Friends of Santa Teresa Park Meeting, 12/6/12
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- Attendees: Mike Boulland, Kitty
Monahan, Sam Drake, Woody Collins, Greg & Roxanne Koopman, Ron Horii
- We have $679.75 in the back.
- John Dorrance asked for $100 for
candy canes for Santa at the Ranch. Mike will give John 3 boxes of
- We got $400 for the CAP
Mini-Grant for a project from 3/1 to 6/30.
- We talked about putting a
temporary trail in at the Pyzak Ranch to connect to Santa Teresa
Spring. It will provide an off-street route for cross-country runners
to reach the Norred Trail. $500K to $1M in the parks' Capital
Improvement Plan budget have been set aside for trails at the Pyzak
ranch as part of the Historic Area Site Plan. Supervising Ranger Aniko
Millan supports putting in a trail.
- On Martin Luther King Day on
Jan. 19, there will be a trail day in Santa Teresa.
- We need to collect articles and
publish a newsletter for Festival in the Park in June.
- The Coyote Peak Plaque: Mike
found a graphic artist who is willing to do the work for $18/hour. (The
Parks' Dept. has been using a designer that charges $200/hour). We
discussed it. Even though it's cheaper, we shouldn't fund it. The Parks
Dept. has a budget, and they should fund it. We can give the contents
to the designers and let them put it together. Ron has the pictures.
- Parks Commission meeting report
(Mike & Kitty): Robin Schaut made a presentation and talked about
the interpretive program. The Clampers are planning to put up a bronze
monument at Alviso Marina on the wreck of the steamer Jenny Lind. They
are will get sponsors to pay for it and will build and install it.
- Sam will be holding his
geocaching class on Jan. 19 at Wood Road in Almaden Quicksilver.
- Sam said the Umunhum Conservancy is being
formed to preserve the tower on Mt. Umunhum. They are applying to be a
- There will be no meeting in
January. We will have a potluck dinner at Mike's house in February.
Created 2/9/13 by Ronald
Horii, secretary of the Friends of Santa Teresa Park