January 8th, 2010
1.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Opening of meeting
2.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Election of CRBC officers and executive committee members occurred as follows:
a.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Mr. Dempsey was nominated and then unanimously elected for the position of President
b.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Mr.¬† Rito was nominated and then unanimously elected as Vice President
c.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Mr. Shamalla was nominated and then unanimously approved as Secretary
d.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Mrs.¬† Bullard was nominated and then unanimously approved as Treasurer
e.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Discussion of executive committee members
3.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Focus areas for the 2010 year
a.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Bicycle Friendly Communities
b.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† More direct involvement in bicycle decision making
c.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Local bike advocacy
d.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† More educational outreach, involvement with schools, enforcement, and elected officials
4.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Bike to work week
a.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† The one week event worked well, and we will do this again.
b.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Travis will do web stuff
c.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Bike mentoring ‚Äď Kate M.C. was in charge of that last year and will do it again this year
d.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† 4 townships and a borough ride was successful, and included meetings with counsels. Paul Rito volunteered to do this for this year‚Äôs bike to work week
e.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Bike Rodeo was a successful, Bill is the face of the Borough Police bike initiative. Ok turnout.¬† Center Soccer, and Scouts are involved.
f.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Tom F. and Lidia V. were active, and had a table last year. PSU organized the table, maps, master plan, etc.
g.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Bike to worship, Jeff B. was at the meeting and supported this idea in 2009.
h.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Jim PSU orthopedics has a bike to work day
i.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Bob Swinn was at bike to work week
j.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Justin had cool bikes at bike rodeo
k.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Get BTWW started Friday of the last day of classes.
l.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Using the 100 block of Allen St would be great but store owners might present a problem. Jordan would be the person that would get signatures for this effort if it was deemed necessary. 200 block of Allen is a shoe-in.
5.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Bike in movies will be back for the 2010 season, headed by Kevin Gombotz
a.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† The State Theater would be a good option for a bike movie.
6.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Group intros
7.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† A brief symposium on winter cycling.
8.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Bicycle Friendly Community was an issue addressed in past years, and will be an issue that CBRC will addressing in 2010.
9.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Meeting was concluded