Industrial Development Authority of Lewis County Missouri

Industrial Development Authority of Lewis County – June 27, 2023 MINUTES


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Industrial Development Authority of Lewis County 
Regular Board Meeting June 27, 2023

Members Present: Steve Ayers, Kim Schneider, Robert Miller, Randy Sharpe, Dan Griesbaum, Jim Ellison, Chris Huebotter, Jeff O’Brien, and Jeff Janney

Others Present: Director Ralph Martin, Kathy Munzlinger 

Members Absent:
Quorum: Yes 

Call to Order: 
The Regular Board Meeting of the Lewis County IDA was called to order on 27 June 2023 at 5:00 p.m. by President S Ayers. 

Guests: Jordan and Shalise Steidenger with Hebrew Coffee presented a presentation of the plan they have for developing a Hebrew’s coffee shop in Canton on the strip by County Market. We had already gave an option to Heather Reis, Director Martin is to get ahold of her and see where she is with her venture along with looking into the title and easements on said property. 

Minutes: 
Minutes of the previous meeting 14 March 20223 were presented. 

。 J O’Brien made the motion to accept the minutes as presented from 14 March 2023, seconded by K Schneider. Motion carries unanimously 9 to 0. 

Financials: as presented, including: 

1. Treasures Report 

March 2023 through May 2023 Profit and Loss Report 

March 2023 through May 2023 Balance Sheet 

March 2023 through May 2023 Transaction Report 

2. Tipping Fee Report: 

Director Martin informed the board of the recent tipping fee reports as presented. It is up 14.8 percent for the year.
       
o Motion to accept the financial reports by D Griesbaum, seconded by J O’Brien. Motion carries unanimously 9 to 0.

Old Business: 

1. Missouri Revised Statutes Section 349.045: Director Martin updated the board on Representative Sharpe’s efforts to take care of this. Representative Sharpe filed a bill last session and Director Martin testified but had problems in the senate. Director Martin spoke with Senator O’Laughlin concerning this during a recent meeting.
 

2. Work Keys Testing Monies: Director Martin updated the board on some recent graduates from Highland and Canton who received platinum cords for their testing results, Lewis County will also be recognized this year at a conference in Nashville, TN.

3. Bank of Monticello: Director Martin informed the board of his findings pertaining to the unprotected funds. United State Bank has a Demand Market Place program that is available to move money into. 

New Business: 

1. Closed Session per Legal Action and Real Estate as defined in Section 610.021.1 and .2  RSMO.: 

1. Motion to close meeting pursuant to MO Rev Statues section 610.021.2 and .3 for discussion of Real Estate and Personal Information reasons at 5:50 pm by J O’Brien, seconded by C Huebotter. Roll Call Vote: 

J Janney – Yes 
J Ellison – Yes 
C Huebotter – Yes 
J O’Brien – Yes 
S Ayers – Yes 
D Griesbaum – Yes
K Schnieder – Yes 
R Miller – Yes 
R Sharpe – Yes 

Motion to leave closes session by J O’Brien, seconded by D Griesbaum. Roll call vote: 

J Janney – Yes 
J Ellison – Yes 
C Huebotter – Yes  
J O’Brien – Yes 
D Griesbaum – Yes 
K Schnieder – Yes 
S Ayers – Yes 
R Miller – Yes 
R Sharpe – Yes 

2. Officers elected: current officers President -Steve Ayers, Vice President- Jeff Janney, Secretary- Jim Ellison, Treasurer- R Sharpe. 

  • Motion by D Griesbaum, seconded by C Huebotter, to reelect the current slate of officers to another term. Motion carries 9 to 0. 

3. NECAC Back to School Backpack: Director Martin informed the board of the recent request for a donation, we have supported this endeavor in year’s past, for this year’s program. 

  • Motion by D Griesbaum, seconded by K Schnieder, to donate $250.00 to the program. 

 4. Captain Carp Fertilizer: Director Martin reported of his recent meeting with Micheal Owsley concerning their current interest in the Tri-State Fertilizer and Owls Nest properties for a possible venture. 

5. Zoom Meeting Information: Director Martin led a discussion of our recent Zoom Meeting and how everyone felt it went. Comments were favorable. 

6. Summary Budget: Director Martin informed the board that we will need to amend the budget this  year due to the salary increase for this year. 

  • Motion by J O’Brien, seconded by D Griesbaum, to approve the necessary changes to the summary budget to reflect the increase in salaries for this year. Motion carried 9 to 0. 

Next meeting will be on Tuesday 12 September 2023 at 5:00 p.m. 

Adjournment: No further business appearing the meeting was adjourned, motion made by D Griesbaum and seconded by R Miller, by unanimous consent at 6:19 pm. 

Respectfully submitted by 

James E. Ellison, Secretary 

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