FEBRUARY 4, 2020
The meeting was called to order at 5:32 p.m. by President Rich Burleson. Board members present were Larry Baker, Kathy Seidling, Keegan Flaugh, Marty Burleson. and Board Advisor, Beryl Baker. Board members Donna Murphy, Jennifer Bowers, Michelle Hyatt, and Brandon Hyatt were absent.

The minutes of the January 7, 2020 were approved upon the motion of Kathy Seidling and seconded by Larry Baker.

The Treasurer’s report was accepted as presented upon the motion of Marty and seconded by Larry.


Rich has not received any information from our insurance company regarding the damage to handrail.

Larry and Rich have been working on the theater floor. Carpet quotes have been received from Sam’s Carpet One (center lobby and both sides of the theater. Quote #1 was for $3, 509.53 and Quote #2 was for $4,529.84. Larry will get 2 more quotes. Larry said that he would pay for carpet in the restroom hall way.


We will have Kathy Herrin review all aspects of the FOOLS play. No update on the production meeting on January 8. The Board needs the budget for the Fools play. The theater will need to be cleaned before the play and workers scheduled for tickets and concessions.

Larry reported that the quote from River Valley for the City water back flow drain issue was $1,560.62. The Rialto will be on the list for this repair.

Projects Committee

Get floor finished! Update
Green room design, costs and stairway
Walls of auditorium: sheet rock, electrical, paint, molding (Larry)
Electrical circuit breaker added to concession room (Larry)
Options for stairways down from the balcony to the alley (engineer/contractor)
Ceiling of hallway to restrooms?

Play Committee

(Larry, Beryl and the Rialto Players)
Junior Rialto Players: summer schedule
Next meeting of the play committee will be scheduled as needed.

Tentative play dates and events for 2020 were reviewed.
Beryl presented the Board with a painting of the Rialto that will be hung in the theater. Thank you. Beryl.

There being no further business to bring before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 6:26 p.m.

The next regular meeting will be held March 3, 2020. The FACT Annual Meeting will follow the regular meeting.

Respectully submitted,
Marty Burleson, Secretary