BRYN DU COMMISSION
Meeting Minutes of Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Members present: Keith Myers, Chair, Stewart Dyke, Larry Bicking, Nate Willisone, Reed Fraley, Bruce Cramer, Exec. Dir. The meeting was called to order at 7:08.
Public Comments: None
Minutes: Larry moved to approve the January 27, 2015 minutes. Nate seconded the motion, the motion carried.
Financial Report: Reed reviewed the Financial Report for January, 2016. Nate moved to accept the financial report. Larry seconded the motion, the motion carried. Reed reviewed the Draft Budget for 2016. Larry moved to approve the Operating Budget Revenue and Expenditures as proposed, and the Capital Projects and Major Maintenance budget listing projects as supported by Village and Commission funding sources, Stewart seconded, the motion carried.
Executive Director’s Report:Bruce reviewed his report for the month. The buff washed concrete is in, we are just waiting on the sealant step to be completed which requires warmer weather. The wood from the old decking has been collected and Bob is going to try to reuse for other projects, it will be stored in the barn for the time being. Our Life/Local Programming Committee met and we have a line up for the spring in progress, we are just waiting on a few descriptive paragraphs so that flyers and press releases can go out as timing warrants for each event.
Old Business: Review status of Annual Report – Bruce stated that the Annual Report is ready to go out except for the financial piece that Reed is finishing up with tonight’s additions. It was decided that someone will attend the March 16th Village Council meeting to review instead of the 2nd of March due to schedules.
Art Forum – We currently have 21 RSVPs, a few more may be coming but the deadline was today. Keith reviewed the preliminary agenda for the event and what we need for the forum, tables, chairs, etc. He will try to send out a more formal agenda as we get closer so that Board members in attendance will already have an idea of what to expect and to help guide the group.
Bryn Du Art Show – Opens March 16 and runs thru the 30th with the opening reception on the evening of the 16th followed by a reception for GACC members on the evening of the 17th. There are 60 artists that were chosen to participate, 73 pieces of art from a field of 250 of several different mediums. Karen Snouffer, nationally exhibited artist and professor of art from Kenyon College was the juror for the show. In addition this year 12 photography pieces have been added. Tim Black a professional photographer and former AP photo editor for the East Coast was the juror for this section. In addition to the show there will be art demonstrations, lectures and an art making workshop.
Status of Capital Projects – Bruce stated that we are continuing to collect pricing data for doing many of the items on the proposed projects list and will move ahead as weather permits on some projects.
New Business: None
Master Planning and Development Discussion: Reviewed results of Strategic Planning meeting – Discussed some changes and possible dates for a follow up meeting to fine tune the strategic plan. Bruce will set up a meeting date through Doodle Poll.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:12 p.m.
The next regular meeting is scheduled for March 23rd, 2016