April 2019 Board Meeting

Minutes – Board Meeting

Boise Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

April 18, 2019

BUUF Library

6200 Garrett Street, Garden City, Idaho


Board Members:  Tom von Alten, Matthew Sabin, Harriet Shaklee, Elizabeth Pirie, Gwyn Reid, Sue Stadler, Sandy Cruise, George Raino, Rachel Murphy

All present

Other:  Rev. Sara LaWall

Action Number Decision Notes
  Board Action 20190418-1 Accept Consent Agenda.     Moved: Gwyn Reid Second: Rachel Murphy     _XX__  Pass   Voice Vote
Board Motion 20190418-2 Move that the board authorize that expenditures for the new Religious Exploration staff office space be disbursed from such appropriate directed funds as determined by the Treasurer.  Moved: Gwyn Second: Tom von Alten   Xx Pass   Voice vote:  
Board Action 20190418-3 Approve the following as BUUF delegates to the 2019 UUA General Assembly: Nancy Harms, Leslie Miller, Sue Stadler, Debra Smith, Janet McClenahan, Rachel Murphy. Alternate delegates: Matthew Sabin, Tom von Alten. Moved: Gwyn Second: Elizabeth Pirie   Xx Pass   Voice vote  
Board Action 20190418-4 Endowment Resolution Approve a change submitted on behalf of the Endowment Committee to the language approved in Section 3 of the Endowment Resolution.  Change in bold. Section 3 now reads: Any amendment to this resolution shall be adopted by a two-thirds majority of the members voting in a Board called vote specifically (but not necessarily solely) for the purpose of amending this resolution. See Article IV of the Bylaws. Moved: Sandy Cruise Second: Rom   XX Pass Voice Vote Note:  This change to be included in Endowment Resolution for consideration at annual meeting
Agenda item tabled 20190418-5 Ministerial Agreement tabled to the May meeting.  

6:50      Business Meeting

Consent Agenda – Vote Required (15 minutes)

  • Minutes – March 21, 2019 Board Meeting
  • Minister’s Report
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Questions/Discussion of Consent Agenda Items

Action Items–

  • Religious Exploration Office proposal  (15 minutes)
  • Designate 6 delegates to 2019 General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association (15 minutes)
  • Possible change to Endowment Fund resolution (15 minutes)
  • Approve Ministerial Agreement, Rev. Sara LaWall

{Break}  – 7 minutes

Discussion Items —

  • Report on Engaging Space Task Force – Sandy Cruise  (15 minutes)
  • Proposal for absentee ballot process  (10 minutes)
  • Annual Meeting – Likely Agenda – affirm nominees to the board  (15 minutes)
  • Joint Board Meeting with Magic Valley UU Fellowship–April 28 after their Sunday service (15 minutes)
    • Who will be able to attend
    • Topics for Discussion
    • (Note – this is not an official board meeting of either congregation)

Executive Session