April 2021 Board Meeting Minutes

CRAMBA’s April 2021 Board Meeting was held on Thursday, April 8th 2021 at 7:00pm via Zoom.

Meeting was called to order with Brian McPherson.  In attendance also Wade Robbins, John Knight, Pete McCreedy, and Ken Markiewicz.  Minutes recorded by Rebecca Padin.

Board Items:

River Bends

“Far Side Trail Project”/flow trail
  • Construction broke ground on 4/1
  • Fund raising in progress via DonorBox, but enough funding has been received to begin construction.
  • KLM hosting a raffle, tickets available for purchase at either location, proceeds to go to CRAMBA
  • Preview event for donors and official Opening Day event to be held

Pump track
  • American Ramp Company – initial spec received, additional photos being provided to help finalize designs
  • Pursuit of fundraising opportunities and applying for grants continues, considering sponsorship from businesses.

Bald Mountain

  • DNR looking into connecting with the Lake Orion high school trail system (original trails were encroaching on DNR property and were rerouted)
  • DNR pursuing master plan for connector trails – CRAMBA pledges up to $3,000 to the connector trails

Pontiac Lake

  • Grant received from Panasonic to build a changing station, Wade reached out to the PLRA Trail Coordinator regarding construction
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