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District 8 - Fall Meeting

Date: Oct 05, 2019


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


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.

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