Cirque Meadows by Adam Johnson



7:00 p.m.  February 23, 2011

Ft. Collins Room

Meeting called to order at 7:01 p.m. by:  John Lee, Chairman 

                Motion to approve January meeting minutes made by:  Scott Golden     

Motion seconded by:  Pat Young 

Motion to approve January meeting minutes voted on and passed  


Public Comment: 

§  none



§       None



§      Queens – Kodi Younghein passed out a list of their past and future events. 

§   Ovations – no report


Chairman’s Topics:   John Lee

§      Read Kaycee Lytle’s resignation letter.  Resignation takes effect immediately.

§  Passed out:  The February Executive Board Committee meetings minutes, Updated Fair Board meeting schedule, Queen’s report, Fair history budget chart and Fair Board members responsibilities.


Committee Reports:  

§  Pancake Breakfast –Loren Maxey reported that they held a meeting prior to the Fair Board meeting and things are lining up well.

§  Parade – Pat Young will have a report at March Fair Board meeting


Liaison Reports:

§  Junior Livestock – Greg Melick reported committee met Feb. 22nd  and no big issues

§  Tough Enough to Wear Pink –Alan Rankin reported he will send to the office information on recipients of money raised.  Flyers on upcoming fund raising events will be handed out at March meeting.

§  Guest Services – Frank Marino and Francis LaBarara reported they will have 20 county tax write off  people working during the Fair.  The Pursuit Church will be overseeing Kid’s Ranchland for 2011 Fair.


Extension:  L. Kubin announced upcoming 4-H Carnival will be March 19th at Ranch.  Very busy with upcoming 4-H weigh ins, Field Day, etc. 


      Rodeo:  Steve Humann reported that they will be trading some advertising with other local rodeo programs.  Planning on doing more with CSU rodeo program.


Ranch Update: 

§  Entertainment & 2011 Fair Schedule – Abby reported that there will not be entertainment on the main stage Monday or Tuesday nights.  Planning on holding a home grown family picnic.  Continue to develop CSU day.  The schedule will be uploaded on website March 1st.

§  Building & Grounds – Liz Garcia reported she is securing the radios and golf carts.  Vendors and private party tent apps coming in.

§    Marketing – no report


      Sponsorship – John Lee gave report from Katie Buttermore’s email as follows.

Ranch-Way is presenting sponsor of Fair again

Pedersen has contract for PRCA presenting- then have to give Dodge a chance to say yay- working with Bob on this

Bud is Gnarly presenting again

Only 4 accounts at this point are not renewing- just going to booth space, budget cuts, etc- all smaller accounts though

ALL renewing accounts have been contacted and some already have renewal contracts in hand..


Other/New Business:

§      Took Fair Board group picture


      Old Business: 

§     Jim Wooldridge tribute – It was suggested that Alan Rankin approach the Wooldridge family to see what they would like to do and that the Fair Board would help support them.   Executive Board wants appropriate parameters set for doing such tributes in the future. 



Motion to adjourn meeting made by:  Mike Adams         Seconded by:  Steve Humann                  Voted and passed        

          Meeting adjourned at 7:45 pm


Next Meeting:                                                                  March 23, 2011

                                                                Ft Collins Room ---7:00 p.m.


Respectfully Submitted by: 

FM, Secretary

MS, recorder

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