February 13, 2019

Michael Ball of PNC Institutional Asset Management presented an overview of the Association’s investment portfolio.

Upon motion by Corinn Kirchner, second by Ferne Silberman, the minutes of the January 9, 2019 Directors’ Meeting were approved.

The Directors received updates on Bright MLS, including a billing error based on complimentary invoicing, which has been rectified; updates on system changes; the resignation of Tom Phillips; an update to Bright’s restricted word policy; information regarding listing statuses; excessive wait time; and new reporting functions.

There was also information provided regarding Bright’s Community Facebook Group and temporary revised policies regarding Days on Market and Comprehensive Days on Market.

The Banquet Task Force reported meeting and discussed several issues including the following:  purpose of the Banquet, format, venue, sponsorships, attendance caps, door prizes and buffet vs. food stations.

The Long Range Planning Steering Committee met and discussed creation of a Task Force. The planning event is targeted for October 16-17, 2019. Task Force meetings will be held the second Monday of each month with the first meeting scheduled for March 11, 2019.

The Outing Task Force has scheduled this year’s Golf Outing for September 5, 2019 at Overlook Golf Course with an 11:00 a.m. registration and a 12:00 noon start.

The Communications and Community Partnerships Committees reported meeting but required no action.

The Government Affairs Committee met and received an update from Senator Scott Martin, Chairman of the Senate Local Government Committee, reviewed the candidate interview schedule for March and the LCAR-PAC Telethon scheduled for May.

The LCAR-PAC Trustees reviewed the Bylaws and discussed the annual reception at the Greist Building, as well as the annual Telethon.

The Directors reviewed membership statistics and staff presented the new member applications, indicating that they have all been completed in full with everyone applying for an appropriate classification of membership. Upon motion by Mike Julian, second by Corinn Kirchner, the Directors approved the new members.

The Association’s Treasurer’s Report, as well as the Real Estate School Report, were reviewed; and upon motion by Doug Foltz, second by Greg Bardell, they were accepted.

The Directors received a revised 2019 LCAR Committee Roster, as well as information regarding PAR Standard Forms revisions, Lancaster County’s Short-Term Rental Ordinance — including incorporation of LCAR’s recommended revisions, NAR’s Qualified Business Income Rule and ShowingTime’s newsletter.

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.

NOTE:  These minutes have not yet been approved by the LCAR Directors; corrections will follow, if necessary.

Lancaster County Association of Realtors®

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