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October 22, 2020 - Keep RC Beautiful Meeting Minutes

Updated: Sep 16, 2021

Introduction by Don Cason

Report on Marketing and Litter Pick-up Results - Jenna

  • Rocky is back! He has made several appearances throughout the County.

  • Because of COVID, KRCB tried to keep the Fall litter-sweep to the regulars.

  • All the sign-ups were online, and there was a contactless supply pick-up and drop-off

  • Although the effort was smaller than in the past, lots of trash was collected.

  • Official totals have not yet been tallied, but are coming soon.

- Volunteer total so far: 133 bags

- Dixie Lawn Care (paid): 172 bags, over 63.5 miles

- Total so far: 305 bags

Budget Update - Don

  • The TDA has allocated an additional $7,500 for the paid Spring clean-up.

  • There will be a County Commissioner Report on November 2nd.

  • The budget should remain between $20,000 to $30,000 for this year.

KRCB donations – 501c3 donations – TAF - Don

  • TAF was the 501c3 entity that managed the donated fund to KRCB, but they will be dissolving at the end of this year.

  • The TDA has proposed that KRCB fund management be passed along to the Community Foundation of Henderson County, who manages the donated funds from the Rutherford Bound Capital Campaign.

  • The TDA has spoken with the Hickory Nut Gorge Foundation to manage these funds, but the directors do not feel that they can take on these efforts at this time.

  • If KRCB does elect to use CFHC’s services, the donation portal on the webpage will remain the same and all donations will remain tax-deductible with email and letter acknowledgements.

Motion to elect working with CFHC for the fund management of KRCB donations

  • Jenna to send this motion via email to the committee.

Litter Pick-up Committee Chair

  • Dana Bradley has stepped down from this position, leaving this seat open.

  • All committee chairs sit on the KRCB Executive Board.

  • Met every 2 to 3 months.

Discuss Future Plans for KRCB

  • KRCB will continue to market and promote the effort of this organization.

  • The campaign has been successful and the organization will keep this momentum going.

  • Rocky will be attending the upcoming Library Block Party on Halloween from 10 to 1pm, at the library on Calhoun Rd.

  • There are some new litter officers that have joined these efforts. These officers dedicate their time to investigating litter reports throughout the county.

  • The Litter Sub-Committee is scheduled to meeting at 10:45am on Zoom on November 18th.

  • Committee Chairs are encouraged to meet with before the next Full Committee meeting to brainstorm about future KRCB efforts.

Next Meeting: January 21st 2021 at 2pm

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