BOARD MEETING AGENDA AND NOTES
Roadmap to Profitability
Seattle Farm Coop Business Plan
To Do List
Date: 01.8.18 Start: 7:00pm PT End: 8:30 PT Location: SFC Warehouse
- ATTENDANCE & CHECKINS (1-2 mins each, max 5 mins)
- Christy Cusick (manager)
- Nerissa (Manager)
- Kaitlyn ()
- ADMINISTRATION (2 mins)
- Facilitator: Christy
- Notetaker & Emailer: Nerissa
- Approver: Name
- Time Constraints for meeting: None
Upcoming Board Calls
- Date: 02.5.18 Start: 7:00 pm PDT End: 8:30 pm PDT Facilitator:
- OLD BUSINESS (20 mins)
- NEW BUSINESS (60 mins)
Communication with Membership (5min)
- Yahoo Group, communication>updating email addresses
- Mailchimp> ‘cleaned’ accounts versus unsubscribe. Aprox. 200ish members reading each letter
- FB/Instagram/Twitter engagement is increasing slowly.
Card Fees (5 min)
- Co Op considering a flat rate versus percentage fee for all card transactions. Card fees impacting profitability
- Need to run by accountant
SFC Organization (XX mins)
- Finance Report
- Dividend? Down 155
- Need to follow up with accountant to clarify if 4th quarter taxes are accounted for. As well as to run by the idea of credit card percentage fee.
- King county seed library event 02/10/2018 12-4pm
- Need to premake seed starting mix for event
- Need to contact dunlap to coordinate
- Need to be in the shop for a few weeks after the sale, so maybe move it up to last week of march. ?
- Chick/duckling Class 03/03/2018
- Styrofoam recycle
- Need dontation or suggested donation of $5 per. If we do it again we need to cover gas costs.
- March 9-11th
5. Warehouse / Retail Shop (XX mins)
12541 E marginal way Pending follow up with owner
Idea for an empty lot in RB Containers?
Member Base (XX mins)
Reaching our Members
Addressing the number of people not getting our newsletter.
Phone Bank membership?
- GENERAL / PROJECT UPDATES (XX mins)
- Card transaction fees, adding a standardized item in QB to account for cost of card transactions.
- TAKEAWAYS & TO-DO LIST (5 mins)
- TOPICS DEFERRED FOR NEXT MEETING (5 mins)
- Location---tukwila or lynnwood or ???
- Credit card fees