Attending: Dale Greene, Dave Gillespie, Barb Gillespie, Clint Nicholson, Grant Hillen, Gale Belgarde Sr., Steve Klappenbach, Dave Ivy, James Mullen, Kevin DaVault and Kevin Elmore.
Correspondence: Thank you from Bonner Water Festival.
Minutes of 1-24-18: Read by Dale G. Motion to accept by Clint N., 2nd Steve K. Unanimous.
Mack of the Month for February so far: Tom Mahler 16.74# 33”.
Treasurer’s Report: Dave G. reports $46,298.96 checking, $2,120.11 Egg Fund and $6,184.88 in Record Fund CD.
Newsletter: Wally Dawg and Randy Schell obituaries. No new ads ready yet.
Scales: Kevin Elmore will get the scales from Holiday Shores, Odies, Captn’s Table and both South Ends and have been certified.
By Laws: Scheduled for next board meeting, not enough time.
Discuss other places for meetings: Jalapenos?
Owner of Mark’s Marine expressed support and said would be supporting original established clubs on LPO and CDA lakes.
Discussed pros and cons.
Motion by Clint N. to keep both out of our Derbies and Club Membership for 2018. Board to re-evaluate in 2019. 2nd by Kevin DaVault. All ten present voted yea.
Grant Hillen has been talking with Bonner County Museum Curator Cassie Marler about an LPOIC historical display during spring derby.
Steve K. motion Youth Division stays the same as before. 2nd Kevin D. Unanimous.
Steve K. motion Junior Division same as last Fall Derby with a seperate Mack and Rainbow split three places each. 2nd James M. Unanimous.
Clint N. Rainbow Division motion as follows: 31” minimum, no challenge, 5 places $4000, $2500, $1500, $750, $500. $2000 member bonus split evenly among placing members, no placing, no payout. Steve K. 2nd. 8 for, 2 against, Dave G. and Kevin E.
Dale G. Mack Division motion as follows: $150 Mack of Day, 10 places in Mack division $1200, $800, $600, $400,$200, 6-10 $100 each. Clint N. 2nd. Unanimous.
Next Members Meeting 3-14-18 at Connie’s Cafe at 6:30 PM. Silver Platter recipient vote.
Next Board Meeting 3-28-18 at Connie’s Cafe at 6:30 PM.