Chair Demaree called the meetin to order at 7:00 PM. Members present included Rebecca Demaree, Greg Dalling, Wade Laubach and Aimee Dawson; Richard Parks was absent. Administrative Manager Bush and one member of the public, Mr. Steve Dober were also present.
Director Laubach moved to approve the July minutes. Vice-Chair Dalling seconded the motion. No discussion was needed; all voted in favor; none opposed. Motion passed.
Chair Demaree reviewed the financial packet prepared for the meeting. This packet included the Profit/Loss Statement, the Year-to-Date Budget vs. Actual for the Operating Fund and the Journal reports for both July and August. Chair Demaree updated the board on her contacts with First Interstate bank with regards to the LockBox account and changing which account our deposits go into. The change from checking to savings has not happened as of the date of this meeting.
Chair Demaree called for any New Business. Members of the board questioned the upcoming election process. Chair Demaree has been in contact with the Elections Clerk from Park County. The process involves advertising for applications for the vacant seats 180 days before the spring election date. Chair Demaree, Secretary/Treasurer Richard Parks and Director Laubach’s seats will all be up this spring. With regards to finding new legal counsel, Chair Demaree will be contacting the Big Sky Resort District for recommendations. Director Dawson asked for additional information on EPAC’s UFO performance, based on a citizen’s complaint. Chair Demaree called for public comment. Mr. Steve Dober commented the “tax relief” provided by the Resort Tax money was a terrific benefit and he is wondering if this percentage can be raised to further benefit taxpayers in the District. The board explained how that process would involve another ballot and public vote. He was encouraged to contact Park County for more information regarding that process.
The next regular meeting will be held on September 12th at 7:00 PM at the Chamber office. Director Laubach moved to adjourn the meeting. Vice-Chair Dalling seconded the motion. All voted in favor; none opposed. Motion passed. The meeting adjourned at 7:44 PM.