129th Annual Meeting

The 129th annual meeting of the Redwood County Farmers Mutual Insurance Company was held at the Wabasso Community Center on March 17, 2018.

Director/Secretary Karl Ramey reading last years minutes.

President Kerry Knakmuhs called the meeting to order at 1:35 PM.  The Pledge of Allegiance was said.

Manager Karen Weber introduced the staff from home office and introduced the board of directors. The meeting agenda was read.  A motion was made, seconded and carried to approve the agenda as presented.  It was noted that a quorum was present.  Secretary Karl Ramey read the annual meeting notice as printed in the area newspapers.  Secretary Karl Ramey read the minutes from the 128th annual meeting.  A motion was made, seconded and carried to approve the minutes as read.

 

Director Fred Dauer Jr handing out door prizes.

James Williams CPA, from Abdo, Eick & Meyers gave a financial review of the company.  A motion was made, seconded and carried to approve the financial report as given. Door prizes were given out.

Manager Karen Weber read the filing of the 3 (three) incumbents who have filed:  Van Cunningham, John Derickson and Leon Plaetz.  President Kerry Knakmuhs then called for a motion to cast a unanimous ballot for Van Cunningham.   A motion was made, seconded and carried.  President Kerry Knakmuhs then called for a motion to cast a unanimous ballot for John Derickson.   A motion was made, seconded and carried.  President Kerry Knakmuhs then called for a motion to cast a unanimous ballot for Leon Plaetz.   A motion was made, seconded and carried.

Fire Safety Speakers

There was no old business.  There was no new business.  Manager Weber gave a short review of the redesigned website for Redwood County. Manager Weber then introduced the representatives from North Star, Derek Louwagie and Tom Sloan and Grinnell Adjustor, Josh Ardolf. Shonette Doggett from Regions Hospital, Chuck Fenger, Wanda Fire Chief and Tom Nepperman, Lamberton Fire Chief  gave a joint presentation on preventing injuries during a fire and shared information on different fire prevention methods.  President Kerry Knakmuhs thanked the policyholders.  President Knakmuhs adjourned the meeting at  3:10 PM. Lunch was served to 62 people.

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