2017-02-09-CR Meeting Minutes

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    Lacey Losh
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    Common Root Meeting notes Feb. 9th 2017
    Moderating: Lacey
    Co-moderating: Button Bob
    Note Taker: Larry

    Also attending: Heather, Kelly, Andira, Sari, Jonathan

    AGENDA:

    Mini-Do – Finish Bold Nebraska buttons
    Print Calendars (draft & pricing) – 5 minutes/Lacey
    Fall For Pride VOTE – 30 minutes/Lacey – should we proceed with a 2017 event?
    Table Cover – 10 minutes/Bob
    BREAK
    STRIKE Day CSD Organizing – 10 min – Andira
    Google Calendar Update – 10 minutes/Andira
    LGBT Rally – 10 minutes/Lacey
    Whiteclay buttons for Vigil (March 6) – 5 minutes/Lacey
    Sustain UNL (DIY) buttons 60-75 min – 5 minutes/Lacey

    Mini-Do – Finish Bold Nebraska buttons Bob will contact Linda Olsen to arrange a good time to pick them up.

    Print Calendars (draft & pricing) – 5 minutes/Lacey Passed around current draft of March Calendar, also discussed Goldenrod Printing, so Heather’s going to get pricing and compare to Bob’s at-work employee price of 5 cents.

    Fall For Pride VOTE – 30 minutes/Lacey – should we proceed with a 2017 event?
    Vote: was unanimous including Spencer who voted remotely.
    Date: Oct. 1, 8, 15 are all available.
    Have we got enough dedicated volunteers? We seem to have lots of volunteers for most of our designated responsibilities. Several other names were suggested for some of our categories, particularly the Poetry Co-ordination. Poetry Stage Management.
    VOTE passed with consensus – we will reserve the Auld Pavilion and Band shell for Oct. 8th, 2017.

    Table Cover – 10 minutes/Bob
    From Goodlife Imprinting, prices range from $137 to $224.
    Heather said Goldenrod can do a sort of tablecloth for us that is on banner material (she passed a sample around) for $95 in full color.
    We will probably vote at the next meeting.

    BREAK

    STRIKE Day CSD Organizing – 10 min – Andira
    “Look Sharp for Community Safety” Community Self Defense.
    General Strike Feb. 17th. This might be a good activity for that day.
    A sheet was passed around to let people signup for participating and/or organizing.
    Possibly doing a crowdfunding before the 17th. Monday 8 AM.
    Event at CR Friday from 2-5.
    Vote on the event & crowdfunding: was unanimously approved with some reservations.

    Google Calendar Update – 10 minutes/Andira
    Still working on getting our domain created & website set up for our Google Calendar.
    Toby sent instructions for Lacey to gain full access, which she has followed. Followup needed from Toby for next steps. Sari may be able to help connect our Domain to our Google calendar. Also Marcy.

    LGBT Rally – 10 minutes/Lacey
    Verge wants to schedule a Rally in solidarity with the National one on June 11th, asked for help with organizing. We may do some buttons, may help publicize, organizing meeting Sunday the 26th, 11:45- 12:45. Sari will attend and report back.

    Whiteclay buttons for Vigil (March 6) – 5 minutes/Lacey
    From Ania, against the liquor stores in WhiteClay, need rough number of people expected.

    Sustain UNL (DIY) buttons 60-75 min – 5 minutes/Lacey
    Would pay for 60-75 buttons and would like to use our button maker for attendees to make their own.

    Community Volunteer Council Lacey (5min)
    Examples, Duncan Aviation, Allstate, Woods Charitable Fund
    Common Root, Community Crops, Nature Center @ Pioneers Park.
    Rekindling the CVC as an active entity. Meets quarterly. $100 to be part, except for non-profits.
    Made good contact with Allstate. They have helped with events before. Lacey will attend a ‘lunch & learn’ to talk about FFP and seek volunteers in September. Possible grant in April (10 volunteers for at least 6 hours.) $500. We may be able to create a need to get this help.

    Agenda Feb. 23
    Followups
    Poetry Stage management
    Buttons for Sustain UNL & Whiteclay/Standing Rock Vigil
    Community Defense

    Vote – tablecloth
    Vote calendar draft & printing

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    Common Root Quorum
    1- Board Member
    3- Key Holding Members
    1- Other attendee

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