General Meeting December 1, 2015
Location and Time:
  Meeting held at Carroll County Office Building, 225 N. Center Street, Room 003-004 Lower Level, Westminster, MD and called to order at 7:35 by Darlene Welsh, President.
  Lynda Arnold, Janet Breeding, Carolyn Garber, Peggy Miller, Dave Radcliffe, Darlene Welsh, Tina Shupp.
Volunteer Hours
  November 2015: 105 hours
Secretary's Report:
  Motion to approve minutes of November 3, 2015 by Peggy Miller; second by Lynda Arnold. Motion passed.
Treasurer’s Report:
  Report for November 2015. View Here
Equestrian Center Report: Darlene Welsh
  “Exit Plan” – Lynda reported work is completed and thanks to Carroll County Roads Department employees (Tom Serko and Bob Manahan) for their help. A special “thank you” to Mike Dustin for his work and contribution to this improvement to the Equestrian Center. Peggy Miller reported the fencing and gates were donated by BBX Fence Supply. Fencing and gates were installed by Joe Colson as coordinated by Lynda Arnold.

2016 Carroll County Western Circuit Show Dates have been requested: 4/17/16, 5/1/16, 5/15/16, 6/19/16, 7/10/16, 8/14/16, 09/11/16. An inquiry from Pony Club has been received for potential Rally on 6/25/16 or 6/26/16.
Equestrian Center Maintenance Report:
  Discussion was held in regards to regular mowing maintenance of the Center for 2015; the on-site tractor is inadequate for mowing the entire property that includes the "hay field." It is anticipated that volunteers will do the trimming around the rings and around the cross country jumps. Motion by Peggy Miller to obtain three proposals for mowing the Equestrian Center for 2015 season; second by Lynda Arnold. Motion passed. Carolyn Garber volunteered to prepare and distribute the Request for Proposal.
  ina Shupp reported First Aid & CPR Training will be held on 01/23/16 from 9 – 1. Contact Lisa Carroll at 410-386-2103 to register to attend. Krimgold Park Ribbon Cutting/Opening will be held on 12/3/15 at 3:30 p.m. with dedication of Bodie’s Playground.
New Business
  2016 Calendar of Events

20th Annual Maryland Horse World Expo 2016
To be held on January 22 – 24, 2016 at Maryland State Fairgrounds Show Hours: Friday, January 22 Noon to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 23 9:00 – 7:00
Sunday, January 24 9:00 – 5:00
CCEC members are needed to staff the booth/contact Carolyn Garber via to volunteer.
Saturday 1/23 11:00 – 1:00, 1:00 – 3:00
Sunday 1/24 12:00 – 2:00, 2:00 – 5:00 and Take Down

  Motion to adjourn by Dave Radcliffe; second by Peggy Miller. Meeting adjourned 8:25 p.m.
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Inclement Weather Policy
  If CCPS are closed for the day due to inclement weather – meeting cancelled.
If CCPS has early dismissal due to inclement weather – meeting cancelled.
If CCPS schools remain open Mon-Fri and if the snow emergency plan is in effect – meeting cancelled.
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