VCB Board Meeting Minutes – 07-31-2017

Attending

President: Chuck Pryor
Vice President: Jacquie Brewer
Secretary: Kat Boyd
Advisory: Ann Black
Attendees: Jaime Wright, Brice Lake, Mike Kilkenny, Karen McCutcheon, April Boicourt, Laura Cabrera, MB Jones, Jennifer Avey, Terry Mooney, Rebekah Wright, Susan Brinson, Tony Coons, Pam Silvey, Brad Chamberlain, Carol Jones, John Ebeling, Tim Avey, Leslie Mooney

Minutes & Financial Report

  • Minutes
    • Minutes were emailed to board on 7/27/17 for review. 
    • There were no corrections or additions.
    • A motion to approve: Ann Black
      • 2nd by Jacquie Brewer.
      • Approved by All
  • Financial Report
    • Emailed to board 7/27/17
    • MOTION TO APPROVE – Jacquie Brewer
      • 2ND: Ann Black
      • Approved by All

Speaker

Laura Cabrera and Mike Kilkenny  MO MAINSTREET CONNECTION – SHOW ME THE MONEY.

  1. USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
  2. NEIGHBORHOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
  3. RURAL HERITAGE INITIATIVE
  4. MISSOURI DIVISION OF TOURISM

Committee Reports

Residential Beautification

  • MEETING: No Meeting
  • PRESENTER: Tony Coons – Chairman
  • NEXT MEETING: No Meeting

Fundraiser Committee

  • MEETING: No meeting in July due to Forth of July Fundraiser at the City Park
  • PRESENTER: Pam Silvey – Chairman
  • NEXT MEETING: No Meeting Scheduled in August

Economic Development

  • MEETING: No Meeting held in July
  • Presenter: — Brice Lake – Chairman
  • NEXT MEETING: August 8th, 2017 at 6:00pm at the Versailles Area Chamber Office

Youth Services

  • MEETING: June 15 at 6 p.m. @ Morgan County Library
  • NEXT MEETING: July 20 6:00 p.m. @ the Morgan County Library

Downtown Beautification

  • MEETING: July 10th @ Sugar Mama’s
  • PRESENTER: — Mike Kilkenny – Chairman
  • NEXT MEETING: August 14th, 2017, 6:00 @ Sugar Mama’s

Old Business

  • Thanks you to Steve Grantham, Chuck Pryor and Andrew Harwick for their assistance and perseverance in obtaining our 501©(3) so quickly.  It is retroactive to January 26, 2017 out date of origin.
  • Jennifer Avey expressed concerns with the Mural Project.
    • She also stated that 8 letters are laid down. August 21 she should be down to details.
  •  Need Master plan to apply for grants!

New Business

  • 7/17/17 – EMAIL VOTE APPROVAL OF $1500 TO JENNIFER AVEY TO CONTINUE ON THE MURAL PROJECT.
  • Expenditure: Caprenter Guenther – $256.64 ( Incidentals on Larry Hiller bldg.)
    • Motion: Brad Chamberlain
    • 2nd Jacquie Brewer
    • Approved by all
  • Expenditure: Ad in Leader Statesman – soliciting donations to the Mural Project = cap of $50
    • Motion: Kat Boyd
    • 2nd Ann Black
    • Approved by all
  • Expenditure: 2 booths @ Apple Festival to sell Versailles Memorabilia Chamber of Commerce will donate one booth. Motion made to accept the one free booth. Another booth would cost us $50, we did not vote on that.
    • Motion: Brad Chamberlain
    • 2nd Jacquie Brewer
    • Approved by all
  • Dorothy Lucas has moved from Versailles and has asked to be removed from the VCB Board. We are looking for a new advisory. Feel free to submit names for her replacement. Dorothy was proficient in contacting individuals, groups and organization with a “can do” attitude and rally support for projects and events.
  • Discussed what we can do to promote MORIT (Missouri Rock Island Trail). Jacquie went to Windsor; she says it has been good for their community. Jacquie and Kat plan to go to the Rock Island Trail Rally and Summit in Jefferson City on 8/22 at the state capitol building.
  • NAP ( Neighborhood Assistance Program) is holding a free workshop @ the Truman Bldg in Jefferson City this Thursday, August 3rd. 10:00-3:30. You can go online and register for free? Jacquie is going. Others are welcome also.
  • NEXT VCB BOARD MEETING MONDAY AUGUST 28TH at 6:00 CITY HALL
  • MOTION TO AJOURN: Kat Boyd
    • 2ND Jacquie Brewer
    • Approved by all

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