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July 27, 2016 Minutes

July 27, 2016 Minutes

The Board of Trustees of the Working Men’s Institute held a Special Meeting on July 27, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.

President Fred Frayser called the meeting to order. In attendance were Mr. Frayser, Treasurer Dan Busler, Trustee Tom Cullum, Trustee Connie Weinzapfel, President of the Friends of the Working Men’s Institute Ann Angle, Director Ryan Rokicki, and Margaret Scherzinger. Five members of the community was also present.

Mr. Frayser thanked all who helped with the recent work day. He also thanked all of the community members who have supported the Maclure School of Industry initiative.

The Joint Resolution for Transfer Pursuant to Ind. Code 36-1-11-8 that was accepted by the New Harmony Town Council was discussed. Ms. Weinzapfel stated for the record that the Town Council has agreed that the school property would revert back to the Town of New Harmony with no restrictions should the Working Men’s Institute decide not to use it. Mr. Busler moved to accept the agreement as presented. Mr. Cullum seconded. Accepted.

Ms. Weinzapfel then moved that Mr. Frayser sign the agreement on behalf of the Board of Trustees. Mr. Busler seconded. Accepted.

It was reported that Mr. Maudlin has been in contact with JoAnna Nixon from the Efroymson Fund and will be meeting soon to discuss future progress.

Mr. Busler requested setting more frequent meetings to facilitate more timely discussions and decisions.

Mr. Cullum agreed to arrange for two reputable mold remediation companies to inspect the school building.

Ms. Weinzapfel moved to adjourn. Mr. Busler seconded.