Board Meeting Highlights: Thursday, February 18, 2021

The Board approved the Governance website summary page.
Nominating Committee – Sue Huber announced three applications had been submitted for the upcoming Board positions and openings still existed for the Finance Oversight Committee and the Endowment Committee positions.
The Lens of the Future once again rocked it out of the park by providing updated information on data location on COVID website as well as addressing new protocols for once vaccinations are completed.
Endowment Fund: 
The Board requested approval from the Endowment Committee to use endowment funds in the amount necessary not to exceed $60,000, subsequent to Congregational approval, for replacement of the lift system. As well as, requesting approval from the Endowment Committee to use endowment funds in the amount necessary not to exceed $40,000, subject to subsequent Congregational approval, for kitchen improvements at the church. And, no later than their regularly scheduled March 2021 meeting, create a planning committee of up to nine members to make specfic recommendations for kitchen improvement plans, after solicitation of the Congregation for interest in committee service, and with consideration for broad representation of relevant stakeholders and relevant expertise of members selected.
Kitchen Committee – Solicitations will be included in the Intercom, as well as on the Church’s website and FaceBook page. Special thanks to Gene McCracken for his research and continued service on the committee.
Budget Forums – It was determined to include the FAQ’s from budget roundtables in the annual meeting packet as well as posting in Intercom and on website.
Spring Retreat – The Board’s spring retreat will be held on a Sunday afternoon in March exact date as yet to be determined.