April 1, 2015

ECHPOA MEETING MINUTES FOR APRIL 1, 2015

The ECHPOA meeting was called to order by Charles Banks at 7:11 p.m.

Minutes of March 4th were read by Karen Ellis.  There was one minor correction about the electrical outlet in kitchen. Motion was made by Paul Ellis, seconded by Jeff DeBerry to accept the minutes. Motion carried.

Treasurer’s Report was read by Karen. Motion to accept was made by Walt Wark, seconded by Felix Beall. Motion carried.

March 4, 2015

Fish Fund                            $  2,494.79

General Fund                          7,747.15

Checking Account              $10,241.94

Income:

Membership Dues             $     280.00

Fishing Permits                 $      175.00

Fish Food Machine

Corral                                   $     418.01

OTHER:

Total Income:                     $     873.01

Expenses:

Colorado Natural Gas       $     105.46           February – March gas bill

IREA                                     $       41.62           February – March electric bill

OTHER:

Alan Bowman                     $     937.50           Horse Corral grading and berm placement

Total Expenses:                  $  1,084.58

April 1, 2015                                                    58 members, 43 with fishing permits

Fish Fund                            $  2,669.79

General Fund                          7,360.58

Checking Account              $10,030.37

Activities Report was given by Dale Wark. The summer BBQ is the next social gathering.  A volunteer letter has been developed. Motion to accept was made by Karen, seconded by Paul. Motion carried.

Blog Report was given by Karen. There were 6 articles, 7 new pictures and 2 new pages. There were 335 hits. It is important to check the blog for updates and information. Motion to accept was made by Betty Perdew, seconded by Ken Perdew. Motion carried.

Building Report was given by Felix. He is going to get price quotes on new double pane windows and sliding glass door. Discussion was had about framing a new door in basement and installing rain gutters. Garbage disposal and receptacle in kitchen have been fixed. Karen and Paul donated assorted lumber that can be used to fix front steps. Motion to accept was made by Paul, seconded by Jeff. Motion carried.

Bulletin Board Report was given by Paul. Ken mentioned that holes have developed in front of the mailboxes and need to be filled. Jeff will look into using fill dirt from the corral. Sharon Alfers donated a drag to smooth dirt. Motion to accept was made by Dale, seconded by Meg Wood. Motion carried.

Corral Report was given by Jeff. A great deal of grading work and berm placement was done by Alan Bowman. Sand for arena is probably coming on Friday. The first solar tank heater is almost done, with 3-4 more to follow. Grass seeding will start in May. Manure removal remains the biggest concern because of pollution, smell, flies, and bacteria. Electrical issues will be looked at by Felix. He will also look at the feasibility of buying a tractor. At this time only corral members are allowed in the arena. Motion to accept was made by Ken, seconded by Karen. Motion carried.

Deputy Report was given by Jeff. He reminded everyone to be careful on the roads. There have been several fatal accidents lately on US 285 near Shaffers Crossing. There is a red flag warning in South Park for fire danger. Code enforcement is moving on illegal marijuana grows. Motion to accept was made by Meg, seconded by Karen. Motion carried.

Membership Report was given by Karen. As of April 1st we had 58 members and 43 with fishing. That is slightly ahead of last year. Motion to accept was made by Paul, seconded by Jeff. Motion carried.

Pond Report was given by Charles. The ice is gone, creek is still running, and the water is clear. He is going to decrease the number of fish to be delivered the first week of June as there are still many fish in the pond. Paul is floating the dock and gangway about 9:00 on Saturday. Motion to accept was made by Ken, seconded by Betty. Motion carried.

Old Business, there was none.

New Business, there was none.

A motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:45 p.m. was made by Ken, seconded by Jeff. Motion carried.

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