Kansas Federation of Houndsmen
Spring Meeting

April 9th 2021

Held at the Jefferson County Fair Grounds in Valley Falls, Kansas

Meeting was called to order by President Cassey Kirkham at 2:01 PM

Roll call was done with all board members present. 34 members were also present.

Treasures Report was given and approved. With approximately $8,330.00 in our account with all bills paid.

State Reporters report was given, no approval needed.

Social Media Report was given, no approval needed.

Old Business:

Banquet report was given by Brian Gerhardit and it is a go. Banquet will be held at Osage City Fair Grounds on October 30th, 2021.

Changing times and place of meetings. Cassey Kirkham. By our Constitution our annual meeting must be held at our spring hunt and show in April. It was decided that our fall meeting will be at the coyote hunt in White Cloud following their bench show. This event will be in August.

There was no need to contact our lawyer on changes to our Constitution, only sending them updates is necessary.

New Business:

Report on hunt was given by Terry Porter and approved.

D.J. Bales Scholarship: There are now 4 essays ready to be read and picked.

The Youth Hunt will be held at Valley Falls again on October 16th, 2021

It was approved to give the Coyote Trials $250 to help this event.

Possible new format for April Hunt was tabled, however the hunt committee will be in charge of making hunt dates etc.

Kin Hickman gave a report on Pratt Negotiations. You can read most of this on our website as Kin has an article there. Kin has worked hard on this and wants people to sign their names to petitions he is drawing up.

This was a great meeting with a variety of information and discussion being done. We also had more people at this meeting than we have had in a long time.

Meeting was adjourned at 3:20

On Monday April 12th I deposited $4,382.00 bring our current balance to $12,694.00

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