|Meeting Time: 12:00 p.m.|
Meeting Place: Rossville Town Park Pavilion
Members Present: 14 members present
Lunch Provided By: The Times/Sharon Bardonner/Nathan McCollum
1. The meeting was called to order by Rod Miller. The Times, Sharon Bardonner, and Nathan McCollum were thanked for providing the meal.
2. Minutes from the previous meeting were approved as presented.
3. Treasurer’s Report:
Checking Acct: $10,030.45
Savings Acct: $9,532.63
Summer’s End Festival Wrap Up:
Financial Summary—A financial summary of expenses and income at the present time was presented to the group. The expenses currently are $11,827.93 and the income was $20,789.44.
The check from the Clinton County Tourism Grant has not been received as of today.
The t-shirt invoice for the Hornet Hustle has not been submitted yet.
Information Booth—The following observations were given
--not enough picnic tables
--no entertainment on Friday
--contests on Friday evening need to all start at 7:00 p.m. instead of staggering
--there needs to be a PA system at the open air shelter
Booth set up went well. One large food vendor didn’t show. There were large spaces between booths that were not filled.
Car Show had 130+ cars and bikes. It went well.
No church service update.
Hornet Hustle—It was suggested possibly running this event on Friday evening instead of Saturday morning.
Parade—There were 75+ entries. All revenue was profit. We need to decide before next year whether we will charge per vehicle as several entries had multiple vehicles.
Fireworks were well received.
Parking—Delphi FFA did a good job. It was suggested there needs to be someone in charge of Friday evening parking.
1. There was discussion of possibly meeting every other month.
2. The Town of Rossville sesquicentennial is coming up in 2020.
The meeting was adjourned to Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at the Milner Health Care Community Activity Center at 12:00 p.m. Kristine Morris has volunteered to provide the meal.