 ready to be distributed on the 27/2. This distribution will allow sufficient time for Clean Up Australia
(March 2), and also for the announcement
of the AGM (April 18th, 2008)
5. CLEAN UP AUSTRALIA DAY - March 2, 2008
Things to be remembered for the day:
Robert will email Boroondara Council requesting assistance at Cornell St, and expecting approx. 40 volunteers.
Eleanor to take care of registration the day as in previous years
Arrange for McDonalds for a supply of cordial (Bob)
Check if Coles is happy to sponsor gloves for the day - there never seemed to be sufficient gloves to go around (Robert)
would be useful on the day for the registration tent. (Bob)
6. WATTLE PARK PRIMARY - ARBOUR DAY.
Robert to request
Barrie G to provide a diagram and a list of plants for a Primary School
project at Back Creek.
7. MELBOURNE WATER GRANT
is being prepared by Robert for a $4000 grant to continue planting.
Bob presented the STATEMENT OF ASSETS AND LIABILITIES as at 31/12/2007
Bob to contact
the auditor John Spence about auditing the FOBC Financial Statements
9. BACK CREEK SOUTH
Twelve new members, representing FOBC-South, have sent their annual $10 membership subscription for 2008. Additional Newsletters will be required.
Meeting schedule for 2008
Committee Meetings - 2nd Tuesday of the month unless otherwise noted below.
Monthly Working Bees - 3rd
Sunday of the month, unless otherwise noted below.
Date and Location
|Working Bee Date|
Barrie's - 7 Quinton Rd
|2nd Clean Up
16th Quinton Rd. South
|April||15th AGM Robert's - 3 Nicholsdale Rd||20th|
|May||13th John's - 2 Hollsmoor St||18th|
|June||10th Chris' - 29A Cornell St||15th|
|July||8th Jim's 29 Cornell St||20th
25th - School's Tree day
27th - National tree Day
|August||12th Bob's - 160 Through Rd||17th|
|September||9th Eleanor's - I Weafgreen Crt||21st Spring Planting Festival|
|October||14th Barrie's - 7 Quinton Rd||19th Spring Planting Festival|
|November||11th Robert's - 3 Nicholsdale Rd||16th Spring Planting Festival|
|December||Dinner out||TBA (only if numbers and weather permit)|