Board Meeting Minutes 3/3/09

Potsdam Humane Society

Board Meeting Minutes 3/3/09


Tracy Adle

Jane Amelotte

Bonnie Boyd

Linda Caamano

Cindy Dusharm

Laura Duvall (guest)

Rob Jewett

Irene Hargrave

Helen Hollinger

Adam Huckle (excused)

Ruth Huckle (excused)

Amber Lindsey

Jackie Pinover (excused)

Pat Tubbs (guest)

Carrie Tuttle

Lucille Waterson


Location: SUNY Potsdam

1 President called meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.


2 Jane made a motion to proceed with recycling at the Shelter at a cost of $25/month; Cindy seconded; motion unanimously approved.


3 Carrie made a motion to proceed with Mark Gebo as the PHS Bond Counsel for the Capital Project; Cindy seconded; motion unanimously approved.


4 President’s Report


· Bonnie mentioned that she is working through an issue with the controlled substance fee which is reported to be $500. It was suggested that checking with other Shelters would be helpful to determine whether this is a legitimate fee that the Shelter must pay.


5 Pat Tubbs reviewed fund raising plan. Items discussed included strategy and naming opportunities. Pat will take Board input and develop final plan for 3/31/09 meeting.


6 Tracy provided an update on the 2009 fund raising events; discussed Mission Fish (more research is needed).


7 Motion to adjourn made at 8:15 p.m. by Rob and seconded by Carrie; unanimously approved.

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