Cemetery Committee Meeting Highlights—July 27th
Attendees: Cemetery Committee: Charles and Judy Iager (Chair and Secretary), Hardy and June Picket , John Murphy and Kerry Griffin (Communications, Archive, Cemetery). Council: Pastor Carolyn Shank, Erik Domaas (President) and Ken Keefer (Property Chair)
Update the committee and the council on the status of the permits to undertake the planned expansion of the cemetery.
The Purchase of the Hardison property was made known to the congregation on or about February 6, 2008 and a special meeting was held March 19th, 2008 to discuss the land acquisition. (Expansion of the existing cemetery was one of the goals of that purchase.)
Disposition of Original Cemetery:
The current cemetery is full. (St. Paul’s has only been able to fulfil member requests for burial through members donating plots back to the church and identifying the odd single lot.)
Status of the permit process
All the required permits have been obtained (roughly $15,000) and are good for only for 6 months (November). After that they would have to be reapplied for and the expense would reoccur.
Need to get organized and moving forward with as many fund raising ideas as possible.