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Albert C. Kean Post 149 Executive Board Minutes

Meeting Date  May 7, 2024                       Time:   1730           

Roll Call of Officers: (P = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, L = Late, V = Vacant)

 

Commander- Dave Marsland- P                          1st Vice Commander- Dr E. Lee Felder- P

2nd Vice Commander- Lou Barbero- P              Finance Officer- Rick Baker- P

Jr. Past Commander- Dave Garrett- E

Member at Large (2024)- Willie Nelson- P         Member at Large (2024)-  Paul Nelson- E

Member at Large (2025)- Jon Wright- A             Member at Large (2025)-  Bruce Fanning- E

Member at Large (2026)- Dave Riley- P             Member at Large (2026)-  Dana Bolte- P

 

Total Voting Members Present    6   (7 Minimum)               

   

Guest(s)   None

 

Guest Statements:

N/A

 

Minutes of Previous Meeting:

Motion to accept reading of minutes made by   Dave Riley   , seconded by

 _Rick Baker  , motion carried

 

Finance Report:

Finance report from the previous meeting was read, Motion to accept made by

_Dave Riley   , seconded by   Lou Barbero  , motion carried.

 FO Baker noted the amount that has been paid in Taxes for the first quarter to the city and state.

ADJ Nelson had a question on the balance for the new membership account

 

Old/New Business:

  1. Lower HVAC Unit is acting up. Appears to be maintaining. Working on other avenues for financing. Still on-going

  2. One of the Deep Fat Fryers is inoperative. Will need to contact All Trades Mechanical and allocating up to $1500 for

       the repair of this fryer. Need to schedule with Lounge Manager and Commander. Waiting for scheduling.

   3. F.O Baker- Contacted PSE for Lighting effeminacy and change out from fluorescent to LEDs. Still waiting for scheduling.

   4.Parking lot in back of the building and the puddle formation is being addressed. Grading complete, Yak’s sewer line is

      leaking, so waiting for repair before completion. Checking to see if the sewer repairs are done.

   5. Tri-tek alarm heat detectors replacement. Rick Baker is contacting the company about the sensors and waiting for information.

        Sensors are $80 each, the post has 9 and Yak’s has 12. We are looking at the change out for the one in the liquor room that keeps

        attenuating.

   6. VFW post 239 will have a booth at the Kitsap County Fair and is wondering if the Legion would also like to be in the booth.

       Currently there is support from the Riders, will have to talk with the Auxiliary and the Son’s for their support

 

Good of the Legion:

  1.  Continue looking at remainder 2024 to see where the post is standing and working on. Will need POC’s for upcoming events

        for remainder of the year

May 27 ALR Dust Your Putt- Willie

May 17 Armed Forces Day Parade Float preps- Volunteers

May 18 Armed Forces Day Parade- Chrissy, 2nd Vice

May 27- Memorial Day at Ivy Green Cemetery- Dave Riley. Plant flags at 7AM, Breakfast to follow, Ceremony at Noon, and retrieve flags at 5PM

August 8-11 ALR Western ROMP Bellingham- Not Needed

August 17 Post Picnic- (Bremerton Elks) Chrissy, Dave Marsland

September 14 ALR 911 Run- Paul Nelson/Willie Nelson

November 16 Early Bird Dinner- Auxiliary, Lou, ask Son’s if Larry would cook for this.

December 14 ALR Christmas Party- Riders, Dave Garrett

December 21 Post Christmas Party- Chrissy, 2nd Vice

   2. Security gate for the back deck. Estimate from Viking Fence for a chain link fence gate or the better more ornamental gate. Motion by

       Lee Felder to expend the monies for the better more ornamental gate at $1633.37 +Tax was seconded by Dave Riley. Clarification asked

       by the Commander as to where the funds would come from. This was clarified by FO Baker. Motion Carried, building manager to contact

       Viking fence to schedule before prices raise.

