Friends of Santa Teresa Park Meeting Minutes for 12/5/02

  • Attendees: Mike Boulland, Ronald Horii, Mario Blaum, Holly Davis, Hazen Anderson. Meeting was held at the Flames Restaurant.
  • The sides of the bridge on the Ohlone Trail at the archery range are going up.
  • The BGJ Ranch looks good. No vandalism so far.
  • There is a plaque at Santa Teresa Springs. It cost $3000. The Clampers did the labor to put it up. Mike raised the money for the plaque at the Bear Tree Lot.
  • The notices are up for the night hike.
  • 4H wants to keep the eggs laid by the chickens.
  • Horseback riders want a trough and a tie bar at the Ranch. They may be able to tie up in the corral by the barn. Robin doesn't want horses on the decomposed granite near the house.
  • John Dorrance wants to get goats and rabbis at the Ranch.
  • No graffiti reported at the Buck Norred Ranch site.
  • Hours:
    • Mario Blaum:12
    • Holly Davis: 16
    • Ronald Horii: 10
    • Hazen Anderson: 5
    • Mike Boulland: 10
    • Mike Boulland's class: 1 hour/week, 4 hrs a month.
  • The horses have moved out from the Pyzak Ranch. 
  • The horse crossing at the gate on the Hidden Springs Trail is a hiding place for rattlesnakes among the logs.
  • Holly said that there is a TV cable across the Fortini Trail that is a tripping hazard. The barbed wire next to the trail is also a hazard.
  • We need to renew our park use agreement at the end of the year. The last time we got it was in 1998. We need to contact Chris Crockett. The park permit is insured.
  • The January meeting will be canceled, as most people will be on vacation. The February meeting will be at Mike's house. 
  • Ron Horii showed a slideshow of the park trails and conditions. See Ron for a copy.
Ronald Horii, 
Secretary, Friends of Santa Teresa Park 

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Created 1/11/2003 by Ronald Horii, secretary of the Friends of Santa Teresa Park