2010 Annual Meeting

2010 BSBIA Meeting Minutes

Shady Shores Campground

June 5th @ 10 am

Meeting called to order, intro of officers
Election of officers-unanimous vote to keep current slate of officers
Channel update- Chris Lee- opening will be done by John Dates-currently scheduled for Monday-Chris Lee did channel survey and states that the east side of channel is deeper than last year, it seems to have blown itself open and did not fill in much of hole- we are hoping for a two day dig, which would save BSBIA monies-looking into funds available for sledge cleanup and permits needed to barge sledge- need to have authorization from both DEC and Army Corp Of Engineers
Treasury update- Chris Lee for Treasurer Donna Siegfried-Beginning balance $10,573.19-we had two digs last year.
1st $11,742.50
2nd $1,160.00
Total dig bills 2009 was $12,902.
50-50/50 tickets netted winner and BSBIA each $456.00
shady shores bingo donated $2,325.00 in 2009- a special thank you to all the volunteers and the people who attend
Also I would like all the members to please send in there dues of $75.00 and welcome any new members-thank you
Kim Parks Town of Wolcott Supervisor- Update on survey regarding sewers- more than 50 percent in favor-Going ahead with plans to tie into Fair Havens sewer project- Kim has requested for appropriate stimulus funds and low interest loans to help cover the cost and construction. A project, if funded would be anticipated in the mid summer of 2011. One time cost associated with hook up to be in the $1500.00 to $2000.00 range and another $500.00 to $700.00 to deactivate and fill for septic systems- total yearly cost in the range of $760.00 to $780.00- this project is surly needed to clean up our embayment- with Kim’s help she is encouraging WCWA to take samples of bay water – any questions email Kim at wolcottsupervisor@rochester.rr.com
Hal Bernardi, Vice President-expressed concern of lake water level being 14 inches below normal-Bay level will go down 14 to 15 inches increasing weed growth- Tom Agnello, President- looking into getting weed harvesters into bay sooner- Port Bay and Sodus Bay has same problem- Vote to open bay-passed-Going ahead with opening
Tom Agnello,Presdent- 2 pieces of unfinished business- Need help filling out 23 page application to become a not for profit IRS 501(c)(3) corporation- Gene Dressler volunteered to help along with a Mr. Podlesh, CPA a new member of our association who owes about 1700 ft of the NE Bay frontage and acreage –also Tom is going to talk to Volunteer firemen to host Casino night- a sign up sheet will be available on our web site-www.bsbia.org or email him at agnellotn@aol.com
Thank you for attending! Your involvement in future plans for our bay is needed.

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