Centerville City Hall
250 N. Main Street
Centerville, UT 84014
(801) 292-8034 fax
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday
January 6, 2016
Minutes of the Centerville City Whitaker Museum Board meeting held Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. in the Administrative Conference Room at City Hall, 250 North Main Street, Centerville, Utah.
Spencer Packer, Chair
Paul Thomas Smith, arrived at 6:40 p.m.
Stephanie Ivie, City Council Liaison
Lisa Linn Sommer, Whitaker Museum Director
Connie Larson, Recording Secretary
MINUTES REVIEW AND APPROVAL
Minutes of the November 4, 2015 meeting minutes were reviewed. Chair Spencer Packer made a motion to approve the minutes as amended. Nancy Smith seconded the motion, which was passed by unanimous vote (3-0).
The Board acknowledged Councilwoman Stephanie Ivie and thanked her for attending and expressed appreciation for her serving as City Council Liaison for the Museum Board. The Board meetings will continue to be held on the first Wednesday of each month until arrangements can be made for another recording machine. Lisa Linn Sommer, Whitaker Museum Director, distributed the fiscal budget for the fiscal year 2015.
At 6:40 p.m., Paul Thomas Smith arrived at the meeting.
The Board reviewed the yearly events that are held at the Museum. The Stories at the Museum activity will be held only from April through November this year, instead of each month. Christmas at the Whitaker in December will include Santa Claus this year, and Ross Smedley has already committed to be Santa Claus. The Haunting at The Whitaker, and the Heritage Market in October will be put on hold for 2016.
Nancy Smith made a motion to approve the 2016 Calendar of Events for the Whitaker Museum. Diane Chamberlain seconded the motion, which was passed by unanimous vote (4-0).
RAP TAX PROJECTS DISCUSSION
The Board reviewed the RAP Tax Project List for the Whitaker Museum for 2016. (See attached list).
The Whitaker Museum Board expressed their appreciation to Lisa Linn Sommer, Museum Director, for her work and efforts at the Museum during the past year.
The next Whitaker Museum Board meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. in the Administrative Conference Room at City Hall.
At 9:00 p.m., Diane Chamberlain made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Nancy Smith seconded the motion, which was passed by unanimous vote (4-0).
Spencer Packer, Chair Date Approved
Connie Larson, Recording Secretary
WHITAKER MUSEUM BOARD PROJECTS
Electrical outlet brass plat
Paint interior windows
Refinish wood flooring in original structure
Shelves in attic
Shelves in basement
Recording device for board meetings
Appraisal of museum artifacts/insurance rider
Edit past story telling lectures for future viewing
Documentary DVD “The story begins here”
Time period furniture
Signs (do not touch, watch your step)
Laptop for handicap patrons to view DVD’s of museum
Portrait of Brigham Young
Major donor plaque
Rock work on foundation (new addition)
Barn/storage (for wagons, etc.)
Accurate existing site plan
Complete landscape plan
Driveway and parking
Level north grass
Remove ground cover under trees
North flower bed planted
West flower bed planted
Plant identification plaques
Metal exterior display of events (pole in flower bed)
Outdoor drinking faucet hand pump
Hooks on building to hold “story telling sign”
Outdoor picnic table
“Park at City Hall” sign for snowy days
Functioning period kitchen faucet, sink
Time period outside door
East door restore/period screen door/threshold
Display cabinet in Grand Room for temporary exhibits
Barrel vault ceiling
Repair concrete crack in entryway
Restore entry wood trim
Front rain gutters
Bathroom light fixture
Hallway alcove completed with door and shelves
Wedding dress in protective glass
Driveway to carriage doors
Move gas meter
Digitize archival records
Office furniture (desk, chair, shelves)
Table for patrons researching archive records
Locked file cabinets
Sealant to cedar shingles