North Fork Watershed Association
Friday, September 24, 2021

July, 2020

 
 
Call to Order:  The July 9, 2020 monthly meeting of the North Fork Watershed Association was called to order at 6:00 pm by President Ruth Rowan.  There were 8 members present.
 
Minutes:  The minutes of the June, 2020 meeting were presented by Secretary Crytzer.  The minutes were approved as presented.
 
Treasurer's Report:  The Treasurer's Report was presented by Treasurer Steve Rowan.  The Treasurer's Report was approved by motion.
 
Correspondence:  None.
 
Advisor's Report:  The proposed New Business Park Application with the DEP was approved and is out for bid.  Love is the first applicant for the Business Park.  Permit was sent to DEP for Technical Review.  The Richardsville Bridge Project is proceeding as normal.  There are a lot of permits.  Dirt and Gravel Road Project for Warsaw Twp has been awarded.  Polk Township - Dixon Road Project is out for bid.
 
Limestone:  2 loads of limestone have been delivered.  One additional load of limestone has been authorized but not yet purchased.
 
Web Site:  June - 25 visits, 214 visits this year.
 
Water Sampling:  Spring water sampling has been canceled due to Covid 19.  We will wait until September to do the water sampling.  Sample bottles had an acidic preservative although labels stated no preservative.  Spring water samples should be done free of charge due to the contaminated sample bottles.  We are to turn in the sample bottles we have and receive new ones.  We have an email from Shaun where Bill Sabatose stated that he would do the next testing for free.  We are to remind him.
 
NFWA Meetings:  Next NFWA Meeting will be August 13, 2020.  Annual picnic will start at 5:00 pm with meeting to follow.
 
Macroinvertebrate Study:  The Macroinvertebrate study was done on the 26th of June.
 
NFWA Meetings:  A motion was made to change the starting time for the NFWA Meetings to 9:00 am starting in September.  Motion passed.
 
For the Good of the Order:  The NFWA Picnic is in August.
 
Adjournment:  With no further business to discuss, the meeting was adjourned by President Ruth Rowan at 6:42 pm.