February 2016 Board Minutes

Minutes – Board Meeting

Boise Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

February 18, 2016

BUUF Library

6200 Garrett Street, Garden City, Idaho



Board Members: Claudia Fernsworth, Lori Watsen, Roger Sherman, Sue Langley, Gwyn Reid, Sarah Bratley, Linden Boice, Craig Raese

Others: Reverend Sara LaWall, Mary Hester (Welcoming Committee), David Woito (Finance Committee)

Not present: Marcia Lyons


Action Number Decision Notes
Motion 20160218-1 Consent Agenda

Minutes – January 21, 2016 Board Meeting

Treasurer Report

Minister’s Report

Program Ministry Council’s Report

Director of Religious Exploration Report

President’s Report

Motion to accept Sarah Bratley

seconded (Roger Sherman) and passed by unanimous voice vote


Motion 20160218-2 Offsite Delegate to Pacific Northwest District Annual Meeting

Move to approve Gwyn Reid as off site delegate for Pacific Northwest District Annual Meeting on March 5, 2016.

Motion to approve: Claudia Fernsworth

Seconded (Linden Boice)and passed by unanimous voice vote.


Boise Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

Board Agenda

February 18, 2016


6:30 Ingathering (15 minutes)

Chalice Lighting – Gwyn Reid

Board Gratitude Circle – Thank you notes – If applicable

(sign notes and sign up for Sunday Welcome and Board Ingathering)

Personal Story – Roger Sherman

Group reflections on story (2 minutes)

Board Covenant – Sarah Bratley



6:45   Business Meeting

  • Consent Agenda 10 minutes (Vote Required)
    • Minutes – January 21, 2016 Board Meeting
    • Treasurer’s Report
    • Minister’s Report
    • PMC Report
    • Director of Religious Exploration Report
    • President’s Report
    • Questions/Discussion of Consent Agenda Items


  • Board Education – Welcoming Committee – Mary Hester (15 minutes)


  • Review draft budget from PMC / Finance – David Woito / Linden Boice (50 minutes)


  • Break (5 minutes)


  • Action Item
    • Motion to approve definition of written or electronic notice   (10 minutes)

Suggested motion: Moved, the board of directors approves the following as written notice or written consent, as required in Article VIII, Section 6 of the BUUF bylaws: hard copy notice in writing sent via first-class mail or other means of delivery that are more reliable than first class mail or if electronic means are acceptable, via email using accepted email address(es) of sender and addressee.


  • Discussion Items
    • 21st World Cafe (15 minutes)
  • Executive Session (15 minutes)


  • Adjourn


Non agenda items – upcoming board events(

  • World Café (spring) – February 21, 2016
  • Annual Meeting – May 15, 2016