Ben Franklin Community Garden - Celebrating 40 years!

Ben Franklin Community Garden Operating Committee

2020-2021 Roster

Jordan Abbott (2022), Vice-Chair, Finance Sub-Committee Chair
Jessica Davenport (2022), Governance Sub-Committee Chair
Kathy Delaney (2023)
Jim Kasper (2023), Secretary
Ken Keckler (2021), Beautifications Sub-Committee Chair
Dave Kuebler (2021)
Elicia Polacek (2023), Treasurer, Communitcations Sub-committee Chair
Amanda Porcelli (2023)
Mike Rompala (2021)
Mark Tapajna (2022), Projects Sub-committee Chair
Jennifer Terry, (2022), Chair

Garden Coordinator – Greg Noeth

Operating Committee By Laws

By-Laws as amended at Annual Meeting of Gardeners September 12, 2015 [pdf]

Will be updated to include amendments approved at the September 12, 2020 meeting.

Committee Meetings

Unless otherwise indicated, meetings are the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. All gardeners and members of the public are welcome to attend. PLEASE NOTE THAT MEETINGS WILL BE SCHEDULED FOLLOWING CDC GUIDELINES WITH AN ABUNDANCE OF CAUTION. During the state of affairs related to coronavirus Covid-19 Garden operating business may also be transacted via teleconference. Therefore, while gardeners concerns, comments, and input are valued, please do not plan to attend a meeting without checking to see if a meeting is face-to-face or virtual.

If you are interested in attending a virtual meeting as a visitor, please submit this form to receive a link prior to the month's meeting.  Five minutes are allotted at the end of the meeting for each visitor to speak.

Operating Committee Annual Reports


Meeting Minutes

January 16

December 19
November 28
October 17
September 19
August 15
July 18
June 20
May 16
April 18
March 21
February 21
January 17

December 20
November 15
October 18
September 20
August 16
July 17
June 17
May 17
April 19
March 15
February 15
January 18