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May 17, 2006 board meeting minutes

New Deal Café Board of Directors
Regular Meeting
May 17, 2006


Present:  Richard McMullen, Bill Wilkerson, Ronnie Scotkin


Excused:  Diana McFadden   Absent:  Joyce Abell


Others:  Ellen Siegel (General Manager), Pat Brent, Maria Silvia Miller


Richard called the meeting to order at 7:11 PM.


  1. Minutes – The minutes of April 19, 2006 were approved.
  2. Treasurer – The Board discussed potential candidates to fill the position.
  3. First Quarter Financial Report – Pat presented the report for the Board’s consideration.

Motion: Make the report available to members.

Moved:  Bill Wilkerson           Second:  Ronnie Scotkin         Carried 2-0

  1. Fundraising Committee – The board designated Ellen, Maria Silvia Miller, Ronnie, and Peggy Barott to work on this committee
  1. Membership Cards/Thank You Letters – Pat volunteered to run off the letters if she is given the letter.  Richard will do the membership cards.


  1. Add Manager to Liquor License – The manager can be added to the liquor license if she is made an ex-officio board member.

Motion: Make the manager an ex-officio member of the board of directors..

Moved:  Bill Wilkerson           Second:  Ronnie Scotkin         Carried 2-0


  1. Settlement of Peggy Barott Debt – Peggy Barott has offered to settle the sizable debt the café owes her for generous loans she gave to the café, subject to two conditions.

Motion: The board approves the agreement.

Moved:   Richard McMullen Second:  Bill Wilkerson           Carried 3-0



The meeting was adjourned at 8:25 p.m.



Respectfully submitted,

Bill Wilkerson, Secretary