Kootenai Pets for Life monthly minutes February 12th, 2018
The meeting was held at 6:00 pm at the Flathead Valley Community College
Eileen Carney, Tami White, Judy Hyslop, Connie Holthaus, Linda Andreasen, Susan Bulyar, Lynn Hagarty, Carol McAllister, Becky Monroe, Beth Murray, Edwina Smith & Marge Sullivan.
The reading of the minutes from the January 8th meeting began at 6:00 pm. The minutes were approved as read.
The bills for January totaled $1,514.47 in operating costs and $4,340.93 for vet bills and supplies; Connie Holthaus made a motion to pay the January bills and Judy Hyslop 2nd the motion. The motion passed. The bills have been paid.
Intakes and adoptions 3 dog adoptions so far, in February. Foster care; how long should it last? Two weeks advised Beth Murray and Becky Monroe. Animals in foster care are 1 dog and 4 cats. Dogs and cats in shelter
Volunteers; new Faith and Todd
Christ Lutheran Servant group may volunteer to wash walls and windows at the shelter. A Girl Scout group may also volunteer at the shelter on February 26th.
Spay and neuter update, every week in February.
Chipping Update in February six dogs and ten cats.
Fund Raising Committee
Recycling – $202.10 Kootenai Disposal 2/22/18
Banks – Libby, 0.00; Troy, $8.60 (February) Thanks Eileen
Memorials – Charla Bitney “Misha” adopted dog from KPFL 10+ years ago $400.00 memorial, 2/15/18
Brenda and Thomas Clark $100.00 memorial to John Dahm 2/27/18
J. R. Richardson $20.00 memorial to John Dahm, 2/18
Michael & Nancy Rooney $50.00 memorial to John Dahm 2/28/18
Linda & Dick Buti $30.00 memorial to John Dahm 2/27/18
Vintage Collectibles – $57.96 December
Thrivent - $387.00 2/7/18
AmazonSmile - $57.87 2/12/18
Shelter Improvement letter 2018; maybe a new computer; lights or a security camera
Rummage sale April 20th and 21st at the Ponderosa Room
KPFL will also have a raffle including a Rosauers dinner basket, a $50.00 gift card from Homesteaders donated by Burt Davis Connie’s brother in-law from Iowa and four fused glass drink coasters created by Marge Sullivan
Addition to shelter; Cat trauma room (CTR)
Receiving $ from Go Fund Me
Age of volunteers: high school age 15 with parent and 16 on their own or a youth group with an orientation volunteer.
Review by-laws; yes
Review mission; yes
List of board members ok’d
Clarification of how long cats need to be quarantined
Approval of intake room and cleaning procedures
Discussed new litter, price from ACE
Lynn Hagarty brought up fencing repair
KPFL may need a small dumpster for pellets from Kootenai Disposal
Elections March 12th, 2018
Board members to be elected in March 2018
Marge Sullivan made a motion to adjourn. Judy Hyslop 2nd the motion. The motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 7:30 pm. The next meeting will be on March 12th, 2018 at 5:00 pm at the Flathead Valley Community College.
KPFL will stuff envelopes for shelter improvement and enjoy pizza.
The regular meeting is at 6:00 pm that will include elections.
Connie Holthaus minutes ! Volunteers always needed!