March 1st, 2010

Meeting Agenda

1.       Elect Executive Committee

2.       Discuss Comprehensive Plan Meetings

3.       Bike to Work Week

Discussion Points

1.       Executive committee slate was forwarded, nominated, seconded, and unanimously approved by those attending the meeting

a.       Chuck Anderson

b.      Sue Barsom

c.       Kevin Gombotz

d.      Roy Greenfield

e.      Jim Serene

2.       Mr. Simpson indicated that he would like to continue to act as web-master for the CBRC website

3.       CR-COG Comprehensive Plan Meetings are going on at all of the CR municipalities

a.       Mr. Dempsey urged CRBC members to attend the comp. plan meetings at CRBC members respective municipalities to advocate for bicycle and pedestrian facilities.

4.       Bike to work week

a.       Date determined for Bike To Work Week were Saturday May, 1 to Saturday May 8th 2010

b.      Activities that would be interesting to include in the event that came up in discussion (with the individual that has taken responsibility to organize)

                                                               i.      Woodward Camp, and the acrobatic, or trials riders (Sue B.)

                                                             ii.      Four Townships and a Borough Ride (Park R.

                                                            iii.      Uni-Cycle Club at PSU (Sue)

                                                           iv.      Bike Shops (Sue)

                                                             v.      Yoga (Kate)

                                                           vi.      PSU Orthopedics ( Jim and Brucie)

                                                          vii.      Info Tent for Friday  (Brian)

                                                        viii.      Bike-in Movie (Keveau)

                                                           ix.      Street Skills (Chuck A.)

                                                             x.      Koolakowski Ride (Paul S.)

                                                           xi.      State Theater Movie about bikes, possibility PeeWee’s Big Adventure (Sue B.)

                                                          xii.      Care Coalition, and bike to Worship, or Church Tour (Jess)

                                                        xiii.      Winery Ride (?)

                                                         xv.      Both Boy and Girl Scouts may be involved, but extent or specific involvement was not determined.

c.       High School students were indicated as a group that would benefit from participating in BTWW, but involvement specific involvement was indeterminate

e.      Publicity

                                                               i.      Brucie indicated that she would be writing an article for local publications like Voices

1.       Brucie also indicated that she would be accepting writing from other individuals to include in the publicity materials.

                                                             ii.      Press Release ?

                                                            iii.      T-Shirts?

f.        Fridays  May 7th, 2010 Table

                                                               i.      The information table, with maps and other material was manned by PSU employees last year on Friday.

                                                             ii.      Location would be at the PSU main gates

g.       Liability, was brought up, and the group unanimously voted to approve becoming a member organization of the League of American Bicyclists member organization. The vote also included the use of up to $200 of CBRC monies to be authorized for this action.

5.       Snow Removal on Bike Paths

a.       Mr. Shamalla would craft a letter that would be endorsed by CBRC to municipalities and the University thanking them for their winter maintenance regime, and delicately highlighted continued problem areas

                                                               i.      Areas that have been successfully used by CBRC members this winter include

1.       Ferguson Twp: Circleville & Tudek Bike Paths, College Township Bikeway, East Branch to Puddintown Road, University Drive

2.       Not Plowed places: Hills Plaza Bikeway/sidewalk, Blue Course Drive, Orchard Park, Innovation Park Bikepath, Small pedestrian connections in the downtown area and throughout the region that need special attention

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