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Crook County Fair Board

September 6


September 15, 2022

Crook County Fair Board

PO Box 473

Sundance, WY 82729

Board Meeting – September 6, 2022

Chairman Ray Marchant called the regular board meeting of the Crook County Fair Board to order at 6:03 pm. The Pledge of Allegiance was said.

Board members present: Ray Marchant, Justin Gerstner, Lonny Bossman, Amy Pravecek, Josh Franzen

Employees present: Carolyn Fowler, Ken Kary

Guests: Tanja Miller, Stacy Williams, Laurie Schwabauer, Sara Fleenor, Emmy Lou Cook, Alysa Tenke, Tyler Lindholm, Lincoln David, Brian Kennah, Bob Latham

Lonny moved to approve the agenda, Justin seconded, all ayes, motion carried.

Sara Fleenor gave her fair review from 4-H.

Tanja Miller gave her fair review for the goat show.

Laurie Schwabauer gave her fair review for the dog show.

David Lincoln and Brian Kennah commented on fair.

Stacy Williams gave her fair review for the rabbit show.

Carolyn gave her fair review.

Ken gave his fair review.

Sara asked the Fair Board to reconsider her placing the beef barn the extension purchased closer to the pig barn for use with the farm school.

Lonny moved to approve the minutes from the August 1, 2022 meeting, Justin seconded, all ayes, motion carried.

Lonny gave the Treasurer’s Report.

$ 13,033.17 August Income

$ 4,866.90 August Expense

$ 8,166.27 Net Income

$ 39,200.01 August Checking Balance

Justin moved to accept the Treasurer’s report and pay the bills, Lonny seconded, all ayes, motion carried.

Carolyn gave the Secretary Report. Lonny moved to approve the new laptop, Amy seconded, all ayes, motion carried.

Lonny discussed the situation that occurred with awards given outside of the Awards Committee and Fair Board approvals. A reprimand will need to be discussed and decided on at the next meeting.

Emmy Lou gave the Awards Committee report.

Sara gave a suggestion for the Livestock Committee. Livestock superintendents should have an application to fill out every year to re-apply. This gives others the opportunity to apply for these positions. Also keep the fair review and suggestions for changes at one meeting only.

Amy discussed the Fishing Derby. No one from the Rod & Gun Club showed up to do the weigh-in.

Josh discussed no buckles being given for the Rate of Gain winners. Buckles will be ordered for this year. Amy moved to use Friends of Fair funds to order three buckles for Rate of Gain winners, Josh seconded, all ayes, motion carried.

New Business:

Discussion was held about an altercation that occurred in one of the livestock barns during fair. The fair book only addresses conduct towards any fair official, not the public. That section will need to be updated with consequences for other types of misconduct.

Meeting adjourned at 8:02 pm.

The next regular meeting is scheduled for Monday, October 3, 2022 at 6:00 pm.

Amy Pravecek, Secretary


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