Minutes for October 19, 2017
COMMUNITY FOOD CO-OP
BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ (BOD) MEETING
OCTOBER 19, 2017 AT CO-OP CLUBHOUSE
PRESENT: K. COYLE, A. DAWOOD, J. MADGIC, L. HAUGAN (FORMER BOARD ASSISTANT), C. HILDRETH, J. MADDEN (BOARD FACILITATOR), L. PETERMANN, S. QUARLES, S. SEBREN (CURRENT BOARD ASSISTANT), K. WISEMAN (GENERAL MANAGER), K. THOMAS
EXCUSED: B. BUCHANAN, C. SHANKS
- MEMBER FORUM
- CHECK-INS, AGENDA, MINUTES
Proposed meeting agenda and draft of September minutes were approved as revised. Calendar and action items were reviewed. Board retreat dates were set for next year (October 19-21, 2018).
- COMMITTEE REPORTS
Board meetings now start at 6pm (dinner at 5:30) to allow 30 minutes for member forum until further notice.
Farm to Food Bank: We will end the program but will continue giving to food banks.
Member engagement on Co-op the Whole Block: We will hold three meetings (neighborhood outreach meeting on Oct 24, former board member meeting Nov 13 and general member informational meeting Dec 5) about Whole Block project.
- BUILDING EXPANSION PROJECT COMMUNICATION AND UPDATES
Board reviewed the newest building costs from Langlas & Associates and unanimously voted to accept them.
Board discussed and agreed that the Finance Committee would benefit from the addition of another member with a financial background.
- GM REPORT
Discussed member loans drive to help pay for the expansion project. We are seeing growth in both stores.
Board adopted their 2017-18 work plan. It will be posted on the BoD section of the website.
- Review of Action Items
- ADJOURNED at 8:50pm for Executive Session
- Executive session: GM check in
PRESENT: J. MADGIC, C. HILDRETH, K. COYLE, K. WISEMAN (GENERAL MANAGER), S. QUARLES, A. DAWOOD