CDA Meeting Minutes: 2/21/2018

Chelmsford Dog Association

Meeting Minutes

Chelmsford Police Department Community Room, 2 Olde North Rd, Chelmsford

February 21, 2018 

  1. Call to order: 6:42PM
  2. Roll call
    •        Board Members Present: Will W, Beth B, Danielle O, Kathy G, Joyce B
    •        Board Members Not Present: Sarah C, Sandra
  3. Approval of Minutes form December Motion to approve minutes from December
    •         Presented  Joyce,  Seconded Danielle
  4. Officer Reports
    1. Website and Media Report (Will)  1980 members 100 – 150 hits a day
    2. Treasurer’s Report (Sandra/Will)   $, Deposit $, Staples Charge (-) $ Amazon Smile $
    3. President’s Report (Will)
    4. V.   Committee Reports
  5. Fundraising/Events Committee Report
    1.  Donations 2/1 $ from 1 member, Small side $ Large $
    2. Upcoming Restaurant Fund Raisers
      1. Mandarin Asian Bistro (Feb 22) 15% 4 – 9pm
      2. Bertucci’s (Mar 20) Chelmsford 4 – 9pm 15% If over $2000 we get more.
      3. Blaze Pizza (?April?) 20% Pheasant Lane Mall No date decided.
    3. Chelmsford Winterfest results $
    4. Chelmsford Volunteer Fest (Joyce is the point of contact) March 10, Chelmsford Senior Center 12pm – 3pm
    5. Agway – Quarterly Raffle Proposal  Raffle ticket is $5.00. Raffle to be drawn quarterly. Winner to receive dog food for 3 months. Approved by Danille, Seconded by Kathy
    6. May Flea Market at Dog Park, 5/19 10am – 2pm. $10.00 a table. Vendor spots $25.00 Tables will be set up in extension parking lot.
  6. Old Business/Open Issues
    1. Winter Park review
      1.  Chains, plowing, snow cover, closure Damage to fence, rosh bush dug up and dead.
      2. Park closings will be posted on FB and web page by DPAC.
    2. Lowell Humane Spaghetti Dinner Kathy and Joyce attended. CDA donated GC for 10 days of dog care by Crazy Canine.
  7. New business
    1. Officer Appointments (no changes proposed from last year’s appointments)
      • Will – President
      • Joyce – Vice President
      • Sarah – Recording Secretary
      • Sandra – Treasurer
    2. DECA from CHS has offered to print us a new run of shirts for CDA at a cost of ~$8.00/50, $7.00/100 (per shirt/total order.)
    3. Kathy has been in touch with Frank Peabody whose band has offered to play a concert for free to raise money for CDA. Location and date TBD.
    4. In the Spring CDA to purchase 75 sq fencing to cordon off 100 sq. feet at at time to let grass grow in all dog, agility and small dog area.
    5. Potential Dog Park Projects by Boy Scouts: Agility Equipment and Brick patio under small dog pavilion.
    6. In the future Donation Day at the park. A bandana will go to each donator.
    7. Event with library. Book “It’s Only Stanley” to be donated to library. Book is about a mischievous beagle. Joyce to contact CPL. One of 2 CDA members to read to kids. Possibly during Dads and Donuts time on Saturday. If allowed bring Jett the beagle for kids to pet.
    8. Schedule work party for late April/Early May.
    9. CDA to participate in event night of July 3rd on the common. Concert at park possibly in August.
  8. Public Discussion (30 minutes)
  9. Next Meeting Date: Tuesday, March 20 CPD
  10. Adjournment Time:7:35 pm

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