North Fork Watershed Association
Friday, September 24, 2021

October, 2020

 
 
Call to Order:  The October 8, 2020 meeting of the North Fork Watershed Association was called to order at 9:00 am by Vice President Ron Battaglia.  There were 4 members present.
 
Minutes:  The minutes of the September, 2020 meeting were presented by Secretary Crytzer.  The minutes were approved as presented.  
 
Treasurer's Report:  The Treasurer's Report was prepared by Treasurer Steve Rowan.
 
Correspondence:  None.
 
Advisor's Report:  The proposed New Business Park application with the DEP was approved and is out for bid.  Love's is the first applicant for the Business Park.  The permit was sent to DEP for Technical Review.  Comments could be made on a web site.  The presentation at the Brookville Library on September 30 went well.  The Richardsville Bridge Project is proceeding normal.  The project should finish soon.  Dirt and Gravel Road Projects for Warsaw Twp and Polk Twp have been completed.  Holly May is the new Forester for Jefferson County.  
 
Limestone:  2 loads of limestone have been delivered.  One additional load of limestone has been authorized but not purchased yet.  A motion was made to authorize the purchase of a 4th load of limestone.  Motion passed.  This allows the purchase of 2 more loads of limestone, bringing the total for the year to 4 loads.
 
Web Site:  Facebook is now up and running.  It can be accessed on the NFWA home page.
 
Water Sampling:  Water sampling is scheduled for September 15.  Meet at Dixon Store at 9:00 am.  Sample bottles had an acidic preservative although labels stated no preservative.  Next water samples should be done free of charge due to 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.  Lab reports have been received along with a bill.  We will check with Bill Sabatose about the bill.
 
NFWA Meetings:  A motion was passed to cancel the December NFWA meeting.  Motion passed.  Next NFWA Meeting will be November 12, 2020 at 9:00 am.  A the next meeting we will discuss the day and time for future meetings.  Dana will have Lexi send a chart that will allow us to choose days that would be suitable.
 
For the Good of the Order:  A discussion was had about not having insurance.  Can we come up with an outreach program for getting additional active members.
 
Adjournment:  With no further business to discuss, the meeting was adjourned by Vice President Ron Battaglia at 9:41 am.