June 12, 2014 - SIOUX CITY LION CLUB BOARD MINUTES of at 12:00 Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Ann Hill’s Office – United Center — Nichols, Rise & Co, LLP.
1. ATTENDENCE - L. Benne, B. Brown, S. Cogdill, A. Hill, T. Jacobs. Absent: Bob Agee, Lee Chamberlain, Paula Damon and Sheryl Ford and Doug Siefker.
2. MAY MINUTES –Motion Tim & 2nd Brenda APPROVED
3 MAY TREASURER’S REPORT – Larry & 2nd Brenda – APPROVED.
4. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
A. Tabled “Facts Only” Project PROM Report – Donations for PROM were $2,367 in cash. Per donations of goods was approximately $5000.00 - Brenda
B. Tabled proposed Flag Fund Raising Project - Tim & Sherry
C. Brenda and Sherry were to provide the documented Project PROM committee process. As Sherry was not present and as she has the written report it will be given at July board meeting.
D. Only 2 Lions Clubs sing songs anymore in Dist. 9-NW so the board decided not to update songbooks and not to sing songs at future meetings.
E. Tabled the Mints Fund Raising Project Report by Lee and Brenda to July board meeting. Funds raised are less this year. Many locations run out of mints before being refilled. More Lions are needed to serve the mint locations. A list of Mint Sales locations was distributed so update information can be included.
F. 2014-15 Election Results - VP Elect Chris Wall declined his election because of work. No Second VP was elected. Filling this vacancy was briefly discussed with reference to the elections section of the Lions Constitution. The Election and/or Goals Committee will review and present the solution at our upcoming regular and/or board meetings. Ann Hill has volunteered to serve on the Trust Investment Committee as a director. Our Election is without a chairperson as Bob resigned. Tim and Ron Will are members.
G. Tabled Goals Committee Report to July board meeting which contain plans/ideas for 2014-15 membership growth. Paula was not present
H. Ron Will presented his “A Round Tuit” membership growth idea.
5. NEW BUSINESS
A. New nominees/elected officers and board members should be provided the URL’s of the ILC website resources that provide information/orientation about duties/responsibilities of elected officers, directors and the membership committee. See the resources listed below that provide much of the information.
B. Ragbria Food Venders Project not approved as volunteers not available.
C. Maria Rundquist, new member, is being asked to become the VP. She has not been able to return calls or emails to date.
D. Sensory Garden Grant and Support – Tim would like to apply for an International Lions grant for the “Sensory” garden. If we get this grant we would have to match the funds. Ann indicated that we could match up to $10,000 from the charity trust using the $5,000 transferred from the activity fund and the remaining from the amount available for individuals. Approved Tim to write the grant.
E. Approved four Peace Poster Contest kits for Brenda’s use. Tim and Brenda will pursue and coordinate with schools.
6. AGENDA ITEMS FOR July 12 SCLC BOARD MEETING
A. Sensory Garden and ILC Grant - Tim
B. Goals Committee Report – Paula
C. Flags for Holidays Fund Raising Project – Tim/Sheryl
D. Update about filling the election vacancies.
E. Project PROM Procedures Document – Brenda/Sheryl’
7. ADJOURN – 1:00 p. m.
Eye Glasses, Hearing Aids, Sight-Related Medical Bills, Preschool Vision Screenings, Leader Dogs, Charity Grants, Alcohol-Free Proms, College Scholarships, International Lions Peace Poster Contest
Sioux City Lions Club clubhouse.org/sites/siouxcity
Iowa Lions Club iowalions.org
Lions Clubs International lionsclubs.org/EN
PUBLICATIONS FOUND ON LIONS CLUB INTERNATIONAL WEBSTITE
CLUB OFFICERS MANUAL www.lionsclubs.org/EN/common/pdfs/la15.pdf