MACD Annual Meeting, 4 December 2010 @ Red Apple Farm

The Massachusetts Association of Conservation Districts will hold its annual meeting on December 4th, 2010 at the Red Apple Farm in Phillipston, Massachusetts.  Directions to the Red Apple Farm can be found by clicking here.  Registration and a coffee social will begin at 9:30 am.  The business meeting will commence at 10 am and will conclude with lunch around 11:30.  During the business meeting, an election of officers for the coming year will be held.  The afternoon will include discussions of the district budget process and status, financial accountability, relations with the state Legislature, and two district official training modules.  An Adobe Acrobat version of the business meeting agenda and schedule can be obtained by clicking here.

Registration/Social……………………………..……………………………………… 9:30 am

Business Meeting……………………………………………………………………….10:00 am

     Opening Comments by President (Kim LaFleur)

     Approval of Minutes

     Approval of MACD Operating Budget FY 2011

     FRPP/APR Monitoring Program

     Local Working Groups

     NRCS Update

     New Business

     Election of Officers FY 2011

Lunch…………………………………………………………………………….…….…..11:30 am

Conservation District Budget Processes……………………………….……….12:15 pm

     State Commission Budget Process (Joe Smith)

     Annual Audit Requirement and Process (Tom Anderson)

     MACD/Conservation Districts Role in Legislative Process

District Official Training Seminar………………………………………………….1:00 pm

     Module #1 (Basics)

     Module #2 (Conservation Movement)

Bylaw Revision………………………………………………………………….….…… 1:30 pm

Wrap-Up by Incoming President………………………………………………… 1:45 pm

 

Adjournment…………………………………………………………………………….. 2:00 pm

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