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MGCAC Minutes 8-8-12 MCGAC Minutes of Meeting August 8, 2012 Members Attending: Ben Reeder, Ron Noble, Robyn Grove, JJ Johnson, Bob Giles, Eric McCormick, and Allan Morrison. Also attending was interim City Manager Gene Drabinski. Ben Reeder called the meeting to order. The minutes from the July meeting were approved as corrected. Course Superintendent Report: (attached) Eric McCormick submitted the July superintendent’s report, MCGAC Mission Statement, and the monthly agenda items (attached). The committee particularly wants to recognize Sue for the excellent job she is doing with flowers and plants, enhancing the appearance of the course. Golf Professional Report: Allan Morrison reported the following: McCall Amateur: A total of 62 women, 148 juniors, and 352 men participated in this year’s tournament. The Wednesday night Calcutta grossed about $72,000 from the 65-70 participants. The Friday night dinner was attended by about 500 people. Positive comments on the juniors included rounds being played under 4.5 hours; Allan received some negative comments pertaining to parental behavior. A discussion was held emphasizing the need for “spotters” on Birch 1 and 4 and Cedar 5 during the men’s tournament, and whether or not these will be volunteers from the Women’s Association. Tournaments: Scheduled tournaments include the Pro-Am (August 13-14), Club Championship (August 18-19), Chapman (August 25-26), and Two-Man Scramble (September 8-9). The Scramble is a full field event, with 250-280 players expected; all others will be scheduled to maximize public play. There are a number of private tournaments scheduled. Men’s Association tournaments include the Ryder Cup; the Women’s Association will host a Lady’s Day with Grangeville and Meadowcreek participants. On-course Behavior: Allan asked for input pertaining to dealing with unacceptable behavior, particularly by a group participating in an annual fund raising tournament. The consensus of opinions was to have Allan deal with this in whatever manner he sees fit, even if it means losing the tournament to another course. Revenue: Year- to-Date (YTD) revenue, effective July 31, is up $41,202 compared to last year at this time. The breakdown of gross revenue to the city by category is: Green Fees: $220,045 Season Pass: 135,984 Trail Fees: 21,399 Lockers: 958 Total YTD: $378,386 Passes Sold: Golf and trail fee passes sold YTD are: Unlimited Play: 122 After 2:00: 118 Half Price: 15 Monday-Thursday: 16 Junior: 65 College: 5 Trail Fees-Season: 66 Trail Fees-Daily: 155 Old Business: Gene Drabinski stated that the earliest the city council will review the golf professional’s contract is at the September meeting. A discussion was held pertaining to the need for course marshaling in the afternoon and evening; Allan stated that he is continuing to negotiate with the city for this labor. New Business: Ben Reeder stated that the Meadowcreek Men’s Association has contacted him about a home/home tournament; he will follow up with them. A general discussion was held pertaining to activities of our men’s and women’s associations. The meeting was adjourned; next meeting is scheduled Wednesday, September 12, at 5:00 PM. Scheduled agenda item is updating the 5 Year Plan.