What Business Was Located at 156 N Wabash Avenue Chicago Il

Document Sample
What Business Was Located at 156 N Wabash Avenue Chicago Il Powered By Docstoc
City of Henderson, Nevada
(702) 267-1414

                                                                                                             may 2009

City of Moscow, Idaho
(208) 883-7015

iNDex                                News from the Directors
                                     Nevada is anxiously anticipating their    Fundraising Raffle
News from the Directors              host role during the Annual IIMC          Purchase raffle tickets for numerous gift
Pages 1-3                            Conference in Reno-Tahoe in 2010. We      items OR the 2010 Deluxe Conference
                                     are planning many exciting events for     Package: deluxe hotel accomodations,
                                     all attendees, and seek your continued    conference registration, a spa package for
News from our regioN                 support in marketing Reno-Tahoe 2010.     two, dinner for two, bowling passes, and
Page 4-9                                                                       movie tickets for a value of over $3,600!
                                     joiN us iN chicago!                       (see page 7 for more details)
welcome New members                  Exhibit Booth
Page 7                               If you are attending the 2009 IIMC        Annual Meeting
                                     Conference in Chicago, please visit the   The Region VIII Annual Meeting will
                                     Reno-Tahoe 2010 exhibit booth Tuesday     also be held during the 2009 IIMC
thaNk you DoNors                     through Thursday to:                      Conference in Chicago. It is scheduled
Page 8                               • Play Bingo Tuesday through              for Wednesday, May 20, from 11:00 AM-
                                         Thursday for a chance to win one of   Noon in PDR 9 on the third floor of the
2010 raffle tickets                      three VISA gift cards!                Hilton Palmer House.
Page 9                               • Play Black Jack on Wednesday for
                                         a chance to win a $25 poker chip      2010 Conference details will be shared
2010 sales flyer                         from Grand Sierra Resort and Casino   at the Annual Meeting. Anyone wishing
                                         - 2010 Host Hotel!                    to fundraise for the 2010 conference will
Page 12                              • Have your photo taken with special      receive an information package, raffle
                                         guests on Wednesday and Thursday!     tickets, and a button promoting Reno-
                                                                               Tahoe 2010.
News from the Directors continued                                                                 Welcome to
Region VIII Dinner
The Region VIII Annual Dinner will
also be held on Wednesday, May 20.
                                              stuDy abroaD iN wales!
                                              October 16-24, 2009 - The Study
                                              Program will look at Government and
                                                                                          Miller’s Pub
                                                                                          134 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL
The dinner is scheduled for 6:00 PM at        Local Government in Wales. Although                   Est.. 1935
Miller’s Pub, 134 South Wabash Avenue,        Wales is part of the United Kingdom
Chicago, IL – directly next to door to        it does have considerable autonomy
                                                                                           IIMC Region VIII Dinner
the host hotel. A bargain price of $28 per    and some
person has been established for the menu      significant
(shown at far right). It includes beverage,   differences                                      Wednesday, May 20
dessert, tax, and gratuity. Please RSVP       in approach                                          6:00 PM
no later than Thursday, May 14, to            to England                                            __________
monica.simmons@cityofhenderson.               including
com. Payment will be due upon arrival         a major                                            SELECtIonS
to Miller’s Pub. Please make checks           focus                                             Breast of Chicken
payable to Monica Simmons. Receipts           on the                                             Parmigiana Pasta
will be available upon request.               Welsh Language, which is having                 Salad Bowl or Cole Slaw
                                              a renaissance at present. The tour
2009 ProPoseD chaNges to                      would provide the opportunity to             Prime n.Y. Cut Sirloin (8 oz.)
iimc’s coNstitutioN                           understand Welsh political history and             Onion Ring Caps
During the 2008 mid-year Board of             the local government system; meet                   Choice of Potato
Directors meeting, IIMC’s Board               representatives of all the major entities       Salad Bowl or Cole Slaw
approved the following proposed               within the welsh Local Government
amendments to IIMC’s Constitution to be       scene through visits to a number of          Broiled Whitefish, Almondine
presented for consideration at the Annual     local and regional government locations             Choice of Potato
Business Meeting during IIMC’s Annual         in North Wales, West Wales and the              Salad Bowl or Cole Slaw
Conference in Chicago on May 23, 2009.        Welsh Capital - Cardiff. During the time
If approved, they will be forwarded for       in Cardiff, there will be a visit to the         1/2 order Canadian
ratification to all IIMC members.             Welsh Assembly Government (Welsh                   Baby Back Ribs
• Clarify that retired members do not         Parliament).                                          BBQ Style
     have the privilege of holding office;                                                         French Fries
• Provide that the Executive                  Following this, the group would go                    Cole Slaw
     Committee is not a decision-making       to Cheltenham for a session at the                   __________
     body and all action items are to be      University of Gloucestershire, and
     submitted to the Board of Directors;     then spend a day in Oxford (possibly               BEVERAgES
• Provide that the Executive Director         including visiting colleges) en route                  (Included)
     reports to the Board of Directors; and   to the Society of Local Council Clerks                   Coffee
• Provide for new wording regarding           Conference at Daventry. Participants                  Soft Drinks
     the requirements for Region X            will attend educational sessions and                  __________
     Director and conference attendance       experience all the events at this U.K.
     to read as follows: “Attended at         conference.                                         DESSERtS
     least (3) Annual Conferences for                                                            Vanilla Ice Cream
     Candidates from Regions I through        The 2007 Study Abroad Program                        Rice Pudding
     IX and two (2) Annual Conferences        attracted 19 IIMC members from the                   __________
     for candidates from Regions X            US, Canada and South Africa. Please
     and XI, which attendance may             let us know if you are making plans               no hoSt BAR
     include the conference at which the      to participate.                                      5:30-6:00 PM
     candidate’s term would begin.”
News from the Directors continued
suPPort mcef!                                 2009 mcef scholarshiP wiNNers
The Municipal Clerks Education                Distance Learning
Foundation’s On-Line auction is live and      Linda Grigsby,
available at IIMC’s web site!                 Brentwood, MD

