The Summer Meetings for KAR kicked off to beautiful weather and attendance of close to 200 members networking around every corner. Highlights included a relaxing ride up (or down) the Ohio River on the Belle of Louisville thanks to GLAR, a night of competitive bowling, an interactive meetup with graduates of LeadershipKAR, a strategic planning session with the BOD and more.
Actions of the BOD and additional information from the meeting are below:
• Approved renovations and updates to the new KAR headquarters on Old Rosebud Road.
• Approved Jason Vaughn to instruct the 2017 Professional Standards trainings in Lexington, Louisville and Bowling Green.
• Approved having UK College of Business submit an RFP to update the study for tax on services including real estate transactions and contacting NAR regarding updated polling on tax reform including tax on services, mortgage interest deductions, etc. This would update the 2011 study that resulted in the Kentucky Homes Matter campaign.
• Approved sponsorship of the Southern Legislative Conference.