Present: Barrack (facilitator), Paul, Richard, Karen, Corry, Vaidy, Christian(minutes)
Jill (second meeting, accepted), Sunny (first meeting)
Review of Minutes
No wiki updates.
(Barak) Automatic member review of Paul (11.5 hours no-show over two month period).
Paul - The no shows were inaccurate it was actually 10.5, not 11.5 and with the annulment it brings it to 9
Tabled due to agenda item 6
(Richard) Discuss large maintenance expenditure for coop-wide pest control.
Maintenance – change to a month subscription that would be cheaper over all than the current plan of calling per visit, also sealing the Coop from the outside, and screening openings, the subscription is $1800 starting and average 150 a month. Also, commons bathtub needs to replace valves est.at 800,
Poi - but we may be do it cheaper for us to do it ourselves, replacing valve stems
(Barak) The CHEA Board is strongly interested in amending our Bylaws in order to permit recruiting non-resident specialists to the Board. The CHEA Board is currently seeking two additional members with knowledge of real estate and community development. Discussion item.
Barak - ROC USA is recommending for CTAP certification for us to get two more specialists to our board, the CHEA board is interested insofar as to get CTAP certification
Poi- as we already have one outside specialist maybe we can negotiate one extra specialist
Poi – what will the specialist gain for holding this position, the members of CHEA live in the coop their benefit is that the if the coop will do will they benefit
Poi- why not hired advisors? They will have something to benefit that we
Barak - they might not be voting members, it wasn’t clear on if they will vote only to explain the board, but I will bring this up at the next CHEA board meeting, but we will probably have to explain in some way
Barak - Mary from ROC USA is strongly suggesting we do this, and I wanted to bring up the idea so to hear opinion before CHEA has a chance to vote on it
(Hannah) Updated wiki in House Manual section (https://www.lareunioncoop.org/documents/manual/meetings) to read:
The last meeting of every month is designated for officer reports. All officers are required to give a monthly report on their activities as required by the current standing rules. Time will be allotted for meet & greet of prospective members at the beginning of the meeting, as well as a review of last meeting's minutes and wiki updates. The house may consent to hear emergency agenda items during this meeting [HM 2-24-19] .
POI- we did discuss this before in a previous meeting, this is just to clarify the wording
Poi – this is usually to be for the wiki updates section
(Paul) Annul no-shows for February bookkeeper late fines, because this work has been done.
(Paul) Annul no-show for my 2/23 “BCU” labor. This labor lacks description, lacked a brunch that day, and neatly matched the extra 1.5 hours of labor that I was assigned every week for the two-month period I'm being reviewed for, bringing me to 5.5 hours total/week.
Paul - I was assigned was 5.5 labor hours a week and was doing the work for 4 hours necessary and I wasn’t able to do the extra time.
Labor- This is what you were assigned with the previous schedule I was persevering that schedule
Previous Labor – this was because he was interim bookkeeper, should have been change when he became bookkeeper