12-04-2008

 

    Major accomplishments --- Beech Creek Cemetery, Inc.  Management Plan

 

 

·        Acquired parking lot

 

·        Developed operating Cemetery Management Plan (1996)-----revised 2004

 

·        Incorporated  Cemetery  via 5 Trustees as a tax-exempt charitable entity---contributions tax  deduct.

 

·        Conduct 1-2 annual business meetings or more as needed

 

·        Hold  traditional Memorial Day Service in Cemetery  +  luncheon annually

 

·        Established an effective  Financial Management Plan ----audit ready

 

·        Ensured Perpetual Care Plan---Cemetery and parking lot cleaned/mowed as needed

 

·        Installed new large entrance arch sign

 

·        New U.S. flag and KY banner flag purchased each year or as needed

 

·        Installed/posted  2 notification/contact signs  in Cemetery as well as road entrance sign

 

·        Completed informal survey  of Cemetery

 

·        Completed Cemetery  ‘gravestone inventory’  and book made available

 

·        Installed freeze-proof running water ground faucet

 

·        Cleared and installed a vehicle access  to top of Cemetery

 

·        Installed access gate at top of Cemetery

 

·        Installed  6 foot wide concrete steps + handrail  under new entrance

 

·        Installed park benches (3).  Two at new entrance, one at podium

 

·        Removed tree stump at podium , re-contoured ground behind  podium bench and installed stone wall

 

·        Installed 6 foot wide gate  at new main entrance steps

 

·        Completed a contoured approach and poured concrete platform at main entrance

 

·        Applying fill dirt to sunken graves as dirt becomes available from new graves

 

·        Removing dead trees/obstructions where feasible as needed