"We're not accusing anybody of anything, we just want to know what's going on,"
"There's a couple of things that just don't make sense to us," said Lundquist, who had served on the board for eight years, including about a year and a half as president.
For example, if
In January, shareholders voted 175-to-76 to move the fair from
Fair Board President
Until the audit is released, it seems that information is in short supply. Marks said the
The letter itself came from a relative minority of the more than 300 shareholders, she noted.
As for the request, it's part of the public record and anyone can come to the office to look at it any time, Marks said. Monday was the first time it had been requested, she said.
But former board member
At the January meeting, he said he asked how the
"These are questions we want answers to," Belgard said. "If they've got the answers, fine. If they don't, that's fine. We've been to two meetings now and they can't answer those questions."
He is also concerned that money was stolen from the fair.
That's a concern of Lundquist's, too, after a
The letter's request for information covers generalities, such as contact information for all current board members, as well as specifics, such as the caretaker's expense in 2013. (The caretaker was paid
He said the fair should possess the information requested in the letter.
"I doubt it'll be a problem for them," he said.
Marks seemed frustrated by the tone of the letter, which asks the board to go on suspension unless it can provide the information. After all, she and the rest of the board are volunteers.
Ironically enough, Lundquist can relate.
"It's kind of a thankless job," she said.
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