Apr 082017

February 2017

Subject: Minutes of Board Meeting

1. The Meeting was opened by President Vicki Edwards at 7:00 PM, at 9803 S. 21st Circle, Bellevue, NE. With 4 of 5 directors present, a quorum of the Board did exist.

2. Attendance at the Meeting included:
Vicki Edwards, George Ziska, Jr., Janelle Smith, Ron Strawn, George Cawl, Mark White, Kathi Narlock

3. The minutes of the meeting held on 12 January 2017, were approved.

4. Treasurer’s Report: Treasurer Janelle Smith provided the following status: Great Western Checking Account: $46,882.77; Fidelity Money Market Account: $24,240.14.

5. Finance Director’s Report: The following items were discussed:

A. Al Cans for 2 X 4’s: Turn-in on 7 Feb 17: 29 lb X $0.30/lb = $8.70. One attendee brought cans.
B. Offutt Catholic Chapel Offering, Sun, 8 Jan 17: Check for $1,583.10 was received and deposited by the Secretary on 18 Feb 17.
C. Church of the Nativity, Burke, VA Offering, Sat-Sun, 14-15 Jan 17: Bob Corsi reported on 3 Feb 17, that the offering is near $60,000 and still counting.
D. Bowl-a-thon: Currently, 16 bowlers have signed up.
E. Combined Federal Campaign: Results to be known in Feb or Mar 17.
F. 2017 Financial Plan: The Crew is now raised 8.3 % of the 2017 Fundraising Goal of $75,000.
G. Other Ideas: None.

6. Old Business:

A. Update of Membership Roster: No changes noted.
B. Combined Federal Campaign of Indiana, Kentucky and Southwest Ohio: The 2017 CFC application deadline was extended to 28 Feb 17. The Secretary indicated that the online 2017 application is ready to go but with our corporate headquarters located in the Heart of the Midlands zone and our work located in the IN, KY, SW OH zone, our local charity application could be denied, as what occurred in 2015. However, the consensus of the Board was to go ahead and submit the 2017 application with the non-fundable $340 fee.
C. VA Connection (Bob Corsi): Bob indicated that he has a list of 17 volunteers. Bob is trying to identify volunteers that will be available to stay the 2nd week for the finish work since Finish Crew Leader Jerry Leonard requested 8 volunteers on Finish Crew for this year’s 4-BR/2-Bath home.
D. Crew Website ( http://www.accrew.org ): No new developments.
E. Colorado (CO) Connection (Gary Piper): No new developments.
F. Volunteer Recruitment in Bellevue: The Secretary will remind the Confirmation Class Teacher Mark Seelbach about the Pancake Breakfast set for Sun, 19 Feb 17. To improve the quality, pancakes will be kept warm in the oven and students will be instructed on baking. Food purchased food quantities will be increased where necessary and no more than half of the food will be given out to the 8:30 Mass crowd. Ron and George will make a Commissary run at 8 AM, Sat, 18 Feb 17.
G. 2017 Deployment (work starts on Thurs, 1 Jun 17): Kathi Narlock provided the receipt for the microwave and was reimbursed $142.52.The Construction Director faxed the list of kitchen cabinets and materials needed from Lowe’s of Somerset, KY, to new P.O.C. Ann Saich on 9 Feb 17.
H. IRS Forms: Treasurer completed the IRS Form 990 for the CFC application. Now only the IRS Form 990-EZ needs to be completed by 15 May 17.

7. New Business: None.

8. The Crew Meeting was adjourned at 7:33 PM and the next Board Meeting was set for 7:00 PM, Thursday, 9 Mar 17, at 9803 S. 21st Circle.

George Ziska, Jr.