Minutes for September 21, 2017
COMMUNITY FOOD CO-OP
BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ (BOD) MEETING
21 SEPTEMBER 2017 AT CO-OP CLUBHOUSE
PRESENT: K. THOMAS, L. PETERMANN, J. MADGIC, C. BYKER, K. COYLE, S. QUARLES, C. HILDRETH, J. MADDEN (FACILITATOR), K. WISEMAN (GENERAL MANAGER), L. HAUGAN (FORMER BOARD ASSISTANT), SHEL SEBREN (NEW BOARD ASSISTANT)
EXCUSED: A. DAWOOD, B. BUCHANAN
I. CHECK-INS, AGENDA, MINUTES
Proposed meeting agenda and draft of August minutes were approved as revised. Calendar and action items were reviewed.
II. CONSENT AGENDA
Nominations & Process (NAP): The Board approved proposed changes to the Board Officer Duties and job description.
III. COMMITTEE REPORTS
Nominations & Process (NAP): Reviewed and approved changes to nomination by petition process.
Retreat Ad Hoc: Reviewed and approved retreat agenda. Main topics of retreat are The Whole Block Expansion project, member engagement, and annual work plan.
IV. BUILDING EXPANSION PROJECT COMMUNICATION & UPDATES
Demo is complete and the contaminated soil has been removed. Site will continue to be monitored by our environmental consultant. Pat Weaver (Food Service Director) and Lori Petermann (Central Kitchen Manager/BoD Member) are working on the equipment budget. We are on track to break ground during spring 2018.
Discussed member loan drive specifics. Also discussed possible Member Dividend for fiscal year 2016-17.
VI. GENERAL MANAGER REPORT
Discussed expanding meat, produce and cheese offerings at Co-op Downtown due to growth. We will be adding refrigerated cases. We already have some of the equipment so that will help decrease costs.
The retreat committee is working on the agenda. This year’s Board retreat is October 6th – 8th at B Bar Ranch.
VIII. REVIEW OF ACTION ITEMS
IX. ADJOURNED at 8:15pm for Executive Session.
X. EXECUTIVE SESSION: Personnel check-in.
PRESENT: K. THOMAS, L. PETERMANN, C. BYKER, K. COYLE, S. QUARLES, C. HILDRETH
XI. Adjourned at 8:24pm.