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Jan 09, 2017



January 9, 2017

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Board members in attendance: Pam Burke, Bonnie Gerner, Judy Gill,  Craig Kamholz, Ken Rankin, Dean Reeson, and Sue Rieder

Others in attendance: Julene Elmer and Sue Hellenbrand


Craig Kamholz called the budget meeting to order at 6:40 PM


Announcements/Discussion: Meeting dates for 2017 and January 2018 were discussed. Proposed calendar will be available at the January Ag Chest Meeting for discussion. Discussed that an audit of the treasurer’s book should be done every 2 years; before the election of the treasurer.


Old Business: None brought forward.


New Business: Pam Burke presented printed copies of the past budgets and expenses.


2017 Budget Categories: 

Donations                                                           $ 4,500                                                                 

Events                                                                 $60,000                                  

Insurance                                                            $ 4,000

Dairy Days                                                           $ 2,000                                 

Meetings                                                             $    125                  

Office Expense                                                 $ 1,200                                                                    

Promotions/Queens Program                             $ 9,000

Scholarships                                                       $ 5,000   

Trailer Expense                                                 $16,000                                                                  

State Fair                                                             $ 2,500                 

TOTAL 2017 BUDGET                                       $104,325             



Additional Discussion: Craig Kamholz will look into why insurance costs are up. There is money leftover in the Dairy Day account. The Ag Chest will clarify money to be paid to Wisconsin State Fair Livestock exhibitors. Storage rental should be a line item in the budget. Discussed donation from plat book sales. Sue Rieder and Heidi Kassebaum will make a Green County Ag Chest Facebook page.

Pam Burke reported $32,443.67 in the checking account, $16,169.58 in the BOTF account, $2,279 in the Jeglum account and $1,784.69 in the Dairy Days account.


A motion to adjourn was made by Judy Gill and seconded by Bonnie Gerner. Motion carried.

Meeting adjourned at 8:20 PM.


Respectfully submitted by,

Sue Rieder, Ag Chest Secretary

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