Notes from October discussions updated with some minor edits.
M&M Committee meeting notes re: Committee Structure & Organization
Co-op members may become regular members of any committee by notifying committee chair.
Committee membership to be posted and updated by chair.
Co-op members are limited to participating as regular committee members of a maximum of two (2) committees. All co-op members are always welcome to attend every meeting, but may participate as committee members in 2 (max).
Requirements for membership: attendance minimum, simple sign up, volunteer hours requirement, etc.? More discussion is needed.
References to decisions made or actions taken by any “committee” are only legitimate when a consensus of regular committee members has been achieved with a majority of members expressing approval in person or online. Yes – RRO must be obeyed
A quorum of 3 members is required to conduct a committee meeting. A consensus of three committee members is needed for a committee vote or action.
7 day advance notification for meetings to entire membership and 2 days for agenda. Yes – sufficient posting of it online & email to committee members
All meetings are open to the entire membership; chair’s discretion to qualify purpose, agenda, topics & best participants
Convene and facilitate meetings
Schedule meetings & notify membership with website post of meeting time and place at least seven (7) days in advance.
Distribute an agenda for the meeting at least 2 (best 7) days prior to meeting on website
Solicit written absentee input for each meeting from all co-op members, and present all such feedback received at the meeting identifying absentee member. No anonymous input will be considered.
Represent committee membership to board, broader membership, co-op contractors and service providers, external groups/organizations, etc.
All expenditures made by members must be approved by chair
Committee chair may spend up to $250.00 per individual expenditure without further approval from board of directors, however all expenditures over $50.00 must be approved by consensus of committee members.