Clarksville, TN

Montgomery County Beekeeper's Association
 

Subtitle

September Meeting Minutes - Pending Approval


Clarksville Montgomery County Beekeepers Association

Date:  7 September 2019, Monthly Meeting Minutes / Meeting called to order at 9:00am

Location:  Clarksville Montgomery County Public Library

 

Members present:  See sign in Roster

 

Approval of minutes:  Minutes for the month of August posted on cmcba.com. Motioned to accept minutes by Charles Cook, second to approve by Larry Sessums, vote/approval by membership.

 

Treasurer Report:  Treasurer Report for the month of August posted on cmcba.com.  Motioned to accept minutes by Larry Sessums, Charles Cook vote/approval by membership.

 

Old Business:

 

1. CMCBA Honey extractor status – No change

 

2. Submission for Hive Inspector grant submitted, pending approval and additional details.

 

3. CMCBA Vice President contacting surrounding associations who may be interested in partnership for a combined Inspector course presented by State Apiarist. Interested CMCBA members Maggie Ponstler, Roger Stewart, Darlene Adams.

 

New Business:

 

1. Motion made to cancel the October monthly meeting in lieu of the Beginning Beekeepers Short Course on the 1st Saturday of October. Motioned to accept minutes by Charles Cook, second to approve by Larry Sessums, vote/approval by membership.

 

2. Motion was made to renew Website for 2 more years.  Motioned to accept minutes by Charles Cook, second to approve by Larry Sessums, vote/approval by membership.

 

Announcements: 

 

1. Annual Christmas party will be held in December. Discussion on change of date due to City parade on same day.  CMCBA Treasurer will research available options at the DCC.

 

2. Tennessee Beekeepers Association (TBA) 2019 Master Beekeeper Program from UT.  There are still a few Basic courses available, a prerequisite for the Master Beekeeper Course.  More at:

http://www.tnbeekeepers.org/2019-master-beekeeper-program-from-ut/  

 

3.  2019 TBA Conference, coming October 11-12 at the Hyder-Burks Agricultural Pavilion at Cookeville, TN. Application and more information at: http://www.tnbeekeepers.org/2019-tba-conference-oct-11-12/

 

 

Upcoming meetings:          

            November 2nd - Clarksville Montgomery County Library Glass Room 1000-1200

            December – Holiday Party at Dotsonville Community Center (DCC) located at 3165 Dotsonville Rd, Clarksville TN 37042.  Festivities will begin at 5pm.

            January 4th - Clarksville Montgomery County Library Large Room 1000-1100

                                                Youth Group 1100-1200

            February 1st - Clarksville Montgomery County Library Large Room 1000-1100

                                                Youth Group 1100-1200

 

Open floor Discussion:

            What bees are doing now?

            Bee Space

            Queen Cell, is it for supersede or swam  

 

Meeting adjourned by the President @ 0945

 

Door Prizes drawn

 

 

Respectfully submitted by Billie Zeveney, CMCBA Secretary

 

 

 

Approval: ______________________Signed by President or Presiding Officer