of Museum Board Meeting
at the Museum
Jackie Playter, Councillor Tom Vegh, Ross Caister, Jean Ede, Juli
Playter, Lloyd Robertson, Beth Sinyard
Shawn Turner, Billie Locke, Whitney Broydell
1. Call to
The meeting was called to order
at 7:30 p.m.
21, 2016 Minutes:
to adopt minutes by Jean Ede, seconded Billie Locke. Carried.
Sump pump/back flow preventer:
Jason explained that the basement flood was caused by rain from
the roof. A backflow preventer would not have worked and a sump pump would not
have worked either. There was excessive water and a plugged drain. A blockage
was cleared but a scope can’t go all the way because of a bend in the road.
The road may need to be dug up.
3.2 Non museum programs/security issues:
Funtastic French is a Saturday course running here from
12noon-1:30p.m. until March 12.
3.3 Collections Policy:
• Reviewed 2016. There are no problems with it.
4. Correspondence and Communication:
Canada’s History, February/March 2016
to receive correspondence by Lloyd Robertson, seconded by Ross Caister.
5. Financial Report: Not available
Report and Recent Acquisitions:
Report was reviewed.
Attendance is 99.
volunteers and staff took the First Aid and CPR Training.
Tours will be proceeding in the Spring despite Old Town Hall being postponed
storage cabinets are being ordered through Procurement. Mobile storage is on hold
pending a decision whether Council needs to approve it. Becky is looking into
Day was super with 102 visitors in four hours.
that Dave Rudkin is retiring from the ROM. Should we have a wine and cheese
Break March 15-19
– Paint an Object Day
– Snowflake Tea Party
free games, crafts and activities
– Ukrainian Easter Eggs.
Easter Fun, Saturday March 26.
Motion to accept Curator’s
Report by Jean Ede, seconded by Lloyd Robertson. Carried.
Friends of the Museum Report
We have one new volunteer, Kathryn.
Family Day was well attended.
March Break schedule was circulated.
Help is needed for Easter. Publicize photos with Bunny.
of the policy were circulated.
Next Meeting date: April 21, 2016
The meeting was adjourned on a motion by Jean Ede at 8:00p.m.
1. Call to
3. Minutes February
arising from the Minutes:
museum programs/security issues – keep on agenda to monitor
4.2 Fire Hall
Proposal and Master Plan
4.3 D. Rudkin
Report and New Acquisitions
of the Museum Report
9.1 Next policy
9.2 New donation(s)
9.3 Mobile shelving
motion to approve spending the reserve funds
Meeting: May 19, 2016