SAWYER COUNTY AG & EXTENSION COMMITTEE
January 4, 2005
Committee Members Present: Shirley Suhsen, Bill Voight, Frank Romnes, Shirley Riedmann, Jim Bassett
County Personnel Present: David Berard, Lori Laberee, Trinke McNurlin, Carol Martin, Carol Larson
Others present: Ed Metcalf
Shirley Riedmann – Committee Chair, called the meeting to order at 8:30 am
Approval of Agenda
Motion by Voight, seconded by Bassett to approve the agenda. Motion Carried
Approval of Minutes
Motion by Riedmann and seconded by Bassett to accept the minutes from the December 2, 2004 meeting. Motion Carried.
Sawyer County Agricultural Fair
Ed Metcalf reported on fair activities. Would appreciate the county’s help on grounds development. Notes on clarification of lease items. Fair association will provide a recommendation to be reviewed by corporate counsel and bring back to Feb meeting. Ed noted that Liz Metcalf had sent a letter to Mike Kruger asking about status of money generated from logging of the grounds. Group attending state fair conference. Equine club will be moving off site. Discussion about fee generation as well as 501(C) 3 status. Berard will attend the next SCAFA meeting to offer assistance in developing a strategic plan. Berard will also contact Nate DeLong to find out about status of meeting to discuss what the county might do to assist with the grounds.
Written reports (on-file) were submitted by the faculty and committee questions were addressed. Motion by Suhsen, seconded by Bassett to approve written reports and out of county travel for Faculty. Motion Carried
Motion by Voight, seconded by Bassett to approve vouchers for December. Motion Carried.
Other Business for discussion only
Motion to adjourn by Suhsen, seconded by Bassett. Motion Carried