June Minutes

 

LUMBY & DISTRICT SENIOR CITIZENS HOUSING SOCIETY

Saddle Mountain Place and Monashee Place

 

MINUTES OF REGULAR BOARD MEETING held on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 in the Lounge.

 

THOSE PRESENT:

Chairperson;                           Elinor Turrill

Vice Chair:                              Jean Latval

Secretary/Treasurer:              Marcel Galli

Directors:                                Penny Alger(Absent), Cheryl Altwasser, Keith Altwasser(Absent), Joyce Holmes(Absent),Diana Lock, Irene Mickey, Tony Porisky ,Christine Rawcliffe (Absent)         

Guests:                                    Joanne Fisher, Village Councilor

Tenants:                                 

Recording Sec/Bookkeeper:  Jody Larose

 

Chairperson Elinor Turrill called the meeting to order at 6:03 p.m.

 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

R.M.A.S.  Diana Lock, Cheryl Altwasser that the Agenda for June 17, 2014 is approved with the addition of Updating the website as well as adding Lounge Committee to reports.

                                                                                                                                                 Carried.

 

ADOPTION OF MINUTES:

R.M.A.S.  Jean Latval, Marcel Galli that the Regular Board Meeting minutes of May 13, 2014 be adopted, as distributed.

                                                                                                 Carried.

                                                                                                                                                           

CORRESPONDENCE:

Elinor read the letter that was received from Bobby Fetterly-Keehn informing us that she was resigning from Lumby And District Senior Citizens Board. Her resignation has been accepted.                                                                       

 

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE:

Elinor spoke about the visit from BC Housing Representative, some issues that were brought up that we need to take care of are

1. Block E and F need to clean up patios and remove clutter. There is also a rule about not being permitted to have a BBQ.

2. It is the Boards responsibility to look after the area behind Block F.

3. Elinor has sent a request to find out exactly what we can use Monashee Place reserve fund for.

4. There is a 7 day rule about guest staying overnight, this is per year. May be waived with the approval of the Board by submitting a written request.

 

 

TREASURER’S REPORT:

 

                                                                                                                                                         

 

R.M.A.S. Marcel Galli, DianaLock, that the reconciled Treasurer’s Reports for May 2014 be adopted as distributed.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Carried.

           

INVOICES TO BE PAID: (In June)

 

Saddle Mountain Place

 

From General Chequing Account:

 

Cheques Written/to be written:           

Irly Building Centres                            Backyard Bobcat                                          

            BFI                                                      CRA                                                               

Vernon Home Hardware                    Don Nelson                                                                              Flori McLean                                               Telus                          

            Orkin                                                   Telus Mobility             

            Jody Larose                                        A&G

            Van Houtte Coffee                              Okanagan Test Rite   

                                                                       

           

           

Automatic Debits:

            Mortgage pay’t                                    Tsfr to Reserve Fund            

            BC Hydro (Auto)                                 Fortis Natural Gas                  

Vinnie & Joyce (doors)                           

 

 

 

 

 

 

                               

 

Monashee Place

 

From General Chequing Account:

 

Cheques Written/to be written:

                BC Hydro                                                       Don Nelson                

            Richard Wudrich                                            Irly Bird

            Backyard Bobcat

                       

            Saddle Mountain Place 29% of costs for June.                                

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

                       

Rental Committee:

1. We have received a two new applications.

2. Alex Lambert will be moving at the end of June

3. Cheryl will be meeting with the potential new tenant

4. We have a long waiting list, which includes a few elderly members from our community.

 

 

        

Maintenance/Purchasing Committee:

  1. No report

  Budget Committee:  

No report.

           

Tenants Committee:

1.    The tenants have expressed concern regarding the new water softener. Some say that you can taste the salt. We will have the levels checked.

2.    Washers are still an issue.

                                                                                                                                                           

Complaints Committee:  

                  1.Complaints  Committee has been dealing with concerns of residents.

 

Contract Committee:

  1. Marcel has placed the ad for the cleaning contract in Vernon Morning Star.

 

  1.  Whitevalley contract is coming up, it needs to be revised.

 

           

Election Committee:

1.    The Elections committee will soon be busy. Everyone is urged to be looking for potential candidates. The elections will take place in October.

 

 

Lounge Committee:

1.    WCRC will be donating a computer for tenant use in the lounge. Includes a large monitor, keyboard and printer.

2.    Would like to setup a meeting possibly 8:00 Wednesday of next week. Cheryl will take care of this.

 

 

 

 

NEW BUSINESS:                 

1.    The website needs to be updated. We will remove Bobby from the list of directors, will try to change the wording in the rental application to make it clear that there will be absolutely no smoking on the property moving forward.

2.    Elinor passed around an evaluation sheet that the Board can use to do employee and contractor evaluations.

 

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: To Be Announced.

 

 

REGULAR MEETING ADJOURNED:  Marcel Galli @ 6:30 p.m.

 

MINUTES RECORDED BY:

 

 

Jody Larose

Secretary/Bookkeeper