Pringle Creek Watershed Council
PRINGLE CREEK WATERSHED COUNCIL
AGENDA / MINUTES
Welcome, Introductions & Agenda Review
Approval of Last Month's Minutes
Comments from the Public
City of Salem Reports
Watershed Coordinator's Report
Watershed Council Reports:
Old and New Business
This is an open meeting. The public which lives, works, and recreates in the watershed is encouraged to attend.
Council Core Values:
The Pringle Creek Watershed Council is a nonprofit association representing watershed residents, businesses, schools, neighborhood associations, government, the scientific community and environmental organizations.
February 13, 2001
Wendy Kroger opened the meeting.
The minutes for December 2000 and January 2001 were approved.
City of Salem Report- Alan Pennington
Watershed Coordinator Reports
Report - Liz.
o March 10th Neighborhood Associations need help from watershed council members to plant trees.
o March 24th Cannery Park Day. There is $2000 from Make a Difference Day. Wendy asked for ideas in using this money for the park.
o Tour of Archibald Detention Basin coming up
o Clean up day at the Pringle Creek Nature Preserve coming up
o April 21st- Earth Day presentations and displays at Oregon Gardens. Ideas to earn money?
o March 8th Union Pacific Railroad will give a tour of the area along the creek that is sprayed. They also will contact us prior to this years spraying.
Judson Middle School and Morningside School are wanting to do some tree planting.
Watershed Council Reports
Website- Victor reported that the website is presently `under repair'. He is presently looking for a site.
WET- Booklet are available for individuals and businesses to make a commitment to good environmental practices. A plaque is being made for businesses to display to customers.
Sue said she would write an article for the Morningside Neighborhood Assoc. newsletter on what watersheds are doing.
Old and New Business
A letter from PC was sent to SCAMP regarding recommendations for bioswales in planting strips along streets.
Mike Sepull has kneehigh boots available at a good price for Judson Middle School.
Fairview Industrial Park- Fishman Environmental is doing a report on mitigation projects, but no reports have been done. Wendy and others have looked at the area where it is obvious some of the mitigation sites have failed.
`Next meeting will be held at Leslie Middle School at 6:30PM, March 13, 200l.