October 2018 Board Minutes

Minutes – Board Meeting

Boise Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

October 18, 2018

BUUF Library

6200 Garrett Street, Garden City, Idaho



Board Members:  Tom von Alten, Rachel Murphy, Matthew Sabin, Harriet Shaklee, Elizabeth Pirie, Gwyn Reid


Other:  Rev. Sara LaWall


Board Members not Present:  Sue Stadler, George Raino, Sandy Cruise


Action Number Decision Notes
Board Action 20181018-1  


Accept Consent Agenda.



Moved: Gwyn Reid

Seconded: Elizabeth Pirie

_XX__  Pass

Voice Vote


6:50    Business Meeting


Consent Agenda – Vote Required (15 minutes)

  • Minutes – September 20, 2018 Board Meeting
  • Minutes – October 7, 2018 Special Meeting
  • Minister’s Report
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Questions/Discussion of Consent Agenda Items

Action Items–

  • None planned

Discussion Items —

  • Follow up discussion from the Fall Congregational Meeting (15 minutes)
  • Emmie Schlobohm’s application for sabbatical (fiscal implications for 2019-20 (15 minutes)
  • October 27 meeting with the Magic Valley UU Fellowship Board (15 minutes)
  • Review draft of intern grant application (to be finalized on October 27) (15 minutes)

Break – 5 to 10 minutes

  • Discernment Topic Ends Statement: (30 minutes)  — Elizabeth Pirie, Facilitator

Acting out of our values, and in accordance with our vision and mission, Boise Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will give to our community, our state, and the world:

A welcoming community – with easily discoverable pathways to participation for newcomers and others who seek to deepen their engagement.


Executive Session