The meeting was called to order by Vice President Mark Hillman.

Directors in attendance were Kent Bamford, Mark Hillman, Jim McCall, Jim Weimer, Kim Oliver, Mark McGregor, Matt Herrman, and Sandy Miller.

The January treasurer's report was given by Larry Terrell. Approved as presented.

The January 10, 2017 CHA BOD meeting minutes stood approved as presented.

Mark McGregor updated the board on the purse fund audit.

Bruce Seymore was present to give the Arapahoe Park report.

Shannon Rushton gave a report on the Colorado Racing Commission meeting.

Sandy Miller moved to reimburse RMQHA $12,150.00, seconded by Mark McGregor. Motion passed.

Jim McCall moved from this point forward that all Stakes Race Schedules from RMQHA and CTBA will be forwarded to CHA and will be negotiated by CHA with the track, seconded by Mark Hillman. Motion passed.

Mark Hillman moved to send two separate $500 checks to the National HBPA for convention sponsorship and the American Horse Council Economic Impact Study, seconded by Jim Weimer. Motion passed.

Mark McGregor moved to have Kent Bamford and Shannon Rushton meet with Bruce Seymore about track surface issues and commit to spend up to $5000 towards an independent third party evaluation of the track surface, seconded by Mark Hillman. Motion passed.

The next CHA meeting will be held on March 14th at 10:00am as a tele-conference meeting only.

With no further business the meeting was adjourned.

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