General Meeting: September

Tuesday, September 28, 2021
7:00 p.m.

  • Meeting presented on Zoom. You must register for the General Meeting to receive the Zoom invite: https://www.foodcoop.com/gmsignup/ 
  • You must be a Park Slope Food Coop member to attend.
  • 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 – 7:15 p.m.)

II. Open Forum (7:15 – 7:30 p.m.)
Members will have up to one minute to briefly present questions regarding the operation of the Coop. Appropriate staff or committee members may respond and a brief follow-up may be taken.

III. Treasurer’s Report (7:30 – 7:40 p.m.)

IV. General Coordinators’ Reports (7:40 – 7:50 p.m.)

V. Committee Reports (7:50 – 8:00 p.m.)
Committees who notified the Chair in advance of the meeting will have up to 5 minutes to make a report.

V. Agenda (8:00 – 9:30 p.m.)

Item 1: Annual Hearing Officers Committee Election (15 minutes)
Item Sponsor: Hearing Officers Committee
Election: Two current members of the Hearing Officers Committee will be presented for re-election.

Item 2: Hudson Valley Farm Coop Committee Structure and Reporting (30 minutes)
Item Sponsor: Jonathan Farber
Proposal: A presentation on the structure and reporting to the GM by the HVFCC as required by the provisional approval granted at the April 2021 GM.

Item 3: Improving the Virtual General Meeting (45 minutes)
Item Sponsor: George Olken
Discussion:  Our virtual General Meetings can be made more community-minded and generative if we take greater advantage of virtual tools, including allowing us to see and communicate with each other, to improve transparency and members’ investment in the Coop’s future.

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