Call To Order: President Dolly Robinson called the meeting to order at 5:35 PM. Members in attendance included Dolly Robinson, Linda Williams, Mike Null, Glenn Hunter, Joe Hinkle, Richard Johnson, Marcia Kazmierski, Laura Null, Laura Hunter, Jeb Stuart, Al Royal and Sandra Buck-Camp. Also in attendance was a guest, County Commissioner Tim Murphy. (George English of the Fl. USTA, Tom Moore and Adam Crocker had provided notice of unavailability).
Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by L. Null and seconded by L. Williams to approve minutes for the June 12, 2017 meeting. Motion carried unanimously.
Old Business: President Robinson provided an overview of the Montgomery Junior Summer Camp that was completed last week and the Scholarships now underway. She expressed great appreciation to Pierce Kelley and the Florida Youth Tennis Foundation for the grant funding and contribution for the camp and the scholarships. M. Null, L. Null, L. Williams added additional comments. Thanks was also given to Mr. Bruce Robinson for funding the refreshments that were furnished during picture day of the camp and to Laurie Williams Giebeig for creating the Certificates of Participation.
President Robinson thanked the CTA volunteers that assisted Coach Moore on various days including Mike Null, Laura Null, Linda Williams, Joe Hinkle, Jim Verducci and CHS Team players Reid Worley, Cassidy Lear and Christian Chiong in addition to
herself for assisting throughout.
L. Williams provided the Boys and Girls Club Directors copies of photos of each of the participants and expressed appreciation for their overwhelming support and accommodation.
President Robinson announced that the grant funds received from the FYT Foundation will be used primarily for paying the certified coach, Tom Moore, for providing instruction. Motion by M. Null to make payment to Coach Moore in the amount of
$720.00; seconded by M. Kazmierski; motion carried unanimously. It was noted a 1099 would have to be issued.
Other: M. Null gave an update on the funding and construction of new tennis courts by the City of Lake City. The Council is scheduled to take an official vote to approve the funding and contract during its next regular meeting on August 21st.
Commissioner Murphy spoke of the recently completed new tiles on the courts at Fort White and Winfield. He also expressed that he thought the two existing courts in Young’s Park may be refinished. Commissioner Murphy encouraged the members of the CTA to continue in the direction of providing tennis outreach to the community.
New Business: President Robinson appointed L. Hunter and J. Stuart to a planning committee to work on an adult tennis play day/weekend to be held in the fall and possibly at CHS.
Treasurer Mr. Hinkle reported there is $1,409.74 with pending payments for printing cost in the amount of $100 and the payment for coaching.
L. Williams gave pricing on T-Shirts that can be ordered for members of our CTA. More information will be forthcoming.
President Robinson appointed M. Null, L. Williams and J. Hinkle to meet for submitting a funding request to the County. This committee will meet on August 15th.
With no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 6:50 PM. Next meeting to be held on September 11, 2017.