In the course of the September 6 & October 25 FRN Board meetings, the following topics were discussed, decisions were made, and/or have since been acted upon: 
  • FRN Board is pursuing grants that may apply to us
  • A propane discount is being negotiated for interested FRN members; info to follow
  • Thank you notes have been designed/donated by a FRN Board member and are being hand written/sent to donators
  • Business cards have been designed/donated by a FRN Board member (for FRN Board members)
  • The FRN Board is interested in pursuing conversations with the County regarding requiring landlords to include garbage collection in their rentals.  Membership supports pursuing this. 
  • 2 FRN Board members attended the re-election event for Efren; the Board members promoted FRN at the event and discussed FRN topics with Efren (no FRN funds were used)
  • A board member petitioned to O’Reilly for a computer donation and succeeded!  The computer has been provided to our Finance officer.  Thank you O'Reilly!
  • Budget and Finances were finalized on Oct 30th per IRS and FRN Bylaw requirements
  • FRN Board member negotiated improved maintenance from RR Rec &N Park for areas in RN and was provided contact info for on-request weed-whacking, etc. as needed
  • Board discussed procedures for how to act on reports of illegal dumping; ideal to expand and point to established resources and resource list
  • Board has begun to obtain approval from property owners to post no-dumping signs in identified locations
  • Board will begin to draft a Policies and Procedures document to indoctrinate key processes being

DONATIONS TO FRN -- Any type of contribution to FRN is deeply appreciated, which includes volunteers who donate their services for cleanups, painting and other events, and those who give of their time to attend our meetings and give their ideas and feedback... even emailing your ideas is helpful and contributes to our cause!  We welcome you to participate, however it best suits you.  Our mailing address is PO Box 184, Rio Nido, CA 95471, and thanks to our 501c3 status, any donations to FRN are now officially tax deductible! (Our EIN is 45-2587913.)

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