County Offices, Courts and the Landfill will be closed Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day. Critical services at Larimer County will not be disrupted by this closure.
LARIMER COUNTY FAIR BOARD MEETING
7:00 p.m. September 23, 2009
Ft. Collins Room
Meeting called to order at 7:01 p.m. by:
Mike Adams, Chairman
Approval of August meeting minutes made by:
Motion to approve August meeting minutes made by:
Everett Van Campen
Motion to approve August meeting minutes voted on and passed.
o Discussed plans for queens ball. Ball will be held in March or April.
o Planning a Queen’s Run, horse show, paintball tournament at 2010 Fair
o Attended the Labor Day Parade and Cattle Barons Ball
Chairman’s Topics – Mike Adams
§ Discuss Jim Wooldridge position on the board. Commissioners approved leave of absence until Jan 1.
§ Melora has resigned position on FB
§ Guest Services Committee wants to make participation at their meetings mandatory. Tabled until Oct. mtg.
§ Pancake Breakfast – Loren will return as chair of the pancake breakfast for one more year. Jim Wooldridge and Pat Young have offered to serve as co-chairs.
§ Parade – Melora Luth & Myrna Rodenberger. Pat offered to co-chair parade with Alan. Myrna will obtain info from Melora. Alan resolved Highway Technologies bill, will get refund of $1600.
§ Junior Livestock – Greg Melick, members discussed how FB can be more involved with Jr. Livestock committee.
Greg gave several suggestions, a few Fair Board members will attend 9/29 meeting.
§ Animal Welfare –None
§ Tough Enough to Wear Pink – Alan Rankin is meeting with the Coloradoan/Reporter Herald to get more publicity, plan events during other parts of the year. Also looking for 2010 golf tournament date.
Guest Services Committee – Myrna Rodenberger
§ Myrna presented a proposal to bring in 1-2 new FB members to be specifically involved with GSC. Kathay discussed potentially hiring a contractor to help better organize the GSC after Jacque leaves.
Extension – Laurel Kubin
§ Extension is working within a 10% budget cut for the year. Wendy discussed the State Fair results for the County’s exhibitors.
Rodeo- Steve Humann
§ Rodeo is planning group sales promotions to help increase revenue to offset 10% adjustment to budget.
Ranch Update – Event Coordinators
§ Buildings & Grounds – Event Coordinator
§ Arena Activities – Event Coordinator
§ Entertainment – Event Coordinator
§ Marketing – Ryan Young
§ Sponsorship – Katie Buttermore
§ Discussion of the year end celebration tabled until October meeting.
§ Presentation of flash financials for the 2009 Larimer County Fair & Rodeo by Bob Herrfeldt. Full financials will be available at Oct. meeting. Attendance announced at 75K.
Motion to adjourn meeting made by:
Everett Van Campen
Meeting adjourned at 8:39 p.m.
Next Meeting: October 28, 2009
Ft. Collins Room ---7:00 p.m.