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Central Coast Concerned Mountain Bikers
MEETING Minutes - July 20, 2010
Attending: Greg Robertson, Christie Cutter, John Cutter, Frank
Zika, Greg Bettencourt, Bill Jenkins, Jim Aarons, Ian Anderson, Tim Sawchuck,
Joe O’Donnell, Gary Havas, Doug Carscaden, Rob Ermy, Ron Dexter, Bob Nanninga,
Elaine Geltner, Paul Reinhardt, Jeanne Mutzinger, Mary Bettencourt.
I. Approval of minutes of previous meeting
– Paul R. & John C.
II. Agenda requests - none.
III. Committee Reports
Trail Work –
Botanicals / Morning Glory – Greg R: 15 indoctrinated folks. All the work got
done. Gates are in and not damaged yet. Motorcycles noted on FirebreakJ.
Sponsorship & Fundraising – Bill: See report and
below. Maps are paying for themselves and it’s time to order more, in fact 2
shops are out and need them. Plus we need updated Irish Hills maps. Moved by
Paul R. and 2nd by Jeanne to spend $1,000 to purchase more maps.
Publicity – Frank
showed draft of full color photo brochure. They will need to be put in an
envelope in order to be mailed. Contact address will be Paul Reinhardt’s. Tag
line = We do trails, join us.
Newsletter – Rachel:
Membership & Volunteers – Paul: See report. Paul will scan all incoming checks before sending
them on to Jeanne.
Agency & Organization Reports
(Doug) – Froom Ranch should close the end
of the month, then City staff will proceed with the trail process. The goal is
to connect with Johnson Ranch. Doug showed the iron “NO SHOOTING” signs to be
posted on the ridge.
Service – Greg will meet with Kathleen
Phelps later in the summer.
o County – Greg, Ron, Kathy L. are joining Ken Kliss at
Santa Margarita next week to meet with realtor regarding loop trail vs. private
property boundary. Curtis Black, head of county parks, and Supervisor Jim
Patterson are on board to proceed with the process for the loop trail at SML.
Parks: Greg suggests 2 work days in the
fall to complete the reroutes.
Education/Training Committee – No report
Bike Patrol at MdO –
Greg R., Joe, Tim, Bob. Tim meeting with Juvi next week.
– Morgan, Daniel, Rachel. Tim and Kelli now have access to the website.
FASTA – Ian: Progress
Greg has met with Neil regarding the FASTA project item at the City Council
meeting Tues. August 17. Members should attend in support if possible. Since
that is the same time and day as 3CMB meeting, 3CMB meeting changed to Thursday
Aug. 19 at 5:30 pm.
Report – Jeanne:
$7260.02, $1,000 of which is from SLOPOST for bells thanks to Borgia bequest.
IV. Items Requiring Discussion or Action
2010-11 Work Schedule:
Start thinking about it. Planning meeting Tuesday Aug. 3, 6 PM at Jaffa Café.
Tim S. discussion of more frequent trail days with lower number of participants
rather than annual and semi-annual trail work days with 100+, BBQ, etc. Go for
big event for special a occasion, e.g. Froom. (Jim Aaron: work around Gran
Fondo Sat.10/23 and Cyclebration dates – Sun. 10/17.)
Moving Dirt -
Curt’s party is Sunday
July 25 from 11:00 am to 2 pm. Go through the maintenance yard to party site.
FASTA at SLO City Council
– Tours for council persons and hopefully final approval
Bells – Grants:
SLOPOST has donated $1,000 for bells. Shops are ready for more. More money from
3CMB for next order? Paul R: should 3CMB continue to pay for bells, for how
long? Bill has grant ideas and will approach Rachel about grant-writing.
Jeanne: bike shops’ donations are covering about half of bell cost. Jeanne will
report on bell money spending, allocation, etc. Put something on the web site
asking for bell donations. Change wording on MdO signs to request bells be
returned. What about bells at SML? Bill moved, who 2nd? To spend
$500 more on bells.
Reprinting Maps – See
Descending Bikes Stop For All Uphill Traffic – Do we make a PR campaign out of this? If so, where and how? Print on maps.
Make statements on website. Continue next meeting.
Things we began working on last year and should
finalize for the upcoming year: TABLED
Dealing with medical concerns at workdays
Crew leader development process
Presentations to groups to recruit workers
Work day protocol
CCCMB “social rides” -
Electronic newsletter – how and whether to use one – Elaine Geltner explained how Constant Comment
works. MUST have each recipient’s permission to include them on the newsletter
list. $15/mo for < 500 contacts. $5/mo to upload and then use images
for messages. There are templates, but you can use your own. Reports are
available to show who opens what links and how often. To be discussed further. Need to have an “editor” before we undertake this new
$100 donation for medical preparedness -
Thank you, Diller. Jeanne will shop. Include carbo/electrolyte replacements.
Big Sur Service Management Unit Change – Tabled
Use of Google Group: What is OK, What is Not – Who Decides
& How? - Tabled
Wild Cherry Canyon Update - Kara B. is still working on details.
VII. Next Meeting:
Thursday, August 19, 2010 at 5:30 pm.