SCWC Meeting Agenda 09.21.2016

September 21, 2016
Spring Township Municipal Building
7:00 PM


1) Call to Order: - The Chair will call the meeting to order and lead the Pledge of Allegiance

2) Roll Call of Members – Establish which municipalities are present

3) Introduction of Lexie Orr, Clearwater Conservancy, SCWC, & Atlas project AmeriCorp Member

4) Approval of Minutes -Take action on distributed minutes from July 20, 2016, meeting. (Thanks to Mark J. Stevenson for composing the “Minutes”)

5) Citizen Comments – The public is invited to address the Commission on items not on the Agenda (5 minutes per comment)

6) Educational Topic – Seth Blumsack, PCIA Presentation, Introduced by Peter Buckland

7) Old Business

A. Spring Creek Watershed Association – receive an update
B. Spring Creek Watershed Atlas – receive a project update
C. Update from SCWC 20th Anniversary, Bill Sharp & Planning Committee

8) New Business:

A)Request to sponsor program, for $250.00, by Dr. Clive Lipchin from the Arava Institute in Israel, on October 18. I will distribute background information from Michele Halsell, Director, Sustainability Collaborative of the Sustainability Institute.
B) Discussion re: Projects/Activity sheet (11X14) provided by Bill MacMath

9) Other Business

Future SCWC agenda items should include:
-SCWC Mission Statement, to be distributed
-Investigation of priorities and voting results from 2004 Public meeting
-Determination of interest and effort for Phase II of The Spring Creek Watershed Plan

10) Financial Report & Vouchers – No financial activity in August, 2016, Balance $22,238.09


A) Once around the Watershed – Members present are asked to provide some interesting news from their municipality

B) Remaining meetings – The following dates remain for 2016: , October 19, and November 16

D) C-NET Air Times - This meeting can be viewed on Channel 7 (CGTV) on the following days/times

-Thursday, Sept. 29, 1:00 AM & 7:00 PM
-Friday, Sept.30, 8:30 AM
-Saturday, October 1, 8:00 PM
-Sunday, October 2, 4:00 PM

Thank you to Patton Township for sponsoring the airing of this meeting.