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boardmeetingagenda:2014-08-21 [2014/08/30 19:41]
raster [Board Meeting Minutes for August 21, 2014]
boardmeetingagenda:2014-08-21 [2014/09/01 23:10] (current)
branth
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                   - Dan and Tom noted that members already choose to abstain from votes when they feel it necessary ​                   - Dan and Tom noted that members already choose to abstain from votes when they feel it necessary ​
                   - Tiffany indicated that the Board has acted in good faith so far, but there'​s nothing in the By-Laws that requires them to specifically                   - Tiffany indicated that the Board has acted in good faith so far, but there'​s nothing in the By-Laws that requires them to specifically
-                  - Tony noted that the State of Wisconsin ​has laws and statutes ​in place that address these concerns and that we are already bound by those i.e. the Board may not commit, bond, or enter into certain contracts+                  - Tony noted that a board member ​has a fiduciary relationship with the organization ​and WI law restricts someone with a fiduciary relationship from materially acting ​in their own best interest at the expense of the organization. ​ He added it'​s ​not necessary to write new bylaws to cover this. 
                   - Tony offered to forward what he knows to the Board after the meeting and the Board agreed to review it                   - Tony offered to forward what he knows to the Board after the meeting and the Board agreed to review it
               - The Board'​s Authority - Non-Routine Business               - The Board'​s Authority - Non-Routine Business
                   - Charles proposed that under Article 4, Section 8 "​Authority"​ that the following be revised to read:                   - Charles proposed that under Article 4, Section 8 "​Authority"​ that the following be revised to read:
                       - //"The Board shall consult the membership in cases of non-routine business such as but not limited to the purchase, donation, or loan of major equipment, reorganization of physical space and its contents, and the use of organization funding. ​ Notification shall consist of notifying the membership via e-mail and at the first available general membership meeting, with a vote taking place at the following (next) general membership meeting. ​ Votes shall be cast in person, or by proxy."//​                       - //"The Board shall consult the membership in cases of non-routine business such as but not limited to the purchase, donation, or loan of major equipment, reorganization of physical space and its contents, and the use of organization funding. ​ Notification shall consist of notifying the membership via e-mail and at the first available general membership meeting, with a vote taking place at the following (next) general membership meeting. ​ Votes shall be cast in person, or by proxy."//​
-                  - Tony noted there are vague limitations on what the Board can do on its own+                  - Tony noted there are vague limitations on what the Board can do on its own and that he had suggested revisions to Article 4, Section 6, Item 6 from 02/17/14.
                   - The phrases "may consult"​ and "shall consult"​ were discussed                   - The phrases "may consult"​ and "shall consult"​ were discussed
                       - Right now the Board uses their discretion to consult the membership ​                       - Right now the Board uses their discretion to consult the membership ​
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