Outdoor Recreation Meeting Priorities: July 10, 2015
|Discussion Item||Leader||Next Steps||Timeline|
|Dam Overlook Project||Ron Kilburn||Across from VFW near the dam. Support provided by Swanton Village. Go check it out!||Completed June, 2015
|RiseVt||Betsy Fournier||New Grant to promote healthy lifestyles. We ALL need to sign up at RiseVT.com and “Take the Pledge” to commit to a healthier lifestyle.
|Bike Racks||Mary Metayer||Submitted a request to purchase 4 bike racks.
Locations (up for further discussion) to be determined
|Biking Group||Mary Metayer and/or Joel Clark from Downtown/Walkability Group||Connect with the Downtown/Walk-
ability Group. Invite EVERYONE to save the date Oct. 7-9th Mark Fenton a nationwide expert on healthy communities
consultant will be visiting Swanton….
more info. to follow, a very exciting opportunity!
|Depot Museum River Access||Ron Kilburn||Please bring your ideas to our next meeting. Town owns over 200 ft. of riverside. A long term idea is a floating dock.||Summer
|Looking for other ideas
for projects and improvements
|Gordon Clements||1. Would like to see more picnic areas
2. Swanton Beach is under used. Check on “wind surfing lessons”
or swimming lessons,
possibly through a future endeavor with Swanton Recreation
|To be Planned|
|Signage||Need someone to take the lead||Could we make our own? See “Way Finding Signs” created by other similar communities.||Ongoing|
|Mapping Group||Need someone to take the lead||Everyone investigate
an online data base of non-motorized trails throughout Vermont
|Next Meeting Date||Monday,
Aug. 10, 6:30 PM
|RR Depot Museum|