The March meeting of Delta County 4-H Council was called to order at 7 p.m. by Derek Johnson at the Maloney house in Hotchkiss.
Pledges were said. The secretary was unable to attend so minutes will be read and approved at the next meeting. Treasurer Charley Perkins gave her report. Checking had $11,014.92 and savings had $10,254.39 and exchange was $1,415.74.
Discussion was about the beef roast held March 6. We served 2,052 meals. All bills haven't been received yet so the final financial report should be completed by the next meeting.
TRA exchange had a meeting scheduled for March 15. The TRA stands for Tri River Area which is Delta, Montrose and Mesa counties. They exchange hosting and traveling every other year with out-of-state 4-H groups for members 14 and older.
Grady Simpson talked about the District 10 meeting coming up April 22, 23 and 24. It will be at Friendship Hall in Montrose. There will be workshops, a dance and lots of fun.
Some important upcoming dates are:
A. Swine, sheep, and goat weigh and or tag in is April 30 at the Delta County fairgrounds.
B. Meat quality assurance training is April 19 at 6:30 p.m. at Heritage Hall in Hotchkiss.
C. Shooting sports council meeting is April 2 at the Delta County Courthouse.
D. Shooting sports range cleanup is April 9, 9 a.m. at the Eckert shooting range.
Heidi Simpson trained us on parliamentary procedure.
We broke into groups where each county council officer taught club officers about their office.
Delta County 4-H Council reporter
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Delta County Board of Commissioners called a special meeting to consider the board's response to the Bureau of Land Management's preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) concerning the lease parcels proposed for the December BLM sale.
Several people from the North Fork were present to provide input.