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Agenda August 27, 2018

(12 Members Present)

Vice Chair, Randolph Garner called the meeting to order and led the invocation, followed by pledges to the US and Texas Flags.

Secretary's Report read by Lynn Buker 

  • Motion to approve; Dale Dexheimer made a motion to approve the minutes; seconded by Wilma Reed
    • Motion passed

Treasurer's Report

  • JCHC Treasurer, Andy Asberry, was absent so there was no report

Old Business

  • No report

New Business

  • The next JCHC meeting will be held Augustr 27, 2018 in Room 104 at the Johnson County Courthouse

Committee Reports

  • Friends of JCHC, Darlene West
    • New member, Randolph Campbell was introduced
    • One T-Shirt was sold this month at Lynn's store
    • Lynn is getting prices for new sale items including keychains and mugs
  • Texas Historical Markers, Wilma Reed
    • No report
  • JCHC Plaques and Dedications, Robert McMinn
    • No report
  • JCHC Museum, Darlene West
    • 102 visitors this month
    • 39 volunteer hours
    • 812 hits on Facebook page
    • Still working on complete list of JC Constables 
    • Information was requested regarding the cannon at the Cleburne Legion Hall 
      • It is a WWI field cannon, no information regarding who/when donated it (any additonal information would be appreciated)
    • Provided information on the overpass (by City Hall) to Diane from the CT Outdoor Museum
    • Banners around the Courthouse need replacing/repairing
      • Lynn will research
  • Dotey (Little House)
    • No report
  • Alvarado Wagon Barn
    • No Report
  • Chisholm Trail Outdoor Museum, Randolph Garner
    • David Murdock is working with the City ot update and maintain the Museum. They are hoping Jack Wiley will be their official Restoration expert to help the maintain the museum.
    • No report on the Terry House
    • Museum is currently open Thursday - Saturday. This will change when the weather is cooler.
    • Attendance has been less than normal, but figure it is because of the hot weather
  • Burleson, Pat and Dale Dexheimer
    • The next paranormal investigation/ghost tour will be held in November
    • Dale reported they are getting lots of questions about the "Plaza" and now the City of Burleson is not sure that the proposed project will take place. Hill College has backed out of the deal and now we are not sure what they will do with the buildings. Space is at a premium in the downtown so they need to make the decision soon.
    • The Baker Foundation-Baker House is open Wednesday - Saturday 11 AM - 3 PM
    • The Russell House is open the 1st Saturday of every month
    • Novembe 2 will be Russell Art Farm Heritage Days
      • Day 1 will be Kids day and day 2 will be open to the public.

Meeting Adjourned at 7:01 PM

  • Minutes prepared by Lynn Buker