Meg Hourihan (by phone)
Matt Lillard, General Manager
Several shareholders attended. No comments were offered.
Deb Steines moved, Ron Shems seconded.
Productive summer. Starting to gear up with seasonal departments and staff.
Ernie, long-time bookkeeper retiring. Will post to hire next week.
E-commerce being tested and will be launched in November.
APR due date is Sept. 30.
Pub has had a good summer and will shut down after foliage until December.
Will make some minor fixes to base box over the fall. Lighting, door sweeps, etc.
Website design is moving along, but slowly. Hope to launch by Nov. 1.
Chair lifts all OK, inspections went well. Bird land lift still has a few years.
New mower has been great and trails have a “good haircut.”
Drainage and culvert work has been very impressive and should make a difference on the hill, particularly with snow management.
The Finance Committee did not meet in September. Finances are as projected. No surprises and on budget.
?? for Birdcage
2 grant requests pending
Green and Gold events are being planned.
August campaign cabinet meeting
Campaign initiatives adjusted/reallocated to reflect lower skier services building costs and greater lift (Birdland), and snowmaking priorities.
Overall goals not changed. Minimum needs not changed. [RS1]
Annika Holtan moved to update and reallocate minimum needs for the Campaign (This motion does not change goals). Alan Bates seconded.
Annika Holtan moved to extend pledge period for an extra year to 2021 to allow for 5 full donor years. John Tobin seconded.
Annika Holtan moved to extend public phase (starting in December of 2017) to 2019. Matt Kenny seconded.
Deb Steines moved to approve the Board Development Committee Mission Statement. Meg Schultz seconded.
Deb presented and the Board discussed a proposed agenda for a Board retreat.
The Committee will be convened on Green and Gold to discuss Basebox plans and campaign funds. John Stetson will be involved.
Unlikely that deck and entryway will be built before the 2017-18 ski season. Still need permits from the town and state (Fire Safety).
Topics and plans for Green & Gold were discussed, including shareholder information sessions.
Topics will include campaign, operations, etc. Matt will have slide show of work over the summer and other highlights.
No action taken.
The Board adjourned at 10:00.
Manager’s Report 9.16.17