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2016 NOV. MINUTES Jefferson County Museum Board Minutes of the Nov. 15, 2016 Meeting Call to Order by Sherry Carlson Members present: Paul Backlund, Fritz Bieler, Don Balser, Jaime Guenther, Sherry Carlson, and Curator Terri Atwood, and visitors, Commissioners Bob Mullen and Leonard Wortman. 1. Old Business: a. Museum signs, Fritz Bieler wants to do this as a class project with his students. 2. Employee pay rate for Terri was raised to $15.41 as of Nov. 1. 3. Marketing Committee report: there was general discussion on several suggestions including: Wi-fi as a long term goal considered expensive; web site-Terri to contact Melissa Morris, county tech(225-4156), Museum does have face book; consideration of usage of museum items to get people into museum—perhaps displays in other places, expanding resources such as volunteers and writing grants and exchanges with other museums; and developing a questionnaire to anyone to fill out. Commissioners talked about a possible rest area at the Boulder exit with the possibility of cases for displaying county historic items. Also letting the BTAC group know that the museum would help them in any way possible. 4. Resolution: Paul will work with Steve to rewrite the museum resolution, Motion passed. By-laws are to be read by board members to be discussed at the Jan. 10 meeting. 5. Terri reported about her plays and where the money is donated. Also about the loan of Flathead Indian photos by Dick Lippincott. Photos will be scanned, edited, and printed by Sherry and Linsay Carlson to be used in the Bison Exhibit opening Jan. 27, 2017. 6. New Business: Motion by Don to elect Paul as the Chairman and Jaime as Vice-chair. Seconded and passed. Jaime had questions about some Jefferson County items and lack of proper care. Terri and Sherry will look into said items if and when they get a list. Meeting adjourned. Next meeting will be Jan. 10, 2017 at 5:30