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SCWC Meeting Agenda 4.15.09

SPRING CREEK WATERSHED COMMISSION

April 15, 2009

Spring Township

7:00 PM

1) CALL TO ORDER

The Chairman will lead the Pledge of Allegiance

2) ROLL CALL OF PRESENT MUNICIPALITIES & INTRODUCTIONS

3) APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Move to approve the minutes (notes) of the March 18, 2009 meeting

4) CITIZEN COMMENTS

The public is invited to comment on items not on the agenda (five minutes per person time limit, please). Comments relating to agenda items should be deferred until that point in the meeting.

5) OLD BUSINESS

A) Continued discussion of SCWC public materials, i.e. Newsletter, brochure, etc.

-Update from Mary Shoemaker, Amy Story

-Consideration of printed & electronic material

-Construction of SCWC list-serve to consider:

-Purpose & function of list?

-Use & distribution of list?

-Criteria for addition to list?

B) Update from Amy Story, Paul Bartley on design of SCWC Web page & link?

C) Discussion - The Spring Creek Watershed Sustainability Initiative (Bob Eberhart, Barb Fisher, Bill MacMath, Paul Bartley, Bob Donaldson)

D) Discussion of SCWC Committees as outlined in By-Laws

-Program Committee. This Committee/individual will be responsible for arrangements for the monthly speaker, as identified from the list of potential topics.

E) 10,000 Friends of Pennsylvania, “2009 Commonwealth Awards – Paying Tribute to Pennsylvania’s Smart Growth Visionaries” This Project was not completed due to lack of time.

F) Submission of WREN Grant to update Spring Creek Watershed map (Bob Eberhart & friends)

6) NEW BUSINESS

A) Presentation of hard copy of Act 220 “State Water Plan”

B) Candidates “Environmental Forum” for fall 2009 election?

7) OTHER BUSINESS

A) Approval of vouchers

B) “Once Around the Watershed”

C) Watershed Activities

Spring Creek Canyon Master Plan Presentation - “Public Meeting, March 31, (Shared thoughts & reflections)

D) Matter of Record - The following are dates for 2009: May 20, June 17, July 15, August 19, September 16, October 21, November 18, December 16.

8) ADJOURNMENT