Cirque Meadows by Adam Johnson




7:00 p.m.  November 2, 2011

(re-scheduled Oct. 24th meeting due to weather)

Sandhouse Room


Meeting called to order at 7:06 p.m. by:  John Lee, Chairman 


      Approval of July 20, 2011 meeting minutes:

                Motion to approve made by Steve Humann, seconded by Larry Dunn

                Voted on and approved

     Approval of August 24, 2011 meeting minutes:

                Motion to approve made by Gil Barela, seconded by Pat Young

                Voted on and approved

      No September meeting                                


Public Comment: 

§  none



§       none


Chairman’s Topics:   John Lee discussed Fair Board vacancies.  No new appointments at this time.   Also discussed role of Fair Board in planning the Fair.  Board would like more involvement in the decisions.  Need clarification on Board’s vision and direction.


Committee Reports:  

§  Pancake Breakfast –Gary Marison reported 1450 people were served.  Murdoch’s gave$1500 cash sponsorship.  Donation jar was over $800.  Loren will be sending out thanks you’s.

§  Parade – Pat Young  reported very few changes to the 2012 parade.  Some advertising is already out.

§  Queen’s –Kaylin passed out a list of activities and current sponsorships. 

     Introduced new Queen’s committee members.

       Fair Board members:                                               Consultants:

                    Pat Young, chair                                                   Janelle Baldwin

                    Sandi Elliott, co-chair                                            DiDee Martin

                    Gil Barela, treasurer                                              Tara Spencer

Pat Young reported that the committee have held a very productive meeting.  They have gathered information to help with revising the Royalty Handbook.  Gil is working with The Ranch senior accountant on the Queen’s program budget.

§  Rodeo – no report

§  Guest Services –No report


Liaison Reports:

§  Junior Livestock – Greg Melick reported on committee’s last meeting.  Key topics:  Need new members and public confusion on “Buy Back”.

§  Tough Enough to Wear Pink – no report

§  E xtension:  Laurel Kubin reported 2012 4-H Fair schedule very similar to 2011.  Need to look at working out conflict between beef set-up and poultry show.   Goat show entries increasing, they will need for more room. 


      Ranch Update:  no reports



Other/New Business:  

§       “End of Year Celebration” dinner will be held Dec. 5th at the Budweiser Event Center Restaurant.  Invitations will be sent out.

§        Election of officers will be held at the December meeting.  Send nominations to Mary before December meeting.

§        Agenda requests:

         Add  “Items for Executive Committee Meeting agenda”

                              Add “Budget”


      Old Business: 

§       Due to Queen’s schedule conflicts they are unable to attend the 2011 CAFS convention but will attend in 2012.

§       Tabled discussion of new Fair Board shirts until January meeting.

§       January meeting members will focus on 2011 Fair survey and debriefing.



Motion to adjourn meeting made by:   Loren Maxey      Seconded by:  Pat Young     Voted and passed        

          Meeting adjourned at 8:55 pm


Next Meeting:                                                                  December 14, 2011   Ft Collins Room ---7:00 p.m.


Respectfully Submitted by: 

MS recorder

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