Palm Beach County Beekeepers Association
December 2011– Regular Meeting Minutes for Palm Beach Beekeepers Association for December, 2011
12-02-11 7:00 PM
Minutes of the November meeting were approved.
Treasurer’s Report: $9,799.40
Budget for the Palm Beach Beekeepers Conference estimated at $7,075.00 approved by vote.
Leonard thanked the internal auditors, Les Vrabel and Karin Ross for their audit report on the association treasury. Auditor’s findings included the purchase of a computer with accounting software for the treasurer to maintain the association’s books. Estimate for computer, accounting software, and training of $1,200 was voted on and approved by the members.
Amendment to article 7 of the constitution to change the discretionary spending from $100 to $300 was presented to the membership and will be voted on next month.
Leonard mentioned that the board is researching securing liability insurance to cover the members during all association related activities such as outreach where we bring live bees into a classroom. Leni Bane asked if the South Florida Fair or Pine Jog would cover us under their umbrella policy. Brian Lundblad asked if the FSBA insurance would cover us under their policy.
Association T-shirts are available for sale for $10.00 after the meeting.
Hospitality committee chair Charlene Nakamura appointed.
Welcome committee chair Nedra Obradovich appointed.