Board of Directors Meeting

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Date
February 26, 2018
Time
4:00 PM - 5:41 PM
Description
The Board of Directors will hold an open meeting at 4:00 PM in the Depot Board Room. 175 Main St. Battle Creek MI 49014

Community Action Board of Directors Board Meeting

Depot Board Room, 175 Main Street Battle Creek MI

February 26, 2018

Board members present: Steve Frisbie, Valerie Whitney, Lisa Walker, Heather Wing, Rick Shaffer, Kathy Pangle, Tim Reese, Elizabeth Garcia

Board members present by phone: Randall Hazelbaker, Ann Flynn

Staff and Others Present: Michelle Williamson, Alysia Talamantez, Terris Todd, Dawn McDonald, Joyce Cooper, Katherine McNally, Lizzie Mills

Absent: Matie James, Jim Dyer

 

Chair Steve Frisbie called the regular Board Meeting to order at 4:03 PM in the Depot Board Room. A quorum was present.

 

Consent Agenda-Wing motioned to approve the consent agenda. Pangle supported. The motion carried.

 

Public Comment: None.

 

Board Education –Lizzie Mills presented the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Open Meetings Act to the board. The board discussed. Williamson went over board survey.

 

Monitoring Reports

A. Executive Limitations i. EL 6 Emergency CEO Succession – Frisbie presented report for EL 6. There was discussion from the board. Whitney motioned to approve EL 6 as presented. Pangle supported. The motion carried.

ii. EL 9- Communication and support to the CEO to the Board- Frisbie presented report for EL 9. There was discussion from the board. Shaffer motioned to approve EL 9 as presented. Whitney supported. The motion carried.

 

Board Policy Review

A. GP4Agenda Planning –Williamson presented GP4. There board reviewed. Wing motioned to approve GP4 as presented. Pangle supported. The motion carried.

B. GP5-Board Chair’s Role – Williamson presented GP5. The board reviewed.

C. GP6-Board Board Secretary’s Role – Williamson presented GP6. The board reviewed.

 

Board Decisions

A. Approval of Katherine McNally to Finance Director- Williamson provided information about Katherine’s work experience to the board. There was discussion from the board. Pangle motioned to approve Katherine McNally to the Finance Director position. Reese supported. The motion carried.

B. Approval of Budget Amendment- Williamson presented the Budget Amendment to the board. There was discussion from the board. Reese motioned to approve the Budget Amendment as presented. Pangle supported. The motion carried.

C. Approval of Succession Plan- Williamson presented the Succession Plan to the board. There was discussion from the board. Shaffer motioned to approve the Succession Plan as presented. Wing supported. The motion carried.

D. Approval of HS/EHS Grant Goals- Todd presented the HS/EHS Grant Goals to the board. There was discussion from the board. Garcia motioned to approve the HS/ EHS Grant Goals as presented. Reese supported. The motion carried.

E. Approval of HS/EHS Re-Competition- Williamson presented the HS/EHS re-competition to the board. There was discussion from the board. Pangle motioned to approve the HS/EHS re-competition. Whitney supported. The motion carried.

F. Approval of HS/EHS Slot Allocation- Todd presented the HS/EHS Slot Allocation to the board. There was discussion from the board. Shaffer motioned to approve the HS/EHS Slot Allocation as presented. Wing supported. The motion carried.

G. Approval of Cleaning Bid- Williamson presented the Cleaning Bid to the board. There was discussion from the board. Shaffer motioned to approve the Cleaning Bid as presented. Walker supported. The motion carried.

 

CEO Verbal Report- Presented by Williamson

Nationally said that CA could provide services relating to opioids. There will be more information to come.

We will be doing a legal RFP for our service provider this will be discussed at our March Board meeting. Staff may need training around this.

Board track at summer conference in July at Crystal Mountain. Let us know if you would like to attend. We will use CSBG funds when received, the state will potentially send out emails. Larry Herman has been asked to present.

Looking at Ponderosa in Hastings for potential new space, will be potentially sharing with community partners.

CDC in Marshall is selling the building so we will need more different in Marshall.

Reviewed Walk for warmth updates day of totals. Still waiting on Consumers Match. We had the most board participation ever.

Health benefit renewals updates, we got rid of one plan. We will be working on new wage studies.

Branch county conversation update.

Audit is coming up you may receive calls, the engagement letter is in board packet.

 

Board Members’ Time- None

 

Frisbie adjourned the meeting at 6:12 PM.

 

Next Board Meeting date: March 26, 2018 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm at the Community Action Depot Board Room, 175 Main Street, Battle Creek, MI.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Alysia Talamantez,

Recording Secretary for Randall Hazelbaker, Board Secretary