November 2, 2016

ECHPOA MEETING MINUTES FOR November 2, 2016

The meeting was brought to order by President Bryan Murphy at 7:02 p.m.  The minutes of the previous meeting were on the tables to review.  Motion to accept the minutes was made by Tim Bradley and seconded by Felix Beall.  The motion carried.

Treasurer Report was given by Karen Ellis. There were no corrections.  Motion to accept the report was made by Mike Felix and seconded by Joanne Lederhos.  The motion carried.

October 5, 2016

Fish Fund                                $2,945.33

General Fund                             2,781.14

Checking Account                 $5,726.47

Income:

Membership Dues                 $        0.00

Fishing Permits                      $       0.00

Fish Food Machine                $       0.00

Corral                                        $  220.00

Total Income:                         $  220.00

Expenses:

Colorado Natural Gas            $     52.06         September-October gas bill

IREA                                          $     24.76         September-October electric bill

Total Expenses:                      $     76.82

 

November 2, 2016                                        2016=75 members, 62 with fishing permits

Fish Fund                                $2,945.33

General Fund                            2,924.32

Checking Account                $5,869.65

Activity Report  Dale Wark reported there is nothing presently scheduled.  Motion to accept the report was made by Karen and seconded by Felix.  The motion carried.

Building Report  Felix reported that even though there are a few minor jobs no work day has been scheduled.  Motion to accept the report was made by Karen and seconded by Tim.  The motion carried.

Corral Report Bryan reported we currently have 5 horses leaving 3 openings. The bottom pasture is closed.  We now have 4 pastures to rotate the horses through.  Bryan will borrow a bush hog to mow different areas. Paul Ellis and the corral members will develop a plan of action for water augmentation.  Tim will investigate cost of having a totalizing flow meter installed as required by the Division of Water Resources.  The board members had an informative meeting with Tim Buckley, Water Commissioner for Districts 9 & 80.  Our well permit is not in compliance for use by the corral. Motion to accept the report was made by Mike and seconded by Karen.  The motion carried.

Pond Report  We also learned from Tim Buckley we must augment the pond water lost to evaporation.  There was much discussion about the creek feeding the pond and where it originates.  Paul has been investigating.  We will try to do a pond survey before it freezes.  Motion to accept the report was made by Walt Wark and seconded by Mike.  The motion carried.

Old Business  A Firewise work day will be Saturday at 8:00 a.m.  Trailers will be loaded with slash and taken down to the collection site in Bailey.  The Post Office will call when the cluster box is in.

New Business  Nominations were accepted for board members for 2017.  All current board members agreed to be nominated, Al Cook was not present to accept nomination.  Tim also agreed as Felix would rather be an alternate as his wife has a serious medical issue.  Al Cook will be called to see if he will accept nomination and see if anything has been done about the Newsletter post card.  Karen would be willing to email all members from the past three years if a post card is not an option.  She will also post the ballot and annual financial statement on the blog.

Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:10 p.m. was made by Karen and seconded by Felix. The motion carried.

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