Regular Board Meeting September 25, 2018



SEPTEMBER 25, 2018

            A regular meeting of the Fairfield Bay Community Club Board of Directors was held on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. in the Fireside Room at the Indian Hills Complex.

Directors attending: President Dave Foster, Bill Fisher, Doug Forsman, Nancy Mueller, Jack Weeks, and Tom Welch. Rose Shurts was absent.

Rocky Nickles, General Manager, was also in attendance.

President Foster called the meeting to order and led the group in the Pledge of Allegiance. A prayer was given by President Foster.

There were eight managers and three guests in attendance.

18-90 Motion was made by Doug Forsman, seconded by Bill Fisher, and unanimously carried to accept the regular meeting minutes of August 28, 2018, as presented.

Rocky Nickles, General Manager, gave the financial report.

The manager reports were given.

Under Contacts by Owners: One member said they paid their dues monthly and would like to receive their billing sooner, as they felt there was not enough time between the date they received the billing and the date the payment was due.

Team 2035 meets monthly and is focusing of liquor issues for Cleburne and Van Buren County. It is expected the wet dry issue will be placed on the 2020 ballot in Cleburne County. A long range, strategic planning group similar to Fairfield Bay’s Team 2035 is being formed in Van Buren County.

No one was present from the Community Fund.  President Foster reported they are continuing their campaign “Keep 5 in the Bay” which encourages Fairfield Bay residents to consider leaving 5% of their estate to the Community Fund.

General Manager, Rocky Nickles, said the increase for boat and trailer storage will be handled in the 2019 budget process.

18-91 Motion was made by Tom Welch, seconded by Doug Forsman, and unanimously carried to approve proceeding getting bids for a capital expenditure in the amount of up to $74,000 for the purchase of two trucks, one for the Public Works Department and one for the Wastewater Department. Request will be brought back to the board for approval.

18-92 Motion was made by Doug Forsman, seconded by Nancy Mueller, and unanimously carried to approve a capital expenditure request in the amount of $18,500 to purchase a used John Deere tractor and bush hog with a side arm, from Van Buren County.

18–93 There being no further business to bring before the Board, a motion to adjourn was made by Jack Weeks, seconded by Bill Fisher, and unanimously carried.




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Dave Foster                                                              Tom Welch

President                                                                   Secretary