February 2017 Board Minutes

Minutes – Board Meeting

Boise Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

February 16, 2017

BUUF Library

6200 Garrett Street, Garden City, Idaho


Board Members:  Linden Boice, Craig Raese, Sarah Bratley, Sue Langley, Lori Watsen, Gwyn Reid, Matthew Sabin, George Raino, Marcia Lyons


Other:  Reverend Sara LaWall, Robert Huntley, Judy Holcomb, Warren Bean

Action Number Decision Notes
Motion 20170216-1 Accept Consent Agenda.

o Minutes – January 19, 2017 Board Meeting

o Treasurer’s Report

o   Minister’s Report

o   Director of Religious Exploration Report,

o   President’s Report


Move to Accept excluding the portion of the minister’s report discussing maintenance – Gwyn Reid

Seconded (Sarah Bratley) and passed by unanimous voice vote


The information regarding maintenance will be included in a future Minister’s report.

Motion 20170216-2 Move to authorize Lori Watsen to arrange a date for the “Next Steps Weekend” and contract with Stewardship for Us.

Sarah Bratley


Seconded (George Raino)

Passed by unanimous voice vote.


6:50    Business Meeting

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


7:00      Discussion Items


  • Conversation with Bob Huntley (20 minutes)



  • Strategic Planning (20 minutes)

Next steps for preparing to plan: what data do we need to collect & compile? When should we convene a task force? Discuss enlisting support from Stewardship for Us by scheduling a Next Steps Weekend.


7:40    Break



  • Budget Priorities (10 minutes)
    • Review/affirm priorities already identified (Possible action item / vote)


  • Endowment Fund Resolution (10 minutes)
    • Discuss proposed edits / changes
    • Any additional concerns / feedback to pass along to the committee


  • Congregational Gathering – Final planning (10 minutes)
  • Executive Session (15-20 minutes)
  • Adjourn