   3. Boys State contacting in progress. Currently have 1 candidate from Bremerton High.

   4. Will post be open for Memorial Day Weekend with Canadian visitors. Coordinating with Lounge Manager

   5.  The Keg Cooler was used when purchased, the drip pan was leaking and has been repaired, the Thermostat has been replaced.

        With the age of this cooler, think about possible replacement ($3-$6K) or go with a Broclean Glycol system where the bartenders

        do not have to move and load kegs. This will be researched by both the Building Manager and Asst Building Manager

   6. Checked on Lighting in the Pull Tab Room, 1 new LED Light Assembly has been installed

 

Adjournment:

Motion to adjourn made by   Lou Barbero    seconded by    Dave Riley  , meeting adjourned at   1832 .

 

 

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   L. “Willie” Nelson                                                     H. Dave Marsland

           Adjutant                                                                Commander

Meeting Date  April 2, 2024                                                           Time:   1730    .             

Roll Call of Officers: (P = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, L = Late, V = Vacant)

 

P

Commander: Dave Marsland-P

1st Vice Commander: Dr E. Lee Felder- P

2nd Vice Commander:  Lou Barbero- P

Finance Officer: Rick Baker- P

Jr. Past Commander: Dave Garrett- E

Member at Large (2024): Willie Nelson- P

Member at Large (2024): Paul Nelson- P

Member at Large (2025): Jon Wright- E

Member at Large (2025): Bruce Fanning- A

 

Member at Large (2026): Dave Riley- P

 

 Member at Large (2026): Dana Bolte- E

 

Total Voting Members Present    7   (7 Minimum)            

      

Guest(s)    None

 

Guest Statements:

N/A

 

Minutes of Previous Meeting:

Motion to accept reading of minutes made by   Paul Nelson    , seconded by

 _Luis Barbero  , motion carried

 

Finance Report:

Finance report from the previous meeting was read, Motion to accept made by

_Dave Riley  , seconded by _Paul Nelson  , motion carried.

CDR Marsland- Correction on addition of Gambling and Bldg Fund

 

Old/New Business:

  1. Lower HVAC Unit is acting up. Appears to be maintaining. A grant request has been sent to our local legislator and waiting for response

  2. Kitchen freezer status? New Freezer has been purchased. Thank you.

  3. Rick Baker- One of the Deep Fat Fryers is inoperative. Will need to contact All Trades Mechanical. Motion by Rick Baker to allocate up to $1500 for the repair of this fryer. Need to schedule with Lounge Manager and Commander.

  4. F.O Baker- Contacted PSE for Lighting effeminacy and change out from fluorescent to LEDs. Still waiting for scheduling.

  5. F.O. Baker- information for opening a bank account with our bank to be used only for membership renewals so that the online transmittals can happen. Wondering on a minimum balance ($200), monthly fees ($0 with minimum Balance), number of transactions (500 Monthly?), how can the adjutant know the amount of funds for transmittals (Bookkeeper will let know)?

  6. Parking lot in back of the building and the puddle formation is being addressed. Waiting for an estimate from a local contractor to grade, gravel and compact the lot. Some of the money is in hand, Donations are close to amount needed

 

Good of the Legion:

  1.  Continue looking at remainder 2024 to see where the post is standing and working on. Will need POC’s for upcoming events for remainder of the year

May 27 ALR Dust Your Putt- Willie

May 17 Armed Forces Day Parade Float preps- Volunteers

May 18 Armed Forces Day Parade-

May 27- Memorial Day at Ivy Green Cemetery- Dave Riley

July 26/27 Whaling Days-

August 8-11 ALR Western ROMP Bellingham- Not Needed

August 17 Post Picnic-

September 14 ALR 911 Run- Paul Nelson/Willie Nelson

November 16 Early Bird Dinner-

December 14 ALR Christmas Party-

December 21 Post Christmas Party-

  1. Security gate for the back deck. Options available for $300-$900. Looking at fabricators. An Aluminum gate was located, but more work would be need to be done prior to installation and creatively form a locking system, along with not knowing the quality of the materials, E-Board noted to get an actual estimate from Rouge Fabricators, amount was extremely high, so looking at other fabricators.

