September 2016 Board Minutes

Minutes – Board Meeting

Boise Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

September 15, 2016

BUUF Library

6200 Garrett Street, Garden City, Idaho


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

Others:  Reverend Sara LaWall, Robert Huntley

Not Present:

Action Number Decision Notes
Motion 20160915-1 Accept Consent Agenda – remove Director of Religious Exploration Report to later in the agenda

o Minutes – August 18, 2016 Board Meeting

o Treasurer’s Report

o   Minister’s Report

o   PMC Report

o   President’s Reports – August and September

Move to Accept: Sue Langley

Seconded (Linden Boice) and passed by unanimous voice vote
Motion 20160915-2 Accept Director of Religious Exploration Report

Move to Accept: Gwyn Reid

Seconded (George Raino) and passed by unanimous voice vote

Note:  Board would appreciate more raw data and year over year trends be included in the report.



6:45    Business Meeting

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

Discussion Items

  • Parking proposal Q&A – Bob Huntley (10 minutes)
  • Policy Governance Discussion: Discuss proposal from Governance Task Force for monthly discussion of topics. Discuss Governance Overview – Philosophy of Governance; Board of Directors Job Description (20 minutes)
  • BREAK (5 minutes)
  • Board areas of responsibility / Board committees (10 minutes)
  • Congregational Gathering & planning Right Relations process (25 minutes)
    • Covenant of Right Relations
      • Proposed timeline; potential leaders & membership of Right Relations task force
    • Ends Statements
      • Highlight successes
      • Where would congregation like to see us focus energy, time, resources during the coming year?
    • Open Questions
      • When mortgage is paid off & Douglas fund paid back, what will our financial priorities be?
      • How will we manage growth and what opportunities does it bring?
    • Logistics: Lead organizer? Child care (Sarah B), set-up, clean-up, etc.
  • Executive Session (15 minutes)
  • Adjourn