Frank W. Bratt Ag Center, Jamestown, NY 14701

District Board of Directors' Regular Meeting

June 26, 2005


I.  Meeting Called to Order: 1:10 P.M.

    A.  Present:

         David Sturges - Chairman     Debra Kelley - Secretary

         Robert Anderson - Director   David Wilson - Field Manager

         Fred Croscut - Director      John Jablonski - Chaut Lake Cons.

         Marshal Bell -


II. Minutes of The Previous Meeting:

MOTION by Anderson seconded by Croscut to approve the minutes of the May meeting.Carried.


III.Treasurer's Report:

    MOTION by Croscut seconded by Anderson to accept the Treasurer's report     and pay current bills. Carried.

    A.  The following bills were approved for payment:

              SEE ATTACHED


IV. Correspondence:

    A.  Lake Commission, John Jablonski & Fred Croscut - a group of Legislators and other organizations have been working hard to try and setup a Lake Commission. We think we have accomplished this, and are now looking to get some grant money to hire a coordinator. We would like to ask the Chaut. Co. SWCD for a letter of support for this project. MOTION by Croscut seconded by Anderson for the Chaut. Co. SWCD to write a letter of support for the Lake Commission. Carried!

    B.  Marshall Bell - wanted to ask about District Policies and Employee Benefits and work policies. He seemed to have a problem with Dave Spann and his hours of work. He would like better service from the district and better accountability for the District as a whole.

V.  Reports:

    A.  Other Agencies

    B.  District Conservationist

    C.  District Field Manager - David Wilson

         1.  Summer Workload - We have a lot of work, hydro-seeding, WRP site showing coming up and AEM Grants

         2.  Chautauqua County Fair - Will be July 25 - 31 this year, we will have our Ag Tent again this year.

    D.  District Secretary - Debra Kelley 

         1.  Fish - Delivery is scheduled for July 15th, we will have bass, walleye, perch, catfish, minnows and koi.

         2.  Ethel Dahlburg - Is in a nursing home , so I have written a letter to her son. I need to know were she is and who is handling her affairs for her insurance and benefits.

District Minutes                                                   Page 2.

Old Business (cont.)


VI. Old Business


VII.New Business

    A.  2006 District Budget - we will present a budget to the board of directors at the next meeting.



IX. Water Quality


X.  Cooperators none


XI. Next Meeting - Friday, July 29, 2005, 10:00 A.M. at the Chautauqua County Fair - SWCD Ag Tent, Dunkirk, NY


XII.Meeting Adjourned

MOTION by Croscut seconded by Anderson to adjourn at 2:05 P.M. Carried!


Debra A. Kelley                        David J. Sturges

Secretary                              Chairman