You’ll need to register on the auction site   State Association Grant
to make your bids. It’s easy! Go to: www.     Maryland Municipal           Clerks Association
shtml or go to “Latest News” and follow       North Carolina Municipal Clerks
the instructions. Each item has a closing     Association
time and date so you can monitor your
progress.                                     Scholarship Recipients
                                              CMC:                                     MMC continued:
This is an excellent way to support your      Jayne Danner, Kernersville, NC           Elizabeth Hedberg, MMC,
Foundation. Remember, all proceeds go         provided by MCEF                         Edgewater, CO provided by MCEF
to support IIMC Education initiatives!        Jacqueline Haynes, Lake Placid, FL       Amy Sowa, Springfield, OR
                                              provided by Municipal Code Corporation   provided by MCEF 63rd Annual IIMC
Here are just a few of the items available:   Education Fund
• Kitchen Aid - Artisan Series Tilt-          Monica Pace, Saluda, NC                  Conference Grant Recipients
   Head Stand Mixer - White Knead             provided by MCEF                         Susan Haag, CMC, Austerlitz, NY
   bread dough or concoct cake batter         Linda Dancer, Stockbridge, MI            Region 1
   with this stand mixer that features        provided by American Legal Publishing
   a 325-watt motor and 67-point              Corporation Education Fund               Jackie Henderson, CMC, Alexandria, VA
   Planetary mixing action to power           Teresa Karsney, Clio, MI                 Region 2
   through tough mixing jobs. The             provided by Robert T. Thorpe             Pamela Smith, CMC, Sanibel, FL
   tilt-head design allows easy access        Scholarship Fund                         Region 3
   to the 5-quart stainless-steel mixing      Raquel Kirchoff, Winsted, MN
   bowl. Donated by Municipal Code            provided by MCEF                         Sandra Watkins, CMC, Deer Park, TX
   Corporation.                               Kristin Vipond, Sibley, IA               Region 4
• Apple® - iPod® touch 8GB* MP3               provided by MCEF                         Kristen Vogel, MMC, Springfield, MI
   Player - Black. Play music, watch          Jeremy Reale, Rantoul, IL                Region 5
   video and surf the Internet with           provided by MCEF
   the touch of a finger. Donated by          Valerie Herrera, Riverside, CA           Jill Anderson, CMC, Mountain Iron, MN
   Municipal Code Corporation.                provided by MCEF                         Region 6
• Canon - PowerShot 10.0-Megapixel            Christina Steiner, Yakima County, WA     Helen Prester, Montgomery, IL
   Digital Camera - Gray. Capture             provided by Norma Rodriguez Education    Region 7
   brilliant high-definition images           Fund
   with this 10.0-megapixel digital                                                    Renee LuCeRo, CMC, Taos, NM
   camera that features face detection        MMC:                                     Region 8
   technology, motion detection               Shawn Cullinane, CMC,                    Debbie Werner, Hillsboro, OR
   technology and optical image               Lindenhurst, NY provided by MCEF         Region 9
   stabilization. Donated by Municipal        Caroline Burmaster, CMC, Onalaska, WI
                                                                                       Laurie Darcus, CMC, Pitt Meadows, BC
   Code Corporation.                          provided by MCEF
                                                                                       Region 10

