DIRCS General Meeting – minutes – May 4th, 2015
Call to order 7:05 minutes: Riane da Silva
Present : Suzette, Tim Jeffrey, Rafa Martinez, Boyd McKeen, Sheila Nopper, Marlee Munro, Keelan Gamble, Kathy Reider, Perri Gorrora, Ansa Matthews, Riane da Silva, Danni Crenna
Approval of the Agenda– passed
Approval of the Minutes of April 10th, 2015
approved as amended – passed
New Board Member
Motion: To appoint Keelan Gamble to board of DIRCS
Ansa/Tim – passed
Balance sheet attached (hard copy in folder)
Motion: To accept Treasurer’s report
Kathy/Ansa – passed
Motion: Kathy tasked with contacting the above people to arrange the septic work; up to a maximum of $700.00
Suzette/Tim – passed
Motion to approve Kathy seeking a quote from a surveyor to find the property lines between hall and Don Candy’s property
Ansa/Sheila – passed
CVRD Meeting with Wendy Byrne
report was made by Riane and Suzette
Bans & Amends Committee Report
Sheila made a report
The board will follow up on this discussion at the next board meeting
Kitchen Committee Report
Committee Report – by Suzette
Inspection – Kathy will contact Bart about inspecting the kitchen floor, joists, foundation
Motion: Inspection of structure of kitchen foundation to be carried out by Kathy and Bart then presented to board for board approval. If the board is satisfied with the report, the board can approve the purchase of dishwasher and hand washing sink and installation.
Sheila/Bev – passed
Motion: To approve a maximum spend of $3000.00 to be spent on the previously identified speakers and sub-woofer.
Sheila/Riane – passed
May Clean Up 10am-2pm
Janitor will draw up a list of what needs doing
Bring rakes, gloves, shovels, buckets
Bev will bring juice
Sheila Nopper will bring veggie chilli
Tim will contact Tracy Horovatin about providing meat chilli
includes Transition Fair – DIRCS may want to have a table promoting what we do and what we need in terms of community volunteers
Motion: To reduce rent for Sustainability Festival to $100 for Front Hall, $30 for Back Hall, per event.
Riane/Bev – passed
How to provide bags? Kathy will look into this.
Before next board meeting
Can we meet with Robert about the NY Dance? Sheila will invite him to next board meeting.
Motion: To strike an Entertainment committee to look at booking and planning this year’s Hallowe’en and New Years events.
Ansa/Bev – passed
Members – Keelan, Tim, Robert? Eli? Rox?
Motion to Adjourn 9:21 pm
Ansa/Rafa – passed
Next meeting to be held Monday June 1, 7pm