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Chairman Alan Basler called the meeting to order. The minutes from the May meeting were approved. Annie Kuntz spoke on behalf of the Carnival Committee. They are still looking for volunteers to run the pony cart, little ferris wheel and the carousel. Kuntz thinks that the games are almost lined up, although she is still looking for clubs, school classes or organizations to take a shift in running the games. Commissioner Lea Ann Laybourn said letters have been sent out for RV rental space. Contracts for Hoss Howard and Kelly Aspen have been signed. Laybourn asked if Fair Manager Amanda Hottinger would come every Tuesday to the commissioner’s meeting from now until after fair. Vouchers are now needed for every item and need to be in greater detail. Commissioner David Foy said the auditors need more information on what the expenses are. Foy also said they will try to get an electrical hookup to the far north pole in what was the Boy Scout Park. This will be needed once the Lions erect their building there. Jim McCracken said he will be getting Y W to put the meters back in the old Scout park for fair. The schedules will be printed in the newspapers when it gets closer to fair. Superintendent of sheep, Beth Ray and Jan Rogers, superintendent of goats, were asked about early release if the animals were to go to State Fair and both said they saw no reason for early release. Both Ray and Rogers said everything is ready for their departments. There were no reports on beef,
rabbit and poultry, swine and dairy cattle. Basler said he has talked to Theresa Traxler about being superintendent of the dairy cattle and bucket calves and she will talk to the former superintendent to see what is involved before she gives her final answer. Superintendent Bubs Eskew introduced her new junior superintendent, Kristen Arnold. Eskew also asked about getting the warm up area expanded and they will see if it might be able to be done this year. Eskew asked about putting another rail on the steps leading to the crow’s nest. Eskew said everything is ready for the horse show. Jamie Jo Axtell introduced herself. Axtell has been hired as the new 4 H agent who will work part time at the Extension Office. Axtell begins work on Monday, July 29. McCracken said a new 4 H flag is needed as it was torn up during the wind storm last year. Extension Agent Gisele Jefferson gave her report. MQA and COOL forms have been sent to all families to be signed and returned. Interview judging is July 21 for all 4 H projects except Foods and Cake Decorating. Livestock books are due on the 21st. on the 21st. Hottinger talked about the parade and that Superintendent Wini Johnson is going to try and make the payout for the winners even. The theme for the parade this year is of the Wild and this can include anything that could be considered wild. Queen Jessi Fletcher said she and Lady In Waiting Kelsey Mann went to Elizabeth and just returned from Evergreen. Fletcher and Coordinator Diane Hickert have been invited to Greeley on July 4th for the Greeley Stampede. Mann will be going to Brush that day for their parade. Princess Camp was held on Tuesday, July 23. Lacey Woods, new coordinator for the arena events then talked about her ideas for the arena events. Entry fees for the team roping have been lowered. For the kid’s junior rodeo the age divisions will be 8 and under, 9 13 and 14 19. There was a lot of discussion on the team roping and the junior rodeo about some of the different ideas Woods would like to implement. Hottinger talked about the free entertainment during the fair. Hoss Howard is returning to Akron and will perform on Thursday night on the track by the beer garden. and he may perform earlier. During their breaks,
Rodney Meade of Akron will perform. Meade will also perform at the variety show on Saturday. on Friday night after the livestock sale. The concert on Saturday night will feature Aaron Tippin and opening for him will be Kelly Aspen. at the Courthouse Annex.