SEPTEMBER 2017 MINUTES
KACSO EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING
September 21, 2017 – 10:00am
310 Hammons Dr.
Junction City, KS 66441
CALL TO ORDER:
Tom Weishaar, 1st (Vice-President), Spence Koehn, 4th (Parliamentarian), Kelly Johnson, 4th (Treasurer); Carly Feldhausen 3rd (Training); Kelsey Cox 18th (Public Relations) Stephanie Springer, 27th (Membership/Nominations); and Ryan Duckers, 29th (Secretary)
Chris Esquibel 29th (President) joins by phone conference
Mike Clark 21st also attends
Reading/Review of the Minutes:
Tom Weishaar (1st), called the meeting to order.
Minutes from August executive board meeting reviewed
Stephanie Springer (27th) moves to accept minutes as presented. Carly Feldhausen (3rd) seconds the motion. All in favor and motion approved
Treasurer’s Report – Kelly Johnson (4th):
Current balance of Lobbyist dues is $5,884.00 with a couple of checks received today that are not counted
July Treasurer’s Report
Report was distributed and reviewed with a July ending balance of $35,403.36.
Stephanie Springer (27th) moves to accept the report as presented and Spence Koehn (4th) seconds the motion. All in favor and motion approved.
Training – Carly Feldhausen (3rd):
Fall 2017 Marriott Junction City, KS on October 18-20 (Contract)
Met with hotel staff and confirmed menus for lunch and dinner. Breakfast included with the rooms
Agreed to do soda and bottled water on consumption
Confirmed hospitality room and libation for banquet
Discussion on dollar limit for hospitality room food, conference candy. Spence Koehn (4th) moves to set limit at $500. Stephanie Springer (27th) seconds the motion. All in favor and motion carried.
KACSO tumblers will be brought for sale and four will be used in the star giveaway.
Chris Mechler will be at conference. Chris will get appreciation plaque for presentation.
Spring 2018 Holiday Inn – Wichita, KS in April 4-6 (Contract)
Fall 2018 Prairie Band Casino – Mayetta, KS October 18-20 (Contract)
Spring 2019 Four Points – Manhattan, KS April 9-11 (Contract )
Legislative meeting was earlier this week with discussion on consolidation and raises
Brad and Chris met with lobbyist to further discussion of association direction
Brad went to sentencing commission meeting where effectiveness of dips and dunks, reduction of sentences on drug crimes were discussed
Chris spoke to Lt. Governor Colyer recently and talked about pay, JV reform and officer safety.
DL reinstatement fee is directed to fund the current budget and to pay increase
OJA will be at KACSO conference and want to talk about e-filing and a few other things
Public Relations - Kelsey Cox (18th):
Kelsey is finalizing vendor list for upcoming conference and will have all information and fees.
Kelsey unable to attend conference and requested assistance with dealing with vendors etc. Spence agreed to be point person with help from all board members.
Membership and Nomination - Stephanie Springer (27th):
Executive Board Nominations:
164 ballots have been returned to date for the upcoming election
Will have final count at conference and at this time looks like current positions will remain in place
Gun Raffle Fundraiser:
Mike Clark (21st) presents on findings of the study group and discusses basic numbers.
Agreement to look further into doing a six gun raffle with drawings monthly
Spence Koehn presents sample rules and tickets from other similar raffles
Review of suggested rules which Spence will type up and send to Chris for submission to Lobbyist and OJA
Regional Training Request for Money :
Discussed that requests can be submitted once a year for up to $300
Kevin Murray (21st) submitted a request for funding to provide Command Spanish Training
Kelly Johnson (4th) moves to approve up to $200 for this request. Carly Feldhausen (3rd) seconds the motion. All in favor and motion approved.
Chris discussed sending out correspondence to legislators at their homes prior to the legislative session.
$347.24 (real colors instrument) paid to National Curriculum and Training Institute Inc.
$124.20 mileage Tom Weishaar (1st)
$118.77 mileage Stephanie Springer (27th)
$122.04 mileage Kelsey Cox (18th)
Carly Feldhausen (3rd) moved to pay all bills as submitted. Ryan Duckers (29th) seconded the motion. All in favor and motion approved.
No new business
The next meeting with be on October 17, 2017 at 2:00pm in Junction City, KS.
Kelly Johnson(4th) made a motion to adjourn, Stephanie Springer (27th) seconded the motion. All in favor. Motion approved.