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1505 Valle Vista Blvd
Pekin, IL 61554-6245
Phone: 309-347-6614
FAX: 309-347-5472
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed Noon - 1 pm)

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15411 N IL 100 Highway
Lewistown, IL 61542-9468
Phone: 309-547-3711
FAX: 309-547-3713
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Mason County
127 S High St, Ste 1
Havana, IL 62644-1496
Phone: 309-543-3308
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed Noon - 1 pm)

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 Council Meeting Minutes

Monday February 27, 2017 • 6:30 PM

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

Extension Council Meeting

Monday, February 27, 2017

6:30 PM

Fulton County Extension Office

Lewistown, IL

The Fulton-Mason-Peoria-Tazewell Extension Council met February 27, 2017 at the Fulton County Extension office. Council members present were John Asplund, Meghan Curless, Nicole Forsberg, Rosemary Palmer, Kelvin Sampson, Steve Waterworth, and (Sunita Shastry who attended via Mondopad in the Tazewell office.) Also present were Earl Allen, County Director and Kathie Brown, CED Educator. Absent council members were Sally Bair, Shundell Broomfield, Cindy Chaffin, Erika Eigenbrod, Clara Gonzalez, Pamela Rumba, Amanda Woodruff and Cody Zeeck.

Chairman John Asplund called the meeting to order at 6:30 p. m.

Council approved the September 13, 2016 meeting minutes as read. Motion made by Steve Waterworth, seconded by Nicole Forsberg. Motion passed.

Fiscal and Administrative Updates: Earl provided a fiscal update and indicated he will provide more detail at the April budget meeting.

Staffing update: Earl updated council members on recent staffing changes.

· Julia Pryor, Hort EPC retired December 31, 2016 and Becky Campbell, Fulton Secretary will officially be retired March 31, 2017

· Kaitlyn Streitmatter - new SNAP-Ed Educator started February 10.

· Emily Schoenfelder - new 4-H Youth Development Educator starting March 1.

· Ian Goslin was hired as a temporary/part-time Hort EPC

· There is now an open position for a SNAP-Ed EPC vacated by Kaitlyn Streitmatter

Programming Updates:

Earl gave Council members the new Annual Report and talked about the contents of the report. Earl also showed a video of the Highlights in Fulton, Mason Peoria, and Tazewell Unit Extension from the past year.

Kathie Brown, CED Educator gave an update on her programs in the four counties.

Other Business:

· Dr. Dean Kidwell and Dr. Czapar will be visiting our Unit April 18 from 11:45am-3:45pm.

· Earl told Council members he appreciated all those that attended the Unit All Staff Meeting in December.

Next Meeting: The next Council meeting will be Tuesday, April 11, 2017 in Pekin – budget approval meeting and introductions of Emily Schoenfelder and Kaitlyn Streitmatter.

Meeting adjourned at 7:50pm.