Finance Committee Minutes April 13, 2010




APRIL 13, 2010

Members Present: Jane Amelotte, Irene Hargrave, Helen Hollinger, Anne Smith

Discussed raises for employees and reached a determination.

Committee discussed need to have Shelter records recorded in Quickbooks rather than Quicken. Irene will work on setting up categories and customer information in order for Quickbooks to accept entries.

We will be considering eliminating “Canister Fee” charge from adoptions, and possibly increasing base adoption fee. A canister fee is being added to adoption charges to help defray spay/neutering cost of animal. At this time, its collected and recorded in Petty Cash, then transferred to the Canister Fund. Elimination of this additional charge would simplify bookkeeping.

Memorial donations were discussed and importance of notifying survivor contact of donations received.

Helen gave us list of items needed for preparation of tax return.

Committee discussed, again, need to have a policy in place which limits amount of individual purchases without Board approval or requisition. Will review with Carrie, as to previous policy adopted .

Respectfully submitted,

Irene Hargrave




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