GRANT COUNTY CEMETERY
August 5, 2011
Chairman Darrin Figgins, Vice-Chairman Cecil Simpson, and Members Kathy
Olson, David Schell and Ronald Craft.
STAFF PRESENT: Sexton
Robert Brown and Secretary Paula Shapland
PUBLIC PRESENT: None
Chairman Figgins called
the meeting to order in the Commissioner?s Room of the Grant County Court House
at 12:00 noon.
David Schell moved, Kathy
Olson seconded, that the minutes of July 15, 2011 be approved after a
correction that David Schell was absent. Carried unanimously.
Chairman Figgins opened the public hearing for the 2012 Budget. Kathy Olson
moved, Cecil Simpson seconded, that the budget be approved as published.
Discussion: Board members discussed status of project to improve the new
section. There appears to be approximately 1,760 available spaces remaining in
the cemetery so there is time to develop the new section.
Backhoe: Sexton Brown
presented two quotes for a backhoe. Following discussion, Kathy Olson
moved, Ronald Craft seconded, that the backhoe with cab be purchased for
$36,200. Carried unanimously.
Memorial Request: Sexton Brown reported
that a former employee is in critical health and asked if a space could be
given for his burial. Following discussion, Kathy Olson moved, David Schell seconded, that a space be donated in lieu of a memorial donation. Carried
2010 Audit. Board
members review the 2010 Audit. There were no budget or cash basis violations.
The fee has increased to $1,900 for this audit so Cecil Simpson moved, Kathy
Olson seconded, that we shop for a auditor for the next audit. Carried
There being no
further business, Kathy Olson moved, David Schell seconded, that the meeting be
adjourned at 12:45 p.m.