UPPER RED LAKE AREA ASSOCIATION
LICENSE # 02724
P.O. BOX 409,
FEBRUARY 20, 2018
The meeting was called to order by Director Todd Mortenson, in place of absent Chairperson Patsy Petrowske at 6:58 p.m. All present stood for a moment of silence of respect for deceased member Joann Erickson.
Gambling Manager Lisa Jaeger presented the gambling report and bills. Motion to accept the report and to pay the bills was made by Joe Corcoran and seconded by Jon Petrowske. Unanimous.
Cynthia Celander was present from the Kelliher School to request a grant donation to the Kelliher Community Scholarship. This Scholarship is based on volunteerism and is funded totally on donations from the surrounding communities of Shooks, Kelliher and Waskish businesses and clubs. Following discussion, motion was made by Tim Waldo to grant $3000.00, with a second by Bobbie Oen. Unanimous.
Blackduck High School March Madness Committee-Robyn Dwight was present to discuss the purpose of this grant request. Motion to grant $500.00 was made by Tim Waldo and seconded by Jon Petrowske. Unanimous.
Northome School PTO-LaVon Weidenborner-discussed the Annual PTO Easter Egg Hunt and their request of funding. Motion was made by Bobbie Oen to grant $500.00 and seconded by Tim Waldo. Unanimous.
Northome School PTO-LaVon Weidenborner-discussed the Accelerated Reading Program for the students. Motion to grant $700.00 was made by Robyn Dwight and seconded by Betty Mohs. Unanimous.
Beth Skoe was present to discuss the Kelliher Northome Junior Class Post Prom Party and their request for funding. After discussion, motion to grant $1068.00 was made by Jon Petrowske and seconded by Betty Mohs. Unanimous.
The January minutes were presented and motion to accept as presented was made by Jon Petrowske and seconded by Kellie Halvarson. Unanimous.
The Treasurer’s Report was presented by Kellie Halvarson. Motion to accept as presented, with a total of $22606.49 in the combined savings and checking accounts, was made by Bobbie Oen and seconded by Jon Petrowske. Unanimous.
Old Business: Correction: The agenda states that the Kelliher School Yearbook ad check was sent in with Logo photo. This should actually read the Northome School Yearbook.
Joe Corcoran brought to the attention of the Membership that the Kelliher Area wants to start a Farmers Market this summer and actually had their first informational meeting this day in Kelliher to begin planning-per Diane Mostad. Jon will put this information into the next Newsletter with more information coming as it is received.
New Business: Thank you notes were received from the Lakes Area Dive Team and from the Northome Robotics Team.
Next meeting will be held on March 20th, 2018
Motion to adjourn was made by Tim Waldo and seconded by Jon Petrowske. Unanimous.
Minutes respectfully submitted by Betty Mohs.