Jester Insurance gave us a new quote It is time to increase our coverage and fees will go up.
Melody Kirk made a motion to accept the bid from Cincinnati Ins, seconded by Neil Ruddy. Motion approved.
Tom & Polly Thiel discussed fencing problems (headlights shine into their house) They will donate $500. toward extending the fence line to prevent.
$10,249.28 in both accounts. Motion to pay Chamber dues Mark Randleman seconded by Melissa Hawk. Motion approved.
Motion to pay 1/2 of the yearly annex taxes. Mark Randleman, seconded by Neil Ruddy. Motion approved.
Photographs received in the mail from unknown source. Early Carlisle, Market Street & North Park. They will be used in the newsletter.
Cemetery Tour Oct 8th at dusk. Kathy Fleishman made a motion to budget $250.00 seconded by Neil Ruddy. Motion approved.
Security discussed. Melody is first call at this time. We need to get a call history and discuss with police. . Mike will be second responder.
Kathy F. and Carol M. will check deed of gifts and inventory room by room.
Discussing inventory it was noted that silverware deeded to us was taken by Mary Sue Van Ryswyk and also Pat Fife's cabinet. We are unsure what other items are missing at this time.
Breakfast will be held as usual on the 24th.
An audit of our financial records was done by Ann Polito. She reports all records were correct and suggested that we have a second signer on the main account in case the treasurer is unavailable. She also recommends yearly auditing. Motion by Mark R. to accept the audit. Seconded by Vance G, Motion carried.
Melissa will be in charge of the Christmas decorating committee. We will be on the Library Foundations Tour of Homes this year.
Lawn mowing was discussed. We need a 4th person to replace Rob Van Ryswyk.
Mike will get estimates on fencing panels. Discussion of paint on the North side of the garage.
Susan will bring carpet samples to the next meeting.
Discussion of house rental cost and agreements. Carol and Kathy & Vance will bring recommendations after checking with other facilities.
The board voted to accept the gift of a newer fridge from Vance & Sandy Gehlbach. Mark R. made the motion, seconded by Melissa.
Palmyra Church is asking that we accept safety equipment that will be loaned to them for renovations. Melody made the motion, Neil seconded, Motion carried.
Kathy mad a motion, seconded by Mark to keep a white board account of volunteer hours. Motion carried.
Board Members Attending: Melody Kirk, Mike Kinter, Vance Gehlbach, Kathy Fleishman, Mark Randleman, Arden Owens.
Meeting called to order
Minutes from the previous meeting were read:
Melody made motion to approve, Mark seconded
Treasurer's Report: $9745.99 in both accounts
Mark moved to approve, Arden seconded
The treasurer asked for a motion to pay for the website for two years. Motion to approve Vance, seconded by Mark. Motion carried
A vote was taken by paper ballot to accept the resignation of board member Mary Sue Van Ryswyk
Events: A discussion was held on the events that were previously planned. Not enough information was available to make a decision whether to go forward or cancel. Mike is to check with Mary Sue about details of expected costs etc.
House Committee appointed to study and make recommendation about rental policies Vance, Carol and Kathy.
Old Business: Mike is looking into insurance quotes
Peggy Hepworth is willing to take over the breakfast planning. Kathy & Carol are going to check with Fareway about pricing and we hope to buy locally if possible.
CAHS is due for an audit. Member Ann Polito is willing to do this at no cost. Motion made by Melody to approve. Seconded by Arden. Motion carried
There was a discussion of Christmas decorating with no motions made.
Mike would like us to become members of the Iowa Museum Association at a cost of $40.00. Vance made a motion to approve. Mark seconded. Motion carried.
Garage: The garage is in need of cleaning.
Collections: Mary Sue's deeds of gift for items already at the Randleman House. 3 items were rejected as there was a stipulation that the items would never be sold. We cannot accept items with "strings" attached. No decision was made on the other items. Mike asked Carol and Kathy to go through them and make a recommendation as to which items we should accept
The board decided that a new chair of events will be necessary if planned events are to go forward.
Lawn mowing was discussed, Vance, Glen and Danny along with Rob have been taking care of this. With Rob no longer mowing the duties will be divided.
Mike reported a conflict with the third Wed of the month meeting date. It was decided to move our board meeting to the third Thursday.
Board Members Attending: Arden Owens, Mark Randleman, Mary Sue Van Ryswyk, Neil Ruddy, Kathy Fleishman, Melissa Hwk, Melody Kirk, Mike Kinter
Meeting Called to order by President Mike Kinter
1) Call to order
2) Election of Officers
President Mike Kinter
VP Melissa Hawk
Treasurer Melody Kirk
Secretary Kathy Fleishman
Appointment of Chairs:
Events Mary Sue Van Ryswyk & Neil Ruddy
House Mgr. Rob Van Ryswyk
Collections Mary Sue Van Ryswyk
Publicity: Chair unfilled at this time
Facebook and Website: Vance Gehlbach
Newsletter: Danny Roach & Susan Robinson
Membership: Melody Kirk
3) Approval of Minutes from Previous Meeting
Melody moved, Mark seconded
4) Committee Reports
a. Treasurer reports a balance of $9719.86
b. Collections reports receipt of a funeral bed given by the Cummings family
Items from Cassandra Gobbel
Settee from & 2 chairs from Deb Nolte
c.Events Cemetery Program set for Oct 8th
D Randleman House Rob reports
purchase of a push lawn mower
5 . New Business: Mary Sue and Mike met with BRAVO consultant Rachel Woodhouse
There was a discussion of a decorating committee but no action taken.