Minutes - 2017

Chouteau Minutes – 2017, SEP

Chouteau Grotto Monthly Minutes

September 6, 2017

President:  Rita Worden

Vice President:  Alex Roberts

Treasurer:  Kevin Feltz

Secretary:  BJ Seidel (BJ absent – David Seidel substituting)

Members present:  Roger Brown; Mike Morgan; Sarah Roberts; Michelle Dietrich

Meeting called to order @ 7:10 pm by President.

Committee Reports:

  • Secretary’s report: No secretary’s report. Prior minutes motion for approval passed. Motion by Kevin, second by Mike. Passed Unanimously
  • Treasurer’s report: $2379.68.  Annual dues are $10 per person
  • MSS director’s report: Rita Worden – Next meeting is Sept 17, 10 am at Berome-Moore Preserve for surveying trips biologicals and re-mapping
  • Foresight Editor’s Report: none
  • Quartermaster’s report: Nothing Out

Old Business:

  • Fall Cave-camp and Cookout (Oct 14,15) Check written by Kevin for $170 for Port-A-Potty Jeff City
  • Website: Motion for Website to be accessible by user emails of members and approved non-members

Motion by Alex, second by Mike, Passed Unanimously

  • Photo Project Progress – none
  • Ad Budget – Discussion – Google Ads discussed (5-10 cent per click), favorable response but no motion. Suggestion to wait until after Website access improvement

New Business:

  • Attendance Fee for Cookout? Donation Box? Discussion: $170 for Port-A-Potty; Hog approx. $200. To cover part of expense, Mike suggested an at-the-door fee of $5 per person and $10 per family.

Motion by Mike; second by Rita; Passed Unanimously

Trip Reports:

  • None

Upcoming Events:

  • Sept 16, 17: MSS Meeting and survey weekend at Berome/Moore Cave Preserve and Campground

Biological Trips and Mapping Trips with some exploration trips

  • Sept 22-24: Fall MVOR at Greens Canoe Outfitters
  • Oct 5-9 TAG Cave In
  • Oct 14,15: Grotto Fall Cave-camp & Cookout. Camping available Friday and Saturday nights. Chicken stew w/ sourdough bread for Friday night, Potluck hog roast for Saturday night, big campfires, no moon…

Adjournment:  7:50 + User Access Email Listing Verification by Board.

 

 

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