Crook County Fair Board
Board Meeting – March 4, 2019
March 7, 2019
Chairman Peggy Boardman called the regular board meeting of the Crook County Fair Board to order at 5:34 pm. The Pledge of Allegiance was said.
Board members present: Peggy Boardman, Justin Gerstner, Terri Johnson, Amy Pravecek
Board member absent: Lonny Bossman
Employees present: Carolyn Fowler, Jessica Weinand
Visitors: Sara Fleenor, Brian Kennah, Fred Devish
Terri moved to approve the agenda, Justin seconded, all ayes, motion carried.
Discussion was held for purchasing tag readers for the new ear tags. Terri moved to purchase two tag readers and approach the livestock committee for reimbursement, Justin seconded, all ayes, motion carried. Sara suggested having a Junior Fair Board. It would be an opportunity for kids to get some leadership experience and help with fair.
Terri moved to approve the minutes from the February 4, 2019 meeting, Justin seconded, all ayes, motion carried.
Peggy gave the Treasurer’s Report.
$ 6,829.43 February Income
$ 6,117.59 February Expense
$ 711.84 Net Income
$ 81,022.76 February Balance
Justin moved to pay bills received and those regular bills to come in, Terri seconded, all ayes, motion carried.
Carolyn gave the Secretary Report. Justin moved to hire Howl Bulls for the rough stock rodeo, Amy seconded, all ayes, motion carried. A new proof for the stall sign will be brought to the next meeting.
Jessica gave the Maintenance Report.
Peggy gave the Awards Committee report. Several have committed to buckles.
Peggy gave the entertainment report. Steeles would like to have an event in honor of Bob. Deanna will talk with CCHA and get information to the board. It was suggested to move the concert to Tuesday night due to the pig show running late on Wednesday.
A suggestion was made to use the youth to participate on a couple of work days to prep for fair instead of the Sunday before fair.
Sara gave the Livestock Committee report. The scholarship application is being updated. Justin volunteered to be the Livestock Committee liaison.
Office Bids: The fire marshal will be called about the sprinkler system.
New Business: Sherry Negaard was chosen as the winner of the Fair Book Cover Contest.
The fair schedule was reviewed.
Terri moved to ask Betty White to be parade marshal, Justin seconded, all ayes, motion carried.
An ad will be placed in the papers for summer maintenance help. An ad will be placed in the papers for bids on hail damage repair.
Justin moved to adjourn at 7:00 pm, Amy seconded, all ayes, motion carried.
The next meeting is scheduled for April 1, 2019 at 5:30 pm.
Justin Gerstner, Secretary