Board of Directors Meeting

Monday, January 9, 2012
6:00 p.m.

Mammoth Lakes Housing Conference Room
587 Old Mammoth Rd.


I. Call to Order

II. Roll Call
Members: Bill Taylor, Dave Wilbrecht, Jim Smith for Rusty Gregory, Larry Johnston, and Rick Wood
Members absent: Kirk Stapp
Staff present: Jennifer Halferty and Pam Hennarty

III. Public Comments

IV. Approval of Minutes from the December 5, 2011 BOD Meeting
Bill Taylor motioned to approve the minutes as amended with Dave Wilbrecht seconding the motion. All members were in favor for a 5-0 vote.

V. Approval of Minutes from the October 20, 2011 Special BOD Meeting cont.
Dave motioned to approve the minutes, Rick Wood second the motion and Bill abstained for a 4-0 vote to approve.

VI. Board of Directors Make-up Discussion cont.
Pam and Bill spoke briefly with Luis Villanueva regarding the vacant seat on the MLH Board of Directors. Bill also discussed the possible vacancy (if not filled by Villanueva) with Hector Gonzales. Both are interested. Pam and Bill will follow-up with Luis to see if he is still interested.

Discussion continued from the previous meeting on the topic of transferring voting rights of board members to alternates. The MLH by-laws state the Public Members are only able to transfer their membership by way of proxy. After board discussion it was agreed that there was no need to change the policy at this time with a seven member board. No Town Members may appoint a proxy and no alternates are allowed on the board.

VII. Distribution of 2010-2011 Fiscal Audit cont.
Board further reviewed and discussed the year end audit with no action taken.

VIII. Discussion and Approval of Closing of Union Bank Account
Rick motioned to close the Aspen Village checking account numbered 3720012110. Bill second the motion with all in favor for a 5-0 vote.

IX. Discussion and Approval of Changing of Signers on Union Bank Account
Bill motioned to amend signers on checking account number 3721965980 and 3720014113 to include David Wilbrecht, Kirk Stapp, and Pam Hennarty. Jim Smith second the motion with all in favor for a 5-0 vote.

X. Board Member Reports
Jim reported that MMSA is very pleased with their RFID ticketing program and that many valuable marketing insights will be gained in addition to the easing of lift lines.

XI. MLH Monthly Status Report
Review of the report by the board lead to a discussion of the need to increase the public relations of the organization similarly to those of Mammoth Lakes Trails and Public Access (MLTPA). The board would like to see a strategic plan for marketing MLH’s success on the next agenda.


XII. Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9, the Board will hold a closed session to discuss pending litigation.

No action taken. The next board meeting will be held Monday, February 6th, at 6 pm in the Mammoth Lakes Housing office #4.

XIII. Adjourn