Board of Directors Meeting Oct 25 2017

PINE/STRAWBERRY FUEL REDUCTION, INC.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING MINUTES
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2017

CALL TO ORDER:

President Mike Brandt called the meeting to order at 6:00 P.M. The meeting was held at the Pine Senior Center Dining Room. Mike led the Pledge of Allegiance

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:       Mike Brandt (President), Melvin Palmer (Vice-President), Jack Malloy (Secretary), Nancy Hubbs (Treasurer), Janet Brandt, Ron Calderon,

MEMBERS ABSENT:         Katie Calderon

 

P/SFR INVESTMENT OPTIONS:

Nancy introduced Chris Walsh from Edward Jones Investments. Chris detailed several investment options for the High Yield account that is currently receiving an interest rate of .01%. After much discussion, Mel suggested we table a decision to an executive meeting on October 25th to consider a decision. The Board and Chris agreed.

 

APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES: 

Ron moved to approve the minutes of the September 27, 2017 meeting as presented. Mel seconded.

Motion Passed.

TREASURER’S REPORT:

Nancy presented the Treasurer’s report.

  • Fuel Reduction Account: Beginning Balance $52,861.80; Deposits $240.00; Expenses $23.66; Ending Balance $53,078.14; High Yield Account: $20,892.11; Total Fuel Reduction Assets: $73,970.25
  • Fire On The Rim Account: Beginning Balance $63,003.84; No deposits or expenses.

Mel moved to accept Treasurer’s Report as presented. Janet seconded.

Motion Passed.

BILLS/CORRISONDENCE:

Janet was called by John Bittner. He said he had been put on the kidney transplant list and that if anyone is interested in becoming a donor putting that information out to our contact list. Board agreed. Janet will get Jack the information so it can be sent to the P/SFR contacts..

Mel received a reimbursement check in the amount of $584.03 to PS/FR for payment to push the brush piles at the Pine brush pit.

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

  • Firewise Signs: Jack reported on the final 14 recommendations to update the firewise signs around the community. He will be sending, a few at a time, to the Board via email, for any minor changes before finalizing what the actual signs will be like. It was suggested that we keep the original FIREWISE multi-color logo and alternate the logo on top and bottom of the signs so they get a different look. Janet will check on the graphics for the logo so Jack can get with Iron Horse Signs for mock-ups of the new firewise signs.

 

OLD BUSINESS:

  • Trail Foot Race: Scott Kehl reported on what he has found out so far in planning for the race. Much discussion followed regarding the race organization. A tentative date was mentioned Saturday May 5th, 2018. The beginnings of a foot race committee was started. Scott will actively search out others to be on his committee and he will schedule an initial foot race committee meeting.
  • Brush Pit Update: Mike & Mel will be meeting with the Forest Service, November 2nd, for discussions on plans for the pit and having P/SFR manage and financially support the pit.

 

ITEMS NOT ON AGENDA FOR DISCUSSION, POSSIBLE ACTION:

  • NHCED Grant: Janet reported that the Northern Gila County Economic Development grant came through with $5,000 for the firewise garden at the Pine Trail Head. The garden will include an interpretive path with handicap access.

SET DATE, TIME, PLACE OF NEXT P/SFR, INC. MEETING:

Wednesday, January 31, 2018; 6:00pm; Pine Senior Center Dining Room

ADJOURNMENT:

Ron moved to adjourn. Nancy seconded.

Motion Passed.

Meeting adjourned at 7:30 P.M.

Respectfully submitted by Jack Malloy, P/SFR Secretary


PINE/STRAWBERRY FUEL REDUCTION, INC.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
E-MAIL VOTE
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10-11, 2018

 Janet moved to have P/SFR take over the running of the Pine Brush Pit.

Mel Seconded.

MOTION PASSED 7-0

Respectfully submitted by Jack Malloy, P/SFR Secretary

Download 2017 Oct 25 Meeting Notes (PDF)

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