Lawrence M. Walsh
VAC EXECUTIVE MEETING
Monday February 10th, 2014
VAC Board Room, 128 N Scott St., Joliet, IL 60432
CALL TO ORDER
Chairman John Kestel called to order the meeting of the VAC Commission at 7:30PM on February 10th, 2014 in the VAC board room.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Led by Chairman Kestel.
Chaplain Mlynek led in the opening prayer.
ROLL CALL: The following were present:
Present: Chairman Kestel, Secretary Picciolo, Treasurer Arellano, Chaplain Mlynek,Member Baskerville, Past Chairman Horne, Superintendent McNichol, Office Manager Northrup, VSO Ray
Posts Represented: A.L. 5 Harwood, A.L. 13 Plainfield, A.L 52, A.L. 367, A.L. 392 Peotone, A.L. 935 Manhattan, A.L. 1080 Joliet, VFW 12059, VFW 2199 Stone City, VFW 5788 Lockport,
Introduction of guest and/or first time attendees: VSO Charles Ray – Welcome to the VAC
MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING: December 2013 and January 2014: Motion to Approve made by Chairman Kestel; Seconded by Past Chairman Horne – Motion Carried.
1. Financial Report: Tony Arellano, Treasurer
Patriots Fund: $6644.87 VAC: $5689.57
Motion to Approve made by Past Chairman Horne; Seconded by Secretary Piccolo – Motion Carried.
2. Superintendent Report –Superintendent McNichol
Admin Chief Northrup went over the Expense Budget – Explained categories and budget balance, went over past months expenditures, December hit 99% of budget January hit 120% partially due to keying in 3 pay periods in month; Discussed other reporting options to avoid these discrepancies. Discussion Followed Superintendent McNichol went over Reporting totals, reported veterans’ financial assistance clientele at 92 GA clients for December 89 for January; Discussion Followed
Motion to Approve made by Jim Singlar; Seconded by Treasurer Arellano – Motion Carried.
Open House Over View Procard for VAC arrived in office - any purchases over $500.00 require VAC Board approval.
· IACVAC Banquet overview – VSO Ray went over the highlights
Public Assistance Appeals Case – Letter from Carl Buck regarding case.
FOR THE GOOD OF THE ASSOCIATION:
Superintendent McNichol proposed a new meeting time for the VAC Commission Meetings - Meeting time to change to 6:00pm effective 10 March 2014.
Motion to Approve made by Jim Singlar; Seconded by Past Chairman Horne – Motion Carried.
1st DRAWING 2014 300 CLUB:
A) $100.00 # 001 John York B) $50.00 # 50 Post 5788 Jack Piccolo
2nd DRAWING 2014 300 CLUB:
A) $100.00 # Post 935 B) $50.00 # 74 James Baskerville
NEXT MEETING DATES AND PLACE OF NEXT MEETING:
VAC Commission March 10th 2014 at 6:00 PM -128 N. Scott St. Joliet, IL 60432
Motion to Adjourn made by Chairman Kestel; Seconded by Past Chairman Horne