Minutes from September 20, 2018

Minutes from September 20, 2018

COMMUNITY FOOD CO-OP

BOARD OF DIRECTORS (BOD) MEETING

20 September 2018 AT CO-OP CLUBHOUSE

MINUTES

 

PRESENT: B. BUCHANAN, K. COYLE, C. HILDRETH, J. MADGIC, L. PETERMANN, S. QUARLES, C. SHANKS, K. THOMAS, J. MADDEN (FACILITATOR), S. SEBREN (BOARD ASSISTANT), K. WISEMAN (GENERAL MANAGER)

EXCUSED: A. DAWOOD

MEMBER FORUM: no members

CHECK-INS: Proposed meeting agenda and draft of July/August minutes were approved. Calendar and action items were reviewed.

CONSENT AGENDA: All committee notes were accepted.

COMMITTEE ITEMS THAT REQUIRE BOARD ACTION

  • Annual Board retreat will be held on October 19-20 and will include members of the management team. Board discussed possible retreat topics.
  • Board agreed to let the Nomination and Process (NAP) committee make necessary updates (grammatical or for the sake of consistency) to the Board manual.
  • The Board Assistant & Board Facilitator met prior to the meeting to make the Action Item spreadsheet more user-friendly.

FINANCE

  • Productivity bonus was not recommended.

GENERAL MANAGER REPORT

  • Center Store is seeing lots of out-of-stock items.
  • Both Co-op locations are seeing positive sales growth.
  • Lower tier staff got raises to help retain workers.
  • Current Human Resource manager, Anne Johnson, is retiring. The Co-op has been interviewing for this position and the decision will be made by the end of the month or sooner.

EXPANSION PROJECT UPDATES

  • Second floor of the new building is up.
  • Deli sales slowed a bit due to less seating in the Flying C due to safety and occupancy concerns after the removal of the staff stairwell.
  • Staff is excited to see the project moving along. Kelly has been taking staff on tours of the new space.

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Any Board member who wants to update their bio should contact the Board Assistant.
  • Board toured the new building.

ADJOURNED 8:20pm

Next meeting is the Board retreat: October 19-20