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DANVILLE AREA LITTLE LEAGUE

GENERAL MEETING AGENDA

JANUARY 26, 2020

         I.            CALL TO ORDER (MATT H.) 7:02

       II.            ROLE CALL/SIGN IN SHEET (MATT H.)

      III.            FINANCIAL REVIEW, CREDIT CARD INFORMATION, TAX RETURN DUE 2/15/20  (RHETT M.): Noted

     IV.            APPROVAL OF LAST MEETING MINUTES (VOTE) 12/29/19 : Motion:  Schultz Second: Welliver Unanimous approval

       V.            OLD BUSINESS

A.       SEEKING VOLUNTEERS

                                                               i.      COACH PITCH MANAGER, UMPIRES, CONCESSIONS COORDINATORS

1.       Need 1 coach pitch manager

2.       In need of umpires if interested

3.       Would also like for a concession lead if possible

a.       Some volunteers via registration which we will discuss with

B.       VOLUNTEER CLEARANCES REQUIRED TO VOLUNTEER WITH MINORS

                                                               i.      All volunteers must have LL international clearances and states clearance

1.       Criminal background

2.       Child abuse

                                                             ii.      Contact James Ulrich if question of coverages

C.       CASH RAFFLES – EXTRA PACKS AVAILABLE

                                                               i.      If interested in selling extra, please let Matt Hickey know

D.      COMPLEX IMPROVEMENTS

                                                               i.      SENIOR FIELD REPAIRS/LIGHTING PROJECT

1.       Per Craig Welliver

a.       We are in process of getting quotes from Musco and Shadler for lighting

b.       Soil sampling was completed and are waiting on engineering for size of bases to give to the installer for quotes.

                                                             ii.      MAJOR PRESSBOX STEP PROJECT

1.       Wanted to improve safety of major press box steps

2.       Per Josh Kelchner

a.       Two options for design

                                                                                                                                       i.      Discussing with Playworld for helping with making the staircase

                                                                                                                                     ii.      If unavailable, will make with pressure treated lumber

b.       Will occur likely in the Summer of 2020

                                                            iii.      Both projects would be considered safety projects that would improve the system per LLI rules

E.       GENERAL MEETING DATES CHANGED (4TH SUNDAY OF MONTH)

                                                               i.      MARCH MEETING IS NOW 3/29 DUE TO ROOM AVAILABILITY

     VI.            EVENT CALENDAR REVIEW – NEXT 30 DAYS (MATT H.)

A.       TRYOUTS                B. DRAFT(S)

a.       NEW BUSINESS

a.       INTERLEAGUE PLAY

                                                                           i.      SOFTBALL AND MAYBE INTERMEDIATE IF TOWNS WILL PLAY SUNDAY

                                                                         ii.      Meeting on March 1st to plan interleague play with district

                                                                        iii.      May have two teams at least to play developmental for 50/70

b.       TRYOUTS

                                                                           i.      TO BE HELD AT MVP CLUBHOUSE BUCKHORN

                                                                         ii.      FEBRUARY 1 AND FEBRUARY 15 FROM 4PM-8PM

1.       MAJOR SOFTBALL (4P-5P), PLAYER PITCH BB (5P-6P)

MAJOR BB (6P-7P), SENIOR BB (7P-8P)

                                                                        iii.      ENTIRE FACILITY FOR $100 PER SESSION DEAL

                                                                        iv.      MVP STAFF TO GIVE PARENTS/COACHES TOUR AND MEMBERSHIP DETAILS

c.        INDIVIDUAL AWARD RECIPIENTS FINALIZED – TBA AT OPENING CEREMONIES MAY 2

                                                                           i.      Awards have been determined except for senior league

                                                                         ii.      Will determine time in future

d.       DIVISION PLANNING

                                                                           i.      COACH PITCH (6), PLAYER PITCH (3), MJR BB (5), SR BB (4), MN SB (1), MJR SB (2)

                                                                         ii.      FULL RE-DRAFT OF SENIOR BB AND MAJOR SOFTBALL ONLY

                                                                        iii.      9-10S IN PLAYER PITCH MUST TRYOUT FOR MAJORS –NEED 55 FOR 5 TEAMS

e.       UPDATED BANK SIGNERS AND COLES LIST FOR PURCHASES

                                                                           i.      Todd Gibson and Tom Ciccarelli were removed; Matt Hickey added to Bank

                                                                         ii.      Everyone on board on for Coles

f.         SENIOR LEAGUE TROPHIES ORDERED/SPONSOR PLAQUES FOR MAJOR/SENIOR ORDERED

g.       BORO APPROVED 2020 EVENTS (OPENING DAY, SOCIAL DAY, NCSA)

h.       2020 ALL STAR HOSTING/ FIELD DRY REIMBURSEMENT $233 (50% of cost of field dry for tournaments)

                                                                           i.      Danville will host 9/10/11

                                                                         ii.      Lewisburg 8/9/10

                                                                        iii.      Major baseball-  Berwick

                                                                        iv.      Junior Baseball –

                                                                          v.      Softball – Warrior Run

i.         UMPIRE CLINIC SHIFTED TO APRIL 4 – SELINSGROVE HIGH

                                                                           i.      Danville LL will cover cost of going to clinic if interested

j.         NCSA SPONSOR INCREASED $800 TO HELP UMPIRE FEES – WAITING ON COUNTY GRANT

                                                                           i.      April 25th and 26th

                                                                         ii.      Rent field for 400 dollars

                                                                        iii.      Extra money will cover the cost of umpires

                                                                        iv.      Waiting on county for grant which has been typically 10000 dollars per year

k.        2020 TEAM MANAGERS TO BE APPOINTED BY BOARD

l.         EQUIPMENT – USA BAT STAMP, SENIOR LEAGUE -3, SOFTBALL 1.20 BPF, FACEMASK, DEFENSE FACEMASK, C-FLAP

                                                                           i.      FACEMASKs are required for Minors and coach pitch baseball and softball

                                                                         ii.      C-flap must be what is fit for Helmet you own

                                                                        iii.      FACEMASK optional for Major and above levels.

m.     PROMOTIONS/IMPORTANT DATES (APRIL 4)

                                                                           i.      Feb 28th and March 6th – Quaker Steak and lube promotion

1.       Donate 20% of check to league

                                                                         ii.      March 28th 7:05 WB Penguins promotion

1.       Block of seats available

2.       Contact Dave Casey

                                                                        iii.      April 4th – Cleanup day

1.       Gatorade and Water donations preferred as well

2.       Day to return raffle ticket stubs from 1-3 that day

n.       MASS T-SHIRT GIVEAWAY – COLLECTING BIDS

                                                                           i.      To commemorate 65th league anniversary

                                                                         ii.      Currently collecting contractual bids

o.       BOARD UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED 2 OUTSIDE EVENTS ON FIELDS – DATES TBD

                                                                           i.      Service first softball tournament

                                                                         ii.      JV high school softball tournament at ECHO

b.       OPEN DISCUSSION

c.        DIVISION BREAKOUTS

d.       ADJOURNMENT (MATT H.)

a.       7:42PM

NEXT GENERAL MEETING SCHEDULED: 

FEBRUARY 23, 2020

EAST END FIRE COMPANY @ 7PM

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