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Community Club News - 2018

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Annual Meeting – 2018
Minutes of the Larsmont Community Club/VFD Annual Meeting, May 7, 2018, 7 p.m. Schoolhouse

Attendees:  Marlys Wisch, Bill Tranah, Dale Isackson, Kay and Jon Anderson, David and Kathy Falk, Diane Friebe, Patrick and Mari Gannon, Roger and Shirley Martinson, David and Margaret Glass, Sven and Pam Bergerson, Cindy and Paul Hayden, Bill and Karen Hermanson, Margaret Larson, Marcia Nieman and Bill Mohar.

President Tranah opened the meeting at 7:02 p.m.
Secretary’s report - M/S/C to approve as read
Treasurer’s report - M/S/C to approve as read/written

2018 Larsmont CC meeting

2018 Larsmont Community Club Annual Meeting

New Business:
M/S/C to approve having D.A.C. mow our lawn.

By-laws changes: discussion of who can rent the schoolhouse as bylaws are now written. No one suggested changes, but discussed raising the rent and the fee charged for those who are non-residents, who use the schoolhouse. M/S/C  to approve charging $60.00 per event for those using the schoolhouse who are non-residents, effective January 2019.  

Future business: Discussion on who, and how, is going to be in charge of the schoolhouse and what funds are still in our account. Should we establish some legal process to handle building and funds? Asked everyone to think about this and share thoughts, no further discussion at this time. Suggestion: ask Jeremy Hurd, Attorney and our Representative as County Commissioner.

Building Inspection Report: Bill shared Alex Comb’s inspection report, what he felt was needed to bring building to good standards, and maintenance of building. Chimney needs work, the southwest corner of the building sags, create a process so water does not flow under the schoolhouse when it rains or snow melts, possible support needed for front porch, floor joists are slanting, the light fixture on the north eave is “live” and not protected from weather or humans, trim needs painting. Discussion – we have two bids so far to do chimney work. M/S/C to give the Executive Board permission to spend up to $3,000 to get the chimney work done.   

Lake County Rec. Board: Marlys, Delegate to the Board, shared that the group will no longer have meetings, the monies available from that decision was spread evenly across all groups at $200 per. So we will now be receiving $6,900.00 this year (2018) and going forward unless the County Commissioners change it. Suggestion: to keep our budget for schoolhouse projects in a separate “column.”

Mentioned the $1,000 donation from the Vi Hedvall Family, Vi was a student at this school.

Projects Day: will be June 2, 2018, with backup date July 28th.   Start at 9 a.m. Projects include: painting the gray platform levels of the porches; painting the white trim; painting the south wall red; Jim Ortman takes care of the gables on the garage. Yard cleanup, garden trimming/pruning, brush cleanup.

Third Annual Fun/Picnic Day will be August 4, 2018, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., with lunch (for sale) and silent auction. Yard games. Marcia Nieman volunteered to cook sloppy joe mixture. We will have sloppy joes, chunked fruit, chips. Coffee, pop and water. Desserts donated and for sale.

Election of Officers: M/S/C to nominate and elect current slate of officers:
President – Bill Tranah; Vice-President – Margaret Glass; Secretary/Treasurer – Marlys Wisch; Property and Groundskeeper – David Falk; Flag Tender – Dale Isackson; Editor-in-Chief – Paul Hayden.

Other: Discussion on raising the annual membership dues: M/S/C to increase our annual dues request to $15.00 per household, effective May 2019.

Adjourn at 8:02 p.m.

        Respectfully submitted,
        Marlys Wisch, Sec./Treas.

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