September General Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, September 26, 7:00 p.m.

  • Meeting Location: St Francis Xavier School, 763 President St., between Sixth and Seventh Aves.
  • You must be a Park Slope Food Coop member to attend the General Meeting. Please bring your Coop I.D. card to be admitted.
  • Times in parentheses are suggestions. The Chair has the discretion to change the order of the agenda or the time allotted to each item.

I. Member Arrival and Meeting Warm-Up (7:00-7:15)

II. Open Forum (7:15-7:30)

III. Coordinator and Committee Reports (7:30-8:00)

IV. Meeting Agenda (8:00-9:30)

Item 1: Annual Hearing Officers Committee Election (15 minutes)

Election: One current committee member will stand for re-election, and the committee will present one additional candidate for the committee. Hearing Officers work on an FTOP basis when needed and serve three-year terms.—submitted by the Hearing Officer Committee

Item 2: Annual Hearing Administration Committee Election  (15 minutes)

Election: One current committee member will stand for re-election. Hearing Administrators work on an FTOP basis when needed and serve three-year terms.—submitted by the Hearing Administration Committee

Item 3: Clarification of Retirement Policy  (30 minutes)

Proposal: This proposal seeks to remove the “gray” area between 65/20 and 60/30.—submitted by Miles Manning
Proposed sliding scale of retirement:

AGE YEARS OF SERVICE
65 20
64 22
63 24
62 26
61 28
60 30

 

Item 4: Citibank Divestment Proposal  (30 minutes)

Discussion: Proposal to relocate the Coop’s primary bank account from the major corporate bank (and fossil fuel investor) Citibank to the local bank Astoria Bank, or to another local bank or credit union that meets the Coop’s needs in terms of daily transactions.—submitted Rachael Wilson
For more information on this proposal see the letter to the editor, “Divesting from Citibank,” in The Linewaiter’s GazetteApril 13, 2017, p.10 (https://www.foodcoop.com/files_lwg/lwg_2017_04_13_vLL_n07.pdf).

V. Board of Directors Meeting (9:30)

VI. Wrap-Up (9:30-9:45)
Includes member sign-in for work slot credit.