Fiddlers Green Park Association Meeting Highlights: January 8, 2024
In a quaint gathering at Theresa Kelly's residence on January 8, 2024, the Fiddlers Green Park Association convened under the direction of President Matt Titus. The meeting brought together the dedicated members, including Mike Weiskotten, Kay Sharpe, Jim Sharpe, Jerry Aloi, and Theresa Kelly.
One of the pivotal aspects tackled was the Treasurer's Report, revealing a healthy account balance as of December 31, 2023, with a membership count of 43 individuals. Moving on to business, the conversation delved into the intricate details of memorials. The proposal to install engraved bricks as part of the current kiosk triggered a comprehensive discussion. Mike Weiskotten presented findings on potential fundraisers, suggesting the need to set a campaign deadline, while President Matt Titus explored avenues for engraving with local company Dover. Plans were outlined, including a promotional piece draft and considerations for logo change, campaign wording, and management of messages on the bricks.
Membership considerations were also revisited, contemplating a shift from "membership" to "friends of" to align with potential charity donations. The ongoing efforts regarding the North Street Property Survey were reported, highlighting communication with Town of Dewitt officials. The park's future, encompassing clean-up, trail repairs, and potential additions like park sponsored events, formed part of the agenda. The recently launched website garnered appreciation, with suggested enhancements and a review deadline set for January 19, 2024.
The meeting touched on diverse aspects, from tax filings to the placement of stones around the park and the exploration of better interest rates for association funds. Plans for the next meeting on February 5, 2024, were outlined, featuring discussions on membership letters, logo changes, website updates, and preparations for Memorial Day. The collaborative efforts of the Fiddlers Green Park Association exemplify a commitment to the community, ensuring the park remains a cherished space for all.