General Meeting: May

Tuesday, May 31, 2022
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 ask 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 – 7:45 p.m.)

IV. General Coordinators’ Reports (7:45 – 8:05 p.m.)

V. Committee Reports (8:05 – 8:15 p.m.)
Committees that notified the Chair in advance of the meeting will have up to five minutes to make a report.

V. Agenda (8:15 – 9:15 p.m.)

Item 1: Annual Revolving Loan Committee Election (5 minutes)
Item Sponsor: Revolving Loan Committee
Election: One member of the Revolving Loan Committee will be presented for re-election.

Item 2: Preparing for the Return of Squad Leaders (55 minutes)
Item Sponsor: Susan Metz
Discussion:
A. 
To restore the system of member labor as explained in the Membership Manual 2020 edition “How the Committee/Squad System Works”                     so that most member labor is done on regularly scheduled squads guided by member squad leaders;

B. A temporary work-shift team of five experienced squad leaders will, in collaboration with one paid coordinator and two representatives of paid staff,  recruit and orient sufficient member leaders;

C. To return to traditional procedures within one year of the approval of this plan, until which time the emergency system continues. All this assuming public health officials maintain that it is safe.

VI. Board of Directors Meeting (9:15 p.m.)