First phase of construction is done at Tungsten. Antelope plant is a go. McGuiness 3 is the next in line for Construction.
New Marketing ideas: none Vets Memorial:
Ray Williams showed several ideas for the Memorial Statue, and it was suggested to put it down at the Visitors Center. Motion to be in support of the kneeling Soldier and placing it on the bank at the Visitors Center, moved by Frank Whitman, seconded by Kara Lenox, motion carried.
NEW BUSINESS:Billboard at Middlegate: Corrie had mentioned that she was putting in for a grant with Lander County C & T$2700.00.
Dee Helming made up a list of Chamber office Duties, and it was reviewed by the Board. Since Corrie tendered her resignation, this is no longer under discussion for now. The list will be given to the next employee.
Car Show: letters are out, working on insurance and permits, things are moving along.
The Son’s of the Cvivil War are already booked for this year on the 4th, this is tabled for now.
Frank Whitman will hear from them after the fur sale
No go this year due to government hiring freeze, but still on the three year plan.
Dee Helming volunteered to take it to town with her to see about getting the corners stitched….this is still the plan.
All grants are turned in;
Lander County 14000.00
Lander County C & T.Grants applied for :
Car Show- 2500.
Travel Nevada Grants due buy April 21, 2017.
Audit: Still looking, suggested Julie Mills or Grace Kemp.
Street Banners: Still working with Kitty Nash on this one.
Austin Beautification fund/Community signs:
Corrie is still working on painting signs for Charlie Vaughn and Frank Whitman and will move the sign to Reese River as soon as the ground thaws.
For the Good of the Community and area: Need to put out an ad for a new employee and post it immediately in the Post Office.
Public Comment for any item not covered on the agenda: Ray Williams reports that Nevada Mag did an interview with Jenni on Rural restaurants on Highway 50