Board of Director's Happenings
September 6, 1984:
Voted to improve money management-Combined three separate classifications into one in the Checking account: Established the Petty Cash fund with defined limitations and accountability responsibility.
Plans for the Open House, September 30 are finalized; Invitations are to be sent September 17th.
The Annual Fall Dinner meeting will be held November 4.
Voted to have the Colburn Book, The Story of Ypsilanti, reprinted by McNaughton & Gunn of Saline. 250 copies wil be ordered. Current inventory is 2.
October 4, 1984:
Insurance for all locations (Museum contents, Lewis House and contents, and liability at both locations and Towner House was discussed. New agent and carrier approved-For better coverage which is fully detailed and no more expensive.
Annual Fall Dinner meeting finalized. Final ticket count must be in October 28.
November 1, 1984:
Final billing from Durant Construction Co., was approved for payment.
Arthur Howard, Trustee for the Lewis House, was voted a Member of the Board of Directors.
Reprint of the Colburn Book is about complete, it was voted to sell the book at a pre-publication price of $7.50 until December 31, 1984. After that date the price will be $10.00.
Doris Milliman, Marion Vorce and George McCreedy were appointed to nominate three Board Members for 1985. President Gauntlett announced the receipt of a Gift from the Estate of Evangeline Lewis.
December 6, 1985:
The Nominating Committee has chosen Mike Miller, Terry Towler and Gordon Cahours as Board Candidates. Art Howard reported on the Lewis House-it is decorated for Christmas, new outside yard light is installed, and the fence has been repaired.
Plans for the Christmas Open House are finalized.
The Annual Business Meeting will be held January 20, 1985.