FRIENDS OF THE MARK WEST WATERSHED
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
January 5, 2017 6:30- 8:30 PM
Monan’s Rill HUB
First Annual Meeting of Board of Directors 501(c)(3):
Appoint temporary chairperson
Announcement of federal and California tax exemptions
Election of officers
Declare address of principal office for FMWW
Statement of bank where funds are held and who is authorized to sign checks (will be treasurer with written approval from 2 of the following people: Ray, Linda, Penny, Bill)
Acceptance of offer to transfer assets and liabilities of previous organization (FMWW)
Directors sign annual statement about conflict of interests
Declaration of attempt to obtain liability insurance
Periodic review of operation consistent with charitable purposes
Approve October quarterly meeting minutes
Annual Financial Report – Bill
Updates to FMWW agreements - Linda
Hike & Hoot – April 22, 2017 – Fire/Water theme - status on guest speakers/hike leaders, etc.
Newsletter articles needed - Bill - Deadline?
Update on CWPP (Community Wildfire Prevention Plan) -
Harriet, Ray have met and agreed on talking points (will share at meeting) and will make appointment early this year with Sue Gorin pending the approval of group.
FMWW Wildlife Cameras – report – Chris & Graham
To do (these duties to be assigned at meeting):
Send out notification of incorporation to creditors and interested parties-
Apply for mailing permit -
Stickers for envelopes - Bill to make, Megan/Linda/Penny to apply to envelopes
Nov. 5th workshop –Feedback/comments - Penny
Meeting with John R. and Penny/Bill
Next Membership Meeting - TBD, 2017 – Monan’s Rill HUB
Directions to Monan's Rill ~ 7899 St. Helena Road, Santa Rosa CA 95404. Approx. 4 miles on St. Helena Road from Calistoga Road. At the bottom of a sharp S turn, there are several mailboxes on the left at the base of the main drive onto the land. You will also see a sign for Monan's Rill at the entry on the left side of the road. Go up the gravel drive. Please keep your speed below 15 mph. Monan's Rill community HUB is about a mile up the drive. Once you get onto the property, keep going straight, curving around to the left until you get to a "Y". Take the right fork and make the next left at the mailboxes. The community building is on the left and parking is on the roadway or in the parking lot area on the right of the building. Please leave your pets at home ~ stay clear of the ponds ~ no smoking. Please Note: All attendees at our quarterly meetings are asked to sign a general liability release for the benefit of Monan’s Rill.