The September meeting of Delta County 4-H council was called to order at 7 p.m. Sept. 14 by Grady Simpson.
Pledges were led by Adam Sheldon. Minutes were dispensed. Grady Simpson gave the treasurer's report.
Discussion was held concerning state fair, county fair and club charter update. State fair projects are available for pickup at the extension office.
Election of new officers was held. New officers are: president Derek Johnson, vice president Grady Simpson, secretary Ellison Black, treasurer Charley Perkins, reporter Trey Hunt, boy senator Derek Johnson, alternate boy senator Adam Sheldon, girl senator Tess Gore, alternate girl senator Charley Perkins, and female alternate leader advisor Jodi Black.
Discussion was held concerning the county achievement program. It will be held at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at Hotchkiss High School. We voted on outstanding 4-H leaders, individual friend of 4-H, and business friend of 4-H.
Clubs were reminded to have their representatives come to the county council meeting. We voted to have Jackie draft a letter to fair board regarding our thoughts concerning initial swine weigh-in. We discussed possibly buying a set of small scales for clubs to use.
National 4-H Week is Oct. 5-10. County council chili cookoff is Oct. 10.
Council officers will attend the Oct. 5 county commissioner meeting. We will be thanking them for their support throughout the year.
On Dec. 4 Delta County Commissioners Doug Atchley, Mark Roeber and Don Suppes denied the application of Paonia Holdings, LLC for a change of land use for the property at 41322 Highway 133, with an adjacent residence at 41402 Highway 133 and an ancillary property at 16180 Stevens Gulch Road.
The property is owned by Bowie Resources, LLC, and was formerly used as a coal load-out site.