COMMUNITY FOOD CO-OP

BOARD OF DIRECTORS (BOD) MEETING

8 October, 2019 AT CO-OP TRAINING ROOM

MINUTES

 

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.

Check-Ins

 

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. 

 

MISCELLANEOUS

  • 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

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Began: 9 P.M. Ended: 9:20 P.M.