Board Meeting Minutes 7-21-10
In Attendance: Nick K, Jake H, Paula G, Clare L, Lisa K, Vince B, Peyton C, Michelle J, Chris E, Richard G, Shelly M
Minutes from 6/16/2010 approved as submitted.
Building/Maintenance: New aluminum window wells, cement sealing. Compost must be sealed or removed due to pest control issues. Café says they are no longer putting compost outside of the building.
Communications: Co-op will finish Website payment ASAP to help resolve update issues. Co-op will negotiate if we will work with the current designer in the future, and will create a signed MOU for future work. Sandra and Lisa will take on Event Coordinator search. A café coupon has been designed for events. 200 coupons will be made for Brady Street Fest, RW24, etc. Still waiting on current issue of the Interdependent, and we are actively looking for articles for the next issue.
Finance: Store is doing well, Café not so much. Still seeking to get the 41% payroll numbers desired. Shelly wants to print sales reports, once printer is working. Nick will be in charge of getting printer fixed. Peyton is resigned from Finance committee.
Human Resources: Employee profit sharing/bonus plan discussion. Consensus not reached at this time. Will revisit topic in more detail at next board meeting. Board moves to hire on Michelle J. as co-manager of Café, and Michelle has accepted the position. Board votes to pay Michelle $12/hr.
Board Specific Issues: Planning on having a Board retreat in February. Board would like to have a joint meeting in September with Worker’s Collective. Nick, Shelly and Lisa will plan retreats.
Next Board Meeting: August 18th, 2010, 7:30 p.m.