Farm Board Minutes 10/23/19

Skidaway Farms Board Meeting Minutes: 10/23/19        

Present:

 Susan Burns, Karen Burroughs, Monica Hughes, Michael Kahn, Jane Kollman, Tom Rosen, Joe Tyson

Absent: 

Ralph Hinz

Treasurers Report:

Tom reported that there were three new plots rented. New rental fees will take place January 1st to $125. and $175. $13,000 per year income from rental fees, $6,000: fixed expenses.

Maintenance: 

Pine straw will be delivered  on Monday, October 28th. MH will send a reminder work party blast.

Ball valves to be installed on all hose bib risers to cut off water in case of leaking faucets until repairs can be made. Wait for Ralph’s return to vote so all questions can be answered and cost reviewed.

Farm Visits:

 Jane reported that  the Hess school kindergarten class will visit on two days, 11/7 and 11/8 from 9 -12:30. The St Andrew’s children’s annual visit is scheduled as well. Volunteers are available for all days and Jane will organize and train.

New Business: 

Study of the cost effectiveness and aesthetic considerations of annual pine straw expenditure vs permanent gravel installation will be reviewed by the board

Next Meeting: 

Tuesday, 11/19/19 at 1 pm at the Farm unless changed due to weather.