ECHPOA MEETING MINUTES FOR MAY 7, 2014
The meeting was called to order by President Charles Banks at 7:05 P.M. President Banks then introduced Tazz who is running for a County Commissioner seat and then introduced Mike Brown a candidate for the position of Sheriff who gave a ten-minute talk about his candidacy.
Minutes of the last meeting were read by Ken Perdew. Motion to accept minutes as read was made by Jason Jay, seconded by Jeff DeBerry and approved as read.
Treasurer’s Report was made by Ken showing a checkbook balance of $8,756.91, Savings balance of $664.19, Fish Fund balance of $2,520.71, leaving $6900.39 in the General Fund.
Income for the month: Dues $420.00, Fish $ 300.00.
Corral Income for January, February, & March was $1,359.10 and there was a donation of $70.00, making a total of all income $2,049.10.
Expenses for the month:
Co. Natural Gas $ 92.64
Misc. (Engraver) 22.85
Dock Material 825.05
Staples – Office, Ink 33.33
Total Expenses $ 1,125.39
There are now 57 members, 45 with fishing. Motion to accept this report was made by Jana Clauson, seconded by Danny Colligan and carried.
Activity Report by Tracie Schaefer: Next Association activity will be the Barbeque on June 21st. Motion to accept report was made by Jeff DeBerry, seconded by Danny Colligan and approved.
Blog Report by Karen Ellis: There were 415 hits this month. She posted 8 articles. Motion to accept this report was made by Danny Colligan, seconded by Paul Ellis and approved.
Building Report by Felix Beall: The Number One thing we need is a new roof on the Association building. Jim Springer suggested that we get a metal roof. Joyce Deming suggested we get bids for the roof. Felix stated that he would get bids. He also stated that we need to get a countertop between the kitchen and the meeting room. Motion to accept this report was made by Jana Clauson seconded by Jeff DeBerry and passed.
Bulletin Board Report by Joyce Deming: If the weather is good this weekend they will paint the boards. Some boards need new flyer holders. Motion to accept this report was made by Karen Ellis, seconded by Jeff DeBerry and carried.
Corral Report by Jeff DeBerry: Has plenty of rock, dirt, and manure for people to take. All is good at the corral. There’s still some pond sledge there, also. It is good for plants. Motion to accept this report was made by Danny Colligan, seconded by Mike Felix and carried.
Deputy Report by Jeff DeBerry: Will be painting the door on Clark tomorrow if weather is good. Has been on vacation this week. Motion to accept made by Paul Ellis and seconded by Karen Ellis. Motion carried.
Member Survey Committee: 19 surveys have been returned. These will be read on June 4th. Motion to accept report made by Danny Colligan, seconded by Traci Schaefer, and approved.
Pond Report by Charles Banks: He will put the food dispenser up in the next two weeks. They have been catching fish this week. Motion to accept report was made by Tracie Schaefer, seconded by Alan Bowman and carried.
Old Business: Regarding the Beaver Dam -Alan Bowman announced that he thinks there is a place from the road where he can get his equipment down and make a road. This will probably just take a weekend. He is willing to do some of this as a donation, but would need help on fuel, etc. There was further discussion on this matter, which resulted in Danny Colligan making a motion for Alan to bring a proposal to the Association Board so they can decide before the next meeting. Jeff DeBerry seconded and the motion passed.
Further Old Business: Nothing new on the shelter. Jason Jay purchased the engraver and another one was donated. You may check these out for a week at a time with a $ 5.00 returnable deposit from Ken Perdew, 303-838-7768.
New Business: It was suggested that each member take some time to pick up the trash along the streets in their neighborhoods. It was agreed that this was a good idea and some volunteered to do it on their streets.
Meeting was adjourned by consensus at 8:45 PM.
Next meeting will be at 7 PM, Wednesday, June 4, 2014.