New Deal Cafe
Greenbelt, MD 20770
New Deal Cafe Minutes
New Deal Cafe Board of Directors
February 9, 2007
Continuation of adjourned
annual meeting of February 5, 2007.
Meeting was called into
session at 7:47pm.
In attendance: Newly elect Board Members: Vasili
Francos, Peter May, & David Ziegler
Seated: Diana McFadden, Ronnie Scotkin
Membership: Bill Jones – Parliament, Jen
Harris, Ametheyst Dwyer
David was elected as
temporary chair for the elect.
There was a brief discussion of powers and duties of the chair. Further information can be found in the
Bylaws, Article 6, Sec. 2.
Ronnie nominated Diana,
Vasili nominated Pete
Results: 1st elect: Tie w/ one vote
elect: 3 votes for Pete, 2 votes for
Peter May elected and
appointed as President & Chair of New Deal Cafe.
May then presided to chair the final elect.
Vasili nominate David; Motion
was made to elect David Ziegler as Secretary of Board. Ronnie seconded. Unanimous decision.
Pete nominated Vasili; Vasili
- David’s eligibility to be elected as board member was placed into
question by former secretary and parliamentary on the basis of not
fulfilling the prerequisite of the minimum of 6 months of being a member
to the cafe. Evidence of full
eligibility was verbally communicated and provided by the former President
and Kitchen Manager to the former secretary and current parliament. David’s elect to the board was
- It was formally noted there was a presence of a
was made to call for a special meeting to allow Detective Lanier to present to the board recommendations on
security measures for next scheduled meeting for Thursday, 2/15/07 at
7:30 pm at the contingent location in the meeting room on the 2nd
floor of the Food Co-op.
Police station was designated as the back-up location for the
- Regular tentative meeting scheduled for Wed.,
- Pest Control
i. A history of the last
certificate should be pulled and reported to the board at the next meeting.
ii. It was noted that this
was the #1 concern of the staff members of the cafe.
Motion was made to grant Vasili and Ronnie the power to
authorize the assessment and service up to $350.00 from Ed Alfred of Piece of
Pest Management, Inc. scheduled for Mon. 2/12/07 at 11am. Motion was voted and accepted
5. Monday Hours for NDC?
was recommended to research and report on Monday’s income.
- Process of Book Obtainment
suggested Leonette Carlson and Lynn Edmonston to review books.
will be placed into Ronnie’s possession at the adjournment to tonight’s
suggested investment in ASSA Key Corp., which provides a database of key
- Employment of Food Safety Manager
i. Motion was made to temporarily employ Jennifer Harrison for a duration of two weeks at her own discretion to
dictate her own time sheet under the supervision and approval of the Shift/Cook
Manager as a certified Food Safety Manager. Motion was accepted.
- Employee Concern
i. Motion was made to grant Debra Taylor’s hourly wage request according to the 2/7/07 e-mail to
the board. Vote Results: 3 in favor, 1 vote abstained, 1 in
disfavor. Motion was accepted.
ii. Motion was
made to grant Debra Taylor’s request
for the NDC to provide her one worker assistant between and up to two hours as
needed in order to perform heavy lifting duties. Ronnie seconded motion. Motion was accepted.
meeting was adjourned at 10:35pm.