Monthly Meeting - 12/15/2009
STAFF COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
December 15, 2009 - 10:30 A.M. – LIBRARY CONFERENCE ROOM 230
Attending: Steven Clark, Lesley Deal, Carol Kennedy, Regina McCarty, Connie Schnieders, Loretta Seals, Angie Self, Charla Stonecipher, Alice Watson, Kim Wells and Mary Ann Wild.
Excused Absences: Donna Harvey, Connie Hodge, Michael McNeal, and Basil Mumaw
Chairman Alice Watson began the meeting by welcoming all those attending. Mary Ann Wild presented the treasurer’s report. See detail below:
Period Ending: 11/30/09
Regular Checking Account
Regular Savings Account
STANDING COMMITTEE REPORTS
Nominating Committee - Steven Clark
Steven reported the following committee member assignments:
Election: Steven Clark, Lesley Deal, Basil Mumaw, Loretta Seals, Angie Self, and Charla Stonecipher
By-Laws: Lesley Deal, Regina McCarty, Connie Schnieders, Loretta Seals, and Alice Watson
Nominating: Steven Clark, Regina McCarty, Basil Mumaw, and Kim Wells
Personnel Affairs: Steven Clark, Angie Self, Alice Watson and Kim Wells
Budget: Steven Clark, Basil Mumaw, Loretta Seals, Connie Schnieders, Mary Ann Wild
1. A “Thank You” note was received from a recipient who received financial assistance in November.
2. Two suggestions were received in the online Staff Council Suggestion Box for Fall Festival 2010 participation. The first asked if we would consider moving the Silent Auction to the Fall Festival tables outside. The second suggested a dessert booth at the Fall Festival with donated sweets or ice cream. Thanks for your suggestions. We will consider them when planning the Fall Festival 2010 booth.
Budget Committee – Alice Watson
President Watson asked if there were questions or remarks concerning the proposed 2010 Budget.
A motion was made and seconded (Connie Schnieders/Mary Ann Wild) to adopt the proposed 2010 Budget as presented by the Budget Committee. After discussion, the motion passed unanimously.
Election of Vice-President – Alice Watson
President Watson called for nominations. Steven Clark was nominated by Alice Watson and the nomination was seconded by Lesley Deal. With no further nominations, a unanimous vote was entered.
New Employee Reception – Steven Clark
Steven noted that he would contact Diane Fuchs and have the Power Point presentation and hand-outs ready for the reception. Ethel King had reserved the room before retiring (UC-122). The date of the reception is January 19th at 10:00 a.m. Lesley Deal will acquire the list of new employees from Denise Jones and prepare and mail invitations to those persons after the break. A reminder will also be sent to all SC members and new employees nearer the event. Staff Council will provide drinks and each SC member who attends is asked to bring a finger food item to share.
Honorarium Update – Kim Wells
The updated form is now on the website and several applications have been received. The committee will get needed information from Human Resources and determine the recipients of the honorariums. The recipients will be notified and given a check from the SC treasurer. Recipients’ names will be announced at the next staff council meeting.
Staff Financial Assistance – Alice Watson
Two new requests for financial assistance have been received this month. After hearing the requests, a motion was made and seconded (Kim Wells/Angie Self) to grant both requests in the amount of $200.00 each. The motion passed unanimously.
Staff Holiday Treat Bags were sorted for delivery to all CL, SM, and TE staff. Thanks to Mary Ann Braden for preparing these treats, and the SC members for delivering them. We wish everyone a happy holiday.
1. The winner of the BNCB gift card for reading the November minutes is Kim Wells.
2. SC Members - Remember to bring a finger-food snack for the New Employee Reception, January 19th.
With no further business or announcements, the meeting was adjourned at 11:10 a.m. to enjoy hot cider, snacks and conversation.
Lesley Deal, Secretary