  2. F.O. Baker- received notice from Locton Insurance about the policy for Post Officers, Amount has gone up $50 for the year, Consensus of the E-board is to renew the policy for another year

  3. Commander Marsland asking if Lee Felder needs any assistance for Boy’s State.

  4. Dave Riley noted that members of the Nanaimo Canadian Legion will be in Bremerton for Memorial Day

  5. Rick Baker- The Keg Cooler was used when purchased, the drip pan was leaking and has been repaired, the Thermostat is in need of replacement due to High Delta T readings. Waiting for parts and Farenheight 101. Need to think about possible replacement ($3-$6K) or go with a Broclean Glycol system where the bartenders do not have to move and load kegs.

  6. Rick Baker- Checked on Lighting in the Pull Tab Room, there are some electrical Issues that need addressing by a licensed electrician. Lounge Manager has a contact.

 

Adjournment:

Motion to adjourn made by    Dave Riley    seconded by    Lee Felder   , meeting adjourned at   1823   .

 

 

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   L. “Willie” Nelson                                                     H. Dave Marsland

           Adjutant                                                                Commander

Meeting Date  March 05, 2024                                            Time:   1730    .             

Roll Call of Officers: (P = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, L = Late, V = Vacant)

Commander- Dave Marsland-P

1st Vice Commander- Dr E. Lee Felder- P

2nd Vice Commander- Lou Barbero- E

Finance Officer- Rick Baker- P

Jr. Past Commander- Dave Garrett-P

Member at Large (2024)- Willie Nelson- P

Member at Large (2024)- Paul Nelson- E

Member at Large (2025)- Jon Wright- L

Member at Large (2025)- Bruce Fanning- E

Member at Large (2026)- Dave Riley- P

Member at Large (2026)- Dana Bolte- P

 

Total Voting Members Present   8  (7 Minimum)        

         

Guest(s)   Bob Theal- 3rd District Commander

 

Guest Statements: There will be a representative from National on Zoom at the district conference

He and Dr Felder will be conducting visits for Evergreen Boys State

Dr Felder got an email from a needy veteran for some assistance in home upkeep, nit monetary, just manpower

 

Minutes of Previous Meeting:

Motion to accept reading of minutes made by    Rick Baker , seconded by

  Dave Garrett , motion carried

 

Finance Report:

Finance report from the previous meeting was read, Motion to accept made by

 Dr Felder , seconded by _ Dave Garrett  , motion carried.

DR Felder noted that there is a big donation for Evergreen Boys State

 

Old/New Business:

  1. Lower HVAC Unit is acting up. Appears to be maintaining. A grant request has been sent to our local legislator and waiting for response

  2. Kitchen freezer status? Unit is unreliable and working on funding to replace- Pending. One has been preferred and needs to get with member to order through the Navy Exchange

  3. Rick Baker- One of the Deep Fat Fryers is inoperative. Will need to contact All Trades Mechanical. Motion by Rick Baker to allocate up to $1500 for the repair of this fryer when funding is free. Seconded by Dave Riley, motion carried

  4. F.O Baker- Contacted PSE for Lighting effeminacy and change out from fluorescent to LEDs. This will save Approx $500 annually. This will be at no cost to the post. PSE is backed up and will schedule when available. Still waiting

  5. Letter from Pat Patton about the possible purchase of the Lafayette property.

       E-board does not want to sell this property

   6. Parking lot in back of the building and the puddle formation is being addressed. Waiting for an estimate from a local contractor to grade, gravel and compact   

       the  lot.

