POST MINUTES

POST MINUTES

SAMUEL BURNEY POST 441

Burney   California

Minutes are not official until read and approved. 

Call to Join

530-335-6023

July 1, 2019

17:00  Call to Order:  Ken Edwards, Commander

Salute

Presentation of POW/MIA:
Dennis Lopez

POW/MIA Resolution:  Dennis Lopez

Pledge of Allegiance:
Ken Edwards

Opening Prayer: Walt Caldwell

Guests:  4

Members:14

New Members:
None

Sick Call: None      

Minutes:  Minutes for the meeting of June 3, 2019 were presented; Walt Caldwell  moved to approve, Bill Baldwin seconded, motion carried. 

Committee Reports: Skipped due to Installation of Officers.

OLD BUSINESS:

  • Commander Edwards discussed the fence project; VFW will sell us leftover fence posts.  Jim Arveson and Rufus Ryder agreed to measure the fence on Monday, July 8th. 
  • Bob Boyce reported the Post has agreed to provide the new Adjutant and the new Finance Officer with a laptop, printer and software needed to do their jobs.  He has located a new 15.6 inch HP laptop, HP printer and software totally about $500.00 and needs approval to purchase.  Bill Baldwin moved to approve, Bob Van De Weerd seconded, motion carried.  (Walt & Donna Caldwell donated an HP printer.  Total cost came in at $360; Rufus Ryder donated $100 toward the project, net cost $260.00). 


NEW BUSINESS:

  • Bill Baldwin moved that the Post provide Bob Boyce with an honorary Life Membership.  Norv Shannon seconded, motion carried.
  • The VFW BBQ will be same as last year, BBQ tri-tip
  • Bob Van De Weerd offered his pickup to use for transportant Boys & Girls State delegates in the Burney Basin Days Parade, Ken Edwards volunteered to drive. 


INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS:


Past VFW Commander Ron Harshman installed the FY 2020 Post Officers:
Commander ~ Dennis Lopez
1st Vice Commander ~ Chuck Tugana
2nd Vice Commander ~ Walt Caldwell
Adjutant ~ Steve Powell (Absent)
Finance Officer ~ Jim Ellis
Sergeant-at-Arms: Zach VanCleave (absent)
Chaplain ~ George Mathews, (absent)

AWARDS:
Ken Edwards presented the following awards for continuous membership:

Ron Harshman, 15
Larry Weaver, 15 (absent)
Bill Baldwin, 25
Lockie Van De Weerd, 35 (absent, accepted by Bob Van De Weerd)
Charles Evans, 45 (absent)
Jim Ellis, (50)
Charles Halkyard, 55 (absent

17:45  Adjournment:
Norv Shannon moved to adjourn, seconded by Bob Van  DeWeerd, motion carried.    

POW/MIA:

Dennis Lopez retired the POW/MIA flag.