ROCHESTER MINNESOTA SENIOR SOFTBALL

BOARD MEETING

McQuillian Park

May 12, 2021


The meeting was called to order at 11:45 am by President Randy Kahl.


ROLL CALL

Board Members: Randy Kahl, Chuck Brand, Gary Oldenburg, Dave Warnke, Bill Sutter, Tom Kowalewski, Ben Borgen, Ernie Hain, John Bowron, Joe Koerner, Jim Goodman,  Bill VonWald. Jim Cook and Bobette Pronk.


Guests: None


SECRETARY’S REPORT:   The Secretary’s report for the April 14, 2021 meeting was e-mailed prior to the Board meeting for members to review.  Motion made by Chuck Brand, seconded and approved to accept the Secretary's Report.


TREASURER’S REPORT:   Treasurer Ernie Hain reported a balance of $4,709.19 in the RMSS account. There is $263.16 in the Designated account.  Motion made by Gary Oldenburg to put all the pool money in the designated fund now and moving forward. Seconded and approved.  Motion made by Ben Borgen, seconded  and carried to approve the treasurer's report.


WEBSITE REPORT:

Joe Koerner reported that Al DeLacy is helping him with the new website. It is almost complete but the calendar will take a little more time. Would like feedback on what he has out there and if it looks correct and all information is there that should be. The domain name has been transferred. Joe reported he had talked to Chuck Sibley about possibly playing one game down  at the Soliders Field. Ben Borgen will email him to see exactly what he has in mind.


PUBLIC RELATIONS REPORT:

Jim Cook reported we will have picnics after session two and session four only. Suggested we have pizza and beverages. New business cards will be ordered as well as new flyers.


SPECIAL ASSISTANT REPORT

Ben Borgen reported we have given out 93 new hats so far. We will keep the rest to sell at end of the season. He has very little merchandize left. The new jackets won't be here until July. No good news on dart and pool tournaments or Twins tickets.


SAFETY & RULES REPORT

Bill Sutter read the rule on interference to remind everyone what it states for further reference.


OLD BUSINESS:

1. A new battery has been put in the AED machine.


NEW BUSINESS:

1. We have five new players. Ernie has 97 registered players as of our meeting.


2. Banners are available.


3. Registration forms are available.


4. We are in great shape for equipment.


5. Draft for the second session will take place June 2. Managers can discuss if they want to change it to June 7. Next session Thrivent and Prime Time will sit out. Edward Jones has requested to sit out the third session.


Next meeting July 7 at 11:30 pm. Place will depend on the weather.


Motion to adjourn the meeting at 12:30 pm by Jim Cook, seconded  and approved.


Respectfully submitted electronically,

Bobette Pronk

RMSS Secretary


Any comments or concerns regarding these minutes should be directed to the League Coordinator. You are also encouraged to attend the RMSS board meetings to voice your comments and concerns.