July 8, 2017

EPIC Board Meeting draft Minutes 07 - 08



July 8th, 2017, 10:00 am -12:00
East Phillips Park Cultural & Community Center, 2307 17th Ave S.
EPIC web address: eastphillips-epic.com
Office: 2536 18th Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN 55404
Phone: (612) 280-8418

Board Roster: Jenny Bjorgo, Rosie Cruz, Laura Dale, Mary Gonsior, Linda Leonard, Carol Pass, Linda Vermillion, Cassandra Holmes, Tom Harris.
Board Members Present: Jenny Bjorgo, Rosie Cruz (T) Laura Dale, Mary Gonsior, Linda Leonard, Carol Pass, Linda Vermillion, Cassandra Holmes, Tom Harris.
Board Members Not Present:
EPIC Members: Brad Pass
Guests: Shirley Heyer

10:00   Introductions:

·       Greetings and Introductions.
·       Approval of Agenda: LL, LD, approved, as amended.
·       Approval of Minutes from June 3rd, 2017, MG, LV, approved.
·       Approval of Minutes from June 15th, 2017, MG, JG, approved.

10:35   Announcements:
  • EPIC Community Meeting, July 13th, Thursday, at East Phillips Park, 6:30 to 8:45
  • Open Arms meeting for the barricade, July 18th, 6:00 PM with CM Alondra Cano  & neighbors
  • Celebration Party July 15th, Saint Paul’s Lutheran (flyer)

10:40   Election of Officers Discussion

MOTION: Accept resignation of Laura Dale as Vice President and elect Cassandra Holmes as Vice President. MG, TH, approved unanimously.

Laura and Mary need a new binder sections: Bylaws and Policies and Procedures.

11:15   Taxes and Attorney General’s Report

EPIC filed for an extension to file our Form 990 for 2016. The Form 990 and Report to Minnesota Attorney General was reviewed and discussed. A copy will be posted to the EPIC website.

MOTION: Approve filing of EPIC’s Form 990 and MN Charitable Organization Annual Report. LD, JB, approved.

11:30   Bylaws – Discussion, 2 Corrections (Article IX, page 10, Section 1, line 8 & page 11, Section 2, last line)
Motion of Approval

MOTION: Accept Bylaw Changes as proposed in version amended 7/8/2017. And present to Membership for approval. CH, LV, approved unanimously.

12:10   Roof Depot/Public Works Site - Progress so far

Distributed notes and discussed the meeting of the Guidelines Advisory Committee on June 28th, 2017.

12:16  Adjourn