BRYN DU COMMISSION
Regular Meeting Minutes of Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Members present: Candi Moore, Chair, Vince Engel, Stewart Dyke, Jurgen Pape, Larry Bicking, eand Bruce Cramer, Exec. Dir. The meeting was called to order at 7:07.
Public Comments: No comments
Minutes: Jurgen moved to approve the minutes as corrected. Larry seconded the motion.
Financial Report: Bruce gave the financial report. Vince moved to accept the financial and Stewart seconded the motion.
Executive Director’s Report: Bruce reviewed his report for the month. Very busy this month. Keith Myers is again looking at signage. The bride room has been updated with artwork and upholstery. There was some discussion on the alcohol policy changes that are being reviewed by the Village. We will be looking at the lighting fixture updates also purposed by the Village. In addition, we did not get our grant from Operation Round-up.
Old Business: Bruce has investigated the Rhino paint process. Candi suggested an ad hoc committee to evaluate the compilation of information regarding the painting and window renovation of the carriage house and GSVA. Larry and Stewart will be on committee to review and come up with a recommendation. Jurgen’s list items are in process, waiting on timing with functions. There was discussion on the stone areas that need to be replaced. The same ad hoc committee with the addition of Jurgen will review this stone work. Grants and fund raising – we were turned down by the village as well as the Round up Grant committee. One of the Interns is working on a list of other possible grants. The Licking County Foundation is taking applicants in August. Third project is initial work on the community gardens. Candi suggested documenting our capital improvements. Vince brought up hardware and software replacement as a project that needs to be addressed. Vince made a motion to move ahead with replacement of computers and software within the framework of the budget up to $8500. Stewart seconded it.
New Business: Experience Granville – September 16th – Vince talked about the progress he has made with various groups coming in for this event. There will be an initial deadline and then the registration price will go up. August 15th has been set as the deadline. The Library, and fire department are participating, and there will be a contest for kids.
Review of the Art and Wine Affair– Parking was an issue. They (Art&Wine) decided that they would charge for parking at the last minute with not much regard to whether there were actual spaces available. Other than that the event was fine. Our general contract should be updated to include no parking charge rules.
Other: Intern is working on the bench program. Jurgen said there are some people interested in donating soon.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:57 p.m.The next regular meeting is scheduled for July 25rd.