FICRA BUILDING TRUST
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING MINUTES
July 14, 2016
Board Attendees: Jim Braden (excused), Tony Moore, Gina Olson, and Hal Goodell (for Mimi Miller, excused) in attendance. Ray Kittelberger excused.
Meeting opened by Tony Moore at 7:05 PM with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Minutes: The June 9, 2015 meeting minutes were approved.
President’s report: Tony Moore
Tony reports the following: Aug 2nd at 7 pm there will be a meeting at NCC for the County to give update on the bridge status. A new bench (one of 5 recently added to the play yard was stolen). A tripod left in the NCC by a photographer has disappeared. Please talk to Jim Braden if you have any information.
Consent Calendar: None
Treasurers Report: Hal Goodell (for Mimi Miller)
Trust Checking account:
Jun 1 Balance: $44,363.39 Jun 30 Balance: $35,315.71
Trust Capital Checking:
Jun 1 Balance: $4,464.84 Jun 30 Balance: $4,428.67
Trust Reserve Checking:
Jun 1 Balance: $10,750.00 Jun 30 Balance: $9,730.00
Jun 1 Balance: $1,911.28 Jun 30 Balance: $1,911.28
Jun 1 Balance: $1,323.61 Jun 30 End Balance $556.51
Hal notes the Amazon Smile program is giving us some extra income in donations.
Crime Watch: Mike Gordon for Stan Weston (excused). PC Officers wrote 5 tickets this month. Some drivers were doing over 70 mph. A driver fell asleep at the wheel. Bella Bella school bus stop congestion has been discussed with Kathy Weymiller from PSD who validates this concern. Crime Watch continues to be self funded, and Mike thanks those who continue to contribute, and thankful to see more contributions in the last year.
Emergency Planning: Last night was a follow up Emergency Preparedness Open house. Homeland security may have a government funded pod which could be used for storage. This is being looked into. Denise, Abby, and Tony complimented for their participation by Mike Gordon.
- Building Committee: Jean Peterson, excused. No report.
- Nature Center: Ed Burrough Chairman. States he has lots of good news! Has a new brochure for the Nature Center. They will be given out at events like the Fair, and in the entry way to the Nature Center. Cost per brochure is $0.11. On July 2nd a FI beach walk was held, lead by Neve Norton, (formerly by E. Karlstrom) with 30 persons in attendance. The tide was very low, and it was enjoyable. Lastly, this Sat there will be a children’s photo class/exhibition. Ages 6-12 Island Children can attend at the NCC, then walk through the trails. From this they get to choose their best, and they will be on display at the FICRA Fair again this year.
Audit Committee: Judy, excused. No report.
Nominating Committee: No activity
Planning Calendar: Howard is working on more training. No new report.
Rental Rates: Further review of local rental rate comps is needed.
Sport Field renovation: no new information
Nichols Community Center Brochure: no new info
Siding repair, completed first phase. Only window sills to go.
FICRA FAIR: Hal reports that the August 13th Fair Planning is going well. The initial vendor applications are arriving. Liquor permit is in process. Redhook Brewery will donate two kegs. FIYC to host the beer garden, and bring tables from the museum. FIYC will also bring 4 sections of stage. FIYC and Chapel to serve Hamburgers and hot dogs, respectively. Raffle room is being coordinated by Sue Spencer. Carolyn Braden to run the FICRA booth. Gina Olson to sell shirts. Julie, Dave and Tony to bring bricks to help level the stage. Lawn to be mowed Tues Aug 9th. Striping for the parking lot and fair spaces Wed and Thur. Parade /Opening Ceremony. Julie Johnson coordinating. Kent Lachner and Doug Nelson will again to be honor and Color Guard, Sarah Tweet to sing National Anthem. Juanita Bjork has been selected as the Grand Marshall. Bill Spencer will provide the jeep, and will tow the trailer. Julie is working on the kids Kazoo band. Music bands/line up is complete, organized by Cheryl Nelson, including Minus Tim, Ranger and Re-Arrangers, Two & Fro (Sarah Tweets family), Dan Spencer and the Fab Three. George Metzger to coordinate the sound system. Drain ditch needs to be filled along property from west side of building. This needs to be scheduled, and chips need to be spread. Fox Island Living Mag to advertise. Pen Light to advertise. Lisa & Howard made posters. July paper Flash going out to residents soon. Linda Hahn agreed to help advertise via Macaroni Kids to 1200 of her customers. Bridge sign will be utilized. Parking will have a handicap spot up front after vendors set up. Jen Bush asked to do recycle bins for Fair. Hal needs fair grounds maintenance of trash cans, grounds. Another portapotty and a dumpster needs to be ordered. Boyscouts will be asked to assist with parking again, and may ask for donations.
New Business: No report. Julie would like to see someone present a history of the fair. 1943 was the first fair that Dave McHugh attended. States that they used to have a chicken feed and a dance after the fair. FICRA has had a fair continuously since the mid 1970s.
Next meeting is on Aug 11, 2015
Meeting Adjourned at 8:02 PM.
Respectfully Submitted by Gina Olson, Director