LARIMER COUNTY FAIR BOARD MEETING
7:00 p.m. January 22, 2014
Ft. Collins Room McKee Building
G. Barela, L. Parker, T. Baldwin, G. Marison, S. Golden, K. Mannon, L. Kubin, S. Humann, Danielle Mayer, Leslie Snow, Gary Sampson, B. Herrfeldt, S. Jernigan & M. Conaway
Absent: F. Marino, S. Johnson, J. Hartman, P. Young & R. Conaway
1. Meeting called to order at 7:05 pm by Gil Barela, Chairman
2. Public Comment – none
3. Motion to approve the October 23rd meeting minutes made by: S. Golden
Second to motion made by: G. Marison
Motion voted on and passed to approve the October 23rd meeting minutes.
4. Correspondence – none
5. Chairman’s Report – G. Barela
G. Barela announced that the Commissioners voted and approved the deleltion of Article II, Section 03, sentence C from the Larimer County Fair Board & Rodeo By-Laws.
Letters and 2014 calendars from Commissioners Office were passed out.
6. Committee Reports:
Pancake Breakfast – G. Marison reported he will be re-assigning responsibilities and updating procedures and will rhave ready for February meeting.
Parade – G. Barela reported for P. Young. City of Loveland has said that the staging area will be ready by July 26th.
Royalty – D. Mayer and M. Conaway reported on various events they have been participating in. Signed autographs at meet and greet during National Western Stock Show. Had many compliments on their professional conduct. Contacted various vendors for donations for Queen’s auction. They will be attending the Miss Colorado Queen’s Clinic Feb. 14, 15 & 16 in Greeley.
Guest Services –L. Snow is chairing this with J. Brooks support.
7. Partner Reports:
Extension – L. Kubin reported she is producing videos on how to judge baked goods.
Rodeo- S. Humann reported 2014 contracts are confirmed and the 2015 contracts on track
The Ranch - B. Herrfeldt
Coordinators –B. Herrfeldt will contact A. Powell and R. Rule with any area/barn concerns
Marketing – none
Sponsorship – none
Ovations – Wanting to add more picnics during Fair
8. Liaison Report
Junior Livestock Sale– G. Melick reported half of sponsorships on board for 2014. Committee looking for perks to up higher sale sponsors.
9. Budget – no report
10. New /Other Business:
No items for February 4th Executive Committee meeting agenda
Presentation of belt buckles to Tom Baldwin and Sherri Jernigan
Election of 2014 Fair Board Officers:
Chairman Nomination – Gil Barela (no other nominations)
Vice-Chairman Nominations – Gary Marison & Pat Young
Ballots counted: Gary Marison re-elected to Vice-Chairman position
Secretary Nomination – Rachel Conaway (no other nominations)
11. Old Business: none
Motion to adjourn meeting made by: S. Golden Motion Seconded by: G. Marison
Motion to adjourn meeting voted on and passed
Meeting adjourned at 7:30 pm
Respectfully Submitted: M. Starck, Recording Secretary
Next Meeting: February 26, 2014
Ft. Collins Room – 7:00 pm