October 2018 Board Business Meeting Minutes

Attendance: CG, Angie Thul, Scott Dupes, Heinz Frick, Tim Small, Family Julius, Eric Baxter, Lee Wisnioski, Kevin Easton, Cindy Rush, Glenn Miller, Angela Yow, Gabriela Hassil, Deanna Rebelo, Ron Fortin, Victoria De Bonis, Phil MacNak, Finella Strauch, Steve Brown

The meeting was called to order at 6:40. A quorum was called.

Board meeting minutes were read. Motion made to approve minutes, seconded and approved.

President’s Report – Over 120 people attended October fun meeting. Workshop with M. Bush - observation hive demonstration/8 frame hive boxes was well attended and informational.  

Club officer elections in November; Dave Mendez speaker for November fun meeting   

Treasurer’s Report – unavailable at time of meeting

Fair Committee Report – Thanks to Heinz Frick and John Frankenfield for prep work/painting at Fair booth

Kevin has discussed with Mounts Bldg. about sharing monitor for videos at fair –

Heinz submitted current inventory of sale items - amounts needed to re-stock will be ordered. Banner and videos still need ordering/completing.

Membership – 2 new members sign up at fun meeting.   Yearly membership renewals begin in November. Membership cards will be discontinued.

Speaker report – Confirmations made with Keith Delaplane for April, 2019 meeting.

Webmaster report -S Fla. Fair tab added to website. Reminder-no advertising can be posted to web page.

Raffle Report – approximately $240 taken in for September raffle.

AG Committee – Lee drafted/read proposed letter to AG Mgr. for PBC Property Appraiser re: reducing exemption to 5 hives per acre. Kevin made motion to accept and send letter, as amended, to newly appointed AG Mgr., Keith Alexander. Motion seconded and accepted. Motion carries.

New Business:

Newsletter/e-mail blast reminder for attendees to pre-order specific t-shirt sizes and specific items from supply inventory (honey orders, etc.)

1,000 honey bottles will be ordered to restock.

New board member nominations will be posted on website and e-mail blast sent to all members. Vote at Nov. 14th board meeting.

Meeting adjourned at 8:05 pm.

Respectfully submitted, Cindy Rush



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