                          woNDeriNg why mcef is so imPortaNt?
                see Colleen Nichols’ article that appears on page 18 of the December 2008 News Digest.
News from our regioN
The Arizona Municipal Clerks’                     to hold it at the Maricopa County          Recommendation #2
Association has 168 active members                Elections Facility located in Phoenix.     Change the role of the immediate Past
this year including retirees, last year’s         They are allowing us to use the facility   President to a voting member of the
total was 156. Membership drive begins            for FREE which of course, allowed the      Executive Board.
in October and closes the first week of           League to bring the registration cost
December. Half of all monies receive go           down to $65 per person from $135. It       Article VI, Section E. Immediate Past
into the scholarship fund.                        also cuts down on hotel costs for most     President shall remain on the Executive
                                                  and may allow other office staff to        Board as an ex officio A VOTING
eDuCAtIonAL oPPoRtunItIeS                         attend. Registration details including     member, chair the Nominating
Due to the change in the economy, the             parking information will be out to         Committee and shall serve as Historian
AMCA Board and Education Committee                membership shortly.                        for one year.
are combining efforts to find new and
innovative ways to accommodate as               PRoPoSeD ConStItutIon                        Recommendation #3
many cities and towns as possible               ChAnGeS – I asked the Constitution           Clarify the definition of Full Member
throughout Arizona. Here are a couple of        Committee to take a look at five (5)         and Associate Member.
changes we made for this year:                  issues that need addressing, and the items
                                                will be brought forward for membership       Article II, Section A. FULL
  2009 Institute (June 8–12) &                  consideration in July at our Annual          MEMBERS. Any city/town clerk,
  Academy (June 17– 19): Based on               Business Meeting.                            assistant or deputy city/town clerk
  a survey sent out to membership last                                                       or other person who may serve as a
  year, it was decided to split the Institute     Recommendation #1                          municipal clerk and/or those with
  & Academy and hold on two separate              Allow for flexibility in the timing of     similar titles who serve governmental
  weeks. We thought this would give               swearing in an officer and allow for the   bodies in administrative capacities with
  more opportunities for attendance,              removal of a board member:                 management responsibilities.
  especially for smaller communities that
  have limited staff.                             We encountered a problem this year         In no case shall a government entity
                                                  because our Constitution clearly states    have more than two Full Members.
                                                  that we shall hold our Annual Business
                                                  Meeting and swear-in board members         Article II, Section B. ASSOCIATE
                                                  in conjunction with the Annual State       MEMBERS. This class of membership
                                                  Conference. Due to the economy,            shall be available to any other
                                                  we have suspended the annual state         governmental employee who is
                                                  conference for the time being, so          interested in the activities and
                                                  this section of the Constitution needs     objectives of the Association. An
                                                  updating.                                  Associate Member has no voting
                                                                                             rights except as provided in Section
  2009 election training – LEAGUE                 Article IV, new section: Any member        F of this Article and shall not be
  OF ARIZONA CITIES & TOWNS:                      of the Executive Board may be              nominated to or serve in an elected
  Thursday, July 16, 2009 We decided              removed from office for cause, that is,    office. The Associate Member may
  to condense the Elections Training to           misconduct or neglect of duty in office.   serve on, or chair, any committee of
  one full day in hopes of encouraging            The procedure to be followed shall be      the Association.
  attendance and cut-down on                      outlined in the AMCA Handbook.
  registration costs. We also decided to
  switch gears and not hold the training
  at a local resort as in years past, but
                                   News from our regioN
                                   Recommendation #4
                                   Modernize language for transmitting
                                   proposed amendments.

                                   Article V, Section B. A copy of any
                                   proposed amendment received by the
                                   Secretary shall be immediately mailed
Fundraising                        OR TRANSMITTED BY ELECTRONIC
                                   METHODS WHEN FEASIBLE to each
  support                          member of the Association.

