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March 1, 2006 board meeting minutes


New Deal Café

Board of Directors

Special Meeting

March 1, 2006

Present:               Richard McMullen, Bill Wilkerson, Ronnie Scotkin, Joyce Abell

Others:                Ellen Siegel (General Manager), Brett Fishburne

The meeting was called to order by Richard McMullen at 7:07 p.m.  He restated that the purpose of the meeting was to fill the vacancy on the board as per the by-laws.  He reported that Diana McFadden has not been able to produce proof of her membership in the cooperative for six months prior to the election as she had promised, and was therefore disqualified.  A plurality of the board, defined by the by-laws as 50% or more of the remaining board members, is required to fill a vacancy.

Motion: Nominate Maria Sylvia Miller to fill the vacancy.

Moved:  Bill Wilkerson                                             Second: Ronnie Scotkin                              Carried: 2-2

Motion: Reconsider the previous motion.

Moved:  Ronnie Scotkin                                            Second:  Joyce Abell                                   Carried: 3-1

Motion: Nominate Brett Fishburne to fill the vacancy.

Moved: Ronnie Scotkin                                             Second:  Joyce Abell                                   Carried: 3-0

The meeting was adjourned at 7:44 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Bill Wilkerson