KACSO EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING
April 12, 2016 – 2:00 p.m.
400 W. Douglas Ave. Wichita, KS 67202
AVI Private Dining Room
CALL TO ORDER:
Chris Esquibel, 29th (Interim President), Tom Weishaar, 1st (Vice-President), Jennifer Fogg, 1st (Secretary), Spence Koehn, 4th (Parliamentarian), Mike Clark, 21st (Training), Kelsey Cox, 18th (Interim Public Relations); Kelly Johnson, 4th (Treasurer); Cody McArthur, 3rd (Legislative)
Stephanie Springer, 27th (Membership/Nominations) was not in attendance
The Interim President, Chris Esquibel (29th), called the meeting to order.
Mike Clark (21st) made a motion to approve the minutes for the February 18, 2016 and March 17, 2016 board meeting, and Cody McArthur (3rd) second the motion; motion carried 8-0.
The budget at the end of February 2016 was $54,294.88, and the budget at the end of March 2016 and the end of the 1st quarter was $56,596.34.
An audit was completed by Ruth Wheeler (Court Administrator 5th) and Jean Halula-Dermann (29th) on March 29, 2016 and no issues were reported.
Ruth Wheeler was paid $134.40 for the audit, and was reimbursed $75.00 plus mileage.
Jean Halula-Dermann was paid $133.32 for the audit, and was reimbursed $75.00 plus mileage.
The lobbyist contribution total is $7,360.00.
Cody McArthur (3rd) made a motion to approve the February 2016, March 2016 and 1st quarter reports; Kelsey Cox (18th) second; motion carried 8-0.
Fall 2016 at the Holiday Inn in Overland Park on October 19-21 is under contract.
Spring 2017 at Prairie Band on April 19-21 is under contract.
Fall 2017 at the Junction City Marriott on October 18-20 in under contract.
This bill is dead, but is projected to return next year. DOC stated that they are starting to plan what they will submit for next year.
OJA was asked what their stance on this bill would be, and they stated that they wanted to wait and see what the Justices were going to do.
The board agreed that they would like to meet with OJA and the Justices to see what action Court Services should take, and possibly creating a committee to start forming a plan of action.
Go Daddy has KACSO’s domain name and needs to renew. The cost is $16.99 and will need to be paid by June 6, 2016.
Mike Clark (21st) made a motion to pay the $16.99 to renew KACSO’s domain name, and Spence Koehn (4th) second; motion carried 8-0.
Kelsey Cox (18th) will speak with district vendors regarding paying the annual fee to have their information posted on KACSO’s website.
The nominations for President; Treasurer; Training Chair; Parliamentarian; and Public Relations will need to be taken during the conference business meeting on April 14, 2016; and will continue until July 31, 2016.
A meeting was held in Topeka last week.
Went over SB367, and OJA will be putting together a summary of the bill to pass out to all the district chiefs. Not sure when this will be completed.
Stephanie Bunton and Helen Pedigo with OJA will be at conference April 13-14, 2016, and Patricia Henshaw and Justice Rosen with OJA will be at conference on April 14, 2016.
The KACSO Board will be putting money towards conference happy hour on Thursday night from 5-10pm. The board agreed that they would cover house brand liquor and domestic beer only, and the tab will be $500.00. Once $500.00 is met, the board should be notified and will consider upping the amount.
The conference 50/50 raffle money will be counted by KACSO Board members every night, and will be kept in a locked bag up at the front desk. A hotel staff member will pull the winning ticket.
Mike Clark (21st) requested for the KACSO Board to consider funding his self-defense training. 3 days of training would cost $450.00, and for 5 days of training it would cost $1,000.00. The certification would be valid for 3 years.
MOTION: Cody McArthur (3rd) made the motion that KACSO would pay $750.00 for Mike Clark (21st) to attend the NLETC training if co-sponsored by the 21st District, and that Mike Clark (21st) provide free training for KACSO members and for 1 KACSO conference per year for as long as he is certified.
$71.85 was spent for the CSO award.
$134.13 was spent on quill, certificate paper, sessions and nametags.
$42.62 was spent at Staples for invitation paper.
$49.00 was spent at US Postal.
Mike Clark (21st) moved and Spence Koehn (4th) seconded to pay all bills as submitted. Motion carried 8-0.