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GAC Minutes 1999 10/13GOLF COURSE ADVISORY COMMITTEE MINUTES Attending: Max Williamson Jeanne Campbell Carl Floss October 13, 1999 Dan Pillard Bill Robertson Judy Brown Todd McKenna Minutes: Minutes from the September 8th meeting were read and approved. New Business: Max Williamson mentioned that the Shepherd's Home August 11th, 2000 golf outing, will have a $22 greens fee and 1* current pass holders will not be charged. Carl floss made a request for a season pass refund for Gary Simmons. The committee stated that in the current policy the only reason for granting a refund was medical problems or death. After review, Jeanne Campbell made a motion to refund Mr. Simmons pass, less $24, Todd McKenna seconded. aN a the- rn c711'� 1.1 CtAAA rd . Old Business: Bill Robertson gave an update on the proposed golf course study. He mentioned that the reason for this report is to evaluate the importance and impact of the McCall Golf Course to the surrounding community. In this study the location of things the golf course brings to the city. Increased business Asset The city auditors need to agree with one of three options for the golf operation. To show a profit, subsidize the golf fund from the general fund or sell the golf course. Bill Robertson mentioned that sufficient credible information was needed to show the importance of the golf course to warrant being subsidized by the city. He said we need to gather meaningful information, such as tournaments and their impact on local businesses and growth of businesses from the golf operation. A discussion of rates resulted in a recommendation to not go into May without the rates set. Todd McKenna mentioned that determining the difference between resident vs. non-resident should be done with a driver's license. The committee would like to see the rates set no later than the November meeting, with a goal of being on the city council agenda and a recommendation by November 10t'. Staff Reports: Carl Floss mentioned that the average season pass holder plays 31.5 rounds at a cost of $12.1/round. Carl reported that revenues were up over the same period last year. Dan Pillard reported that the bridges could be built during the last week of October,. depending on the progress of the drainage project. Dan mentioned that he would like to install a minimum of 4,600 feet of 6 in drain line in the existing ditches to carry water, drained from the fairways, to a catch basin, where the water can then be pumped out into the irrigation reservoir. alt. 441.