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Oct, 2020

General Membership Meeting

Jefferson County Little League

2020 General Membership Meeting


President’s Report

  • Spring Season
    • Teams: 30
      • Baseball Junior: 1
      • Baseball Intermediate: 1
      • Baseball Major: 6
      • Baseball Minor: 11
      • Baseball Tee Ball: 7
      • Softball Junior: 1
      • Softball Major: 1
      • Softball Minor: 2
    • 104 cancellations due to COVID- This changed the status of several teams, but we were able to make it work. 
    • The season was suspended in March after tryouts but was able to start back up in June and ended in August
    • Tournament team opportunities were limited, but JCLL made the best of a stressful situation. 
      • 10-12 Baseball team won District 6 championship
      • 11U team won the River City Classic
      • Had enough players to 9U BOB teams but MLL did not hold the tournament
  • Fall Season
    • Board decided not to hold traditional fall season and instead offered a Sandlot baseball program for 2 age groups (major/minor). Thank you to Peter Jackson, Donnie Engle and Josh Didion for taking responsibility for that program.
    • Softball has 2 fall ball teams participating with surrounding leagues
  • Maintenance: During the Pandemic, the Board, along with other volunteers, were able to make some much-needed repairs to the facility. 
    • Minor field bleacher boards replaced
    • Major field backstop upgrades
    • Major field closed for fall to repair grass
    • Softball dugout upgrades
      • Thank you to the Abe family
    • Junior field upgrades
      • Closed for fall 
      • New infield dirt
      • Infield sod
      • Thank you Larnie Vickers
    • Thank you to JR Heffner for helping to aerate the Majors field, and to Lyle Tabb for his donation of Mushroom soil  for the Juniors and Majors Fields. 
  • Storm Damage
    • A microburst in July damaged several items
      • Junior field dugout roof
      • Junior field backstop 
      • Two batting cage frames destroyed
      • Major field padding damaged
      • Concession stand gutter damaged
    • Insurance claim filed with Jones Insurance, but the league did not receive any money to help with repairs
    • Cages will need to be repaired before the Spring Season. One cage is not enough for our facility. 
  • Additional field project status
    • Fill dirt permit expired
    • Can’t find engineer to help renew without large price tag
    • JCS offered to allow their architect help for around $3,000
    • DEP contact offered suggestion to have construction job add the area to their permit as a dump site.  
  • 2019 taxes completed by Rick LaFollette on 8/14/2020.  He filed for an extension and was able to complete the taxes before the extension deadline.  JCLL is compliant until 2/15/2021.

    Treasurer’s Report:

  • Greg Sager reviewed the financials of the league. 

    Constitutional Changes:

  • Donnie Engle discussed added a 15th member to the Board. Proposing that The Safety Officer become an official Board position. 
    • Keem Holmes proposed the idea of having a Safety Committee for the league. Wanting to hold the parents more accountable to volunteering in the league. 
  • NO Constitutional were made at the General Membership meeting. 

    Nomination of the Election Chairperson:

  • Donnie Engle motioned to name Mary Martin the Election Chairperson. Brenda Engle second the motion. Motion passed. 

    Election of the 2020-2021 Board

  • Greg Sager – President
  • Mike Moulton – Vice President
  • Heather Lowery – Treasurer
  • Martha Sager – Secretary
  • T-Ball – Lauren Will 
  • Minor’s Director – Josh Didion 
  • Major’s Director – Greg Stevens 
  • Junior’s Director – Donnie Engle 
  • Softball Director – Brian Abe
  • Facility Director – Larry Guerra 
  • UIC – Donnie Engle 
  • Director of Concessions – Abigail Dudley 
  • Player Agent – Dina Didion 
  • Director of Fundraising – Megan Guerra 
  • Safety Officer – Brenda Engle 
  • Equipment – Mike Moulton 
  • Communications – Josh Didion and Dina Didion 

Adjournment of the 2020 General Membership Meeting 


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