Upper Red Lake Area Association Meeting Minutes
LICENSE # 02724
December 20, 2016
I.Call to order
Patsy Petrowske called to order the regular meeting of the URLAA at 7:23 pm on December 20, 2016 at West Wind Resort.
Gambling Manager, Tricia Krekelberg was absent thus the gambling report was unavailable. The gambling report for November and December 2016 will be presented to the board and members, by the new gambling manager Lisa Jaeger at the January 17th meeting. Her start date is January 1st, 2017.
III.Grants – five grants were on the agenda. Four were presented and one was a no-show. The association tabled all grant awards until after the gambling report becomes available. a)Kaitlyn Jorgensen and Savannah Thibert requested $1000.00 to help pay tuition costs for the “Close-Up Kelliher Students” trip to Washington D.C. This is an educational program about how our Nations Government works. The cost per student is $1787.00 and ten students plan to attend. b)Blackduck Robotics Team – no show c)Justin Lundin and four students representing the “Kelliher Bog Bots” – robotics team, requested $2500.00. The funds will be used for things like transportation, marketing, robot parts and registration for events. Discussion d)Clare Kupcho and student, Christina Lossing representing the Kelliher FCCLA requested $1000.00 to fund the Kelliher community garden. They want their school garden, which is planted by the K-6 grades, to become a community garden; where people can adopt a bed over the summer and take the harvest home. The funds will be used for dirt to fill the beds, lumber to build the beds and pea rock to make a trail in the garden. e)Jim Schneider requested $600.00 on behalf of two Northome School Robotics Teams. The funds will be used to help pay the travel expenses for 11 students (two teams) who advanced to the Sectional Tournament. Discussion
President, Patsy Petrowske has approval to pay all four grants presented pending the gambling report.
The Blackduck Robotics Team request was denied due to a no show. Motion was made by Jon Petrowske and seconded by Kellie Halvarson. Unanimous
IV.Approval of minutes from the last meeting
Motion was made by Bobbi Oen to accept the November minutes as presented. Seconded by Joe Corcoran. Unanimous
Treasurer, Kellie Halvarson, presented the treasurers report. CD’s total $12,383.43. The balance of the checking and savings accounts is $19,335.41. Motion to accept as presented was made by Joe Corcoran and seconded by Bobbi Oen. Unanimous
VI.New Members--none VII.Old Business--none VIII.New Business a)Jon Petrowske briefed the association on the highlights of the Red Lake Fisheries Technical Committee meeting he attended, December 7, 2016. Discussion followed b)Newsletter completed.
IX.Next meeting January 17, 2017 at 7:00 pm X.Adjournment
Motion was made by Joe Corcoran and seconded by Jo Ann Erickson to adjourn. Unanimous
Minutes respectfully submitted by: Secretary Ann Westphall.