Delray Beach Sister Cities

April 7, 2005

Regular Meeting

Location: City Hall, 1st Floor Conference Room

Members Present Members Absent
Charlotte Durante Lourdes Engroff
Beth Johnston Daisy Fulton
Nancy King n’Detenga n’Gurumo
Theodore Marshall, Jr. Clovis Moodie
Ngozi Mensah Reiko Nishioka
James Mihori Morton Noble
Peggy Murphy
Becky O’Connor
David Schmidt
Bonnie Stelzer
Bill Wilsher
Charles Hardiman
City Commission Liaison
Pat Archer
Staff Present
Robert Barcinski
Tracey Sweeney
Guest Present

Call to Order: – Meeting was called to order by Chairperson David Schmidt at 4:10 p.m.

Roll Call: – As listed above.

Approval of Minutes: – Tabled.

Financial Report: - Becky O’Connor gave a brief review of the monthly financial report.  Ms. O’Connor reported a total income of $5,403 was received; expense was $5,250 with a net of $153.

Moshi Committee: -

Safari Dinner - Mr. Ngozi Mensah reported the Moshi Committee is working on the Safari Dinner which is scheduled for April 9th

Sister Cities Africa Conference – Mr. Mensah received prices for the airfare for the trip to Africa to attend the Conference. 

Tourist Program – no update

Teacher Program – no update


Miyazu Committee: -

Golf Tournament – Mr. Robert Barcinski reported the Golf Tournament is scheduled for May 7, 2005 at the Delray Beach Municipal Golf Course and encouraging individuals to volunteer for the Tournament.

Student Exchange – Chairperson Schmidt requested the Board to consider sending all seven (7) students to Japan for the student exchange.  A brief cost analysis was presented to the Board for the additional expenses.  A motion was made by Ms. Beth Johnson to send all seven (7) students to Japan, seconded by Mr. Bill Wilsher.  All aye.


Special Committee Reports: -

Young Artist Contest – Ms. Nancy King advised the entries for the Young Artist Contest were received and the reception will be held on April 25th at Old School Square at 5:30 p.m.

President’s Report – Chairperson Schmidt reported the State Conference this year will be held in Sarasota, Florida.

Non-Agenda Items - None.


Adjournment  - This being no further business the meeting adjourned at 4:50 p.m.