Category Archives: Minutes

Skidaway Farms Board Meeting 10/4/2017

Present: M Welsh, J Kollmann, M Hughes, C Adler, J Tyson, B Rogers, R Hinz, M Hahn

1) Financial Report per B Rogers: Operating : $15,038.72, Reserve: $11,263.88
Bob also reports our donated computer is on its last leg. Authorization for new computer approved, motion per C Adler, second per J Kollmann, approved by all.
After research and discussion with Geek Squad at Best Buy, was determined pkg for computer and install of updated Quick Books cost would be around $500. Bob will discuss with R Cunningham how best to backup farm data.

2) Swamplike area by raised beds in section A needs to be resolved, improved as farmers in that area are discouraged with the mud. After discussion, it was determined per R Hinz’s suggestion to get a load of stone to build the area up. Motion made per M Hahn,second per C Adler to get a load of stone for the area, approved by all. Ralph will research cost and get back to the board.

3)Organic farmers requesting to go to overhead watering. Ralph has been working on details to get the section up and running, however, upon locating the box and noting some disconnected wires is unable to get the section to run. Ralph doesn’t have the equipment to determine the problem so an irrigation fella has been called to work the problem.

4) Discussion re the need for farmer work parties to spruce up the farm, will schedule one during the week and one on a weekend to capture more help, dates to be determined .

Motion to adjourn per M Hahn, second per C Adler

Next meeting : 11/8 @ 5 pm @ the farm

Minutes – July 13, 2016 – Skidaway Farms Board Meeting

Minutes – Skidaway Farms, Inc. Board Meeting
Wednesday June 15, 5:00 pm Skidaway Audubon Pavilion

Present: Jane Kollman, Cathy Adler, Ralph Hinz, Bob Rogers
Absent: Joe Tyson, Monica Hughes
Other Attendees: Rick Cunningham

  1. Meeting minutes of 6/15/16 meeting approved.  Motion by BR, seconded by RH, unanimously approved.
  2. Entrance road improvements to be done by TLA.  Work to begin 7/26 and 7/27.
  3. Fall festival update.  Pot luck discussed rather than imposing on the club.  9/25 the only date Joe is available.  Further discussion needed.
  4. Weed notices sent by Jane.  Plot cleanup and solarization in progress.
  5. Ralph reported possible drainage solution for east side of farm.  No action at this time as there are currently lots available for rental.  Further discussion as more plots are needed.
  6. East/west green belt clean-up to be done in near future by Jones Coastal Landscaper.
  7. Irrigation issues with present controller discussed.  Motion to purchase new controller by Cathy Adler, seconded by Jane Kollman if Ralph deems necessary.  Addendum: original controller installed and programmed by Ralph.
  8. Finance report: expenses and income YTD fairly balanced.  Dumpster service to be increased to twice weekly for a few months to handle increased refuse due to plot clean-up.  Budget to be posted.
  9. Monica’s transition to webmaster in progress.
  10. Next meeting:  September 14th at the Farm.

Motion to adjourn: JK, seconded, CA.