Corvettes of Bakersfield, Inc.

Board of Directors Meeting

2/5/2019 at Lorene’s on 23rd St.

6:11PM  Meeting called to order.

Present: Bob Vella, Larry Young, Carl Lange III, Danny Ellison, Don & Betsy Slauson, John Silliman, Virgil & Kim Miller, Adrian Medina

Absent:  Dick Compton

Others:  Linda McNitt

Bob thanked Danny for a great planning meeting at Tony’s Firehouse on 1/27/2019.  It was suggested to bring a PA to the general meeting next week.

Larry suggested a club contest at the Brunch of Corvettes at the Tower Restaurant in March.  Larry request $45 to cover the cost of awards for the occasion.  Betsy moved to reimburse Larry for the prize, Virgil seconded the motion.  Motion passed.

Vettes for Vets:  Committee meeting was yesterday.  Stockdale Tower turned down our request to host the event there.  Still waiting to hear back from Kern Schools Federal Credit Union.  Exploring additional options also.  Donna has contact for port-a-potties.

Website:  All events have been updated with information that was provided to Virgil.  Web domain has been updated.  Flickr was updated to give Virgil access.  Greg gave Virgil a thumb drive with club archives.  All board members can have access, just contact Virgil for information.

Treasurer Report:  Copy of report passed out.

Received final letter from the State.  Good with 501(c)3.  Board has to go through a 3-4 hour meeting with Zelma.  Bob will call her tomorrow to schedule a time and will send out potential dates via email.

Membership:  Betsy advised the club has 124 members.  Two new members were received in January.

Bob asked if there were any new items to add to the agenda for next week’s general meeting.  Danny reintroduced discussion from last month regarding membership dues.  After discussion, the board voted to adopt the following rates:

          New membership –   Couple $75    Single  $65

          Renewal              –   Couple $65    Single $55           

Larry moved to adopt this proposal, John Silliman seconded the motion.  Motion passed.  Bob will announce to the membership next week the new rates.  This will take effect at the beginning of the next fiscal year.

Minutes:  Carl moved to approve the minutes from the last board meeting.  Adrian seconded the motion.  Motion passed.

There was discussion for new ideas for Valentines Dinner 2020.

John asked if we can get the bylaws out to the membership.  We still need to amend the bylaws for the C7 side of the house like we did with the C3 side.  Bob will talk to Zelma and get an update.

Meeting adjourned at 7:08 PM.