The Rock Port Tourism Board met Monday, November 6, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. at Rock Port City Hall. Members present were Mike Farmer, Holly Huntley, Tami Lansdown, Diana Liess, Angela Mace and Jody VanSickle. Members absent were Mandy Herron and Chris Shimmel.
Jody VanSickle called the meeting to order.
Mike Farmer moved to approve the meeting agenda. Tami Lansdown seconded. All votes aye.
Holly Huntley moved to approve the August 13, 2018, meeting minutes. Tami Lansdown seconded. All votes aye.
Mike Farmer moved to approve the August – October 2018 financials. Diana Liess seconded. All votes aye.
Old Fashioned Saturday Night had a good turnout. The only change that should be made next year for the ball drop would be to have the balls separated beforehand according to the number of age groups.
The Quilt Show/Vendor Market also had a great turnout. Overall there were 77 quilts entered, 170+ individuals who signed the guest book, and 25 vendor booths with an additional two food vendors. There were two groups who spoke, Watson Quilters and Piecemakers. Medals were presented to quilts over several categories.
The Wind Turbine Look-Out was discussed. Since there are plans to redo the landscaping, Holly Huntley moved to offer any donated items at the site back to the individuals who donated them. Angela Mace seconded. All votes aye.
A vacant position currently exists within the Tourism Board. Board members have decided to reach out to community members in search of interested individuals.
The next meeting date will be held Tuesday December 4, 2018, at 6:00 p.m.
The meeting was then adjourned.