Approve minutes from Board Meeting, May 15, 2014
(See google doc)
Marketing and Communications Committee: guests Marie Blakey and Paige Risser
Everyone meets members of the committee; understands and defines its scope and goals. Committee focused on creation and implementation of strategic plan for marketing - overall strategic plan for co-op is needed to help with this task.
Marie Blakey has worked on website redesign with store employees.
Proposal for outdoor mural
Understanding the goals and background of the proposal; asking questions; determining a timeline for a decision.
Sketch and plan presented. Board approved pending any zoning issues are addressed.
Board, Committees, and Staff labor, responsibilities
Clarify commitments and responsibilities on the part of each party; prevent future conflicts about who is doing what and when; remind everyone to follow through on commitments and promises to build trust; Request a “scope of the committee” document from every committee. - Discussed was the confusion over committee roles. Each committee will present a scope document which will be made public.
Standing committee reports
Everyone is up to date; problems or accomplishments are noted
No report this month - time allotted for discussion of incoming bills.
New Producer app: Betrand Farms vote - Board unanimously approves
Decide whether to continue; if so, how to proceed. Board recommended continuing - Myles will work on recruiting additional producers.
WIC 6$ veggie bag program approved for Wednesday night market. Bags of surplus produce will be sold for $6/bag with special WIC coupon at the WIC office on Thursday and Friday afternoons. Volunteers needed - to man the table at the WIC office on Thursday and Fridays and to help assemble the bags at the Wednesday market.
Good response to loan appeal.
Discussed incoming bills and payment strategies.
USDA grant application primarily for cooler shed and outreach/marketing staff person.
July 4 - First Friday: “As American as….” [too soon for apple pie???]
July 11 - Second Friday “Shops at Hill and Colfax”
July 17 - Board Meeting
August 16 (Saturday) 12-8 pm- Art Beat - Need volunteers/ad hoc committee