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Agenda set for August meeting

The Hardin County Ag Society set the next meeting for August 2, 2023 with the following agenda.

The Hardin County Ag Society set the next meeting for August 2, 2023 with the following agenda.

Agenda Topics

  1. Call to Order
  2. Guests (3–5-minute speaking time allotted)
  3. Correspondence –
  4. Minutes of last meeting  
  5. Financial Reports –
  6. Bills to Approve
  7. Committee Reports:
    • Executive Committee
      • Melinda Ledley and Kathy Hord were hired as fair office assistants.
    • Strategic Planning
    • Development Committee
    • Grounds Committee
      • Fair Workday is scheduled for this Saturday, August 5th – starting at 8:30am in the Arts/Crafts Building painting.
      • Fire Extinguishers and hoods being inspected this month.
    • Camping Committee
      • Fair camping renters can pick up their hang tags and wristbands in the Fair Office starting Monday, August 7th.
    • Entertainment Committee
      • Contracts needed for Shifferly Road Band and DJ for some dance parties.
      • Contracts for pit workers and grandstand workers are all set.
    • Livestock Committees
      • Rabbit tattooing is scheduled for this Saturday, August 5th, 9-11am
      • Livestock optional rules
    • Rides and Concessions
      • Vendor/Concession Applications are available online.
      • Invoices were sent for those not paid, awaiting payment for some.
    • JR Fair Board Report
    • Advertising/Sponsorship Committee
      • Awaiting payment for some sponsorships.
    • Tech. Committee
    • Other Committees
      • 2023 Fair book is on our website, hard copies are in the fair office – one per family.
      • Reverse Raffle update
    • Old Business:
      • Sound for the grounds – update
      • The audit for 2021 and 2022 continues.
      • The Emergency Management meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, August 16th at 6pm in the Grange Restaurant.  The Arts/Crafts building will be set up after this meeting for the fair.  Jake Burgbacher has agreed to schedule the EMS for the fair.
      • Open Class entries can now be made online or in the fair office.  Deadline for those entries is Friday, August 25th.
      • Needing assistance with your online Open Class entry, stop by the Fair Office starting Monday, August 7th – when the Fair Office will start to be open from Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm. 
      • Season tickets, day passes, and grandstand tickets can be purchased online and must be done online, even if you need assistance from the Fair Office.
      • Regular Fair workday for the fair with the JR Fair Board is scheduled for Saturday, August 19th, starting at 8:30am.
    • New Business:
      • Golf carts needed for anyone else – last chance to request!

Our next monthly Board Meeting is Wednesday, August 30th at 7pm in the Community Building.  This is one week earlier due to the fair.