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Board sets May meeting agenda

The Hardin County Ag Society set the next meeting for May 1, 2024 with the following agenda.

Agenda Topics

  1. Call to Order
  2. Guests (3–5-minute speaking time allotted)
  3. Correspondence – Solar Eclipse letter, PEP of Ohio Coverage Modifications letter, letter from the Hardin County Veterans’ Service Commission
  4. Minutes of last meeting 
  5. Financial Reports
  6. Bills to Approve
  7. Committee Reports:
    • Jr Fair Board Report
      • No May Meeting
    • Executive Committee
    • Strategic Planning
      • Meeting needs scheduled to review the Strategic Plan.
    • Development Committee
    • Grounds Committee
      • Cracked sewer line has been fixed at the caretaker’s house.
      • Update on Rest Room upgrades
      • Where are we with the new sound?
    • Camping Committee
      • The 12 vacant fair camping spots have been taken for this year, just waiting on their payments from sone.
      • The Cushman Club will start arriving on Sunday, May 12th.  Actual event starts Wednesday, May 15th.
      • We had 34 reserved camping spots for the Solar Eclipse.  12 of those were just paid parking spots.  There were 10 no shows.  Totalled $950.
    • Entertainment Committee
      • Face Painter for children’s tent
      • Saturday night’s entertainer has been announced – Rodney Adkins, with opener Bucky Covington.  Online ticket sales started April 26th.  There are 2 options: Grandstand seating at $25 and track seating/standing at $35.
      • Rob is working on a speaker for the Hour of Inspiration.
      • High School Band contracts will be sent this month for Tuesday night of the fair.
    • Livestock Committees
      • Vet contract and meeting with Diamond M.
      • Dairy Beef Feeder weigh in is Saturday, May 18th from 8-10:30am
      • Sheep Weigh in is scheduled for Saturday, June 8th from 8-9:30am
      • Goat Weigh in is scheduled for Saturday, June 8th from 10-11am
      • Judges are needed for Dairy, Dairy Beef, Beef and dogs.
    • Rides and Concessions
      • Vendor/Concession Applications are now available online for indoor and outdoor spaces.
    • Advertising/Sponsorship Committee
      • Sponsorship campaign continues
      • Award/Ribbon Sponsorship past due letters need to be sent.
    • Tech. Committee
    • Other Committees
      • Fair Book
      • Consignment Sale minutes from April 17th

Old Business:

  • Solar Eclipse update.
  • Judges are needed for all open class departments, except flowers.

New Business:

Our next monthly Board Meeting is Wednesday, June 5th at 7pm in the Community Building.