MONTPELIER: July 11, 2014: The Montpelier Chamber of Commerce held their July Meeting on July 11 at the Chamber Office, finalizing details for a big weekend coming up in Montpelier. The Village will host the Bean Days Celebration in conjunction with the 1st Annual Balloon Festival July 17 through July 20.
The July Meeting began at 8:00 a.m. with acting President Shelly Davis chairing the meeting. Chamber President Jeanette Hull was not in attendance. The first item on the agenda was the approval of June’s meeting Minutes, which was unanimously adapted. The Chamber members present also unanimously approved May and June’s Financial Statement.
The Chamber next turned their attention to Committee Reports, which were passed with no reports for July. In Community Reports, Montpelier Village Exempted School Superintendant Jamie Grime reported the Village lost 11 teachers with the conclusion of th 2013-2014 school year, with 9 positions filled and two remaining to be filled, including a Spanish position.
The Village Library announced that their Summer Reading Program will start on Monday, July 14 at 9:00 a.m. and also announced the Library will hold a Painting Class on August 7 from 3:30 – 6:30. The cost per student will be $35.00. Those interested may contact the Library for additional information.
The Chamber also addressed the schedule of events for bean days and the Balloon Festival. The Village Reporter will publish a full schedule of events and timeline for activities as well as all pertinent information in our upcoming edition for Montpelier’s Bean Days Celebration.
The Chamber concluded the agenda for July’s Meeting and announced that their August meeting will be held on August 8, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. in the Chamber Office.