President Steve Lehenbauer called the May 2021 meeting to order via conference call at 7am. on June 10th. Present were Gina, Steve, Ryan, Frank, Tom, Matt, Kristi, Peter, Darin and Laura.
The April minutes were reviewed with Ryan motioning to pass them, Peter seconded. Frank reported for the Montana Dept. of Ag. that there are 938 state registered nurseries. Traps have been placed throughout the state to monitor certain pests. Tom Perry of the DNRC shared the revisions to the mission statement and purpose.
Steve reviewed the budget from last year at this time. We are down from last year. Darin updated us on Fall Tour in Billings. There is a golf tournament planned, many residential and business stops and a bus to take guests to the different locations. Please register for the bus. Summer Leaflet will be out soon. Matt says things are mostly lined out for Expo 2022 with more details to come. Gina updated on the Billings MNLA chapter. Meetings are being recorded. There is a baseball night planned in July at Dehler Park. Fall golf tournament will need hole sponsors.
Kristi reported on the intern hired named Nathan will be visiting nurseries and taking notes for the web site plant list. Kristi is preparing for the next CPP exam at Canyon Creek Nursery. Gina asks you to please remember to submit your dues for renewal. And if you would like to have a booth at Expo next year, please contact Gina.
Darin moved to adjourn, and Ryan seconded. Motion carried.