September 2017 Board Meeting

Present:  Noel Turner, SuSu Davis, Joan Crothers, Don Berry, LaJean Turner.

Minutes: Aug. 18th, minutes, sent out by email, were approved by SuSu as sent.

Treasurer’s Report: Jan out of town.

Membership:  LaJean reported that more delinquent memberships have come in the past week.

Committee Meetings:

CVB: Don attended and passed out an informational sheet Grace Howard, President of Hamilton Gardens, Inc. board, presented at the last meeting.

Key Issues:

Winter Meeting:  Date picked was Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 at new Rec. Center.  SuSu has confirmed this date and will get someone in Economic Development to speak.

TVA/DNR letter: No answer yet.

Forum: Will be held on Monday, Oct. 2nd at the Civic Center at 6:30 p.m. Qualifying was 8/ 22-24, Mayor: Liz Ordiales vs Barry Dearing; Post 1: Jay Chastain vs Patsy Owens; Post 2: Amy Barrett; Post 5: Nancy Noblet vs Ann Wedgwood.

Chamber Business Showcase:  Sept. 28 at 3-7 p.m. (set up 11-3); volunteered: LaJean, Noel, Don, SuSu,: 2:30-5;  Joan, LaJean, Noel: 5-7.

Meeting w/Rep. Collins: Only 16 people are meeting w/him—SuSu and Noel attended. “Congress is not doing their job” according to Collins.

Other: BRMEMC Annual Meeting was Sept. 9, all incumbents were voted out.

Adjourned at 5 p.m.   Joan Crothers, Secretary

 Only 4 board members were present which does not qualify as a quorum

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