NEXT MEETING – September 18, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Minutes of the Meeting – March 20, 2018

  1. Call to Order

The Meeting was called to order at 7:05 PM.

       Present:  LSB Bonnie Buck (Secretary/Treasurer), Don Boyce (Chair),
Directors:  Sacha Torkkeli, BJ Kapush, Carly Hackborn (Recreation Coordinator

Fire Services: Darren Auld

Regrets: Chris Hansen

Guests:  Lorenz Bosinger, Thayna Niivila, Erin Kahkonen, Kristi Taraboccmia, Kathy Wickstrom, D. Tuomi, Ryan Lotas, Pia          Hoxell, Shannon Hoxell, Terri Kuokkanen

2 . Agenda
     Motion 14/03/18 by Don Boyce

– Motion to accept the Agenda
– Moved by Sacha Torkkeli, seconded by Carly Hackborn. Adopted.

  1. Minutes of Previous Meeting
      Motion 15/03/18 – Moved by Carly Hackborn, seconded by BJ Kapush. Adopted.
  2. Business Arising from March 6, 2018 Minutes – Cell phones for Fire Department were reviewed and 1 phone was         discharged from service as it was no longer needed


  1. Financial Reports
    Motion 16/03/18    

– Motion to approve the Financial Reports.

– Moved by Sacha Torkkeli, seconded by Carly Hackborn. Adopted. 

  Motion 17/03/18 Motion to approve the 2016-17 Audit Draft.  Moved by Carly Hackborn, seconded by BJ Kapush.  Adopted

  1. Correspondence – none


  1. New Business    


  1. a)      Motion 18/03/18 – Motion to approve contract between Suzanne Chaval and LLSB for Editorial duties with Lappe Lantern.

Moved by BJ Kapush, seconded by Sacha Torkkeli.  Adopted.

  1. b)  Motion 19/03/18 – Motion to accept all advertising is paid for in the Lappe Lantern with exception of announcements, at the Board’s discretion.  Moved by Sacha Torkelli, seconded by BJ Kapush.  Adopted
  2. c)     Community Centre Steering Committee

Idea Stage ONLY.  Carly Hackborn is heading the desired Steering Committee, which will be created by volunteers to investigate the pros and cons of a goal of future development of a community centre.  This is a Focus Group.  Carly will place a notice in the May issue of the Lappe Lantern of a meeting in May for the public to attend and discuss the possibilities.  A possible survey will be distributed at such meeting on where the community feels the needs are.

  1. d)      The Gorham Ware Poker Rally was a huge success!  The group presented the LLSB with a cash donation of $950.00.  This money will be discussed at a future meeting with the possibility of it going to the purchase of updated equipment for the Recreation Department.
  2. Recreation Report – Submitted by Carly Hackborn, Recreation Coordinator

Soccer is ramping up.  Emails are sent out and posters are hung.  There are 2 registration nights:  Tuesday, April 3 6:30-7:30pm and Thursday, April 12 6:30-7:30pm.  If you Coach, your child gets a $5 registration fee.  Accepting all ages, depending on enrollment, decides on the teams and child placement.  Looking at possible Volunteer hours for high school students to assist.

There are 2 birthday parties in April booked.

Motion 20/03/18    Accepted by Sacha Torkkeli, seconded by BJ Kapush.  Adopted


  1. Emergency Services Report -Presented by Darren Auld

AJ Ricco stepped down after 5 years as a Volunteer with the Department.  There are currently 20 Volunteers, with 3 possible recruits in September.

The Fire Department has acquired a burn structure for training exercises.  This is planned for the end of March/beginning of April.

Motion 21/03/18 Accepted by Carly Hackborn, seconded by Sacha Torkkeli.  Adopted.


  1. Transfer Site/Waste Facility

Nothing to report.

Motion 22/03/18 Accepted by Carly Hackborn, seconded by BJ Kapush.  Adopted


  1. Fire Number Report

Nothing to report


  1. AdjournmentMotion 23/03/18 to adjourn – Sacha Torkkeli, seconded by BJ Kapush.  Adopted

Meeting adjourned at 8:25 PM.