2021 December PCEA-EC Minutes

Minutes: Piscataquis County Extension Association Executive Committee Meeting December 13, 2021, at 3 p.m. By Zoom


  • Members, Beth McEvoy, Steve DeGoosh and Rick Cabot. (Ben Cookson & George McKay by Phone)
  • Staff, Donna Coffin, Trisha Smith, Emily Mott, Sheila Norman, and Anette Moulton

Business Meeting

  • Secretary’s Report
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Transactions
  • Cash Flow

Program Updates from Staff – Read only
Laurie reviewed her information.

Unfinished Business

  • Annual Meeting – publicity, poster, Facebook, newspapers, newsletters, schools, email, etc.
    • Intro staff and programs –
    • Nanny Wenzlow DVM is available 1/10/22 – Veterinary Forensic Pathology & One Health
    • Elections – Beth, Ben and Karen’s term is up. If no replacements are found they can stay on. Karen is going off as treasurer – so another treasurer is needed.
  • 2022 Budget PUBLIC HEARING
    • Piscataquis Observer Article
    • Options to consider in response to budget hearing and new support staff costs.  There was a suggestion of 7 hours/day for 4 days a week. The state prefers 8-hour days if possible. Piscataquis is the only county in the state that is open less than 5 days a week.
    • Vote for option 3 – 3-½ days a week Closed Tuesday, Open Wednesday 10 am to 2 pm.
      • 3 yes at the meeting, 2 by phone. (5 for option 3)
    • Non Discrimination Sign Off form (please print and sign or email Donna that you agree with the sign-off.


Adjourn – msp at 4:08 pm

Next meeting: January 10th business meeting. -Meeting will be by Zoom only 

We will be meeting every other month (odd months) in 2022 at 3 pm by Zoom and live when possible.

Look for Dec. email from Beth on possible new members and annual meeting plans for January.