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Mohawk Valley Community Grange
Meeting Agenda, February, 20th 2012

Displayed: Flag, Grange Symbols, and Inspirational Books and Reading

Welcome: (Tom-Chair) “Thanks for being here. We have the opportunity to give the best of our collective talents for the good of our community.”

Bring to Order: (Asst. Chair) “Let’s please bring this meeting to order.”

Reading: (Guide) A chosen passage to inspire.

Assistant Chair: “Our meeting will begin with a moment of silence”
Guest Introductions: (Gr)


Standing Items:

  • Roll call of officers
  • Approval of minutes for January, 2012 meeting.
  • Check and approve calendar for March, 2012
    • 3/19/12: Grange Business Meeting 6:30-8:30 PM at Grange
    •  3/21/12: Sustainability group meeting 7:30 PM at Grange
    • Yoga every Wed PM and Thurs AM at Grange
    • 3/10 or 17/12 Pre-Grange meeting @ the Grange?
  • Announcements /Acknowledgments
  • Thank you sustainability committee for organizing & educating the community on disaster preparedness.
  • Amore dance not a big crowd, but a good time. A good day for our Grange.
  • Bob believes things are moving forward for Reggae Festival this summer.
  • Thanks to Julie Connell for the beautiful new sign on the front porch and to Ellen for the sign on Marcola Road
  • The woodpile is gone-Thanks for the help Grangers and Lions
  • Thanks to all who helped with the Feb 5th clean-up.
  • Officer Elections:

Reports from Committees:

  • Vision Committee: (Lance)
  • Arts Committee: (Ellen)-Global Art Project
  • Membership Committee: (Wendy, Joan, Julia, Bob R., Tom B.) New form with new vision statement
  • Sustainability: Report on Event-Next steps?
  • Treasurers Report: (Julie C/Teresa H) Bills and Accounts-
  • Executive Committee- (Bob R, Dan M, Linda M, Wendy K, Tom B.)

Old Business/Unfinished Business:

  • Resolution on Alcohol Policy

New Items:

  • LEPP Event-Nice Job!!
  • Insurance for the Grange
  • Adoption of Vision Statement Development of Mission Statement
  • Develop on-line/off line budget request
  • Possible events committee-Tony Farque would like to get a group together, Saturday Bingo, Open House, Reggae Festival
  • Skid proof the ramp
  • Lock Box for front door-security and access concerns. Who’s using the grange/current rental agreements
  • Possible refrigerator donation-Kitchen improvement

For the good of the order:
Closing: The Board meeting is ended. Displayed items are stored.