Polo Legion Officers
Sr. Vice Commander
Jr. Vice Commander
are the minutes from the May 9,
2017 Post meeting.
The Meeting was opened by Commander Dane
Vanoosten at 1900 hrs. With a total of 18
present consisting of 13 members and 5 guests.
The MIA service, the pledge of allegiance and
the reciting of the preamble were all held.
The minutes from the, April 14, 2017 meeting
were read. Motion was made by Marvin Vanoosten
to accept the minutes as read and seconded by
Melanie Konecny, all agreed.
The finance report was presented to those
present, a motion was made by Marvin Vanoosten
and seconded by John Bartelt to accept the
Finance report. Those present agreed.
Commander Vanoosten stated that the Post now has
a State Liquor License
Commander Vanoosten stated that the Gun Safe is
in place at the back of the room. A discussion
was held as to putting some sort of screening
around the safe so as not to have it visible to
anyone in the room. At this time there was a
question as to putting some covering or curtains
on the front windows. There are City rules and
regulations stating how high or low a covering
should be, mainly so a Police officer can look
in when the room is empty. Joe Wilson will check
into it and will be brought up at the next
He also stated that drywall would be put on the
exposed metal stud at the back of the room. He
also called notice that the floor had been
painted. Those present were notified that the
front windows needed calking and it will be
done, no date has been set. Pat McPherson asked
if there could be a small ramp put in at the
front of the front door platform.
Nick Jones talked about a face book spot for the
Post. All agreed that that would be a good move
along with the Posts web site to let Post
members as well as the public know what is going
on within the Post.
There was a motion made to obtain, 8 six foot
tables for this room at $39.00 dollars each, for
this room by Melanie Konecny and seconded by Dan
Ford. All agreed.
Nick also talked about a planned motorcycle ride
for the Cancer society and he would like the
Post to be part of the event. There would be a
$20.00 dollar entrance fee per rider and tee
shirts would be given to the riders. A date has
not as yet been named. A motion was made by Pat
McPherson and seconded by Dan Ford to have Nick
to get the Post involved.
There was a discussion on what to do about the
trap door into the basement. A vinyl cover has
been placed over it but the thoughts were to put
some sort of obstruction around it. A motion was
made by Pat McPherson and seconded by Jim
Vanoosten to place an iron railing around it.
All present agreed.
Joe Wilson stated that he has the room rented
out for a graduation party and charged $100.00
dollars. He asked if that price would be
agreeable to those present.A motion was made by
Marvin Vanoosten and seconded by Melanie Konecny
to keep that price for all rentals. All agreed.
The meeting closed at 1942 Hrs.
Adjutant Richard A. Jacks
are held on the second Tuesday of the
month at 102 E. Mason Street (next to
Chesty P's), at 7:00 p.m.
|The Post, along with
the Polo VFW, hold funeral services with
a 21 gun salute and taps.
The next Legion meeting will be on
June 13th at 7 p.m. at 102 E. Mason
Street, Polo (Next to Chesty P's).