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to LAFRA which will continue in to the future.


ViCe preSiDent report


Juan Albarran asked for those interested in helping with the Grass Valley event which will be held May 16th through May 20th.


inVeStMent CoMMittee report


Jacobsen mentioned that the Committee and any interested Trustee will meet with Garth Flint at an off-site meeting to discuss Beacon Pointe’s roll with LAFRA and other pressing issues concerning investments. He stated that the meeting will be scheduled for some time in March.


eXeCutiVe DireCtor’S report


David Smith informed the Board that they are working on the 2012 budget and will first present it to the Administrative Committee on January 18th and then submit for approval at the February Board meeting. He also mentioned that the kick off meeting for the Audit Committee will be on January 26th to begin the annual audit by the outside audit firm.


ADMiniStrAtiVe CoMMittee report


Chris Hart presented the following motions.


The committee recommends and I so move to pay the usual and customary bills in the amount of $732,439.97. There was no discussion or objections.


Motion carried to pay the usual and customary bills in the amount of $732,439.97.


The committee recommends and I so move to pay the professional fees in the amount of $8,528.84. There was no discussion or objections.


Motion carried to pay the professional fees in the amount of $8,528.84.


The committee recommends and I so moved to approve the conference schedule list for 2012 and to approve up to four Trustees to attend each conference. There was no discussion or objections.


Motion carried to approve the conference schedule list for 2012 and approve up to four Trustees to attend each conference.


MeDiCAL CoMMittee report


David Peters presented the following motions.


The committee recommends and I so move to accept the applications to the Medical Plan. There was no discussion and no objections.


Motion carried to accept all applications to the Medical Plan.


David Peters informed that they will hold a special Medical Committee meeting on Jan 17th to discuss the ensuing year’s plan.


reLieF CoMMittee report


James Coburn presented the following motion.


The committee recommends and I so move to pay:


The Sick & Injury benefits in the amount of $16,411.33 The Estate Planning benefit in the amount of $6,593.90, The Life & Accident Withdrawals in the amount of $3,006 The Relief Death Benefits in the amount of $40,500


There was no discussion or objections.


Motion carried to pay the above Relief benefits.


James Coburn stated that the Relief Committee is requesting an actuarial study of the Relief Fund and benefits to include the financial position of the fund and expenses. He stated that the committee wants to determine future plans for the membership and possible benefits.


Motion carried.


James Coburn read the names of members who recently passed and asked for a moment of silence from the Board.


MeMoriALS David R. Bayless Raymond T. Camuzano Leon E. Eggers Jack M. Davis Gerald J. George Jack W. Creager Douglas P. McDonald David P. Kober Wayne H. Jepsen


ASSiStAnCe CoMMittee


James Coburn presented the following motions.


The committee recommends and I so move to accept the donations in the amount of $17,187.26 to the Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firemen’s Fund. There was no discussion or objections.


Motion carried to accept the donations in the amount of $17,187.26 to the Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firemen’s Fund.


eMergenCY ADVAnCeMentS


James Coburn presented the following motion.


The committee recommends and I so move to approve the emergency advancement applications for active and retired members. There was no discussion or objections.


Motion carried to approve the emergency advancement applications for active and retired members.


grApeVine/WeBSite CoMMittee report


Chris Hart informed that the Administrative Committee ap- proved up to $2,000 for con- sultant services for the website. He mentioned that on Jan 17th he would like to hold a Website Committee meeting to discuss plans for the future of the website and for


the Grapevine magazine.


SChoLArShip CoMMittee report


Doak Smith stated that they have placed information about the Scholarship Program on the website and it will also be published in the next Grapevine. He mentioned that the application deadline will be in April and the essay exam will be held in May.


Setting oF DAteS


1) Buzzard Bait Ride – January 13th – 15th 2) L.A. Athletic Club Poker Tournament – January 28th 3) Hook & Ladder Enduro – March 24th 4) Corbin Bowl – May 6th 5) Lane Kemper Softball Tournament – May 9th 6) Grass Valley – May 16th – 20th 7) Hope for Firefighters – June 7th 8) Over the Line Tournament – September 13th 9) LAFD Invitational Golf Tournament – September 24th 10) IFEBP Annual Employee Benefits Conf. – November 11th – 14th 11) LAFRA Open House – December 1st


retireMent DinnerS


1) Marvin Williams – January 20th The Odyssey (Cawdrey) 2) Ed Banda – January 26th L.A. Police Academy (Lowe) 3) Chris Kawai – February 17th Brookside Country Club (Akahoshi) 4) John Martinez – March 1st San Antonio Winery (Larson) 5) Fred Lopez – April 29th Sportsmen’s Lodge


ADJournMent


John Jacobsen entertained a motion to adjourn. David Ortiz so moved. Kurt Stabel seconded. There was no discussion and no objections.


Motion carried to adjourn. The Board of Trustees meeting adjourned at 11:30am.


John Jacobsen, President


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