2019-10-09 Minutes

Alpine CC Board Minutes
6:00 pm Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 at ACC

Present: Dorothy Brinckerhoff, Roger Irvin, Kristen Norris, John Scott, Joyce Long
Absent: Dena Elliott, 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 September. Accepted.

5. Preschool Report

Kristen reported that the school year is going well. The visit of the class to the fire department last week may be picked up for an article in the Tri-County News. Kristen has received a couple inquiries about potential students for the openings in the littles class.

Kristen discussed with the board one issue related to a parent. The board consulted on strategies for how to address the issue.

6. Procedure for preschool parents who don’t pass background check

The draft procedure for background checks was not presented as a candidate for approval by the board. Kristen forwarded to the board the draft she prepared several months ago.

7. Environmental Health concerns about the Center

Roger has not received the final report from the OSHA inspector, though he has had a phone conversation.

In the last week Kristen has had some ringing in her left ear and some dizziness, some symptoms she had last spring but not over the summer. Dorothy purchased new screens for the windows (to support the recommended additional fresh air circulation), but the screens arrived damaged during shipping, and are being replaced.

8. Prep for Holiday Festival (11/9)

John & Roger reconfirmed their volunteering for the 1:45-closing raffle table. Dorothy reported that the other elements (vendors, music, funky fashion show, food) are coming together on schedule. Preschool parents are preparing crafts for their booth.

9. Recycling Center abuse

Joyce offered no report of progress on configuration of video recorder to network.

10. 2012/2014 Trust Mgmt Grant Implementation

Dorothy offered no report of progress on the final report to Trust Mgmt.

11. New Business

Monroe is planning the Vino, Vintage, Victory wine event again for next spring, but now renamed to “Monroe Festival”. They are looking for sponsors,with sponsorship levels beginning at $100. Dorothy suggested that the board consider being a sponsor for next spring’s event.

Dorothy reported that the band concert/potluck event on 10/6/19 went well.

12. Proposed agenda for November

Lessons learned from 2019 Holiday Festival.

Preschool christmas program

13. Schedule

Holiday festival 11/9, ACC Board 11/13

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