Minutes of July 1st, 2019 General Meeting
Present: Enno Limvere, Joe Berns, Kim Vandover, Sr. Mary Lou Goetz, Arlene Cleberg, Cassy Bitz, David Cozart, & Sanjaya Prasad.
President Enno Limvere called the meeting to order.
Minutes of June Meeting were not read.
Treasurer’s Report: Beginning balance 5/6/19 $2,171.72 and ending balance 7/1/19 of $1,3760.06
1. Becoming a 501 (C)3 : In process, waiting final approval. We are now able to apply for grants.
2. Goals for 2019:
a. Market Survey: Waiting to see who we can work with at NSU to do a complete survey.
b. Community Action
i. July 11th – Downtown Concert Series: Cassy, Kim and Enno will work on it.
ii. Farmers Market – We now have liability insurance so we can attend. We plan on July 18th – Enno, David, and Sanjaya will set up. Sister Mary Lou and Enno will close.
c. Field Trips
i. Spring Tour: Easton Castle on June 6th
ii. Summer Tour: Oahe Dam and Campbell County Wind Farm (possibly August)
iii. Fall Tour: Possibly Sand Lake in October
3. Insurance – We now have a liability insurance through Rhodes Anderson Insurance.
1. Chautauqua: We have set the date for September 21st, Saturday from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
2. Other discussions:
a. Lois Beckner is working on a pamphlet to hand out on where to buy eco-friendly products in our town, i.e. straws, dish soap.
b. Chad Pederson proposed working towards a grant from the USDA to improve city water quality.
c. Dreams for grants include community garden & orchards.
d. Known grants: 3M up to $30,000; Knight Foundation up to $5,000; Aberdeen Foundation, & USDA Conservation
Next Meeting on July 29th at 6:00 pm at the KO Lee Library.
Promotion Team –
- Joe Berns – poster Speakers
- Rob Wedemann Dave-
- Leslie Bing Tiny House
Speaker/Entertainment Team – Enno –
- Kim – Music Oz Motors
- Dave & Sanjaya Other Suggestions:
- Chad Pederson School Board
Sponsors/Booths Team – Wind Turbines
- Drum Circle
Food & Beverage Team – Joe:
NSU, Presentation, Central
- Arlene Cleberg Lutheran Social Services
- – The Art Group
- Mary Lou: