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University of Illinois Extension serving Fulton, Mason, Peoria and Tazewell Counties

Main Office (Tazewell County)
1505 Valle Vista Blvd
Pekin, IL 61554-6245
Phone: 309-347-6614
FAX: 309-347-5472
Email: uie-fmpt@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed Noon - 1 pm)

Branch Office (Fulton County)
15411 N IL 100 Highway
Lewistown, IL 61542-9468
Phone: 309-547-3711
FAX: 309-547-3713
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed Noon - 1 pm)

Branch Office (Mason County)
127 S High St, Ste 1
Havana, IL 62644-1496
Phone: 309-543-3308
FAX: 309-543-6239
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed Noon - 1 pm)

Branch Office (Peoria County)
4810 North Sheridan Rd
Peoria, IL 61614-5928
Phone: 309-685-3140
FAX: 309-685-3397
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed Noon - 1 pm)

Extension Meetings

Extension County Meeting Agenda

Monday September 24, 2012 • 6:30 PM

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U of I Extension Unit #11: Fulton-Mason-Peoria-Tazewell

Extension Council Meeting

Monday, September 24, 2012

6:30pm

Fulton County Farm Bureau Building Board Room

Lewistown, IL

AGENDA

  • Call To Order – Nick Hayward
  • Introductions and roster review

5 Minute Educator Reports:

  • 4-H and Youth Development – Judy Schmidt
  • Sustainable Agriculture – Matt Montgomery
  • Horticulture – Rhonda Ferree
  • EFNEP – Margaret Cover
  • Community and Economic Development – Kathie Brown
  • Nutrition and Wellness – Mekenzie Lewis

New Business:

  • Election of officers: Chair - Vice-Chair -

Secretary - Financial Reporter -

  • Appointment of county extension board representatives (the four representatives from each county will serve as the county extension board delegation for their county)

o Motion______________Second______________Outcome____________

  • Approval of signatories for local account signature cards

o Fulton – Earl, Kathie, Janis, Patty

o Mason – Earl, Rhonda, Julia, Joli

o Peoria – Earl, Margaret, Judy, Cathy L.

o Tazewell - Earl, Judy/Jessica, Mekenzie, Anita

o Motion_______________Second______________Outcome_____

  • Approval of acquisition endorsement for county extension director – grants authority to Earl to expend extension funds

o Motion_______________Second______________Outcome

  • Approval of FY2013 Holiday Office Closing Schedule

o Thanksgiving – November 22 & 23, 2012

o Christmas – December 26, 2012 – January 2, 2013

· Approval of council meeting schedule – 2nd Monday at 6:30pm

o Dec 11; Feb 11; May 13 (budget meeting); July/Aug (local county extension board meetings); Sep 9, 2013

o Locations

    • Discussion regarding Council and advisory group operations - Nick

o Feedback

o Alternatives

Fiscal and Administrative Items:

  • Fiscal update - Earl

o FY13 budget

o Local audits

o FY14 levy request

  • Staffing update - Earl
    • Recent and anticipated hires and changes
    • Educator changes
  • Facilities update

Other Business

  • Discussion regarding refilling Matt's Local Food/Small Farms position upon his departure – Nick
  • Dr. Hoeft's unit visit – October 9-10, 2012 – Earl
    • 10am Tuesday – 4pm Wednesday
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