Local 1301 Meeting Minutes
Oct 15, 2019
Local 1301 Meeting Minutes Tuesday, October 15, 12:00 – 1:00 pm.
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development 7225 Northland Drive North Suite 100 – Conference Rooms 1 & 2 Brooklyn Park, MN 55428
14 members were present and business agent Caitlin Reid. The meeting was called to order by Local 1301 President Truda B. at 12:10. Introductions were made.
Minutes: Previous minutes approved and will be on the MAPE website.
Adoption of Agenda: Donald E. made a motion to adopt the agenda with the addition of agenda items: annual budget, quarterly officers meeting, motion seconded by Noel L. and approved. Membership: Mary B. Work is continuing to be done to increase membership outreach. 1301 has 406 members and a 75% membership rate.
Old Business: Resolutions from Delegate Assembly Video conferencing will be available for MAPE elections Conformity in language updates Members who are on a council will not be able to hold other offices Local Presidents may make a temporary appointment until a special election is held
Holiday Party - volunteers are still needed for the holiday party planning committee. To volunteer, contact Cara at firstname.lastname@example.org New Business: 1301 Budget: Needs to be approved by at least 10% of the membership Proposing a summer family-friendly event be added to the budget for 2020 Keep a line item for donations
Noel L. made a motion to add $1,000 to the Contributions - Labor line item to the 2020 budget, seconded by Mary B. Passed
1301 is exploring options to stream meetings.
Regional Director Report: The reports are on the MAPE website, search for Regional Director Report. Business Agent: Caitlin R. Delegate Assembly update.
Workplace Issues: Hennepin Tech, people are having difficulty getting leave time approved. Some requests are taking months.
Good & Well: None Next meeting: Tuesday, November 19, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Minnesota Association of Professional Employees (MAPE) 3460 Lexington Ave N, Room B. Shoreview, MN 55126 Door prize drawn by Donald E. winners: Jadwiga & Noel.
Meeting Adjourned 12:58 p.m. Local 1301 Phil Koessler Secretary