|THE OFFICIAL NEWSLETTER OF THE MISSOULA IRIS SOCIETY
TIME: Meeting at Ft.
Missoula, Bldg. T-1, on Saturday, February 6 at 6:30.
Supper. It’s No Host so bring your own beverages.
Dues for 2016 are now due in the amount of $10 per person.
Pay dues to Swede Gustafson, Treasurer. The January newsletter
listed the dues at $12 which was incorrect.
30, 2015 Balance $14,035.68
Interest Income -
27, 2016 Balance $14,037.10
30, 2015 Balance $ 463.27
Memberships Received 124.00
Expenses Paid 91.23
27, 2016 Balance $ 496.04
Iris Society –Affiliation Fee $20.00
Gustafson – Sunshine & Misc Expenses 41.23
Gustafson – MT State Corporation Filing Fee 20.00
Please pay your membership dues so the 2016 membership roster can be
made and mailed out with the March newsletter. To the members who
have paid I say Thank You.
need two volunteers who will be able to review the accuracy of the
MINUTES OF THE MISSOULA IRIS SOCIETY
JANUARY 9, 2016
Iris Society meeting was called to order by President Donna Dowell
7:06 p.m. at the Fort Missoula T-1 building.
minutes of the November meeting were accepted with one correction:
Swede reported some typo corrections to the treasurer’s report in
the January newsletter. He paid for sprinkler maintenance of
$60.00, not $602.24 as stated in the minutes. This left a balance of
$542.24 not $602.24 as reported in the minutes. The revised
minutes were accepted.
report and end of fiscal year report was approved as it appeared in
the January newsletter. End of year fiscal report showed net worth
of $14,784.04 with a net loss of $67.58.
Dues: Swede reminded everyone to pay their dues of $10 per
member. The January newsletter was in error at $12.
2016 budget proposed in the January newsletter was for $6,190.
items were amended as shown below, although the total remained
unchanged at $6,190. The following budget was approved:
Events $ 1,800
Reports: A card to Elizabeth Friesz was passed around. It was
reported that Cindy Davis is due to have shoulder surgery in January.
Scott Burns-Drake has joined the Navy, Submarine Division, and is
leaving for training duty soon. Linda suggested we try to stay in
touch with him.
Report – Betty Ann noted that Judy Blunt has agreed to be show
chairperson this year. She passed out a guideline and schedule for
the iris show. The date of June 4 has been reserved with the mall.
Sale – Carol Addeo has agreed to chair the sale again this
meetings – Carol reported all dates are reserved for our
meetings to be held at Ft Missoula. The date of July 2 listed in the
newsletter was in error. It should be July 9. The date for the ice
cream social was not available, so Carol will check with Judy Blunt
to coordinate a date.
date for a median show is reserved for Saturday May 21 from 9
to 5 pm if we decide to hold one.
reported that beds have been re-planted. Dykes bed may need new
soil, probably should be changed every four years.
of hiring a contractor to redo soil in beds. Jim Sadler commented
that the Rose Society paid $25 an hour for three workers; total cost
about $3,000 hired through Bev Guzman at Marchie’s Nursery. Caras
Nursery might also give a bid. Subject should be discussed further
at the next meeting.
garden – Someone should check Elizabeth’s garden during bloom
time to label, identify and determine if varieties are correctly
named for the sale.
Rhizome winner: December winner is Swede Gustafson, January is
meeting was adjourned at 8:15 p.m.
Rhizome winners: September Edd Verplancke, October Judy Blunt,
November Ron Dowell, December Swede Gustafson, January Linda Sadler
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