MFCF DISTRICT 8 MEETING, SATURDAY OCTOBER 5, 2019 at 10 a.m.
Hosts : Koochiching County
Held at: Northome, MN on Main Street at the Shining Light Cafe
Lunch on your own. Will order at the start of the meeting.
Brians contact information: 218-256-1522 cell or email@example.com
Welcome – Brian Carlson, MFCF District 8 Representative
Pledge of Allegiance
Sign in and Introductions
Update your emails/phone numbers for your fair contact person.
Dates for your fair 2020.
Fair Person of the year application on line. Get it in if you have one.
Any issues with the MFCF website? Suggestions?
Words from MFCF President- Ray Erspamer
Sales Tax information
Credentials /audit/ Resolutions Committee sign up
Ron Oleheiser - MN State Fair Report
Dept of Ag – grant update – Lisa Sawyer
Update on Legacy funding
Round the horn – How did your fair go? What worked? What didn’t?
Did you find any other grant dollars, major sponsors, FREE stuff we should know about?
Comments? Concerns? Suggested Topics for MFCF Convention.
Performing Artist Showcase: ??
Additional agenda items
Bring an item to convention for the silent auction
Remember to get your grand stand inspected every 5 years (road and bridge inspector can do it)
Update your fair info on the MFCF site via SAFFIRE. Current info will automatically drop after your fair is done for the year
Restraining orders work both ways – Itasca
Itasca still looking for Demo Derby promoter
Dist 8 Fall meeting Saturday Oct ? 3, 2020 – 10 a.m. – Hosting- Carlton County
Hosting County order: Date Start time Place
2016-Itasca Saturday Oct 810 a.m.
2017-Lake County, Saturday Oct 7, 10a.m.
2018- S. St Louis, Saturday Oct 6, 10 a.m. Blackwood Inn, Proctor
2019- Koochiching, Saturday Oct 5, 10 a.m.
2020- Carlton, Saturday Oct 3, 10 a.m.
2021- SW St Louis, Saturday Oct ?, 10 a.m.
2022- St Louis, Saturday Oct ?, 10 a.m.
2023- Itasca, Saturday Oct?, 10 a.m.