Good of the Legion:

  1.  Continue looking at remainder 2024 to see where the post is standing and working on.

  2. Security gate for the back deck. Options available for $300-$900. Looking at another fabricator.  An Aluminum gate was located, but more work would be needed to be done prior to installation and creatively form a locking system, along with not knowing the quality of the materials, E-Board noted to get an actual estimate from Rouge Fabricators  and go from there

  3. Third District Spring Conference in Port Townsend March 10

  4. Legion Riders are holding a Social Night on Saturday March 9

  5. Rick Baker- Noted that there is a raffle basket in the lounge going for the bartender’s appreciation and to send them off on a little excursion with the proceeds

 

Adjournment:

Motion to adjourn made by    Dave Riley     seconded by      Jon Wright , meeting adjourned at   1808    .

 

 

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   L. “Willie” Nelson                                                     H. Dave Marsland

           Adjutant                                                                Commander

Meeting Date  February 06, 2024                                            Time:   1730            

Roll Call of Officers: (P = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, L = Late, V = Vacant)

 

Commander- Dave Marsland-P

1st Vice Commander- Dr E. Lee Felder- P

2nd Vice Commander- Lou Barbero- P

Finance Officer- Rick Baker- P

Jr. Past Commander- Dave Garrett- P

Member at Large (2024)- Willie Nelson- P

Member at Large (2024)- Paul Nelson- P

Member at Large (2025)- Jon Wright- E

Member at Large (2025)- Bruce Fanning- P

Member at Large (2026)- Dave Riley- P

 

 Member at Large (2026)- Dana Bolte- P

 

Total Voting Members Present   10   (7 Minimum)              

    

Guest(s):   Bob Theal- 3rd District Commander

 

Guest Statements:  Mid-Winter update- Post Service Officer is no longer allowed due to liabilities, All VA Claims

must go through the WA Legion Service Officer- Easter Luli

CKFR Station 45 in Illahee will be opening Mid-March/Early April, Post is providing their first flag.

March 10- District Spring Conference will be in Port Townsend

Department Constitution and By Laws- A draft has been sent to the representatives and a committee will be

needed for this. If interested, contact District Vice Commander Chris Bate. There will be 2 representatives from each district on this committee

Department Convention- Kennewick, July 18-21

 

Minutes of Previous Meeting:

Motion to accept reading of minutes made by    Paul Nelson  , seconded by

 _Dave Garrett   , motion carried

 

 Finance Report:

Finance report from the previous meeting was read, Motion to accept made by

_ Paul Nelson   , seconded by _DR. Lee Felder   , motion carried.

CD#1 is maturing and drawing a minimal interest amount. After researching rates, Motion by Paul Nelson

to convert this to a 36 month maturation rate at a higher rate. Seconded by Dave Garrett, Motion Carries

Expenditures from King of Clubs and 50/50:

KoC- $3000 Post upper Heaters, $2500 Post Insurance and $1500 Post Bills (Nov 20)

50/50- $1000 Post Upper Heaters, $360 Patio Cover, $300 New Grill, $283 Kitchen repairs, $307.25 Kitchen Repairs,
300 Post Cameras, $800 Front Reader Board repair, $940 Payroll and $584 Patio Cover

 

 Old/New Business:

  1. Lower HVAC Unit is acting up. Appears to be maintaining. A grant request has been sent to our local legislator and waiting for response

  2. Kitchen freezer status? Unit is unreliable and working on funding to replace- Pending

  3. Rick Baker- One of the Deep Fat Fryers is inoperative. Will need to contact All Trades Mechanical. Waiting for funding to free up. On going

  4. F.O Baker- Contacted PSE for Lighting effeminacy and change out from fluorescent to LEDs. This will save Approx $500 annually. This will be at no cost to the post. PSE is backed up and will schedule when available. Still waiting

 

 Good of the Legion:

  1.  Continue looking at remainder 2024 to see where the post is standing and working on.

  2. Security gate for the back deck. Options available for $300-$900. Looking at another fabricator. This is ongoing

 

Adjournment:

Motion to adjourn made by   Dave Riley    seconded by      Paul Nelson   , meeting adjourned at   1828         .

 

 

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   L. “Willie” Nelson                                                    H. Dave Marsland

           Adjutant                                                                Commander

 

 

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