General Meeting Agenda – May

Tuesday, May 28, 2024
7:00 p.m.

  • Where: Prospect Park Picnic House, 95 Prospect Park West, between 4th and 5th Streets
    Limited parking is available in the Litchfield Villa parking lot.
  • Only Park Slope Food Coop members may attend. Members need to bring their membership card or phone with member ID barcode to enter the meeting.
  • 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. Meeting Warm-up and Chair Committee Introduction (7:00 – 7:10 p.m.)

II. Open Forum (7:10 – 7:25 p.m.)
Members will have up to one minute to ask brief questions regarding the operations of the Coop. Appropriate staff or committee members may respond, and a brief follow-up may be taken.

III. Treasurer’s Report (7:25 – 7:40 p.m.)

IV. General Coordinators’ Reports (7:40 – 7:55 p.m.)

V. Member Committee Reports (7:55 – 8:00 p.m.)

Depending upon the number of Committees prepared to report, Committees will have up to 5 minutes to make a report. Committees must notify the Chair before the meeting to help the Chair plan time allotments.

VI. AGENDA (8:00 – 9:30 p.m.)

Item 1: Stop Giving Away Plastic Bags Made from Fossil Fuel (45 minutes)
Item sponsors: Tracy Fitz
Discussion:
Sell plastic compostable vegetable bags, instead of giving away non-compostable or compostable bags.

Item 2: Return of the Print Gazette (45 minutes)
Item sponsor: Alex Godin
Discussion: The print Gazette was the highlight of the pre-pandemic Coop. It created a sense of community and made this more than just a grocery store. What considerations are needed to bring it back?

IV. Board of Directors Meeting (9:30 p.m.)