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Executive Meeting (July 2021)

July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Attending: Bill F, Simon L, Carolyn H, Cindy P, Nicole S, Rinah K
Not Present: Kazlyn B, Victoria S, Don L

  • Bill began the meeting @ 7:17pm
  • Thursday meeting went well
    • Good to see some faces, especially those not attending on Zoom.
  • August Meeting (Aug. 12)
    • $42 + $35 insurance for Beaver Lake location.
    • Stations?
      • Prep for winter – Don
      • Marketing – Werner?
        • Wax rendering
        • Product preparation
      • Treatment options for fall – Carolyn
      • Wasps – Kate F? Paul P?
      • What do you want to see the club doing in coming year? – Bill
      • Fair preparation – Irene/Alanna
    • Same location
  • September
    • Could have a location by then.
      • Glenlyon school has offered Beach Drive Campus. $2000 for the year.
        • No storage
        • Could try for Sept.
      • Not as convenient.
        • Saanich Community Church (Royal Oak)
        • $250 per meeting (4 hr)
        • No storage
        • Carolyn to followup on janitorial and availability.
      • Cindy to connect with PCS, Church of Nazarene and Citadel.
    • Bill won’t be here.
    • Meeting format depends on whether we have a location or not.
    • Perhaps we can hop to a few locations for Sep, Oct., etc.
    • Topics
      • Discuss possible new locations
      • Inventions and Contraptions
      • Saanich Fair wrapup
      • Winterizing
  • Saanich Fair
    • Victoria, Irene and Nairn are organizing.
    • Signup sheet may not have made it all around at July meeting.
  • Fees for 2022
    • Will depend on rent which will increase.
    • Propose $35.
    • About $15K in bank.
    • Iotron costs will increase.
      • Can we get things over there for a reasonable cost?
      • Are there other options?
      • Other groups got provincial funding.
  • Hartland permit use
    • Min $20 charge
    • Have to go to open face
    • Carolyn could do a “dump run” in her truck. (By donation.)
    • Perhaps once in spring and one late fall.
  • Outyards 2022
    • Need a new coordinator
    • Queesto is a great host
    • No locks on gates
    • Roads are degrading
    • Overgrowth
    • Small cars can bottom out
    • Will be interesting to see how hives do this year
    • Build an FAQ
      • Can compile emails previously sent out.
    • There were no cancelations this year, but not sold out.
    • Simon to identify piece of crown land he is aware of.
    • Queesto will advise where there is good fireweed.
  • Small Groups
    • Keep polling the groups to see if there is interest in small group meetings between the larger ones.
  • Meeting adjourned at 8:40pm


July 12
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Bill Fosdick
1902 High Park Pl
Victoria, BC Canada