February 3, 2016

ECHPOA MEETING MINUTES FOR February 3, 2016

The meeting was called to order by President Bryan Murphy at 7:02 p.m.

Copies of the minutes from the previous meeting were on the tables for members to read.  A motion to accept the January minutes was made by Paul Ellis and seconded by Felix Beall.  The motion carried.

Treasurer’s Report was given by Karen Ellis.  There were 48 members as of February 3rd.  Motion to accept the report was made by Paul and seconded by Mike Felix.  The motion carried.

January 6, 2016

Fish Fund                                     $   2,786.90

General Fund                                    4,818.28

Checking Account                      $  7,605.18

Income:

Membership Dues                      $     640.00

Fishing Permits                           $     225.00

Fish Food Machine

Corral                                            $       513.11

OTHER:

Donations                                     $     135.00

Total Income:                             $   1,513.11

Expenses:

Colorado Natural Gas               $       189.18   December – January gas bill

IREA                                             $      167.40   December – January electric bill

OTHER:

Sundance Premium Finance   $      132.15   Payment 3 of 9 for Scottsdale Insurance

Medicine Wolf                            $     465.98   Half wall counter top, labor and delivery

Paul Ellis                                     $     545.40*

*(2016 Newsletter copies=$490.52, fishing regulation copies & bulletin board pictures=$13.70, POA annual name registration=$10.00, deck board joist hangers=$10.85, gangway posts straps=$20.33)

Total Expenses:                         $   1,500.11

February 3, 2016                                            2016 = 41 members, 32 with fishing permits

Fish Fund                                   $    2,991.57

General Fund                                  4,626.61

Checking Account                     $  7,618.18

Activities Report was given by Dale Wark.  The three community events were listed in the 2016 Newsletter.  Bryan said he would contact our local winery to set up a wine tasting for our April event.  Motion to accept the report was made by Paul and seconded by Karen.  The motion carried.

Blog Report was given by Karen.  The blog had three new articles, two new pictures, and one new page.  There were 246 hits on the blog.  The blog is a very successful resource for the community.  Motion to accept the report was made by Dale and seconded by Mike.  The motion carried.

Building Report was given by Felix.  The spotlights on the front of the building need to be looked at.  They don’t work all of the time.  Karen has gotten two estimates for rain gutters for about $950.  Mike will look into Home Depot and the cost of doing the installation ourselves.  There will be more information to follow.  Bryan said the meeting reminder road signs were not put out because of snow plowing.  Parking lot for the Association Building had been plowed and cleared for the meeting.  A suggestion was made to send a check to Alan Bowman to help pay for his gas and show our appreciation.  The new half wall counter top has been created and delivered.  A work day will be set up to install.  Motion to accept the report was made by Paul and seconded by Mike.  The motion carried.

Corral Report was given by Bryan.  Some of the fence in the lower corral was knocked down by a vehicle.  The horses can’t get out onto the road as the upper corral gate is closed.  The repair will have to wait until spring.  No evidence of who did the damage.  The old shed needs flashing repairs.  It has been repaired in the past but now ice is forming and dangerous for the horses.  The corral boarder agreement is being updated.  One major change will be the elimination of a waiting list.  New fees for non-members are also being discussed.  Motion to accept the report was made by Karen and seconded by Mike.  The motion carried.

Pond Report was discussed.  The pond is still frozen.  The question about dredging will be looked into in the spring.  Ice fishing has been going on with holes being drilled all over eliminating an ice skating area.  Signs will be created next year to designate fishing/skating sections.  Hatchery will deliver trout in June.  Al Cook volunteered to be pond manager this year and will begin checking the trash cans.  Motion to accept the report was made by Paul and seconded by Mike.  The motion carried.

Old Business there were 17 Newsletters returned undeliverable.  That is less than last year.

New Business the ballots were counted and officers selected.  Bryan Murphy will continue as President, Paul Ellis will be Vice President, Karen Ellis will continue as Secretary/Treasurer.  Additional board members are Felix Beall and Dale Wark.  Alternate board member is Al Cook.

Motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:53 p.m. was made by Paul and seconded by Mike.  The motion carried.

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