Present: Alicia Miller, Elaine Gladhill, Ken Brown, John Gorman, Joe Mackley, Steve Patterson, Lee Royer, Ted Alexander, and Darwin Seiler.
Staff: John Miller and Mike Christopher
Dedication of cannon with F& M Trust, and presentation of Burning of Chambersburg Painting were conducted prior to meeting. Alicia Miller called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm
The Minutes of the june meeting were approved on a John Gorman/Lee Royer motion. Vote was unanimous.
Charlie Strausbaugh presented the Treasurers Report. The report was approved on a Ken Brown/Joe Mackley motion. Vote was unanimous.
Charlie Strausbaugh volunteered to donate his tax preparation expenses. Tax Form 990 was reviewed.
Darwin Seiler provided a recap of the Mason-Dixon AT Outdoor Festival, stating that it was a steady flow of people throughout the day.
John Miller gave a recap of the 152nd Anniversary of the Battle of Monterey Pass, stating that the turnout was poor. Ted Alexander volunteered to check on the cost of placing ads in nationally known Civil War publications, in effort to increase attendance.
July 18 PCN Documentary Filming – John Miller discussed filming of documentary that he will participate in.
July 18 Blue Ridge Summit Ice Cream Social – John Gorman will be manning the display at this event.
July 18 Burning of Chambersburg – Alicia and John Miller will be participating in effort to advertise Monterey Pass.
July 25 Guided Tour of Monterey through Gettysburg Buffs – John Miller will be leading private tour which will hopefully gain some interest and donations.
July 2016 Preservation March – John Miller briefly discussed plans for this event.
Maintenance day of July 25th was determined and discussed.
Mike Christopher stated that the grant application was submitted for $140,000 to improve upon 116 acres. Signage is not eligible for this grant. It is an 85/15 match.
Alicia reminded the board that their cost for shirts, if they purchased an additional one, was $16.00 each (Joe, Ken, Terry, John G., Gary, Charlie).
Hats will be sold at a price of $18.00 each on a Elaine Gladhill/John Gorman motion. Vote was unanimous.
Darwin will order 24 more hats and 24 more shirts on a Joe Mackley/Lee Royer motion. Vote was unanimous.
John Miller discussed the purchase and installation of trail cameras to thwart any illegal activities.
Alicia Miller reminded the board that they need to complete their background checks by the end of the year. The township will not be paying for them, however, you can see Sandy at the Township office and she will assist in completing.
Steve Patterson discussed that he is currently working on the management agreement.
Lee Royer brought up the need for a rack card to distribute to area businesses. Alicia Miller will create one.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:08 pm on a Joe Mackley/Steve Patterson motion. Vote was unanimous.
Clint Rock, recording Secretary For Gary L. Muller