Minutes of Meeting
Coppell Historical Society
September 9, 2011
Present: Barbara Lee, Paul Lorrain, Pat Lambert, Pat Quinlan, Pete Wilson, Jackie
President Barbara Lee called the meeting to order at 10:28 a.m.
The minutes of the last meetings were approved. Pat Lambert moved; Jean Murph seconded.
Dave Murph’s treasurer’s report showed expenses since the last meeting of $1139.99 and income of $150.00
Pat Quinlan was thanked for handling the weekly reports about the Kirkland house from Mindi Hurley.
Jean Murph reported on the upcoming Old Town Festival on October 1. Since work will begin along the road through old town Coppell as early as October 8, the last date for a festival will be October 1.
Don Carter moved and Pat Lambert seconded that the Historical Society participate in the festival and that the Society purchase 16 dozen toy plastic construction hats. Motion carried unanimously.
Charles Chance’s parking lot will be used jointly by the Old Town Association, the Farmers’ Market, and the Historical Society for a “Coppell Village” for children, to educate the public about Coppell’s history during the renovation period. The toy construction hats, with stickers on them identifying the Society and the activity, will be given to participants. Pete Wilson will look into having the stickers printed, as well as labels printed for drinks to be given away. He will also arrange for a small banner to be made for the upcoming archeological dig and a sign that will announce the dig at the old town festival.
Jean Murph moved and Don Carter seconded that Pete be authorized to spend up to $200 on the two signs. The motion carried unanimously.
Dave Murph will order the toy hats.
A committee was appointed to work on the festival project: Jean Murph, Pat Lambert,
Barbara Lee, Martha-
Don Carter will supply his tent for the archeological dig.
It was decided to move the date of the Tree Search to one of the Society’s spring meetings.
Pete Wilson suggested that we go ahead with plans to attach our plaques to the Kirkland house and to the Minyard store now, even though it may be some time before those buildings are completed. Paul Lorrain moved and Jackie Parrish seconded that we act as suggested. The motion carried unanimously. Pete will contact the city about arranging for the plaques to be put up.
Pete Wilson reported on several on-
Dave Murph moved and Martha-
The meeting was adjourned at 12:10 p.m.
Wheelice (Pete) Wilson, Jr.
Secretary, Coppell Historical Society