November 2017 Board Minutes

Minutes – Board Meeting

Boise Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

November 16, 2017

BUUF Library

6200 Garrett Street, Garden City, Idaho


Board Members:  Matthew Sabin, Sandy Cruise, Linden Boice, George Raino, Harriet Shaklee, Lori Watsen


Other:  Rev. Sara LaWall


Board Members not Present:  Gwyn Reid, Sarah Bratley, Sue Stadler








Accept Consent Agenda

(Identify any changes)

Consent agenda accepted. No DRE report was included. Accepted documents included: Oct board meeting minutes, Minister’s Report, Treasurer’s Report, and President’s Report

Moved: Lori Watsen


Seconded: George Raino

_x___  Pass


____   Fail


Voice Vote?  Yes





Or Board Action



Adopt latest draft of Board Governance policies, with the understanding that in the event of a conflict, we will defer to the bylaws.








Moved: George Raino


Seconded: Harriet Shaklee


___x__  Pass



_____  Fail



Voice Vote? Yes



Agenda – Business Meeting


6:50    Business Meeting

·        Consent Agenda – Vote Required (10 minutes)

o   Minutes – October 19, 2017 Board Meeting

o   Treasurer’s Report

o   Minister’s Report

o   Director of Religious Exploration Report

o   President’s Report

o   Questions/Discussion of Consent Agenda Items

7:00    Discussion Items

·        Strategic Planning Task Force (10 minutes)

·        Governance – Policies (30 minutes)

·        Magic Valley – Creating a BUUF Task Force (10 minutes)

·        Security (10 Minutes)

7:40    BREAK (10 minutes)

7:50    Discussion Items (continued)

·        Major Gift (15 minutes)

·        End Focus – Passion for Social Justice (30 minutes) – Harriet leads

o   What does Exemplary look like?

o   How can we measure progress?

o   What steps can the Board take?

o   What help/encouragement can we give others?

8:45    Executive Session (10-15 minutes)

·        Adjourn