June 2016 Board Minutes

Minutes – Board Meeting

Boise Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

June 16, 2016

BUUF Library

6200 Garrett Street, Garden City, Idaho



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

Others: Reverend Sara LaWall, Matthew Sabin, George Raino

Action Number Decision Notes
Motion 20160616-1 Accept Consent Agenda

o Minutes – May 19, 2016 Board Meeting

o Minister’s Report / 2016-17 Salary and Benefits Recommendation

o President’s Report

o Treasurer’s Report

o Governance Task Force Update

Motion to accept Roger Sherman

Seconded (Claudia Fernsworth) and passed by unanimous voice vote


Motion 20160616-2 Accept Director of Religious Exploration Report

Motion to accept Sarah Bratley

Seconded (Gwyn Reid) and passed by unanimous voice vote

Note: Request redo of graphs for clarity

Motion 20160616-3 Move to change the Sunday service times to 9:15 am and 11:15 am beginning in September for a one year trial.

Motion: Gwyn Reid

Seconded (Linden Boice) and passed by unanimous voice vote

Metrics to be reviewed include available parking prior to 11:15 service. Activities in addition to services. Attendance in RE and in services.

Motion 20160616-4 Accept PMC report as presented and ask Marcia Lyons to follow up with PMC and Reverend Sara.

Motion: Sarah Bratley

Seconded (Gwyn Reid) and passed by unanimous voice vote



6:30 Ingathering (15 minutes)

Chalice Lighting – Claudia Fernsworth


Board Gratitude Circle – Thank you notes – Marcia Lyons

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

Board Covenant


6:45   Business Meeting

  • Consent Agenda 10 minutes (Vote Required)
    • Minutes – May 19 Board Meeting
    • Minister’s Report / 2016-17 Salary & Benefits Recommendation
    • President’s Report
    • Director of Religious Exploration Report
    • Treasurer’s Report
    • PMC Report
    • Governance Task Force update
    • Questions/Discussion of Consent Agenda Items


  • Action Item 10 minutes
    • Decide Sunday Worship Service Times beginning Fall, 2016 (Survey information provided)


  • Discussion Items
    • Strategic Plan Review (copy provided) 10 minutes
    • Bank account update for signatory   5 minutes
    • Scheduling summer gatherings/meetings 10 minutes
    • AGD Update/new fundraising potential   10 minutes
    • Board self-evaluation   25 minutes


  • Executive Session (15 minutes)


  • Adjourn