August 2018

A Redding Employees’ Association Board Meeting was held on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 in the Executive Conference Room at City Hall. President Chris Glover opened the meeting at 12:14PM.

Roll Call

Board Members present were: President Chris Glover, Vice-president Trisha Oliphant, Treasurer Sonja McKinney
Directors at Large: Jenny Hui, Ana Gilliland, and Margaret Yarnell
Members: Elizabeth Witts and Natasha Rose

Approval of Minutes

Trisha O. made a motion to approve the minutes of the July meeting as submitted by Mieke S. and published in the August Grapevine. Ana G. seconded the motion.
The Vote: Unanimous YES

Approval of Treasury Report

The Board reviewed the June Treasurer’s Report. Margaret Y. made a motion to approve the Treasurer’s Report. Jenny H. seconded the motion.
The Vote: Unanimous YES

Old Business

  • Website (Update): SSL Certification has been purchased and enabled.
  • Summer Picnic (Update): Ana G. coordinated Bowling event held August 26th w/ approx 70+ attendees and was well-liked.
  • Vending Machines Contract (Update): Received revised contract on 8/29/18 to review.
  • Brewery Event (Update): Tentatively set for September 2018, possibly October 2018, and again at Final Draft. Planning will wait until possible bowling has occurred as substitute for RAC event. Discussed $10 vouchers instead of $5.
  • Christmas Party – Hoedown (Update): Elks Lodge reserved for Friday 11/30/18. The Board briefly discussed the theme and member costs. Margaret Y. made a motion to approve a budget of $5500 ($500 was approved July 10th) for this event. Ana G. seconded the motion.
    The Vote: Unanimous YES
  • Halloween Kids Party (Update): Trisha O. stated this event will take place on Wednesday, October 31 and said REA will be contributing all goodies this year. She offered to help organize and help a coordinator but she is not available that day to lead it. Natasha R. volunteered to work with Trisha and help lead the event this year. Budget request forthcoming during September 11 meeting.

New Business

  • Carr Fire Gift Cards: As of August 28th, cards were all given out.
  • Spring Event: The Board discussed a spring event at Caldwell Park with the new COR Bike Course.

Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned by President Chris Glover at 1:00PM The next meeting will be held at noon on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 in the Executive Conference Room on the third floor at City Hall.