March 8, 2016

SIAA Board Meeting Minutes - March 8, 2016

Present:  Austin Riley, Debra Thompson, Lena Castro, Shannon Elian, Adam Halstead & Kiley Secrest, Jeff Gardner

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Adam Halstead.  Adam asked if everyone had reviewed the minutes from February. The motion was made by Jeff Gardner to approve the minutes as presented. Debbie Thompson seconded the motion Motion Carried.

Treasury Report:

Lena Castro made the motion to accept the Treasury Report as presented. Jeff Gardner seconded the motion. Motion Carried.

Items Open for Discussion:

Election of Officers: Frank Noonan showed an interest in heading up the Nominating Committee. The original board was asked if we would continue to serve if there was a vote for that at the general meeting. Everyone expressed a willingness to serve.

Home Tour: Austin Riley presented the Home Tour poster she designed. Everyone loved it, although different ideas were passed around. The Sponsor Package is almost done, and social media will be a big part of our tour.

Committee Reports:

Rentals: There has been one new rental added since last month. Adam stated that he is taking an average of 30 calls per week.

Membership: Eight new members since the first of the month.

Building: Lena Castro proposed purchasing new ceiling fans. We would need four. She stated the cost would be about $400.00. Debbie Thompson made the motion to spend $400.00 for ceiling fans. Jeff Gardner seconded the motion. Motion Carried. Lena also stated she would get estimates for having the ceiling painted. We could vote on this issue by email. NOTE: Lena stated painting the ceiling would be $250, or less, including paint. This motion carried via email.

Grounds: No Report

Archives: Jeff is organizing the upstairs, and needs volunteers.

Garden Club: The February meeting was cancelled because of conflicting neighborhood events. A host for March is needed. Therese O’Connell is the host for April.

Announcements: The harpist will be performing on March 30 at 7:30 p.m. Adam is seeking volunteers for March 20 annual run at Evergreen Cemetery. We need to be there by 7:30 a.m. There was a lively discussion about the Rose Arbor, and future plans for planting there.

Adjourn: There was a motion to adjourn the meeting by Lena Castro, and seconded by Shannon Elian. Motion Carried.

Meeting Adjourned at 7:49 p.m.

***NOTE*** A motion was made, and approved VIA email to allow use of the building to SACARC for a meeting on March 16. We only ask for $50.00 to pay for cleaning afterwards.