KACSO EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING
February 15th, 2018 10:00am
Shawnee County Library
1515 SW 10th Ave.
Topeka, KS 66604
CALL TO ORDER:
Chris Esquibel 29th (President); Spence Koehn, 4th (Parliamentarian); Kelly Johnson, 4th (Treasurer); Brad Schuh 3rd (Legislative); Carly Feldhausen 3rd (Training); Stephanie Springer, 27th (Membership and Nominations); Ryan Duckers 29th Secretary
Chris Esquibel (29th) calls the meeting to order
Review of January 2018 minutes. Corrections were made to the original sent out. Kelly Johnson (4th) moves to approve the minutes as submitted and Carly Feldhausen (3rd) seconds the motion. All in favor and motion to accept minutes approved.
Submitted with an ending balance of $24,741.28.
Spence Koehn (4th) moves to approve the reports as submitted and Carly Feldhausen (3rd) seconds the motion. All in favor and motion approved.
Judge Fleetwood was asked and has agreed to do the welcome at spring conference. Need to check back with Sedgwick Co. about doing the introduction.
Chris will reach out to Tom about getting someone for the presentation of the colors.
Will add info regarding hotel hospitality night to the conference booklet.
Agreed to do the 50/50 pot again and hold the drawing on Friday morning at breakfast.
Agreed to use 5 KACSO tumblers as prizes at the conference for session attendance.
Decided to not rent a shuttle for evening transportation.
Hospitality room will be Wednesday from 7pm – 10pm and Thursday from 8pm- 10pm
Menus were distributed and agreed that Stephanie would look at the options in the next week and send out recommendations.
Mike Clark will be presenting at the conference and has asked if the board is willing to waive conference fees or pay him mileage.
Fall 2018 Prairie Band Casino – Mayetta, KS October 17-19 (Contract)
Spring 2019 Four Points – Manhattan, KS April 10-12 (Contract )
Fall 2019 – Still looking at possible options. Site visit will be done at the KS Star Casino in Mulvane following the board meeting on 3/8/18.
Committee met earlier in the week and discussed some new bills that will be introduced.
Possible increase in penalties for Vehicular Manslaughter.
Hearing on SB 367 regarding JV detention
Looking at lowering penalties on Marijuana laws and doing away with registration for drug offenders.
Possibility directing some money from SB 123 to diversion programs
Justice Nuss advised that the budget request has been pushed on to full committee for a vote.
Lunch with the Rural Caucus went well and Mike Clark did an excellent job of speaking.
Next meeting is scheduled for 3/13/18.
As of this day, all but 16 tickets have been sold. Those tickets have already been re-sent for sale with indications that they are sold.
Only one ticket is unaccounted for at this time, but all money is accounted for.
First drawing to be held at the end of February
$177.90 – Stephanie Springer (Mileage and Postage)
$60.99 – Mike Clark ( Mileage to Topeka for Rural Caucus)
Spence Koehn (4th) moves to pay all bills as submitted. Brad Schuh (3rd) seconds the motion. All in favor and none opposed. Motion approved.