May 6, 2017
Meeting called to order at 1905
The minutes and treasurers repot were read
VP Mark Clements will be having a photo shoot at his house on May the 27th for the web site
Matt Lewis, Joyce Talley and Ashley Powell were appointed to the nominating committee
Jill Kelly announced the results of our hive study: The members reported they started the winter with 99 hives with reported loss of 39 hives
Bethany Racette gave a power point presentation on summer flowers for bees
Elise Conrad gave a presentation on small hive beetles
Discussion was had by the executive committee prior to the meeting and brought up to the membership to raise the membership fees from $10 to $12 for individuals and from $15 to $18 for families. This will be carried over to next meeting for a vote.
President Conrad discussed the club buying a honey extractor for the membership to use. Jill Kelly is to look into how other clubs share their extractors.