January Board Meeting Minutes, January 27, 2022
President: Rusty Firestone, PRESENT
Vice-President: Thomas Barefoot, PRESENT
Secretary: Kyra Mangold-Ostovich, PRESENT
Treasurer: Michael Perovich, PRESENT
Grounds Superintendent: Corey Potts, PRESENT
Board Member: David Hruska, PRESENT
Board Member: Tom Imhoff, PRESENT
Board Member: Rick Brennan, NOT PRESENT
Board Member: Kevin Ondo, NOT PRESENT
Board Member: Vince Rodgers, PRESENT
Board Member: Ellis Michaels, PRESENT
Volunteers present: Ben Lighthall
2021 Fundraising Efforts
Total raised: $27,104.36
Gas utility to residence
To be discussed at a later date, Rick Brennan not present
Garage doors to be serviced
Yearly maintenance to be scheduled with installation company
Sales tax exemption
Thomas Barefoot working on exemption forms for equipment purchases
Board insurance for the 2022 year: $683, working with Skyrmes Insurance Group
Liability insurance for the 2022 year: TBA, working with Lloyd Insurance Group
2021 committals have been added to a digital version of the ledger to keep all information
Appell Restoration Workshop
Ellis Michaels has suggested adding our name to host a gravestone restoration workshop run by the world renowned restoration expert, Jonathon Appell, who is planning a 48 State Tour. The application was received by Mr. Appell's group, and we are awaiting a decision.
Boy Scout Project
Project to beautify the Soldiers Memorial has been formally approved by Boy Scouts of America. We are hoping to have the project completed by Memorial Day 2022.
3 additional stones have been received and will be installed once weather conditions improve.
Budget Review for 2022
2021 budget totaled at $11,280
2022 budget is estimated at $13,300
Detached roof is leaking, estimates are tentatively set between $5,000 - $7,500.
Vote to authorize sale of plots in newly proposed section
Unanimous vote yes; contract and deed are being written and reviewed by an attorney
Proposed section will be in Annex section, under disintegrating hillside roadway. Roadway will slowly be removed as burials progress. This elimination of this road will not impact driving throughout the cemetery.
Discussion of creating a Sexton position
This position will act as a liaison between families seeking to schedule a committal service, grounds crew, and Board administration. No formal decision has yet been made on creation of this position.
Fundraising appeal for 2022
Ideas for different fundraising activities and events are being curated. We will discuss further in February to finalize plans.
Meeting adjourned at 7:30 PM
Next meeting: Thursday, February 24, 2022, at 6:30 PM