DNC Board Meeting Minutes, November 18th, 2014, Woodward’s building, 2nd floor, Conference Room.
Voting in new member: Mike.
Charitable Status and fund raising.
Women’s Day March.
Voting in of New Member.
Mike is on board of St. Market. Matt motions to accept Mike as new member. Motion passed. Unanimously.
Saturday was successful. Discussion that some people thought the survey was to vote.
Jamie reports that arbitrator has been told Atira to cease asking his guests for i.d. Atira appealed to SC. Jamie asked CLAS for assistance. Response has been filed. Residential Tenancy Branch has also been named as a respondent. Jamie has done arbitration for another tenant, with the same issue. L/L asked it be stopped. Adjourned until SC case is heard. The arbitrators have ordered Atira to cease and desist. Abitrator says this applies to all tenants. Other tenant’s guests have been asked. So the tenant’s are asking for $500 for failure to comply.
Discussion that we were non-partisan. Discussion that we have good relationships. We can lobby.
Discussion that we need to start lobbying a little harder now. Discussion of what Matt should say on behalf of DNC at meeting with Richard. Matt will report on meeting.
Discussion that we need more members with cheque signing ability. Shawn: motions that Matt, Amanda, and Ann are signers. Motion passed.
Discussion that Alive has AGM, Monday, 5 p.m. at Ray Cam.
Rob says St. Market is averaging 40 votes per day. We need a broker for insurance if we win. Matt has a friend.
Aaron continues to work on charitable status with assistance from Pivot and/or UBC.
Roland will introduce Aaron to staff person at Vancity.
Jamie: February 14th is the Missing Women’s March. We want DNC to be involved.
He asks us to think about proposal. The idea is that we create a carefully worded survey of dtes, online and on paper. Asks group to think about it. Jezz: The DNC mission statement should be part of this online survey. Us meeting them.
Jacek reminds the meeting will be at Woodward’s next week.
Moment of Silence.