The MNLA Board of Directors met via conference call on October 19, 2018. The minutes and financial reports were approved. Beth Eiring from MDA reported there are currently 748 nursery licenses year to date in MT. They are moving toward hiring an inspector. Jyl reported there are currently 4 entries in the Best of MT Landscapes contest and one entry for the Container Plant Contest so far. Canyon Creek Nursery will sponsor the registration bags for Expo. A motion was approved to give the Billings Chapter 80% of the golf proceeds and 20% would go into the MNLA treasurer. The Mulligan Sales will still go toward the Scholarship fund which was $1,220 this year. The Scholarship application deadline was extended to November 1. Expo speakers and booth sales were updated. MNLA will sponsor the ICPI Concrete Paver Installers Course following Expo on January 11- 12 at the Red Lion Hotel. A bus trip to visit North Idaho growers was discussed for the 2019 Fall Tour. Discussion was tabled until a later date.The next meeting will be held by conference call on November 15.