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June 8, 2017 Minutes

The Board of Trustees of the Working Men’s Institute met on June 8, 2017, at 4:30 p.m.

President Fred Frayser called the meeting to order. In attendance were Mr. Frayser, Treasurer
Kenyon Bailey, Vice-President Nathan Mauldin (via phone), Friends of the Working Men’s
Institute President Ann Angle, Director Ryan Rokicki, and Margaret Scherzinger. One patron
was also present.

Minutes of the May 11, 2017 meeting had been sent electronically. Mr. Bailey moved
to accept the minutes as presented. Mr. Mauldin seconded. Accepted.

Mr. Bailey presented the Treasurer’s Report. Mr. Mauldin moved to accept the Treasurer’s
Report and hold it for audit. Mr. Bailey seconded. Accepted.

Friends of the WMI ~ Mrs. Angle reported that the 2017-2018 officers are:
President Katie Reineke,
Vice-President Taylor Horsley,
Treasurer Christine Crews, and
Secretary Jeanne Maudlin.

Ben Nicholson will be giving the Fourth of July 4 address. The Chili Cook-Off is slated for October 21.

In Old Business

Special Projects Committee ~ Mr. Frayser drafted a letter to the Town Board as instructed in the Special Meeting on May 25, 2017, but it has not been delivered. Mr. Cullum and Mr. Frayser have been working with Johnson Control concerning the chiller in the school. It has been estimated that $50,000-$60,000 would be needed to repair the chiller, while replacing it would cost an estimated $130,000. Discussion focussed on replacement. The air conditioning must be operating before mold remediation can occur. Mr. Frayser reported that the quote for insurance on the building should be ready next week. Mr. Maudlin moved to forward the above mentioned letter to the Town Board. Mr. Bailey seconded. Accepted.

The Audit Report from the State Board of Accounts has been received and is favorable.

New Business

It was reported that the WMI has been featured in the Visit New Harmony ad.

Director’s Report ~ see attached

Mr. Rokicki presented the claims. Mr. Maudlin moved to accept the claims. Mr. Bailey seconded. Accepted.

With no further business, the meeting was adjourned.