February 5, 2007
Registration of members and guests.
Meeting called to order at 3:37 p.m.
Role call of Rep. Council
Request by President: all attending members please sign in and fill out a name tag. Ground rules: mutual respect of all speakers, no side remarks or interruptions, that the words of each are equally as important as yours. Choose your words carefully so that you need to speak one time to any discussion as time constraints may not allow a second chance. Discussion is limited to the motion on the floor. Motions limited to ten minutes. No ringing cell phones and phone conversations during the meetings.
Secretary presents the minutes:
Minutes approved as presented.
Treasurer's report approved as presented. Informal discussion regarding fees.
Send all home address corrections, new member updates to Richard Berman. Richard is no longer at Fischer. All new membership applications and personal information updates are to be sent to Richard Berman at his new site, Los Pinos.
Information needs to be posted to the website.
Loren reported that the next meeting is scheduled for February 27, 2007.
The committee will met to count ballots regarding approval of the contract. Contract was successfully ratified. Thanks to all who helped count ballots.
Negotiations update: Copies of the old bargaining unit Agreement are available on the intranet. New changes will not appear for another month. The team is meeting again on February 6, 2007 to do more planning for next year. Applications are available from Loren by email if anyone wants to apply to be on the team next year. The team attended the CTA bargaining strategy meeting and the proposed COLA for next year is 4.04%.
New member packets and information is available from Richard Berman at 714-935-7651.
Loren requested that requests for reimbursement be made during New Business, and that receipts be given to Mary when expenditures are approved.
Next Meeting: March 5, 2007 at 3:30 p.m.
Meeting adjourned at 4:27 p.m.