JANUARY 16, 2018 MEETING MINUTES
The meeting was called to order by President Kent Bamford.
Directors in attendance were Kent Bamford, Mark Hillman, Kerry Kemper, Jim Weimer, Miguel Pena, Jim McCall, Sandy Miller and Kim Oliver.
Kent Bamford presented the December treasurers report. The report was approved as presented.
Minutes from the December 12, 2017 CHA Board of Director meeting were approved as presented.
Bruce Seymore, Bill Powers and Billy Byers gave the Arapahoe Park update.
A discussion on the proposed hair testing rule was had with the board creating a plan to oppose the rule at the Colorado Racing Commission meeting.
Mark Hillman and Shannon Rushton gave a legislative update.
CHA Board meetings will be held on the second Tuesday of each month starting at 2:00pm.
In other business, Shannon Rushton requested the creation of several committees’s to better address key issues at Arapahoe Park. The committees and committee chairs are as follows:
Horsemen’s Liaison- Chairman-Kerry Kemper-Members Sandy Miller, Matt Herrman, Kent Bamford and Shannon Rushton. Track Surface-Chairman Kim Oliver-Members Miguel Pena, Kent Bamford and Shannon Rushton. Condition Book- Chairman Mark Hillman-Members Kerry Kemper, Miguel Pena, Kent Bamford and Shannon Rushton. Track Kitchen-Jim Weimer Chairman-Members Sandy Miller, Matt Herrman, Kent Bamford and Shannon Rushton. Backside Committee-Chairman Sandy miller-Members Kim Oliver, Kerry Kemper, Miguel Pena, Kent Bamford and Shannon Rushton. Legislative-Chairman Mark Hillman-Members Jim McCall, Kent Bamford and Shannon Rushton.
Jim Weimer moved to allocate $2500 for expenses to Kerry Kemper for recruitment of new stables to Arapahoe Park for the 2018 race meet, seconded by Mark Hillman. Motion passed.
With no further business the meeting was adjourned.