Chaparral Country Club
1260 Mohave Drive
Speaker: Regina Cobb, U.S. State Representative
Date: May 13th, 2015
Social Hour: 6:00pm
Dinner served at 6:30pm sharp! Cost is $15.00 per person
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President Rick Bastyr
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BOARD LUNCH MEETING – April 7, 2015
Call to Order
The regular meeting of the Board of Directors was held on Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at Scooters, 2750 Miracle Mile, Bullhead City, AZ. The meeting was called to order at 11:55 am by President Rick Bastyr.
President Rick Bastyr, Vice President Larry Adams, Treasurer Steve Bouman, Secretary John Caponetto, Directors Keith Parker and Catherine Lopez-Rajaniemi. Absent were Directors Terry Kreidel, Darryl Connella and Kim Camacho.
President Bastyr asked if everyone had read the Minutes of March’s Board Meeting. Everyone said they did. President Bastyr asked for a motion to approve the Minutes of March’s Board Meeting. Vice President Adams made a motion to approve the Minutes of March’s Board Meeting. Treasurer Bouman seconded the motion. All were in favor. Motion passed.
Treasurer Bouman reported on the current Treasurer’s Report to the Board. President Bastyr asked for a motion to approve the Treasurer’s Report. Vice President Adams made a motion to approved the Treasurer’s Report. Secretary Caponetto seconded the motion. All were in favor. Motion passed.
President Bastyr reported that we had around 1,000 to 1,200 people show up for the Home Show. We had 750 punch tickets. We ran out of punch tickets. They are going to have a meeting next Tuesday to finalize everything. Reading the survey forms, all the vendors want to come back next year. One of the complaints was they did not like punching the punch tickets.
President Bastyr said he was disappointed on the quality of work done by the students. Director Lopez-Rajaniemi wants to create more “hoopla” with the kids so that they can get more into it. Secretary Caponetto feels that maybe we should have an adult with the student so that they can direct them in their duties at the Home Show.
Treasurer Bouman reported that there will be a School Board meeting tonight. He also said that Director Lopez-Rajaniemi will be presenting the School with a check for $1,120 that was raised from entry fees collected at the classic car and truck show during the Home Show. The students also created the trophies for the car and truck show and judged the entries. There will be a press release on this presentation.
City Permit Fees
Vice President Adams said that there was no update on permit fees.
Vice President Adams talked about the TPT sales tax and said that it had passed. It also said that the Department of Revenue will be holding two meetings regarding the TPT sales tax on April 28 from 5:30 pm to 8pm, and on April 29 from 9:30am to 12pm. These meetings will be held at the City’s Council Chambers. He predicts that it will be a light crowd for these meetings.
Vice President Adams said that our guest speaker for tomorrow night’s dinner/meeting will be a representative from Arizona Department of Transportation.
Economic Recovery Committee
Vice President Adams said that the Economic Recovery Committee is back in business with a new slate of players. The Committee consists of the Board of Realtors, Mohave Valley Contractors Association, Mayor Brady and Brenda Richardson from the City, Chris Barton of the Chamber of Commerce, and Supervisor District 2, Hildy Angius. Vice President Adams said he will be meeting with the Board of Realtors April 15. The next meeting of the Economic Recovery Meeting will be held April 30. Vice President Adams said that he talked to Wendy Lewis in the Building Department about building permits and she said that there were 13 residential permits issued last year, and this year there are 22 residential permits issued.
Vice President Adams said he has talked to Supervisor Steve Moss and Supervisor Hildy Angius regarding changes that Mohave County is trying to do with the 2012 Building Codes. Vice President Adams said it’s the same battle that they have been battling for some time.
Secretary Caponetto told the Board he has sent out 28 second approach mailings to members who have not yet renewed their membership.
Construction Procurement Process
Vice President Adams said he received a letter written by Toby Orr, President of the Northwest Arizona Builders Association and Keith Toy, President of the Colorado River Building Industry Association, sent to the Arizona State School Facilities Board, regarding their method of hiring contractors for school district projects in Mohave County. They wanted Vice President Adams to present this letter and request approval to add the name of the Mohave Valley Contractors Association and the President name. Vice President Adams said he supports this letter.
President Bastyr asked the Board Members if there was anything else to be discussed. Seeing none, he entertained a motion to adjourn. Vice President Adams made a motion to adjourn and Secretary Caponetto seconded the motion. All were in favor. Motion passed. Meeting adjourned at 12:54 pm.
Laura L. Harrison
April 8, 2015