A meeting of the Windy Hills Tree Board was held on Thursday, March 6, 2014, 7:00 P.M. at the Coach Gate Club House, 1111 Wellington Place. The Windy Hills Tree Board will help with the Brightside Clean-Up on Saturday, April 12, 9:00 AM. We will be cleaning up the Green in preparation for ArborDay, the next day. Tree Board members and Garden Club members are asked to bring cookies to the
Arbor Day celebration.
In attendance were: Martha Davis, Chair
Allan Atherton, Consultant
Minutes: The minutes of the meeting held on February 6, 2014 were approved.
Financial Report: Allan and Roy submitted the following financial information for the Tree Board account and the Arborist account: Tree Board account – $6996.28 and Arborist account – $2833.25.
The format for reporting our finances was discussed based on information from the City of Windy Hills clerk and the software Roy will be using.
Financial Disclosure Forms: Individuals are to fill out the forms and return to the city office as soon as possible as required by the State.
City Council Report: Martha reported the Mayor and City Council approved the appointment of John Hancock and Roy Robinson to the Tree Board after the second reading of the change in the Tree BoardOrdinance.
Arborist’s Report: Mike Hayman has submitted an article for the Windy Hills Newsletter titled ‘Vision for the Windy Hills Green.’ He has the ten “Wildfire” Black Gum trees for Arbor Day that have been repotted and are at Whitehall.
Arbor Day: Arny reported meeting with Patsy Wiggins, coordinator for the Windy Hills Garden Club, to cover details of their involvement. T-shirts for Amy, John and Roy have been ordered as well as correct name badges for John and Roy. Jobs for board members will be assigned at theApril meeting.
Tree Board members will take part in the Metro-wide Brightside Clean-up on Saturday, April 12, 9:00 a.m., meeting at the Brownsboro Shopping Center. We will clean up the Green in preparation of our Arbor Day Celebration. Board members and Garden Club members are asked to bring cookies to Arbor Day.
4326 Rudy Lane: incorrectly listed as 4324 Rudy Lane on the agenda John will continue to look into and follow up on this vine-covered tree and who are the responsible parties.
Other: It was suggested the Tree Board send out timely tree related information from the City of Windy Hills via their email list, “Tree Tips”. Also ask for residents’suggestions for planting trees in the Right-of-Ways in Windy Hills.
The meeting adjourned at 8:30 P.M.
Next Meeting: Thursday, April 3, 2014, 7:00 P.M.
Please note: Any member who sees a discrepancy between the minutes and what occurred at the meeting or who sees a need for additional notes or corrections should contact the Secretary, Cheryl Cooper at email@example.com or call her, 897-1152 . Your approval of these minutes is granted unless the Secretary hears otherwise from you.