Agenda for Wednesday’s Board Meeting
at the UAC at Tom Sawyer Park
October 8. 2008
Start Time 7:00 PM
Board Members Present: Ken Alderson, Karl Schmidt, Drew Foster, Don Spain, Darrell Collins, Bo Lowrey, John Turack, Amy Causey, Jeff McCaffrey, and Jann Hall.
Board Members Absent: Randy Beachler, and Greg Miller
Guest(s): Troy Atwood
Meeting called to order at 7:00 PM
1) Approval of Minutes of the previous meeting
August approved as read, September had minor changes.
2) Treasurer’s Report
3) Committee and other Reports
a) Sidewalk Astronomy
Kentucky Center for the arts – 8 scopes – lot of interest – 100 – 150 people.
Oct. 4 – Planetarium was a good turnout – 50- 75 people.
Oct. 10 – 11 – American Heritage Girl Scouts/Curby and UAC.
Oct. 11 – Public Night at Curby.
Oct. 13 – Brownie Night – UAC Julie w/Jann.
Oct 24 – 25 – Evansville/LAS joint event at Curby.
Nov. 8 – Grand Opening at Cumberland Falls Observatory, they got a GPS Meade 8” and two Dobs.
Jefferson County classes will be Oct. 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19; all at 7 – 9 PM.
Amy reported that she finally has her MAC back, will do this week.
c) Lunar and Planetary
On hold, Don has been busy.
Materials have been accepted from Bob Crews; Drew will scan n DVD or CD. Frank Lovell turned in materials as well.
i) Instrument Committee
4) Old Business
a) Status of the UAC and other possible LAS sites
b) October Star Party with Evansville and others
5) New Business
a) South Harrison Observatory