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.

b) StarWord

Amy reported that she finally has her MAC back, will do this week.

c) Lunar and Planetary

On hold, Don has been busy.

d) Librarian

No report

e) Historian

Materials have been accepted from Bob Crews; Drew will scan n DVD or CD. Frank Lovell turned in materials as well.

f) UAC

h) Curby

i) Instrument Committee

j) Other

4) Old Business

a) Status of the UAC and other possible LAS sites

b) October Star Party with Evansville and others

c) Other

5) New Business

a) South Harrison Observatory

b) Other

6) Other