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2007 May Minutes For The Gold River Streamkeepers Society

Gold River Streamkeepers Meeting Minutes

2007 May 16


l.          Call To Order

                        The Chairman, Ken Smith called the Gold River Streamkeepers meeting

                        to order at 7:00 p.m. on the 16th of May,2007 in the Aquatic Centre

                        meeting room No. 1


ll.          Attendees

                        The following members were present: Jane Bogie - Treasurer/Director,

                        Pat Watson-Director, Ken Smith-Secretary/Director, Kevin Dello-Member

                        and Tom Rafmussen-Guest.


lll.         Acceptance of Agenda

                        It was moved by Jane and seconded by Pat to accept the meeting’s agenda.

                        Motion was carried.


lV.        Approval of the Minutes From Last Meeting

                        Pat moved and Kevin seconded the motion to accept the minutes of the

                        last meeting with noted corrections made.  Motion was carried.


V.        Unfinished Business

                        a) Fish Habitat Road Signs

                                    Ken will present this proposal to the NSWS Society for funding

                                    approval in the amount of two thousand dollars ($2,000).  NSWS

                                    society’s next scheduled meeting is on the 30th of May, 2007

                         b)Vests C/W GRSK’s Embroidered Logo

                                    Before our logo can be embroidered on the vests, we need to

                                    have a computer layout done by the printers.  Check with Paul

                                    or Jim to see if this has already been done.  Otherwise the cost

                                    to do so would be approximately one hundred dollars ($l00).

Vl.        Correspondence

1.      Habitat Monitoring and Assessment Licence for 2007

This licence is issued by the DFO and its’ purpose is to approve

smolt trap, fry salvage and restoration done by the GRSK.  A copy

of this licence should be kept at the Dunlop Creek indicator fence

site.   The secretary will keep the original copy on file.

 2.      Community Workshop 2007

This workshop is entitled “Stewardship in Transition” and

is being held in Williams Lake, B.C., on the 18th, 19th and

20th of May 2007.  Dave Davies and Dave Clough are facilitators

for two of the workshop sessions.  Brochure is filed with the secretary.

 3.      Stream Talk Newsletter

Has numerous articles relating to stewardship of habitat and the

environment.  Newsletter filed with the secretary.



Vll. New Business

                        a. Gold River Juvenile Chinook DNA Sampling for 2007

                                    Chinook sampling is being done on the Oktwanch River, Upper

                                    Gold River, Muchalaht Lake, and the Muchalaht River.  The DFO

                                    is heading this project and has hired Kevin Dello as the Project

                                    Manager to coordinate the sampling process.  Ken Smith will

                                    assist as a volunteer and Dave Davies will be actively involved

as the DFO’s liason person and will also assist in the installation

processes and sampling processes.  This work is being done in

order to determine if any original Chinook Gold still exist.


Vlll Reports

                        a) Treasurer’s Report

                                    No report was available.


lX. Action Items

  • ·        Check with Paul or Jim to see if a embroidering disk of GRSK’s

logo has already been purchased.

  • ·        Ken to place an ad of next GRSK meeting.
  • ·        Jane to forward Treasurer’s report to Secretary so that report can be included in the minutes.
  • ·        Ken will present the Fish Habitat Sign Proposal to NSWS Society.

X. Next Meeting

                        The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, June 20th, 2007 at 7:00 PM

                        at the Aquatic Centre meeting room No. 1

 Xl Adjournment

                        Jane moved that the meeting be adjourned at 8:00 P.M.

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