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Board Meeting Minutes - January 17, 2013


  • Jenie Lahmann, President (Morrisson-Reeves Library
  • Rob Tidrow, Vice President (Richmond Community Schools)
  • Pam Merchanthouse, Secretary (Friends Fellowship Community)
  • Dudley Fetzer (First Bank Richmond)
  • Bill Pendley (Potter's Wheel Bed and Breakfast)
  • Richard Peterson (Porter Advertising, LLC)
  • Beth Fields (Wayne County Government)
  • David Burton (Burton & Simpkin)
  • Tim Love (Reid Hospital and Health Care Services)
  • Aubrey Blue (Cope Environmental Center)
  • Jane Holman (Executive Director, WayNet.org, Ex-Officio)

Call to Order:

President Jenie Lahmann called the meeting to order at 12:00 p.m. in the Richmond Power and Light Conference Room.

Old Business:

The November 15, 2012, minutes were reviewed. Dudley Fetzer motioned acceptance of the minutes and Bill Pendley seconded the motion. It passed unanimously.

New Business:

Aubrey Blue, who will be filling Jody Johnson's vacated position, was introduced. After a brief welcome from each member in attendance, a motion was made to accept Aubrey Blue to fulfill the 2012-2014 term. Richard Peterson made a motion to approve and Rob Tidrow seconded. All were in favor.

The balance sheet was reviewed. Jane Holman advised we ended the year with a $2,274 deficit. Factors affecting this were discussed. Randy Baker made a motion to approve the balance sheet and it was seconded by Bill Pendley. All were in favor.

Jenie Lahmann presented a resolution, from MRL, which would clarify Jane Holman's employment. A lengthy discussion was held with one item, whether Jane is considered an exempt or non-exempt employee, still unanswered. This will be clarified at our next meeting. A motion was made to approve the resolution by David Burton and seconded by Dudley Fetzer. This motion received unanimous approval. (Resoultion: page 1 | page 2>

Jane has been called to jury duty next week so she will be out of the office.

Jane Holman gave a brief update of the activities and projects she has been involved in since our last meeting.


Being no further business, Jenie Lahmann asked for a motion to adjourn. Bill Pendley made the motion and Rob Tidrow seconded. All approved and the meeting was adjourned at 12:55 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Pam Merchanthouse, Secretary
January 18, 2013


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John M. Westcott started the Hoosier Drill Company in Milton, Indiana in 1858. The company grew and expanded into Richmond and eventually became part of the American Seeding Machine Company, which, in turn, became part of the International Harvester Company.