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Posted Sunday, March 22, 2015 by Secretary
February 12, 2015


President Joe VanZandt called the meeting to order at 6:41 p.m.

Maurita Stribling opened the meeting with prayer.

Minutes for the January 2015 meeting were presented. Gina Seitz made a motion to accept the minutes with corrections. Motion seconded by Suzanne Lohberger. Motion carried 7-0.

Treasurer’s report was presented for January 2015. Maurita Stribling made the motion to accept the report as presented. Motion seconded by Dean Seitz. Motion carried 7-0.

Officers Reports: Worksheets 30,349
Catalog Items 52,293
Volunteer Hours 201
Visitors 253 Alaska & Mass
Web Visits 2,123

Old Business: Tree Markers: Martin Funeral Home has changed hands. Suzanne will check
on the markers being installed.

Web Site: The gift shop on the page has been updated.

Music Festival: Ads have been submitted to the magazines.

Lights in the upstairs jail have been replaced. A spotlight has been set at the
front east corner of the school to light a flag.

We are not getting a response on the caps we have tried to order so Gina
has a new contact and will try them.

New Business: The museum will no longer be open regular hours. Check into getting a sign
made with names and phone numbers for people to call to tour the museum.

Fire Extinguishers need to be inspected and tested.

Heating & A/C units say replace filters.


Adjourned: 8:21p.m. Motion made by David Seitz, seconded by Bobbie Walker. Motion
Carried 7-0.

Directors Present: Joe VanZandt, David Seitz, Maurita Stribling, Suzanne Lohberger, Melba
Corcoran, Dean & Gina Seitz, Bobbie Walker

Directors Absent: Dale Corcoran, Bill Finsterwald, Charlotte Hefley, George Kilcrease

Visitors: None

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Posted Saturday, January 17, 2015 by Secretary
November 13, 2014


President Joe VanZandt called the meeting to order at 6:12 p.m.

Joe VanZandt opened the meeting with prayer.

Minutes for the September meeting were presented. David Seitz made a motion to accept the minutes as presented. Motion seconded by Bill Finsterwald. Motion carried.

Treasurer’s report was presented for September. Suzanne Lohberger made the motion to accept the treasurer’s report. Motion seconded by George Kilcrease. Motion carried.

Officers Reports: Worksheets N/A
Catalog Items N/A
Volunteer Hours 319.50
Visitors 298
Web Hits 2,034

Old Business: Tree marker for Diane VanZandt Reid needs to be ordered.

Fund Raiser: Sell chances for Kenneth Wyatt giclee painting. First
State Bank Mobeetie has deposited $165 in ticket sales. This
covers the cost of the painting.

Lundegreen building on hold.

Huselby House: waiting to be painted.

The Blinds have been repaired.

New Business: Gina Seitz made a motion to leave the Fort Elliott/ Red River War
display at jail and putting Old Mobeetie/New Mobeetie display at
Visitors Center. Maurita Stribling seconded the motion. Motion
carried.

A motion was made by George Kilcrease to move $7000 from the
checking account to the Regular Checking CD #4962. And move
the remainder of the balance $4950 from the checking account to
the Music Festival & Restroom CD #4798.

Support the Wheeler County Historical Commission in its efforts
to have the Ft. Elliott site surveyed.

George Kilcrease made a motion to have the Music Festival in
2015. The dates will be July 24th, 25th, & 26th. Dean Seitz
seconded the motion. Motion carried. Three (3) bands have
already been booked: 2nd Time Around, The Batton Family, & The
Lee Family.

The banquet room is rented November 15th & 16th for Jimmy
Love’s 85th Birthday Party.

Lease agreement for the Hanging Device with Panhandle Plains
Historical Museum (PPHM) is in. They are requiring $5000
insurance be carried.

Need to schedule workdays to clean buildings when weather
warms up.

Christmas Party: December 9th, 6p.m., bring “white elephant” gifts,
Mexican Pile On. Suzanne in charge.

Adjourned: 8:00p.m. Motion made by Dale Corcoran, Seconded by George Kilcrease. Motion Carried

Directors Present: Dean Seitz, Bill Finsterwald, Joe VanZandt, David Seitz, Dale
Corcoran, George Kilcrease, Melba Corcoran, Maurita Stribling,
Suzanne Lohberger, Gina Seitz, Bobbie Walker, Charlotte
Hefley.

Directors Absent: None


Visitors: None

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