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GENESEE VALLEY REGIONAL MARKET AUTHORITY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING MINUTES

Date:  June 1, 2016

 

 

1.     Dave Martin called the meeting to order at 4:30 PM. Jack Moore took the chair and recommended a slate of officers. The slate of officers was moved by Jack Moore, seconded by Scott Osborn. Passed unanimously.

·       Dave Martin indicated that Justin Underwood retired and was moving to Indianapolis.

·       Dave Martin introduced Brendan Tydings, the new full time bookkeeper at the Market.

·       Dave Martin introduced 3 guest speakers to the Board:  Jim Trezise, President of the New York Wine and Grape Foundation, Dr. Susan Brown, Director of NYSAES and Susan Duffin, Director of Development at the New York Wine and Culinary Center who all provided a summation of how the grants to their organizations have been spent.

 

2.     Members present:  Jim Bourgoine, Jessica Holloway, Dan Kingston, Mark Lagoner, Dave Martin, Jack Moore, Scott Osborn, Richard Schilling, Stephen Starowitz, Rich Vercruysse, Joshua Watkins, Kevin King representing Commissioner Ball

 

Others present:  Ed Hansen, Kathy Burke, CPA, Jerry Mackey, Esq., Bill Mulligan, Jr., Brendan Tydings

 

3.     Minutes of the March 23, 2016 meeting were approved.  Moved by Richard Schilling, seconded by Stephen Starowitz. Passed unanimously.

 

4.     Reports of officers, committees and staff:

·       Rich Vercruysse and Mark Lagoner – Audit report – Check # 8899 to check # 9041 totaling $434,928.62. Moved by Jack Moore, seconded by Scott Osborn. Passed unanimously.

·       Kyle Edkin, CPA from EFPR Group reviewed 3/31/16 annual report. Revenue was up 7% and expenses were flat. Moved by Jack Moore, seconded by Richard Schilling. Passed unanimously.

·       Bill Mulligan, Jr. reviewed the Administrator’s report

 

5.     Unfinished Business

·       $100,000 to Cornell Tech Farm on hold

·       John August – land leases on hold

 

6.     New Business

·       Awarded bid for 4th building at 1861 Scottsville Rd. to BIG @ $881,979. Other bidders were LeFrois Builders @ $905,160 and Holdsworth-Klimowski @ $1,332,400. Moved by Richard Schilling, seconded by Stephen Starowitz. Passed unanimously.

·       Funding for the retirees healthcare trust is on hold – tabled

·       Approved Brendan Tydings as full time bookkeeper at the Market. Moved by Richard Schilling, seconded by Jack Moore. Passed unanimously.

·       Approved a farewell gift of $500 to Justin Underwood, the Market’s part time bookkeeper for the last 17 years. Moved by Richard Schilling, seconded by Jack Moore. Passed unanimously.

 

Meeting adjourned at 6:10 PM

 

Next board meeting date:  Thursday, 8/25/16 at 4:30 PM

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

William J. Mulligan, Jr.

Administrator

6/2/16