SPRINGFIELD CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION
BOARD MEETING MINUTES
November 14, 2018
The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of Springfield Contractors Association was called to order by President Dianna Devore on November 14, 2018, at the SCA Building.
Those attending were: David Atkisson, Skip Barnes, Tom Burch, Jim Carson, King Coltrin, Brandon Dake, JW DeLong, Dianna Devore, Dave Ewing, David Foreman, Mark Gambon, Aaron Harless, Michael Nesbitt, Georgia Powell, Rick Quint, and Mike Textor. Also present were Generation President Stacie Ramos, Executive Director Megan Short, 2019 Board Members Ty Alexander and Tim O’Connell, and Generation Next Vice President Steven Sparkman.
Minutes were distributed to the Board. There being no discussion,
A MOTION WAS MADE TO APPROVE THE MINUTES. THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.
The Treasurer’s Report was presented to the Board. The Fall Skeet Shoot took in $8,100 and expended $5,594 for a net profit of $2,505. We started with $86,176. took in $15,263 and paid out $47,785 for an ending balance of $53,654. Checks were sent to the Chicken BBQ partners, and checks were sent to the SCA Endowment Fund for the Chicken BBQ, voluntary contributions with membership dues, and other scholarship income for the year. As of the beginning of the 4th quarter, the endowment fund increased from $86,549 to $88,292. The money market had an increase of $46 for a current balance of $85,052. We recognize $264,766 in income to date, we have expended $189,030 before depreciation leaving an excess of receipts over disbursements by $65,865.
Generation Next started with $9,454, took in $965, spent $628, for an ending balance of $9,791. Generation Next recognizes $20,617 in income to date and $17,120 in expenses for a net income of $3,497. Checks before the end of the year will include the Charity Event check to the Lost and Found Grief Center as well as closing out donations from the Bass Bash.
A MOTION WAS MADE TO APPROVE THE TREASURER’S REPORT AND REPORT RECOMMENDATION. THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.
President Dianna Devore presented four new applications for membership:
DC Sparks Construction – General Contractor – Tony Kaczoroski
Hambey Construction – General Contractor – Eric Hambey, Jacob Irvin
S&H Farm Supply – Supplier – Michael Bateman, Caleb Wehrman
Kutak Rock LLP – Associate – Michael Textor
A MOTION WAS MADE TO APPROVE THE APPLICATIONS. THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.
Megan gave a Director’s Report presenting a draft event/sponsorship form to send members. Discussion was presented to add Generation Next sponsorship opportunities to the same page as SCA instead of on a separate page.
President Dianna Devore reminded the board of a Board Retreat on December 6th at 2:30 p.m. at Metropolitan Grill and a New Member Orientation on November 27th at 7:30 a.m. at the SCA Office. All current and upcoming board members are invited to both.
Discussion was presented regarding the Salute Awards Banquet on November 13th. Ideas to form an SCA Committee or have a board member attend the Salute Council meetings with Megan were discussed as well as ideas to cut down the length of time and keep the audience interested. Suggestions for the Lifetime Achievement Award were presented.
Generation Next met on November 5th. The group worked on finalizing their budget and determining amounts for the final checks of 2019. The group will present the donation checks in the near future.
The AIA/Government Liaison Committee met on October 25th. The bulk of the meeting focused on the City’s permit delays. The City is extremely behind, so a group is planning to meet to discuss alternative options that can be utilized while they work towards getting caught up. 2019 code adoptions have been sent to the City’s legal department for review before going to City Council. The County reported there are currently five subdivisions under construction. City Utilities reported gas and water rates are increasing. The 2019 increase will be the first of a series for both. The City’s ¼ cent tax sunsets next year. They are going for a 20-year tax instead of less than 5 years to help with long-term planning of projects. Public Works is hiring new staff. OTC had 18 firms submit designs for the $30 million Center for Advanced Manufacturing. The Republic building is currently out for bid.
The CU Liaison Committee met on November 7th. Dwayne Faulk met with the committee regarding questions about the BAFO process. After discussion, they are not making any changes to the process, but they plan to only use it when necessary. Additional discussion was presented regarding sunshine requests and proprietary information on bids.
The Marketing & Membership Committee met on November 6th. The group discussed having a member join each of the event committees to work as a liaison for sponsorships and ticket sales. Sam Block volunteered to be the new Golf Committee Chair, and Tony Shalloup volunteered to be the Chair of the new Skeet Shoot Committee. The Committee will be going on a “Welcome Tour” to deliver the remaining 2018 new member plaques on December 17th.
The MSU Liaison Committee did not meet. The committee will meet again in December.
The R-XII Liaison Committee did not meet. The committee will meet again in December.
The Workforce Development Committee met on October 23rd. The group continued with the discussion of a party in a box and is working to finalize the activities.
There being no further business to discuss.
A MOTION WAS MADE TO ADJOURN THE MEETING. THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.