January 16, 2007



CALL TO ORDER:  President, Barbara Taylor, CIT called the meeting to order at 6:04 p.m. Location of the meeting was the City Diner.  Secretary, Lisa Huerta, was present.


INTRODUCTIONS:  Self Introductions were made.


PROGRAM:  Nancy Wesson Dodd of the YWCA spoke about various programs they have at the Center.


MINUTES:    The Minutes were approved as written.


CORRESPONDENCE:  Correspondence was received and no action needed.  No outgoing correspondence. 




PRESIDENT:  President, Barbara Taylor CIT reported that Velia Balboa would need to be replaced with another member for the Board.  Lisa Huerta, Secretary nominated Celina Romay and the motion was seconded by Vickie Thompson Treasure.


VICE PRESIDENT:  Virginia Llanas, V. President announced that the next meeting will be held February 20, 2007 at the City Diner.


TREASURER:  Treasurer, Vickie Thompson handed out the Treasurers Report. And they were approved as written.


COMPANY SPOTLIGHT – Lisa Huerta presented her company Kendall Erosion Control.




Budget:    No report.


Professional Education: Vice President, Virginia Llanas asked for any recommendation for a speaker.


Membership: Committee Chairman, Lisa Huerta, reported that prospective members were contacted.  She also passed out Certificates of Membership to new members.


Block Kids: President, Barbara Taylor reported that the Block Kids Contest will be held January 20, 2007 at Prescott Elementary.


Forum: Committee Chairman, Vickie Thompson, reported that the Hard Hat Cafe would be attending the Forum.


Badges & Identification:  No Report.


Publicity:  President, Barbara Taylor, CIT reported that the meeting for this month was published twice in the Corpus Christi Caller Times.


Education:  No Report


Recycle:  Treasurer, Vickie Thompson reported that $15.00 was raised for recyclables sent in.  She also collected other recyclables brought in by members.


CAD:  President, Barbara Taylor, CIT reported judges have been lined up. 


Social:  Secretary, No report


Roster: No Report. 


Ways and Means:  Lisa Huerta, Secretary will give a presentation on how to Cross Stitch for chapter Sales at Forum.


Communication:  No report.


Friendship:  V. President, Virginia Llanas had a drawing for Vickie’s Birthday and a Gift brought in by Barbara Taylor.  $44.00 was raised.


Website: Committee Chairman, Vickie Thompson reported that Casino night pictures were posted on the Website.


Trash Off:  Committee Chairman, Lisa Huerta, reported that the sign was in and should be up any time.  She scheduled next Clean-Up for March 17 and March 31. at 9:30 a.m.


Skate Park:  President, Barbara Taylor, CIT reported that the Grande Opening for the skate park will be on February 17 or 18th. She also asked for Volunteers for selling T-Shirts. Celina Romay and Lisa Huerta Volunteered for the 10:00 time slot.


Tabs: Committee Chairman, Vickie Thompson Collected tabs from member.


WIC Week:  No Report


Construction Industry: Barbara Taylor reported that the Tennis Success project will be on Saturday, February 24th at 9:00 a.m.


UNFINISHED BUSINESS:  Barbara Taylor sent all comments made by member regarding the proposed by-law changes to Judy De Weese, Director Region 7.


NEW BUSINESS:  Treasurer, Vickie Thompson made a motion that Dinner fees for meetings be $20.00.  If a member’s dinner goes over 20.00 a $5.00 penalty be imposed.  Motion was seconded by Vice President Virginia Llanas and passed unanimously.


ANNOUNCEMENTS:  No announcements.


ADJOURNMENT:  There being no further business to come before the assembly, the meeting was adjourned at 8:58 p.m.


___________________                                  ____________________

Lisa Huerta, Secretary                                      Barbara Taylor, President


Members Present:                                         Guests Present: Lynn Loveless

Barbara Taylor CIT                                                                 

Virginia Llanas

Vickie Thompson

Lisa Huerta

Celina Romay