Chair Parks called the meeting to order at 7:02 PM. All board members were present including the Administrative Manager. There were no members of the public in attendance.
Administrative Manager Bush presented the August regular and executive session meeting minutes. Director Dawson moved to approve the minutes of both the regular and executive sessions. Secretary/Treasurer Stone seconded the motion. No discussion was needed; all voted in favor; none opposed. Motion passed.
Administrative Manager Bush presented the Recent Expenses statement for the month. Director Dawson moved to approve the Recent Expense statement and outstanding bills for the month, with the directive to hold the Gardiner FFA Alumni check until we have received the contract from the Gardiner Public School, per our appropriation contract. Secretary/Treasurer Stone seconded the motion. No further discussion was needed; all voted in favor; none opposed. Motion passed.
In Old Business, Director Gerdes updated the Board that the Application for Funds was completed and up on the website. She will be placing appropriation advertisements in the Gardiner Newsletter and on Facebook. Manager Bush updated the Board on collections for the month. Vice-Chair Dalling and Manager Bush updated the Board on their attempts to contact and register existing touring companies.
In New Business, Secretary/Treasurer Stone presented a clearer, more concise collection procedure, regarding due dates and late fees. Some problems have arisen with paper check submissions arriving in the mail after the end of a month and with customers using both payment systems at once. Manager Bush will use Treasurer Stone’s calendar schedule when adding late fees owed. Treasurer Stone also reminded the Board that she and our accountant Rosie Brandt continue to look for better payment methods. She spoke briefly in favor of the MuniRevs program used in the Big Sky resort district.
There was no public comment.
The next regular meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 8th at 7:00 PM at the Gardiner Visitor Center. Vice-Chair Dalling moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:10 PM. Director Gerdes seconded the motion. No discussion was needed; all voted in favor; none opposed. Motion passed.