Monday, March 6, 2017

March Monthly Meeting Agenda

Monthly Meeting of the Board of Supervisors:

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 5:00pm
78 Center St., Suite 206, Pittsfield, MA 01201, Conference Room


AGENDA


  1. Call to Order
  2. Secretary’s Report
  3. Treasurer’s Report
  4. Bills to Pay
  5. NRCS Report
  6. OLD BUSINESS
    1. 2017 Spring Plant Sale update - sale in progress
      1. Permit progress
      2. Marketing campaign
    2. EOEEA Grant Contract - Finalize paperwork
    3. Financial Management
      1. Debit card and online account access
      2. Budgets
    4. Supervisor Election Paperwork
  7. NEW BUSINESS
    1. Administrator Position
    2. Ethics questions - when can a former supervisor become an employee?
  8. Announcements:
  9. Adjournment

Upcoming Events/Meetings:

Wednesday, April 12th at 5pm

**All meetings are open to the public**

Monday, February 27, 2017

Job Posting: Part-Time Program Administrator

Conservation District Seeks Grant Administrator

February 27, 2017 - Pittsfield, MA

The Berkshire Conservation District is seeking a part-time Program Administrator to administer grant funds and implement a work plan to help improve basic operations and secure long-term stability to improve its sustainability as an organization. Berkshire Conservation District is a state-mandated agency whose mission is to support local agriculture and environmental sustainability in Berkshire County through education. The goals of this position are to:
-Develop work plans, budgets, and a 5-year strategic plan
-Plan and hold 1–3 events or workshops annually
-Recruit new supervisors (board members)
-Strengthen and expand current programs

Skills and experience required for the position include an ability to work independently, to multitask and stay organized, and meet deadlines. Experience writing grants, administering grant funds, and/or work with small non-profits is preferred. Candidate should have a strong interest in environmental conservation issues. A Berkshire County resident is preferred but not required.
This position is based in Pittsfield and features a flexible schedule with some ability to work remotely. The position will remain open until filled.
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to BerkshireConservationDistrict@gmail.com with the subject line “Program Administrator Position.” No walk-ins or phone calls please.

Monday, February 6, 2017

Meeting Agenda: February 8, 2017

Monthly Meeting of the Board of Supervisors:

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 5:00pm
78 Center St., Suite 206, Pittsfield, MA 01201, Conference Room

AGENDA

  1. Call to Order
  2. Secretary’s Report
  3. Treasurer’s Report
  4. Bills to Pay
  5. NRCS Report
  6. OLD BUSINESS
    1. 2017 Spring Plant Sale planning update
    2. Request or office access and electronic files
    3. EOEEA Grant Contract
    4. Financial Management
      1. debit card and online account access
      2. Treasurer transition
      3. Budgets
    5. Supervisor Election Paperwork
  7. NEW BUSINESS
    1. Administrator Position
  8. Announcements:
  9. Adjournment

Upcoming Events/Meetings:

Wednesday, March 8th at 5pm

Monday, January 9, 2017

January 11, 2017 Meeting Agenda


BERKSHIRE CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Monthly Open Meeting
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 5:00pm
78 Center St., Suite 206, Pittsfield, MA 01201, Conference Room


AGENDA


  1. Call to Order
  2. Secretary’s Report
  3. Treasurer’s Report
  4. Bills to Pay
  5. NRCS Report
  6. Old Business
    1. EOEEA grant update
    2. Office Management update
    3. 2017 Spring Plant Sale planning
      1. Volusion - need to get debit/credit card
    4. Supervisor Election Paperwork
  7. New Business
    1. Officer Elections
    2. Budget Review
    3. Request to NRCS for office access and files
    4. Website updating/maintenance
  8. Announcements:
  9. Adjournment


Upcoming Events/Meetings:

Wednesday, February 8th at 5pm

Friday, December 9, 2016

December 2016 Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 5:00pm
78 Center St., Suite 206, Pittsfield, MA 01201, Conference Room

AGENDA

  1. Call to Order
  2. Secretary’s Report
  3. Treasurer’s Report
  4. Bills to Pay
  5. NRCS Report
  6. Old Business
    1. EOEEA grant update
    2. Annual Meeting Review
    3. 2016 Conservation Poster Contest Winners
  7. New Business
    1. Officer Elections
    2. Review Monthly Meeting Schedule
    3. Mid-Year Budget Review
  8. Announcements
  9. Adjournment

Upcoming Events/Meetings:

Tuesday, January 10th at 4:30pm

Monday, October 3, 2016

October Monthly Meeting Agenda




Monthly Meeting of the Board of Supervisors:
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 4:30pm
78 Center St., Suite 206, Pittsfield, MA 01201, Conference Room


AGENDA

                    1.    Call to Order
                    2.    Secretary’s Report
                    3.    Treasurer’s Report
                    4.    Bills to Pay
                    5.    NRCS Report
                    6.    Old Business
a.    Report of Actions from last meeting
b.    EOEEA grant update
c.    Viridian RFP
d.    Sustainable Gardens Grant Program
e.    Annual Meeting Planning
f.     New Laptop Purchase
g.    2016 Conservation Poster Contest
                   7.    New Business
a.    Volunteer access to district accounts
                   8.    Announcements: State Commission Meeting: Thursday, October 13th in Westborough
                   9.    Adjournment

Upcoming Events/Meetings:
Our next meeting is the Annual Meeting – Thursday, November 10th at Zucchini’s Restaurant beginning at 5:30pm.