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GRAHA Board Minutes March 2017

04/19/2017, 1:15pm CDT
By Chad Sterle

GRAHA General Meeting

Minutes from March 6, 2017

IRA Civic Center



Board members present included Sean Colter, Trent Klatt, Dave Kuschel, Chris Henrichsen, Peter Miskovich, Mark Butterfield, Brad Hyduke,  and Jeremy Carlson,


Others in attendance were Colleen Forrest, Jody Namyst from the YMCA, and Monica Beightly from GRABA.


GRABA presented the pickleball request for a donation as a basketball fundraiser, including a spaghetti feed, for their spring campaign which will be held September 2017.  It’s open to the public and will be earmarked for lighting at the basketball court.  No action was taken and it was table for the April meeting. 


Next a gambling update was presented by Brad Hyduke in Dale Christy’s absence.  Motion was made to approve the Charitable Gambling Monthly Report, as well as,  the Charitable Gambling  Monthly Budget and the February check register.  Motion was made by Dave Kuschel, seconded by Brad Hyduke which passed unanimously to approve all reports.


Next Brad Hyduke discussed an upgrade for locker rooms. This will be addressed at a future Board meeting.


Next a Treasurer’s Report was presented by Chris Henrichsen.  The Board was presented with and reviewed the Profit and Loss statements and Balance Sheets and Check Register. Motion was made by Peter Miskovich, seconded by Jeremy Carlson, to approve all documents.


A general conversation about coaching applications.  The process is presently open and we are receiving applications at the present time. 


Trent Klatt addressed having an outdoor game versus Wayzata on February 2, 2018.  All Wayzata teams will be in attendance. 


Sean Colter gave an update regarding the Walleye Shootout Fishing Tournament. Presently there are 67 teams signed up.  Checks are being deposited.  Sean addressed at the present time we are having problems finding sponsors due to there being many community requests for like donations.  We will keep working on this matter to try to identify other sponsorship avenues.


Trent Klatt made a request for $2,000 to help defray costs for the high school team attending the State High School Hockey Tournament.  Motion was made by Peter Miskovich, seconded by Chris Henrichsen which passed unanimously to approve the request.


Next Colleen Forrest addressed tournament advertising which started in May.  There was a general conversation about modifying our election process and working on our current bylaws.  A meeting will be scheduled in the future to address these matters.


Meeting adjourned at 7:15 p.m.

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