The meeting was called to order at 5:30 p.m. by President Rich Burleson. Board members present were Larry Baker, Kathy Seidling, Steve Steele, Ken Trusty, RC Wilkins, Todd Williams and Marty Burleson. Donna Murphy was absent. Board advisors, Beryl Baker and Lisa Steele were also present.

The Time Sheet to record volunteer hours was passed around for those present to record their hours. Volunteer hours will be updated at each board meeting.

The minutes of the November 20, 2018 meeting were approved upon the motion of Larry and seconded by Todd.

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


No decision has been made regarding the ceiling in the hallway to the restrooms.

The New Year’s Eve party was discussed. Decorations need to be ordered. The Chamber is selling the tickets. Marty will contact Susie at the Chamber regarding the publicity for the event. It was the consensus of the Board that we should hire a bartender. Larry will contact someone to tend bar. Marty is meeting with the DJ and Susie tomorrow at the Rialto. The DJ would like to see where they will be setting up their equipment.

The Business Plan workshop was discussed. We need another workshop. The next work shop is scheduled for December 11 at 5:30 p.m. All Board members are encouraged to attend so we can move forward.

The Ben Younger concert is scheduled for Saturday, December 8 at 7 p.m. We need to set up tables and chairs, and clean before the event.

Marty will contact Beth regarding the grant writing progress.

The Play Committee has approved the changes to the New Directors Guidelines and the Play Selection Information Process. The Play committee recommended that the Board approve these Guidelines. Upon the motion of Marty, seconded by Kathy, the Guidelines were unanimously approved.

The Board will not meet on December 18, 2018. The Board has decided to go to dinner on the 17th at 6:00 p.m. at Ito’s. Spouses or a guest are invited to attend. Board members are to notify Marty at the December 11 workshop if they are going to attend so that reservations can be made.


RC has held auditions for “Little Women” and has selected the cast. Rehearsals have been scheduled.

Projects Committee

Everything on hold pending income.

Play Committee

The play committee will meet on Wednesday, December 12 at 10:00 a.m. The committee will be selecting a new play for December 2019.

Events Committee

Bands, concerts, and programs will be discussed to complete the calendar for 2019.


There being no further business to bring before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 6:30 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,

Marty Burleson, Secretary