                                   Recommendation #5
  In an attempt to showcase        Add flexibility for the date of holding the    •   Scholarship Committee fundraising
Region VIII to the very best of    AMCA Annual Meeting                                efforts include the on-going sale
our ability, we need to generate                                                      of our Cookbook. To date we have
                                   Article III, Section A. Annual meetings            raised approximately $4,500 to go
 enough funds. All ideas and       shall MAY be held in conjunction                   towards scholarships. We are also
         support will be           with the Arizona Municipal Clerks’                 selling attractive business card
                                   Association Annual State Conference                holders (Chrome and Black) in
      greatly appreciated!         or in conjunction with any other AMCA              the amount of $10 each to also go
                                   sponsored event.                                   towards scholarships.

                                   •   Awarded Scholarships – 14
     ideas                             scholarships were issued for this
                                       year’s Institute/Academy - Paid full
                                                                                  •   In the process of finalizing case of
                                                                                      missing funds from a past board
                                                                                      member – We took measures to
                                       registration costs.                            ensure that this could not happen
   items For                       •   Membership Committee developed
                                                                                      again. The entire board now has
                                                                                      access to viewing our association’s
                                       new member packet to distribute
   auction &                           to new members to the association
                                       – Completed!
                                                                                      finances online at any time. The
                                                                                      AMCA Board also agreed to file a
                                                                                      complaint with the IIMC Ethical
    raFFle,                        •   Worked closely with the City
                                                                                      Standards Committee – Waiting for a
                                       of Tucson on the Region VIII

   Financial                           Conference in held in October 2008 –
                                       Great job Tucson and the conference
                                       was a huge success and each attendee
                                                                                  •   IIMC Issues – Arizona State
                                                                                      Elections Training

    support                            earned 10.5 education points.              •   From September 2008 to present,
                                                                                      the AMCA Board has held several
                                                                                      meetings via teleconference call and
                                                                                      one meeting in-person.

                                                                                 sherry ann aguilar, MMC, City Clerk, surprise
News from our regioN
We are proud to announce that our           Municipal Records Retention Schedule.          Committees in the CMCA Handbook.
Institute Director, Debbie Cook, was        CMCA and CSA provided funding for              After the review and revisions are
selected 2009 Institute Director of the     professional services to research record       completed, both documents will be
Year, by the IIMC Institute Directors       retention periods, develop descriptions,       codified.
Award of Excellence Selection               and coordinate the review process and
Committee. Debbie has devoted 29 years      codification services. Additionally,           The CMCA is in the process of upgrading
of outstanding and dedicated service to     CMCA is developing and implementing            its Web site to make it more user-
our Institute, Academy and Association      a Records and Information Management           friendly, easier to navigate, offer web-
and we applaud her for this prestigious     – Electronic Records Management (RIM-          based education opportunities, member
recognition.                                ERM) Toolkit that will be a practical          information and enhance its capacity
                                            desk reference for every conceivable           to maintain information vital to each
Ms. Cook will be retiring in 2010 and       records topic for all Colorado Clerks to       member’s educational needs.
subsequently the CMCA has contracted        utilize. The RIM-ERM Toolkit will be
with and transitioning a new Institute      completed and implemented in 2010.             The CMCA launched a custom-built
Director, Ms. Kathie Novak.                                                                Education Transcript Program that allows
                                            The CMCA is reviewing and revising             members to monitor and access education
The CMCA continues to collaborate           its By-Laws as well as delineating             points associated with CMCA sponsored
with the Colorado State Archivist           all policies, procedures, duties and           education courses offered through
(CSA) for maintenance of the Colorado       responsibilities of all Board positions and    conferences and On-the-Road Workshops
                                                                                           (OTR’s) for certification purposes.

