Slab City Community Group Inc.
(SCCGI) Minutes of Board of Directors Meeting 8/27/16
Approved 10/15/2016 BODM (rh)
1. Call to order at 8:10 by Dave Huntington, President. Meeting at Slab
City, California held at The Haven.
2. Directors present: Bill Ammon, Dave Huntington, Doc , Marty Mauer,
Trish Abbott . Directors on conference call: P. Wyatt Sabourin, Robi Hutton,
Andra Dakota, Lynne Bright. Directors absent: John (Balu) Holson,
Christina DreamCatcher Swistak, . A quorum was met.
3. Approval of this Agenda. A motion was made by Marty to
approve the Agenda, 2nd by Bill. One Abstention. Motion passed.
4. Reading of last BOD Meeting Minutes from July 9th, 2016. All
Directors read and understand minutes. No additions, clarifications,
corrections offered. Motion to accept Minutes made by Marty, 2nd by Bill.
One Abstention. Motion passed.
5. Officer Reports
A. Treasurer’s report by Marty Mauer.
(see submitted August 2016 Balance Sheet in Corporate Records Book)
Motion to accept Treasurer’s report made by Trish, 2nd by Bill. Motion
passed with one abstention.
B. Secretary’s Report by Robi Hutton. No Communication from Rosa
Motion to accept report – Marty, Second Bill. Passed with one abstention.
6. Committee Reports
A. Fundraising Report posted and read by Lynne Bright. In-kind donations
from board members etc, to be noted and include in our assets. Go Fund
Me account woking better than other fundraising site.
Motion to accept Fundraising Report made by Wyatt, 2nd by Marty.
Motion passed with one abstention.
B. Agricultural, Sustainable and Ecology report by DreamCatcher, read
by Robi. Seedling report posted on Board of Directors site.
Motion to accept Agricultural, Sustainable and Ecology report made by
Trish, 2nd by Bill. Passed with one abstention.
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C. Animal Welfare Committee report by Andra.
October 25th Mobile Vet Clinic to come to us. Low and no-cost clinic.
Dog Food is being donated for needy slab dogs. 10 dogs have gone
missing and police report has been filed. Possibly coyotes. Slab Dog Slab
will be opening.
Motion to accept Animal Welfare report made by Lynne, Seconded by Robi.
Motion Passed with one abstention.
D. Composting informational report by Bill. A village sized compost
system will be researched and offered for possible use in Slab City.
7. Old Business
1. Continuance of plans for Trash Dumpster and Porta-Potty placement
2. BOD Contributions: Robi encouraged all BOD members to contribute
at least $10 through Go Fund Me on a monthly basis. Many small consistent contributions sets
a good example, easy for anyone to do. Robi also wants the public to note
that Directors volunteer their time and are not paid by the Non-profit for the
work they do, and quite often Directors are using their own personal funds
to pay for supplies, printing, Educational materials, gas, travel for meetings
and research, etc.
3. Reminder that Candidates for Board of Directors Election Workshop
isto be held on November 26th and December 3rd at The Haven at 12pm.
Annual Membership Meeting (AMM) is December11th, Sunday, noon, to be
held at The Range.
8. New Business
Next BOD Meeting will be held October 15th, 2016 at THE RANGE 8am
9. Public Questions and Comments
Bob Zahn reported the success of his Slab City Portrait Exhibits
10. Motion to Adjourn -Passed Unanimously. Meeting Adjourned at 9:45am.
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