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Board Meetings

This page provides access to board meeting agendas and minutes for the past two fiscal years.

Board meetings are open to any member of the conservancy and are generally held on the 4th Monday of each month at 7:00 PM. We continue to hold virtual meetings via Zoom. Please email [email protected] if you would like attendance information.

Annual Meeting 2023

BPC 2023 Annual Mtg Cover

2023 Work Completed & In Progress

  • Spring/Summer/Fall Cleanups and Bittersweet & Garlic Mustard Maintenance
  • Launched pilot program for “Park Stewards” to train neighbors to maintain sections of the park grounds
  • Ice Cream Social
  • Another CSLAP season completed; Pond Water Quality testing through NYSDEC and NYSFOLA
  • CFA Grant Application with City of Albany endorsement for $500,000 for Path Improvements, Green Infrastructure at Parking Lot, and 250’ of shoreline improvements and native planting habitats
  • Awarded Albany County Legislative Grant of $2375 for additional native plantings (Thank you to County Legislator Gary Domalewiczfor sponsoring our application).
  • Advocacy for “Party Pit” cleanup with DGS (Thanks Sara Hart)
  • Progress toward new website

Annual Meeting 2022

BPC 2022 Annual Mtg Cover

2022 Work Completed & In Progress

  • Educational tree tagging, 23 species
  • Spring & summer cleanups and invasive bittersweet removals
  • Garlic mustard removal, Rafts Way & Milner Avenue
  • 2021 Citizens Statewide Lake Assessment Program (CSLAP)
    water testing program
  • Ice Cream Social
  • Fall cleanup, planting of tulip bulbs (thanks DGS)
  • Planned shoreline stabilization and native plantings
    along the pond’s north shore
  • Ice Skating Party (co-sponsored with Dept of Rec)

Monthly Meeting Minutes 2023

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Monthly Meeting Minutes 2022