Columbia Center Rotary
Board of Directors Meeting – ZOOM
June 17, 2021
Columbia Center Rotary
Board of Directors Meeting – ZOOM
June 17, 2021
In Attendance:
Jackie Harvey, Jeff Groce, Mark Showalter, Nancy Thurston, Dave Haller, Mike Blair, Glen Marshall, Jay Wildgen, Bill Robertson, Brian Anderson, Randy Way, Loann Ayers and Sondra Rader.  Tony Umek was not in attendance.  Guests listening in were Steve Wiley and Kristin Norell.
President Mark Showalter called the meeting to order at 7:00 AM.  This being Mark’s last board meeting of his Rotary year he had a few nice words to share with the board and thanked everyone for handing in there during an exceedingly difficult Rotary year.
Secretary Glen Marshall presented the May 2021 minutes.  The motion was seconded and approved.
Treasurer Nancy Thurston present the May 2021 financials.  The motion was seconded and approved.
Bingo Oversight:
Chair Jeff Groce reported that Bingo had a net profit of $25,752 for May 2021.  Since reopening three months ago Bingo has had an approximate net profit of $62,000.  During the shutdown $248,640 was used from Bingo’s cash reserves.
There was discussion on opening addition sessions.  Wayne Vertz, our Bingo Manager, says there is currently no demand for additional sessions.
Director Jackie Harvey reported that YTD $32,543.75 has been raised for the Foundation.
International Service:
Director Randy Way that the IS Committee will be having their monthly meetings on the fourth Thursday of each month, after lunch in the conference room.
Special Projects:
Director Brian Anderson had nothing to report.  He has no update on Steve Schwan organizing the Pompy’s Lessons sign changeout.
Youth Services:
Director Tony Umek was not in attendance.
Club Service:
Director Jay Wildgen reported that there will be an Event Center Cleanup Work Party on Saturday, June 19th at 9:00 AM.
Community Service:
Director Dave Haller reported to the board that his committee will meet in the conference room the first Thursday of each month at 1:00 PM.
Director Mike Blair reported that his committee will apply for the $400 Express Grant which is available for the upcoming Rotary year.
Action Items:
  • Colleen Staudinger LOA extension – Not approved
  • Jeff Daniels – Change of Status from Active to Honorary – MSA
  • Michelle Potts – Resignation – MSA
Administrative Assistant:
Nothing to report.
Old Business:
Live lunch meetings will resume on Thursday, July 1, 2021.  There is a COVID plan in place and signage will be posted around the Event Center.  Lunches will be able to be ordered and paid for on the CG Public House website.  VINMO is the only form of payment that will be accepted.  Members will also be able to bring their own food if they desire.  Clean up will be performed by the Sgt. At Arms.
Each board member will receive a copy of the Installation Banquet agenda so they will know their place in the program rotation.
The board approved releasing $80,000 from cash reserves for funding of committee projects next year.
The budget has not been finalized.  A special meeting will be held in the next couple of weeks to approve the 2021-2022 budget.
New Business:
President Mark Showalter requested approval from the board regarding Bingo set aside funds for the upcoming year 2021-2022.  The members of the club will be able to vote & voice their opinions at the ZOOM meeting on Thursday, June 24, 2021.
The set aside amounts are $10,000 for parking lot repairs by 2022, $80,000 for HVAC repairs by 2023 and $100,00 for roof replacement by 2023.  The total set aside dollars are $190,000.00 
The board approved and the amounts will be presented to the club on June 24, 2021.
The board meeting was adjourned at 8:14 AM.  The next monthly board meeting will be Thursday, July 15, 2021 at 7:00 AM in the Rotary conference room.