Chair Parks called the meeting to order at 7:03 PM. Richard Parks, Chairman, Greg Dalling, Vice-Chair, Bob Fuhrmann, Secretary/Treasurer and Director Taylor were all in attendance; Admin Manager, Barbara Bush was present. Director Klein was absent. Josh Wells, Bob Kopeland, Jolynn Sharrow, Mike Skelton, Terese Petcoff, Nico Wood-Kos, Hunter Michelbrink and Nathan Varley were the public members in attendance.
Administrative Manager Bush presented the October meeting minutes. Vice-Chair Dalling moved to approve the October minutes. Director Taylor seconded the motion. No discussion was needed; all voted in favor; none opposed. Motion passed. Administrative Manager Bush presented the current expenses and financial reports for the month. Secretary/Treasurer Fuhrmann moved to approve the current expenses and financial reports. Director Taylor seconded the motion. No discussion was needed; all voted in favor; none opposed. Motion passed.
Chairman Parks explained the appropriation process and the question/answer session for the meeting. Secretary/Treasurer Fuhrmann explained the available funds – current funds available are $112,393.00. More funds may be available by the December meeting. Collections are behind due to the June 2022 flood event and the significant economic impact on the town. Each group then explained their project or rollover request to the group. (*signifies rollover requests)
Bear Creek Council – Bear Resistant Garbage Cans- $3100.00
Electric Peaks Arts Council – Shakespeare in the Parks - $519.00
Electric Peaks Arts Council – Shakespeare in the Parks - $1206.00 *
Electric Peaks Arts Council – Youth Initiative - $4600.00
Electric Peaks Arts Council – Strategic Planning - $1500.00*
Gardiner Chamber – Additional Bear Cans/Wraps - $7456.00*
Park County Airport Board – Gardiner Runway - $50,000.00*
Park County Airport Board – Runway Improvements - $63,078.00*
Gardiner Water/Sewer – Final Phase 1 & 2 Granite Line - $155, 499.00
Gateway Hose Co – Structural Fire Engine, Pay #2 - $42,032.00
North Yell Educ Foundation – Grant Writer - $15,000.00
North Yell Educ Foundation – Connect! Grants Match Funds - $10,000.00
Chairman Parks thanked everyone for the discussions and reiterated that decisions would be made at the December 5th meeting, which is on a Monday and earlier in the month than usual.
In Old Business, Vice-Chair Dalling updated the Board that he has still not been able to get a good clarification regarding the boundary of the water district (and therefore the resort tax district) and the Park Street parking area. Chair Parks updated the Board concerning liability insurance for Board Directors. No decision was made. Also, no attorney has been yet. Admin Manager Bush will contact Betsy Griffing again.
Next, work continues building the new website; original project photos are needed. Admin Bush is trying to locate some by contacting the groups involved. A logo for the district is also being created for Board approval.
There was no additional public comment. The next regular meeting will be held on Monday, December 5th at 7:00 PM at the Gardiner Visitor Center. Vice-Chair Dalling moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:45PM. Secretary/Treasurer Fuhrmann seconded the motion. No discussion was needed; all voted in favor; none opposed. Motion passed.