General Manager Pat Beard begins the conversation recapping his State of the City report highlighting both the Pendleton Convention Center and the Vert Auditorium. The report touched on bookings, staff, each building and the challenges ahead. Beard also talks about the $1.7 million grant application on behalf of the Vert. Beard also talks about what Farm II will open up for the city once it's finished. He also gives an update on pursuing a hotel at the Pendleton Convention Center.