Board Meeting Agendas



16th District Agricultural Association

California Mid-State Fair

Paso Robles


Wednesday, June 18, 2014

10:00 a.m.



Mission Statement

“To preserve and promote agriculture and the traditions of San Luis Obispo County through the California Mid-State Fair event, which provides the most valuable educational and entertainment experience that resources will allow, and to operate a year-round facility in a fiscally responsible manner.”

   I.       Call Meeting to Order

  II.      Flag Salute

  1. Introduction of Guests
  1. Approval of Absences
  1. Approval of Minutes:  May 21, 2014 Board Meeting
  1. Public Comment Period:  This is the time the public may address the Board on items other than those listed on the agenda.  Public comments shall be limited to five (5) minutes per speaker.  Comments on items which are listed elsewhere on the agenda should be held until that item is being considered so that public testimony can be considered at the time the item is deliberated.
  1. Consent Agenda:  Items hereunder on the Consent Agenda are considered routine, not requiring separate discussion and will be enacted in one motion.  Individual Items A, 1-3, and B. 1 are approved by the vote that approves the Consent Agenda, unless an item is pulled for separate consideration.
  1. Agreements
    1. Approve Standard Agreements:
    2.   S14-01  Valley Yellow Pages
    3.   S14-06  Robert Hall Winery
    4.   S14-11  KCOY TV
    5.   S14-13  El Dorado Broadcasters/SLO
    6.   S14-14  El Dorado Broadcasters/SM
    7.   S14-16  Airgas
    8.   S14-17  The Tribune
    9. S14-18  Cal Portland Construction
    10.   S14-19  LR Baggs
    11.   S14-20  Cal Coast Machinery
    12.   S14-21  Courtyard by Marriott
    13.   S14-22  Pacific Gas & Electric
    14. S14-23  Cattaneo Brothers
    15. S14-26  Heritage Oaks Bank
  1.   S14-27  Cantinas Ranch Foundation
  2.   S14-28  The Tire Store
  1. Approve Rental Agreements:
  2.   035-14  Cristina Robles Wedding
  3.   039-14  California Rural Water
  4.   040-14  Great Western Bike Rally
  5.   043-14  Central Coast Cutting Association (May 17)
  6.   056-14  Malcolm Media Ag Publishing
  7.   070-14  Paso Robles Chamber (Economic Forecast)
  1. Approve Judging Agreements:
  1.   003-14 Aaron Cooper (Beef)
  2.   006-14  Scott Layne (Sheep/Meat Goat Showmanship)
  3.   018-14  Roger Miller (Cow Dog Trials)
  4.   021-14  Roger Bland (Horse Show Announcer)
  5.   049-14  Daniel Laney (Dairy Goat)
  6.   054-14  Linda Rasmussen (Quilts)
  7.   066-14  Kevin Larkin (Floriculture)
  8. 075-14  Kris Gudel (Replacement Heifers)
  9.   077-14  Chris Zemny (Rabbits)
  10.   079-14  Katie Zack (Rabbits)
  11.   080-14  Stacy Wilkins (Rabbits)
  1. Approval of Committee Meeting Minutes:
  1. Finance Committee Meeting, May 21, 2014
  1. Old Business
    1.  Grandstand Restroom Project
  2. New Business
    1. Agricultural Committee Report:  Director Lacey
  1.    2014 Fair Schedule and Animal Numbers
  2.    Livestock Department Changes
  3.    Use of Hand Washing Stations & No Eating in Barns
  4.    Hand Washing Interactive Exhibit – “Sudsey Barn”
  5.    Junior Livestock Auction and Heifer Sale
  6.    Auction Lunch Update
  7.    Weigh In and Vet Check Station
  8.    Facility Changes
  9.    Other Discussion Items

Review of Operations Committee report to include Item 1-9.


  1. Acceptance of report as presented by Operations Committee.
  2. Amend, Modify, or Reject Approval.
  1. Finance Committee Report:  Director Boneso
    1. May 2014 Financials
    2. 2013 State of Operations – CDFA Approval

Review of Finance Committee report to include Item 1 & 2.


  1. Acceptance of report as presented by Finance Committee.
  2. Amend, Modify, or Reject Approval.
  1. July 2014 Board Meeting
  1. Consideration of July Board Meeting


  1. Acceptance of report as presented by Finance Committee.
  2. Amend, Modify, or Reject Approval.
  1. 2016 Fair Dates
    1. Consideration of 2016 Fair Dates


  1. Acceptance of report as presented by staff.
  2. Amend, Modify, or Reject Approval.
  1. Matters of Information
  1. Staff Reports
  2. Manager’s Report
  3. Directors Open Forum
  1. Recess
  1. Closed Session:  Closed Session will be held to consider, under Government Code Section 11126(a), personnel.
  1. Adjournment

Date of Notice:   June 9, 2014