Minutes for October 8, 2019
COMMUNITY FOOD CO-OP
BOARD OF DIRECTORS (BOD) MEETING
8 October, 2019 AT CO-OP TRAINING ROOM
PRESENT: : B. BUCHANAN, C. HILDRETH, L. PETERMANN, J. MADGIC, S. QUARLES, C. SHANKS, M. SKOGLUND, K. THOMAS, K. WISEMAN (GENERAL MANAGER), J. MADDEN (FACILITATOR), T. RODRIGUEZ (BOARD ASSISTANT), A. GERMAIN (MARKETING MANAGER), K. RAMIREZ (PRISMATIC GROWTH MARKETING).
EXCUSED: A. DAWOOD.
MEMBER FORUM: No members.
Marketing Strategies Presentation: Alison Germain and Kelly Ramirez
CONSENT AGENDA All committee notes were accepted. Minutes were approved. Calendar was reviewed.
COMMITTEE ITEMS THAT REQUIRE BOARD ACTION
- Add price of membership discussion to the retreat agenda
- Board calendar
- DEI Statement
NAP: Board DEI Statement was approved.
FINANCE: We made $10K in August, despite limited parking. $226K in member loans will be coming due. $1M operating cash is on hand for upcoming expenses.
GENERAL MANAGER REPORT
Post-project additions are being made, including lighting and signage. $15 starting wage and across-the-board raise was announced to staff. We are the first co-op to go to $15/hr without a law to that effect. Our GM will encourage other co-ops to do the same. We are adding efficiencies and labor-saving practices in every department.
- Guest Chef at Fork and Spoon on November 7, 5-7pm
- The Board meeting will be on November 12, as scheduled
- The Co-op won a Beautification award from the City of Bozeman
REVIEW OF ACTION ITEMS
Began: 9 P.M. Ended: 9:20 P.M.