UPPER RED LAKE AREA ASSOCIATION
 LICENSE # 02724
P.O. BOX 409, WASKISH, MN

February 19, 2019

The February 19th meeting of the URLAA was called to order by Chairperson Patsy Petrowske at 7:00 p.m.

Gambling Manager Rick Thayer presented the gambling report and bills. Motion to accept the report as presented and to pay the bills was made by Joe Corcoran and seconded by Todd Mortenson. Unanimous.

Gambling Manager Report also included information of the following items:
1. LG1004-Monthly Gambling report to members.
2. Profit and Loss report for Jan. 2019
3. Game Bank Increase:
4. Driver’s License Card Reader: It is has been reported that the new reader is not performing well.
5. YTD Average Gross Receipts.

Grants: Joe Corcoran presented a Needs Grant for Dick & Marie McCarthy who recently lost their home due to a chimney fire. Motion to grant $500.00 was made by Bobbie Oen and seconded by Kellie Halvarson. Unanimous.

Cynthia Celander was present from the Kelliher School to speak on behalf of the Kelliher Community
Scholarship grant request. Following discussion, motion was made by Bobbie Oen and seconded by Todd
Mortenson to grant $3000.00 for this Scholarship. Unanimous.

Dominique Koppes and 4 students were present from the Kelliher School to speak on behalf of the Post
Prom Committee request for $1000.00. Motion to grant said request was made by Betty Mohs and
seconded by Tim Waldo. Unanimous.

Kelliher/Northome Mustang Softball and Baseball Teams—Matt Hanson and Penni Rude spoke to this
request for $800.00 to repaint the ballfield dugouts. Following discussion and explanations, motion to grant said request was made by Tim Waldo and seconded by Kelli Halvarson. Unanimous.

Friends Up North Committee-Jay Waldo and Diane Mostad spoke to their request for $4325.00 to fund the
purchase of a new tent for the Big Bog Festival for this summer. Following discussion and explanations,
motion to grant said request was made by Tim Waldo and seconded by Todd Mortenson. Unanimous.

Minutes of the January meeting were accepted with a motion by Bobbie Oen and seconded by Tim Waldo. Unanimous.

Treasurer’s Report- Total checking and savings amount is $22171.00. Motion to accept as presented was made by Joe Corcoran and seconded by Todd Mortenson. Unanimous.

New members: None at this time.

Old Business: None at this time.

New Business: A Thank You was received from the North Beltrami Heritage Center for grant received.

Next meeting will be held on March 19 th , 2019 at West Winds, Waskish.

Motion to adjourn was made by Tim Waldo and seconded by Todd Mortenson. Unanimous.

Minutes respectfully submitted by Secretary Betty Mohs. 7:35 p.m.



Please feel free to read through minutes of the Upper Red Lake Area Association most recent meeting and look below at some of the great things that have been done to promote and enhance the Upper Red Lake Area, the economic, commercial, and social interests of its inhabitants.  

Please check the EVENTS page to see the next months meeting agenda as it becomes available, new and old business to be discussed in the Upper Red Lake Area . 

​Meetings are on the third Tuesday of every month at 7 PM

(Monthly minutes are one month behind due to approval of minutes at following monthly meeting.)

Upper Red Lake Area Association 
Monthly Minutes & Grant Information

President- Patsy Petrowske
Vice President- Todd Mortenson
Gambling Manager- Rick Thayer
Secretary- Betty Mohs
Treasurer-  Kellie Halverson

Board of Directors
Tim Waldo
Jon Petrowske
Kevin Waldo
Robin Dwight ​
Joani Bohne