San Miguel Educational Fund Board Meetings




San Miguel Educational Fund
Board of Directors-Regular Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 5:00 pm
Program Room-Wilkinson Public Library

5:05 – September minutes approval
5:15 – Public Input
5:35 – Staff/Committee emailed reports
6:00 – Old Business: Bylaws Revision
7:00 – New Business: 2015 Budget
7:45 Update regarding the pending petition validation and action.

8:00 –  ADJOURN



San Miguel Educational Fund
Board of Directors-Regular Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 4:00 pm
Telluride Fire Station

4:05 – August minutes approval
4:10 – Call to Action Petition: Consideration of Secretary’s findings and Attorneys recommendation re: Sufficiency of Directors removal Petition received August 19, 2014; Consideration if warranted of setting Special Election date and mailing of ballots.
4:30 – Budget presentation and discussion:
Consideration of possible Amendments to the 2014 budget.
6:00 – Public Input
6:30 – Staff/Committee emailed reports
6:50 – Old Business: The Ride discussion
7:15 –  New Business:
a)    Review of Committee suggestions for Bylaws Amendments and
Recommendation to Members for Adoption of Amendments.
b)    SMEF BOD job description




San Miguel Educational Fund Board of Directors
Regular Meeting minutes: September 17, 2014 – Fire Station
* Subject to final board approval at next board meeting

Board members present: Ray, Mark, Robert, Joe, Dave @4:30, Jerry @4:45
Staff members present: Dina, Cara, Tanya
Number of public in attendance: 27
Number of public with comments: 14

4:05 – Meeting called to order by Ray
4:06 – Ray moves to approve August minutes, Joe seconds with correction by Mark on previous motion to place board job description on agenda.  Unanimous
4:08 – Call to Action petition. Steve Johnson presents his legal opinion of special recall election being invalid. Steve explains that bylaws require hand-written signatures and that there are two separate petitions. Mark states that there is only one petition and challenges hand-written petition vs. electronic signatures. Public input follows. Ray concludes based on KOTO attorney recommendation petition is invalid and no action is needed. No motion was made or seconded to call a special election.
4:45 – 2014 Budget presentation. Ray explains format.
5:03 – Tanya explains budget challenges from 2012-13. Public discussion on the 2014 budget. Tanya goes over 2014 amended budget point by point allowing public questions. Kathleen Erie makes suggestions for further budget revisions. BOD and Tanya agree to research. BOD agrees to approve revised budget after final changes in next few weeks either by unanimous vote or special meeting.
Mark Dollard suggests quarterly financial statements to be reviewed by board.
Allan Gerstle suggests all updated financials to be on website.
Janet Humphreys presents financial fall summary.
7:17 – Staff/Committee Reports
7:24 – Old Business: The Ride Festival discussion. Telluride Productions has applied for 2015 dates with KOTO having the liquor license.
7:35 – New Business: Mark moves to have 2014 SMEF board election ballots to ASAP to be counted by ASAP with oversight by Karen Patterson and Kai Schuler. Dave seconds. Dave suggests amendment: Ballots delivered to KOTO studios (as per bylaws) shall be kept in a locked box and delivered to ASAP on counting day on December 11th. Mark accepts amendment. Unanimous
Bylaws revisions was discussed and will be sent to board for approval.
SMEF BOD job description. Jerry suggests posting final job description on website. Dave and Jerry form a job description committee.
7:50 – ADJOURN

** next regular board meeting: November 19th @ WPL 5PM