                                                                                  Kathryn Young, CMC, City Clerk, Colorado springs

News from our regioN
                           Idaho            We just received
The Idaho City Clerks, Treasurers and
Finance Officers Association is in full     news that Chris
swing planning their annual meeting in      Pappas, MMC,                                    oNliNe @
September. This year we will be meeting     City Clerk from
in the Capitol City of Boise along the      Post Falls will
banks of the Boise River. If you can        be retiring on
come, bring a KITE because this year it     May 15, after
is KITE Season in our great state.          30 years of
        Knowledge                           service to her                                  future aNNual
        Information                         community.
        Training                            Also, Nancy                                     iimc coNfereNces
        Education                           Piatt, City Clerk
                                                                                            2010 reNo-tahoe, NV
                                            from Ponderay
Nila Jurkovich, ICCTFOA Past                retired April 15, after 20 years of service.    2011 NashVille, teNNessee
President, represented the State of         Both of these ladies will be greatly            2012 PortlaND, oregoN
Idaho by attended the Washington State      missed in our group.
Conference and enjoyed meeting learning
                                                                                            2013 atlaNtic city, Nj
new things and meeting new people. I        I hope to see you all real soon in
felt bad that I was not able to attend at   Chicago. It looks like we will have a
that time.                                  great time.

                           Mary Kay Bennett, City Clerk/Treasurer, City of shoshone
coNgratulatioNs!                         welcome New members!
iimc members earNiNg certificatioN

                                         November 2008                         February 2009
                                         Kathleen Fauver Springfield, NE       Kelly Jones Taylor, AZ
Anna Binder Bayard, NM
                                         Jill hoefler Firth, NE                Rachael Arnold Hudson, CO
Linda Lewis Las Cruces, NM
                                         Alfred Abeita Gallup, NM              Rhonda Shearer Kremmling, CO
Geneva trujillo Raton, NM
                                         Leona Fleming Grady, NM               Heather Rodriguez Mancos, CO
nikki Kay Naples, UT
                                         Denise Baca Grants, NM                Jackie Kennefick Mountain Village, CO
Marilyn hansen Riverdale, UT
                                         Sherlyn Schmidt Aztec, NM             Mary Ann Carlock Wray, CO
Kimberly Robinson Spanish Fork, UT
                                         Mary Lucy Baca Belen, NM              Kari Kuchmak Lewiston, ID
Angela Johnson Meeteetse, WY
                                         Bobbie Sue Bennett Jal, NM            Carla Seaman Hebron, NE
Cindy Seader Granby, CO                  Desiree Calvillo Lake Arthur, NM      Marilyn McClung South Sioux City, NE
Stephanie Kalasz Moscow, ID              Gloria Maya Mesilla, NM               Christine Daugherty Tucumari, NM
Kay Strickland Capitan, NM               Audrey torres Belen, NM               Julia LaSeure Ogden, UT
tamara Jorgensen Sioux Falls, SD         Janet Pope Elida, NM                  Teresa Montgomery Glenrock, WY
June Jeffery La Verkin, UT               Lucas Gauthier Espanola, NM
Cheryl Peacock Cottle Taylorsville, UT   Carol Oquin Peralta, NM               march 2009
Carleen Gomez Magdalena, NM                                                    Danna Judd Benson, AZ
Shawn Jeffrey Mosquero, NM               December 2008                         Adel Lewis Bisbee, AZ
Sabrina Mercadante Henderson, NV         Michael Fleer Battle Creek, NE        Susan Marie Stein Lakeside, AZ
Denise tucker Sioux Falls, SD            Lena Shumway Fernley, NV              Barbara Flake Snowflake, AZ
Sharon Bauman Park City, UT              Kathleen Kresser Pleasant Grove, UT   Sharleen Walker Olathe, CO
                                                                               Rachelle Fenger Poplar, MT
Dana evans Durango, CO
                                         jaNuary 2009                          Evelyn Skelton Wauneta, NE
Susan Barker Lafayette, CO
                                         nelda Donahue Gilbert, AZ             Loretta Chavez Encino, NM
terilyn Lurker American Fork, UT         Catherine haynes Avon, CO             Cathy Larsen Pleasant Grove, UT
Lisa titensor Clinton, UT                hope Morris Gilcrest, CO              Dan Tally Moab, UT
Kristen Rush Arvada, CO                  Deana Pietro Grand Junction, CO       Colleen Mulvey Pleasant Grove, UT
Burgundy Guzman Brush, CO                Toni Polland La Salle, CO
Kathy Reis Westcliffe, CO                Patty Parkinson St. Anthony, ID       april 2009
Shawn Smith Valley, NE                   Kathy Brokens St. Anthony, ID         Donna King Kingman, AZ
Veronica Albin Espanola, NM              tara Mathern Sidney, MT               Linda Higuera Berthoud, CO
Lorene Krumm Boulder City, NV            Sandra Meyer Plattsmouth, NE          Lori Bravo-Neff Pueblo, CO
Kimberly Swanson Fernley, NV             Lavon Coufal Ravenna, NE              Jami Maendele Minden, NE
theresa Finley Reno, NV                  Kristi Hidalgo Clarkston, UT          Lisa Mattingly Elephant Butte, NM
Vicki Vivian Benson, AZ                  Scott Badley Sheridan, WY             Mary Ann Dix Elephant Butte, NM
eva Wilson Eagar, AZ                     Brenda Williams Sheridan, WY          Annalea Redding Clearmont, WY
Patti Garcia Windsor, CO                 tracy Wilson Sinclair, WY             Amanda Dawson Lusk, WY
Doris Pinkerton Forsyth, MT
Jane Skinner Ogallala, NE
Chris Jacobson Santa Clara, UT
tracy Glanz Worland, WY
iimc heaDquarters
8331 Utica avenue, suite 200
                                     News from our regioN
                                                                  New Mexico
Rancho Cucamonga, Ca 91730           Since last year, our Association Election    in the amount of $500 for the Municipal
(800) 251-1639 toll free             Committee worked for several months          Clerks Education and Foundation
                                     reviewing the Municipal Election Code        (MCEF); $250.00 for the IIMC Silent
(909) 944-4162 phone
                                     to propose legislative changes to clean up   Auction; and $1,500.00 to support the
(909) 944-8545 fax                   some language and mirror other sections      Nevada Clerks Association for hosting                         in the Municipal Election Code with the      the 2010 IIMC Annual Conference in
                                     State Code. Working in coordination          Reno. We are able to financially assist
iimc executiVe boarD                 with the NM Municipal League, we were        the MCEF and fellow Association’s
PRESIDENT                            successful in the passage of our House       due to the many efforts and hard work
Dyanne C. Reese, CMC                 Bill during the recent State Legislature     of our Fundraising Committee. They
                                     in which it was subsequently signed into     continually raise funds through silent
PRESIDENT ELECT                      law by Governor Bill Richardson.             auctions and raffles for scholarships to
Mary Lynne Stratta, MMC                                                           the annual Certification Institute as well
                                     We held a supplemental certification         as for the MCEF.
VICE PRESIDENT                       session prior to the Spring Conference
Sharon K. Cassler, MMC               last month to assist in fulfilling IIMC’s    At our Spring Conference Annual
                                     increase in educational hours for CMC        Banquet held on April 23rd, I was
IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT             and MMC points. It was a success with        honored to present the “Clerk of the
Charles E. Tokar, MMC                31 attendees.                                Year Award” to Lora Crumrine from the
                                                                                  Village of Hope – which is one of our
                                     The Board of Directors and Membership        smallest municipalities with a population
regioN Viii Directors
                                     of the New Mexico Municipal Clerks           of approximately 110. Ann Mackie
MoNiCa MaRTiNez siMMoNs, MMC         Association at the Spring Conference last    from Silver City was also nominated for
City of Henderson                    month approved a monetary contribution       “Clerk of the Year.”
240 Water street

