Meeting Minutes

September 10, 2019 – Unapproved Minutes

The September meeting of the Liberal Area Civic Group was held on September 10, 2019. Thirteen members attended the meeting which was called to order by President Mary Toney at 7:00 PM. Mrs. Toney asked for a reading of the previous minutes, and upon hearing them read by Secretary Sally Fast, declared them approved.

Next Sally Fast gave the Treasurer’s report. She stated the checking account held $5,593.40 and the CD held $8,353.94.

The event T-shirts for Prairie Days were given to those who had purchased/sold them. This year 25 advertisers are listed on the shirts, with 50 shirts sold to date. Shirts can be purchased up to the date of the Festival.

Final details of the Fall Festival were then discussed. Mrs. Toney distributed the packets for each event to the proper chairman. Raffle tickets along with a list of prizes were also handed out. Workers were given the opportunity to sign up to sell raffle tickets. Mrs. Toney reviewed the mailer with the members in preparation of distribution. Vendors, tent and other items were discussed.

An update on the Shiloh School Celebration, to be held October 19, was given.
Mrs. Toney reminded the membership of the need for desserts and ice cream entries for the Horse Pull Concession Stand.

With no other business to be conducted, the President set the next meeting for October 15 and adjourned the meeting at 7:42 PM.


August 13, 2019

The monthly meeting of the Liberal Area Civic Group was held on August 13 2019. Twelve members attended the meeting which was called to order by President Mary Toney at 7:05 PM. Mrs. Toney asked for a reading of the previous minutes, and upon hearing them read by Secretary Sally Fast, declared them approved.

Next Treasurer Jacqui Nichols gave the Treasurer’s Report. She stated the checking account held $9,330.81 and the CD held $8,353.94. She gave balances for specific projects and expenditures.

The event T-shirts for Prairie Days was the first item for discussion. A drawing made by Bill Keltner of the Walser home in Catalpa Park was approved. The shirts will be Dark Heather with white lettering and can be preordered until August 31. Businesses or individuals may participate in sponsoring the shirts and will have their name listed on the back of each shirt. Deadline for sponsoring is also August 31.

The Fall Festival was then discussed. Items and workings for the raffle were decided upon, and a committee was formed to proceed with the details. It was announced the Junior Class will provide the concessions for the Garden Tractor Pull which will follow the evening entertainment. A discussion followed regarding bicycles, skate boards, dogs and other possible hazards during the fair. Bill Keltner made a motion to post signs limiting use of bicycles and skateboards on sidewalks and the roped off section of Main Street the day of the fair. Carol Gaines seconded the motion and the motion passed with all in favor. Deryle Rotramel announced signs for the Festival were ready to be hung. The schedule of events for the day as well as under the tent was presented by the President and approved by the group.

Sheri Keltner stated the Civic Group would be serving drinks and providing the PA system for the Shiloh School Celebration on October 19.

With no other business to discuss Mrs. Toney set the next meeting for September 10, 2019 and adjourned the meeting at 7:59 PM.