2016-12-12 Minutes

Alpine CC Board Minutes
6:00 pm Monday, December 12th, 2016 at ACC

Present: Joyce Long, Dena Elliott, Roger Irvin, John Scott, Dorothy Brinckerhoff, Charlene Opheim
Absent: Rachelle Payne

1. Discuss & approve minutes of the previous meeting

2. Review board email votes since last meeting


3. Prioritize Agenda

4. Financial Report

The board reviewed the financial reports for October and November. Accepted.

5. Preschool Report

Charlene reported that the Christmas program is scheduled for this Wednesday (12/14) 6:30 and Thursday 5:30. They had a parent meeting last week, with info about the coming events and creating some Christmas program crafts.

There was someone in the building Wednesday evening 12/6 who left some juvenile-style graffiti on some preschool materials. Joyce will follow up on some hints to encourage better supervision of young visitors.

6. Background Checks for Volunteers

The Board discussed how this project has stalled. Joyce contacted the school district’s vendor during November and got some confusing information. Joyce will follow up with vendor; John will follow up with district.

7. Funding Bi-Literacy Program and Scholarships

Dorothy & Joyce had a phone conversation with a Ford Family Foundation representative on 11/29 with follow-up questions about our grant application. The rep said to expect a response before Christmas.

8. Recycling Center abuse

The Board discussed John’s concerns about the risks of exposing systems like this video recorder to the public internet. Joyce will set it up to be accessible from within the ACC network.

Concrete pad for under the bin. Tabled

9. Right to Tow Sign

Posting a warning at our parking area. Tabled.

10. 2012/2014 Trust Mgmt Grant Implementation

Dorothy reported that the Preschool sign design has gone to signage vendor for quote.

11. Partnership for a Strong Community sharing tree

Dena reported that Umpqua Bank changed how they managed the program this year, in a way that didn’t rely as heavily on public participation.

12. Lessons learned from Holiday Festival

Dorothy reported that the Festival went very well this year. The report from the new first-year vendors was positive. Raffle and kitchen efforts were all positive.

13. Volunteer recognition event planning

The Board discussed the timing, who and how to invite, what to serve, what to ask others to provide. Feb 4th at the regular time for our monthly dinner. We will provide pasta main course and cake.

14. So. Benton Community Advisory Group (SBAG) for M. Hull bequest

No news.

15. Tri-County Non-profit Networking group

Dorothy has attended these monthly meetings in the past. She reminded the board of the group and the resource it represents.

16. Free library

Dorothy reported that two Alpine residents and ACC volunteers have ask leave to build and put out a miniature free library kiosk outside the center. The Board discussed and accepted the offer.

17. New Business


18. Proposed agenda for January

Volunteer recognition dinner

Background checks

Right-to-tow signage

19. Schedule

ACC Board 1/11, Volunteer recognition dinner 2/4, Plan for July LDS work day, 4/12/17

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