AGM minutes January 19th2020
North Central Washington Beekeepers Assoc.
Board Members Present:
Kristen Taylor, President.
Lee Maden, Vice President. Peter Hill, Treasurer, Teri McGarr Secretary.
Kristen opened the meeting there were 15 members in attendance.
Jeff Hampton & Lee McGarr read the Audit report,
* NOTE there was a $300. discrepancy from the 2017 administration,
Peter explained this discrepancy is now a matter of record.
The members voted to note the discrepancy and move on.
There were also expenditures made by the previous president that were never voted on or approved by the club, but these were deemed not fraudulent , but not approved.
There was a discrepancy with the ledger, Peter will meet with the Audit committee and go over the problem areas.
Peter discussed the budget, he sent out in Aug but had no replies or feedback to,
Caden Eagle made a motion to table the budget and Peter seconded it.
Lee Maden went over the By laws changes, which were made as a result of members input.
Peter voiced his concern over the Treasurers part of the by laws, and Lee Maden explained why they were made more difficult.
Peters second issue was over the Debit card and why we need it.
Jessica Richardson said By laws could be voted on and changed by line after being voted on,
Brandon Marsh suggested verbage change
that the $300. lifetime membership, becomes per individual,
and that we strike the line for no Debit card. Lee Maden suggested striking the line for the petty cash aswell , All agreed , it was seconded and voted on ,
The by Laws were passed. Effective as of the vote 01/19/2020
Also , Effective Feb 1. 2020 The Google group will no longer be used .
This is for several reasons but the main reason being ,
we need people to use the website, everything needing done can be done on the website, www.ncwbees.org
we will do a tutorial on this soon.
The McGarrs are doing the spring bee buy but it is still a ways away ,
we do not have prices or or what castes will be available. But we do know it will be Ruben Klimock & Charles Shaefer who are selling.
The club agreed that as we Do not receive any discount that Individuals can buy directly from the vendor, their emails and details will be posted on the website and we will provide a location for pick up and educational assistance.
It will be posted on the website when the information is available.
Jeff and Jessica both have venues available for delivery .
More will be available on the subject as time progresses.
Our Board positions are up for renewal, and Kristen and Peter have decided to step down,
we voted the following in as our new board.
Lee Maden is going forth as President, Walt Kursave as Vice President , Jessica Richardson as Treasurer, And Teri McGarr remains as Secretary
Lee McGarr made a motin to purchase new name tag holders as we currently do not have enough.
It was seconded and we will get more.
Rick Auger was given a box of books apparently belonging to the club, by the Douglas County Firehouse,
It was voted on both Washington Master Beekeepers Assoc And WASBA , for us to be associated with .
Bee Chat; Feb 13th 6pm Olive Garden. East Wenatchee
Biz Ed; Feb 16th Easy st. Firehall. Wenatchee
Bee Chat; March 12th TBA
Biz Ed; March 15th Douglas Co. PUD East Wenatchee.
Mead Class 15th February, at Tierra Learning Center, Cut off date is Feb 1st. Note Mead class is now ** CANCELLED
Apprentice Class March 7th , 14th, & 21st. The Henry Bldg. Cashmere 9am -1pm
Minutes are posted on the website , and obviously will not be sent via E-mail after this month.
Teri A. McGarr