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East Mountain Chamber General Meeting Minutes

08/10/2016 4:30 PM | Nancy Carpenter

East Mountain Chamber June 2016 Business Meeting Minutes by Tamne Robinson, Secretary 


11.:46 A.M. Thursday, 4 August 2016 meeting called to order by President Nancy Carpenter. Pledge of Allegiance was recited and all members asked to silence cell phones. Member introductions or members present at meeting: Nancy Carpenter, Automated Systems Inc, Chamber President Bob Brittian, Creative Concepts, Member at Large Bert Almy, Almy and Associates, Member at Large Kara Shug, ReMax Pros, Member Bob Jones, Sandia Mountain Lions Club, Chamber Treasurer Cathy Cushing, Burger Boy, Member Barbara Johnstad, Burger Boy, Charter Member Alex Alarcon, GCC, Member Wayne Johnson BC Commissioner East Mountains Todd Matson, GCC, Member John Helmich, EM interagency Fire Protection Association Elizabeth Morantes, Member at Large Paul Rodriguez, Cedar Crest Salon. Potential Member Robert Marquez – Teen Challenge of NM, New Member Gail Rossi, Administrative Assistant Effie Medford, New Mexico Medical Center, Member Tracy Marquez - Teen Challenge of NM, New Member Bobbie Carillo, Coldwell Banker, Member Barbara Ormand, SASS, Member Tamne Robinson, One Stop Office, Secretary Johnathan Ipiotis , Tillery Chevrolet, Member Stephanie O’Brian, Arukah Holistic Skin care, New Member 


Upcoming Events: Open House for Cedar Crest Salon and Arukah Holistic Skin Care - September 17th times to be determined GCC 75th Anniversary Celebration - East Mountain Chamber of Commerce – Summer networking First Responder Recognition Event August 27th 4:30-6:30 pm Awards to be given out at 5:30pm 


Speaker #1: Jonathan Ipiotis, Tillery Chevrolet – Very Informative - discussed about buying a car financing through dealer versus financing through bank; Discussed buying current new car versus older year new car still on lot. Discussed the type of customer service they choose to give. 


Speaker # 2: County Commissioner Wayne Johnson stated Rates at the transfer station went up by two dollars. They are starting new construction at transfer station to install new septic system. Green waste day starts same day as East Mountain Celebration September 24th 2016 Carlito Springs meeting – public meeting to discuss plans for the property August 11th 2016, 6PM At the James McGrane substation. Ciudad soil and water conservation – received grants – 50-50% grant for thinning property. 


Treasurers’ Report - $8655.00 in account – See attached report. 


Members of the Month: Bank of the West, Burger Boy, East Mountain Shopper 


Door Prize: Bobbie Carillo, Coldwell banker 


Meeting adjourned at 12:55 PM per Nancy Carpenter, President Respectfully Submitted: Tamne Robinson, East Mountain Chamber Secretary

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