Calgary AC Mtg Minutes – Feb 5 2014

Attendees: Alec Goertzen – President (CIU #30036); Dale Marianicz – Vice President (AGR #30046); Janet Parris – Secretary (UTE #30024); Phillip Chan – Treasurer (UNE SSO #30040)

Calgary Area Council Meeting Minutes February 5, 2014

Attendees:

Alec Goertzen – President (CIU #30036)
Dale Marianicz – Vice President (AGR #30046)
Janet Parris – Secretary (UTE #30024)
Phillip Chan – Treasurer (UNE SSO #30040)

Regrets: 

Dolly Ablitt – PSAC RO

The meeting started promptly at 5:50 pm.

Agenda: 

Adoption of Agenda as presented

M/S/C: Parris/Marianicz

Old Business:

Br. Goertzen presented the October 3, 2013 and November 26, 2013 minutes for review & adoption.  Minor corrections were made to the October minutes.

M/S/C:   Marianicz/Chan

Treasurer Report:

Br. Chan presented the Financial Statement for January 1, 2013 – December 31, 2013

Opening Balance – January 1, 2013   $3,141.62

Closing Balance – December 31, 2013   $935.23

A Statement of Expenses details was provided along with more detailed verbal information.

M/S/C:  Chan/Marianicz

New Business:

Reports by officers of the Council:

President Report – Br. Goertzen presented a written and noted some highlights over the 12 month period:  Calgary Flood Relief, Bill C4, Conservative Convention, Municipal Election, Community/Affiliate support – UFCW strike, Day of Mourning, Public Service Week, Globalfest, Labour Day BBQ, and Promoting our Union – Maria Dunn.  Br. Goertzen was involved with the JLP co-sponsor however that is currently going through a restructure. Br. Goertzen offered a thank you to each member of the Executive for their strong support and cooperation this very busy past year with the CAC.

M/S/C:  Goertzen Parris

Vice President Report – Br. Marianicz presented a verbal Vice President report for his activities; a written copy will follow.  Activities participated included the Conservative Convention, Day of Mourning at City Hall with CDLC, Public Service Week and the Maria Dunn Concert.

M/S/C: Marianicz/Chan

2014 Action/Budget Plan

Br. Goertzen asked everyone to review the proposed Budget

  • CAC Meetings
  • Seasonal Social
  • Day of Mourning
  • Convention June 27-29
  • Public Service Week
  • Globalfest
  • Labour Day BBQ
  • Remembrance Day Wreath Laying

Br. Goertzen moved to accept the 2014 budget $2,750.  M/S/C: Goertzen/Chan

Resolutions for Convention:

Regretably, none were received by CAC for consideration or approval – CLOSED

Elections:

Chair handed over to Br. Marianicz to handle the election process.

The CAC positions up for re-election for the next 2 year term are President and Secretary, along with PRC Rep, and Convention Delegates (with Alternates).

President – Sis. Parris nominated Br. Goertzen, seconded by Br. Chan.  Acclaimed.

Secretary – Br. Goertzen nominated Sis Parris, seconded by Br. Chan.  Acclaimed.

PRC Representative for CAC – Br. Goertzen nominated  by Br. Chan, seconded by Sis Parris.  Acclaimed

Regional Convention delegate CAC

  • Br. Chan nominated by Br. Goertzen, seconded by Sis Parris.  Br. Chan accepted nomination.
  • Sis Parris nominated by Br. Goertzen, seconded by Br. Marianicz.  Sis Parris accepted nomination.
  • Br. Marianicz nominated by Br. Goertzen, seconded by Sis Parris.  Br. Marianicz accepted nomination. 

A ballot election was conducted and Br. Chan was declared elected.

Alternate Delegate CAC –

  • Br. Marianicz nominated by Br. Goertzen, seconded by Br. Chan.  Br. Marianicz accepted nomination.
  • Sis Parris nominated by Br. Goertzen, seconded by Br. Chan.  Sis Parris accepted nomination.

An ballot election was conducted, Br. Marianicz was declared elected.

Alternate PRC Rep for CAC – Sis Parris nominated by Br. Goertzen, seconded by Br. Marianicz. Acclaimed.

Congratulations to everyone!

Round Table:

The Veterans Office closure campaign was discussed and materials were distributed.

Budget Watch is scheduled for February 11th at the CDLC office @ 1:00pm  Br. Goertzen will be attending, but open invite is to everyone

Meeting adjourned at 8:15pm

Next meeting is scheduled for some time after March, April or May – date/time to be advised and posted to website

 

**Please note that these minutes are not yet approved by the committee and are subject to change