Annual Meeting - 2013
TRAILS COUNCIL 2013 ANNUAL MEETING
AVON SENIOR CENTER, FRIDAY, NOV. 15, 7:00PM
The Farmington Valley Trails Council held its Annual Meeting on Friday, November 15th, at 7:00 pm at the Avon Senior Center at 635 West Avon Road, (the Sycamore Recreation Area) Avon, CT 06001.
The business portion of the meeting was led by FVTC President, Bruce Donald, who presented a year-end business report, introduced newly elected officers and directors and updated attendees on trail construction and other trail council initiatives.
The evening’s featured speaker was Andrew Carrier, Project Manager for Vanasse, Hangen Brustlin, Inc. a leading transportation and infrastructure consulting firm. VHB has been hired by the Connecticut Department of Transportation to develop and implement a plan to insure the completion of the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail. Andy has successfully managed 36 federally funded Transportation Enhancement projects with a total value of $27.4 million. Currently he is responsible for management of all such state projects in his role as CONNDOT liaison. His presentation focused on the plan to fill in the 9.1-mile gap from Red Oak Hill Road in Farmington, through Plainville to the existing trail head in Southington.
There was a great crowd who enjoyed the presentations and the refreshments.