                                                            Thank You!
Henderson, NV 89015                                                     esther Martinez, CMC, City Clerk City of Las Cruces
(702) 267-1414

sTePHaNie KaLasz                               arizoNa, New mexico & wyomiNg
City of Moscow                                       state associatioNs
P.o. Box 9203
Moscow, iD 83843-1703                    the 2010 reno-tahoe conference committee would
(208) 883-7015
                                      like to thank arizona, New mexico, and wyoming for their
                                     generous contributions. the committee looks forward to the
PublisheD for                          remaining region Viii states sponsorship contributions.
regioN Viii by                              contact: roni ronemus at or
MaRia L. agUiRRe
City of Henderson                                     monica martinez simmons at
(702) 267-1405                       for
                                             sponsorship and other giving opportunities.
News from our regioN
The Utah clerks/recorders just completed   While the weather didn’t cooperate, it
our annual spring conference in Cedar      also didn’t deter us from our tour of
City, where Region VIII Director Monica    the Iron Mission State Park Museum
Simmons was our concluding speaker.        where we heard cowboy poet, Curly
Our topics included a roundtable on        Syndergaard. On Thursday, we had
managing the clerk/recorder’s office,      our annual banquet where Ogden City
Communicating Effectively with the         Recorder, Cindi Mansell, MMC, was
Opposite Sex at Work and Home (Bruce       named the 2009 Outstanding City
Christopher), Preparing for the Notary     Recorder.
Test, Election Management, Initiative
& Referendum, Legislative Process &        The folks at the University of Utah are
Update on 2009 Session, Finding the        working feverishly on our Institute/
Right Person for the Right Job, Creating   Academy program, which is scheduled
Balance in an Unbalanced World             for July 27-31, 2009. They always do a
(Monica Simmons).                          wonderful job, and we look forward to
                                           this year’s session.

