Board Minutes

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OFFICIAL MINUTES OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

1. The Garden Ridge Lions Club Board Meeting was held in the Lions Den on May 16, 2018. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m.

The following members were present: President John Mitzel Program Director Mark Frye 1st Vice President, Mark DuBois, Lion Tamer Larry Smedley, 2nd Vice President Bill Swint, 1 Yr Director Larry Thompson, 3rd Vice President Ray Pitzen, 2 Yr Director John McCaw, Secretary Jim Newbold, Lion Hunter Bill Foote,
Treasurer Mark Meyers

Secretary
Minutes: The minutes of the April 18, 2018 Lions Club Board meeting were read, a motion was made by Larry Thompson to accept the minutes, the motion was seconded and approved.
Treasurer
The Treasurer’s Admin Report: The Admin account financial report and previous month’s financials were discussed, a motion was made by Ray Pitzen to accept the Treasurer Report, and the motion was seconded and approved. (Financial report attached)
Communications
• We received a letter of appreciation from the Texas Lions Camp for our painting work at the May 5, 2018, TLC Workday.
Membership:
• Received a new member application from Bob Horton, sponsored by Mandy Hagy. A motion was made by Jim Newbold for Board Members to vote via E-mail; the motion was seconded and approved on May 5, 2018. He was inducted at our regular membership meeting, May 9, 2018.
• Dues in arrears more than the current quarter were discussed. A motion was made by Jim Newbold, seconded and approved to drop Rich Simmons from membership.
New Business
• Legacy Account: Mark Meyers will check on advantages of moving the money to a CD account.
• Entertainment Committee: Various suggestions of possible entertainment venues and the need for a Committee Chair were discussed.
Old Business
• Moving to the Community Center: We will be moving June 13, 2018.
• Jumbo Check: Mark DuBois found a place locally that can make it; a motion was made by Larry Thompson, seconded and approved to purchase a jumbo check, not to exceed $100.00.
• Street Lion Signs: John and Carmen McCaw will replace the sign located on FM 2252 this weekend.

Adjourn: John Mitzel, President, adjourned the meeting at 7:30 p.m.

Jim Newbold, Secretary, Garden Ridge Lions Club

2. A meeting of the Garden Ridge Lions Charities, Inc. was convened with the same officers as indicated above:

Secretary

Minutes: The minutes of the April 18, 2018 Lions Charities, Inc. Board meeting were read a motion was made by Mark Frye to accept the minutes, the motion was seconded and approved.
Treasurer
The Treasurer’s Charities Report: The Charities account financial report and previous month’s financials were discussed, a motion was made to accept the Treasurer Report, the motion was seconded and approved. (Financial report attached)
Communications
Correspondence:
• Thank You Card from Logan Riley, Scholarship recipient
• Newsletter from FOTCOH
• Thank you from the Garden Ridge Library for our Bluebonnet Books donation
New Business
• A motion to present our Installing Officer, PDG Frank Kinald, with the Texas Lions Fellow (cost, $500). A motion was made by Ray Pitzen, seconded and approved to purchase a TLF Fellowship to honor PDG Frank Kinald.
Old Business
• Arbor & Bench: City of Garden Ridge Arbor & Bench Plaque; approximate cost, $150. A motion was made by Jim Newbold, seconded and approved to purchase a plaque, not to exceed $200.00
• TLC Picnic: The picnic is scheduled for Sunday, June 24, 2018. Wee need to arrive by 4:30; we will depart City Hall by 3:30. (see attachment for details)
• Garden Ridge Elementary School Donation: Teachers Appreciation; each classroom teacher will be honored with $100.00 to spend on classroom supplies. A motion was made by Jim Newbold, seconded and approved to table this item until the beginning of the next school year.
• FF&A Organizational Chart: We discussed various chair positions and responsibilities.

Adjourn: John Mitzel, President, adjourned the meeting at 8:10 p.m.

Jim Newbold, Secretary, Garden Ridge Lions Club Charities, Inc.