ATCC March 4, 2014

Date: 
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 3:30pm - 6:00pm
Committee: 
ATCC
Agenda: 

Agenda for AT Coordinating Committee, March 4, 2014 meeting:

 

1. Review of the minutes of the last meeting, October 9, 2013

2. Status update of documents (broken record department):

a. NY state MOU

b. NYNJTC-ATC MOU [& Schaghticoke status—Jim]

3. Status Reports

            a. Each AT Committee chair please report on your activities this Fall and Winter

            b. ATC Stewardship Council—Gail Neffinger (MARPC SC delegate)

                        i. NYNJTC involvement in ATC Leadership Meeting, August 8-10, 2014

            c. MARPC activities—Ron Rosen (MARPC Vice Chair)

                        i. Foundation Document Workshop, January 28-30, 2014

            d. Bear Mountain project update  [Ama?]

4. MARPC Meeting (Thurmont, MD  March 22&23, 2014) Items

a. Proposals and/or specific agenda items—as of 2/27/14, agenda has not been sent out

            i. Will include some draft and discussion of NPS/APPA Foundation Document

            ii. Will include some draft and discussion of ATC Strategic Plan

            iii. We may not have details by March 4, but should have details before 3/22

b. 1-minute summary for each NY-NJ AT Committee

    (PLEASE PREPARE AND BRING TO --THIS-- MEETING!)--

    OR [preferred!] EMAIL in ADVANCE of THIS meeting to the group

c. Attendance plans (who's going, when, and how?)

d. Trails to Every Classroom (2014 status as best is known [funding issues!])

e. RPC representation on Stewardship Council

5.  Mid-Atlantic Management-Related Items

a. AT Communities status

            i. Warwick [Gene]

            ii. Harlem Valley [Jim], including Ambassador status

b. Bear Mountain project status (Gail, staff)

c. Wallkill Bridge proposal status (Peter? Gene?)

d. Final Report status for extended LL Bean Grants (any outstanding??)

e. 2014 LL Bean Grants to Clubs: any planned? 

i. SEE NOTE 1 BELOW

ii. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION MARCH 7!!

6.  NY-NJ Issues/Items:

a. ATC Leave No Trace poster update

b. Relocation(s) status, including use of local experts for approvals

7.  Funding issues:  5-year plan updates: current project progress, possible new projects?

8.  Any other current problems, projects, & issues?

9.  Re-schedule fall 2014 meeting date [was Wednesday October 8th, 2014 9:30AM]

10. Possible phone meeting with Karen Lutz (as was done last meeting).

 

Any other items?? If you have an item to add, email it to the group TODAY!

 

NOTE 1: The LL BEAN Grant deadline is THE END OF THIS WEEK to ATC. Therefore, anyone assembling a grant application should circulate it to ATCHAIRS either BEFORE at AT this meeting; we will [if needed] prioritize grant applications at this meeting and make final arrangements for submitting them.