            Reno-Tahoe 2010 Raffle Tickets
                                   Donna Weaver, MMC, City Recorder, City of orem

The 2010 Fundraising Committee is pleased to announce that two raffles will be held during the 2009 IIMC Conference
 in Chicago. Anyone willing to sell raffle tickets on behalf of the conference committee may pick up a package during
  the Region VIII Meeting on Wednesday, May 20, at 11:00 AM. (A $100 gift card to the Grand Sierra Resort and
               Casino, 2010 Reno-tahoe host hotel, will be awarded to the highest-selling clerk!)

                                           $5 each or 5 for $20
Bonus Round Raffle prizes include:                             2010 Deluxe Conference Package includes:
IPoD                                                           5 nIGht StAy In LuxuRy SuIte - VALue $2,000
donated by SIRE                                                SPA PACKAGe FoR tWo - VALue $250
                                                               DInneR FoR tWo - VALue $200
AutoGRAPheD                                                    BoWLInG PASSeS - VALue $25
PICKLeS DRAWInG                                                MoVIe tICKetS - VALue $20
donated by                                                     CASIno PLAy - VALue $20
Illustrator Brian Crane                                        heALth CLuB ACCeSS - VALue $100
InCLIne VILLAGe                                                donated by Grand Sierra Resort and Casino
GoLF PACKAGe                                                   $500 CASh
                                                               donated by Nevada Municipal Clerks’ Association
In LAKe tAhoe, nV
donated by Incline Village                                     ConFeRenCe ReGIStRAtIon Fee
General Improvement District
          SPeCIAL thAnKS to MARILyn hoLJe, of Centerville, UT, for selling raffle tickets during
               the 2009 Utah Clerks/Recorders Spring Conference in Cedar City. You rock Marilyn!
                                               international institute of Municipal Clerks
                                               64th Annual Conference

                                                        The silver state

                                                  May 23-27, 2010
                                                   The summit at grand sierra Resort
America’s Adventure Place

The 2010 Conference Committee is seeking support from its sister states
within Region Viii. The activities and events listed below are currently being
planned. Please consider a contribution to or sponsorship of an event!

Thursday, May 21, 2009                        Sunday, May 23, 2010
Annual Reception                              Opening Reception
Chicago, IL                                   Virginia City
The 2010 Conference Committee is required     Mark Twain will present his oral repertoire
to promote Reno-Tahoe at the 2009 iiMC        as attendees dine on BBQ in a 128-year
Conference in Chicago in the exhibit          old saloon. Live country music will fill the
hall and during the annual Reception.         historic shop-filled streets.
Typically, Thursday evening’s entertainment
showcases the upcoming conference and a       Beer & Wine on Bus
promotional item.                             Western Band
                                              Buckaroo Beau show
Promotional item                              Mark Twain Performance
                                              Cowboy gunfight show
Sunday, May 23, 2010                          open Bar
MCEF Walk/Run
Truckee River                                 Monday, May 24, 2010
Jog along the Truckee River to support
Municipal Clerk education Fund, then catch
                                              Opening Ceremony
your breath as you enjoy refreshments and     Grand Sierra Resort
a casual walk through Downtown Reno.          Continental Breakfast
Water (along route)                           Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Refreshments                                  All Conference Event
Transportation                                Lake Tahoe
                                              a casual dinner on the shores of Lake Tahoe.
                                              Then board the Tahoe Queen for a cocktail
                                              cruise and guided tour of emerald Bay,
 -   sponsorship ranges vary
                                              Band on the Beach
 -   sponsors will be                         Tahoe Queen Cruise
     recognized based                         open Bar
     upon their preference:                   Refreshments on Cruise
     recognition in conference                The conference committee greatly
     brochure, banner or poster               appreciates any consideration of
     placed at event site, etc.               sponsoring an event or a portion
                                              there of.

Shared By:
Description: What Business Was Located at 156 N Wabash Avenue Chicago Il document sample