1. Meeting Wednesday October 10th

    The October meeting will set the tone and direction for your NCBA not only for the next year but also – around the direction you as members set in the updates to the Constitution and Bylaws – for many years to come.  As you can see, the agenda is full and we may need to cut off one discussion to move on to the next topic.  As always, if you have something to add to the discussion, please email the Executive Committee at ncbaexec@nocobees.org.  And we need volunteers to provide refreshments for the meeting – email volunteer@nocobees.org if you can help. Here is the agenda for next week’s meeting: 1.    6:30 pm – Use the first 20 minutes of the meeting for Officer reports and to accept further Executive Committee nominations; finalize the slate of candidates.  (See Election discussion below). 2.    6:50 pm – 30 minutes to talk about Constitution and Bylaw update proposals, and outline a timeline of weeks for comments / discussion before voting (See below). 3.    7:20 pm – 10 minute break. 4.    7:30 pm – 40 minutes to ask what members want the NCBA to be and to do. This is your chance to comment on the past and propose ideas for the future. 5.    8:10 pm – 20 minutes (Time permitting) – Open discussion about beehive winterizing concerns and techniques. 6.    8:30 pm – Pass out ballots, prepared by the EC during the meeting, for those who wish to vote for the EC at the...

About NCBA – Northern Colorado Beekeepers Association

The Northern Colorado Beekeepers Association (NCBA) is an organization of both hobbyist and commercial beekeepers.  We exist to provide a forum for education in beekeeping both to our members and to the general public, and for exchange of ideas and experiences.  We also enjoy some ability to provide savings in equipment and bees by purchasing as a group.  We are affiliated with the Colorado State Beekeepers Association.  We meet once a month with the above objectives in mind.  Each meeting strives to discuss one or two subjects of interest in beekeeping.  Whenever possible we will discuss beekeeping and hive maintenance activities appropriate for the next month.  We also like to provide time for members to discuss beekeeping among themselves.  Once a year, usually around January, we conduct a multi-session beginning beekeeping class.  On completion of the class, we offer you the opportunity to join the association, to order beekeeping equipment and bees, and we offer you a mentor to help you get off to a good start.  If you have any interest in keeping bees, we encourage you to join us. We believe joining a beekeeping association such as ours is one of the easiest and most enjoyable ways to start beekeeping. By joining now you will receive our news letter as well as notification of upcoming classes and meetings.  Dues are modest and affiliates members with the Colorado State Beekeepers Association. See the pages about future and past meetings for examples of meeting content..

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