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Board Minutes

April 17, 2014

PPC Admin

 

Present:

Tama, Heather, Chris, Susan, Quinn, Judy

Greg (GM), Bethy (Employee Rep), Myles

Approval of minutes:

Approved 6-0

Business:

No Treasurer's report.

Process of approving producers discussed. Clarifying the store process: The store makes inventory decisions. The producer relations committee can raise concerns about store products. Member-owners can bring concerns to the GM and producer relations committee. If unresolved, the issue can be brought and decided by the board.

Process for approving market producers remains unchanged.

Motion to approve Burtz Dessertz as a market producer (6-0).

Spring meeting for all producers next wednesday 4/23/14 for update, receive feedback.

Next potluck will be on First Friday, 5/2/2014, in parking lot. Members-owner only (and friends and guests).

Manager's report discussed. Store will renew push memberships and food credits.

Susan will prepare a press release regarding our two awards.

Volunteer Coordinator search is still on going.

Building/green space committee. Volunteer work day to clean up space. The committee will get quote for sign.

Grand opening potentially in mid-late May, after sign is installed, no conflicts with other major events.

There was concern regarding the quality of eggs that Pa’s Vegetable Patch sold. Producer Relations Committee will visit farm and inspect Pa’s operation. Pa is not allowed to sell eggs unless Producer Relations Committee approves.

Next Meeting Dates and Time:

May 15th 7:30pm

Meeting adjourned at 9:45pm