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Minutes from July 23, 2018 meeting

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      Iowa Commission for the Blind
      July 23, 2018

      Call to order and determination of quorum.  A meeting of the Iowa Commission for the Blind was called to order at 8:58 a.m., by Sandi Ryan, with the following members present:  Sandi Ryan, chair, Joe Van Lent, member, and Ryan Brems, member, which was a quorum. Ms. Ryan and Mr. Brems were present via telephone. Others in attendance: Emily Wharton, Andrew Pulford, and Hanna Geisinger.  

      Consideration of Closed Session. Ms. Ryan had Ms. Geisinger read the paragraphs from the Code of Iowa, Section 21.5. Mr. Van Lent moved to adjourn to closed session. Mr. Brems seconded the motion. There was a roll call vote: Ms. Ryan, yes; Mr. Van Lent, yes; and Mr. Brems, yes. The motion passed unanimously. 

      The meeting entered Closed Session at 9:03 a.m.

      The meeting entered Open Session at 9:34 a.m.
      Mr. Brems made a motion that Gifts & Bequests application Item 23 be approved as a grant. Mr. Van Lent seconded and it passed unanimously.

      Mr. Brems moved rejection of the Gifts & Bequests application Item 24. Mr. Van Lent seconded the motion and it passed
      unanimously.

      Mr. Brems moved Gifts & Bequests application Item 25 be approved as a loan. Mr. Van Lent seconded and it passed
      unanimously.

      Mr. Brems moved Gifts & Bequests application Item 26 be approved as a grant. Mr. Van Lent seconded and it passed
      unanimously.

      Mr. Brems moved Gifts & Bequests application Item 27 be approved as a loan. Mr. Van Lent seconded and it passed
      unanimously.

      Adjournment. Mr. Van Lent moved to adjourn. Mr. Brems seconded and it passed unanimously. The meeting concluded at 9:38 a.m.

      Respectfully Submitted,

      Sandi Ryan

      Chairperson

      Commission for the Blind

      Hanna Geisinger
      Temporary Secretary to the Commission
      Department for the Blind 
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