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Food Policy Council (FPC) Meeting on Mon, November 18, 2019 - 6:30 PM

Meeting Agenda: 

Monday, November 18, 2019

6:30pm to 8:30pm

Eudora Community Center / Parks and Recreation

1630 Elm Street, Eudora
                                            

  1. Action Item: Administrative Items
    1. Determine quorum of members, agenda approval
    2. Approval of September meeting minutes (no quorum in October)  
    3. Approval of interim officers
  2. Public Comment
  3. Discussion Item: Takeaways from Food Systems Plan Update and Reception event
  4. Budget Items ($2639.47 remaining for 2019)
    1. Request: Forward requesting up to $2000 for graphic design of Food Waste Toolkit
    2. Request: Up to $300 for food at December social meeting
    3. Request: Remaining $2495 in “content area learning” section of grant for the Ethnic Food Retailer Video project
  5. Update: Remaining KAW Valley grant fund expenditures
  6. Update: Nominating Committee shares 2020 officer nominations
  7. Discussion Item: Recruitment of vacant seats for 2020
  8. Staff Report
  9. Future Agenda Items
    1. Approval of 2020 officers
    2. End of year social hour
  10. Key Takeaways Review
  11. Member Updates
  12. Adjourn

 

**Next Meeting: Monday, December 16, 2019, location tbd at 6:30pm.

Meeting Minutes: 

Monday, November 18, 2019

6:30pm to 8:30pm

Eudora Community Center / Parks and Recreation

 1630 Elm Street, Eudora

 

In attendance: Marlin Bates, Tamara Cash, Michele Dillon, Sarah Hartsig, Connie Fitzpatrick, Tyler Lindquist, Christina Ostmeyer, Michael Steinle, Scott Thellman

Absent: Elizabeth Burger, William Vesecky

Staff: Kim Criner Ritchie

 

Public: AshLee Lattner, Kansas Farm Bureau

                                                     

 

  1. Action Item: Administrative Items
    • Determined quorum of members.
    • Approval of September meeting minutes (no quorum in October).
      • Motion to approve by Marlin, second by Christina. Motion passed.  
    • Approval of interim officers.
      • Motion to approve Michael Steinle as interim Chair and Tyler Lindquist as interim Vice Chair for remainder of 2019 by Marlin, second by Scott. Motion passed.
  2. Public Comment. None.
  3. Discussion Item: Takeaways from Food Systems Plan Update and Reception event
  4. Budget Items ($2639.47 remaining for 2019)
    • Request: Forward requesting up to $2000 for graphic design of Food Waste Toolkit.
    • Request: Up to $300 for food at December social meeting
    • Request: Remaining $2495 in “content area learning” section of grant for the Ethnic Food Retailer Video project
      • Marlin motioned to collectively approve above requests, revising the amount for December meeting food to up to $400, second by Tyler. Motion passed.    
  5. Update: Remaining KAW Valley grant fund expenditures
  • Marlin suggested printing copies of Food System Plan Quick Guide.
  • Council Members will submit interest in attending 2020 conferences and workshops prior to December meeting for consideration by full council as use of remaining capacity building grant funds.
  • Use of remaining implementation grant funds should be revisited for impact and fairness.
  1. Update: Nominating Committee shares 2020 officer nominations
      • Marlin shared that Sarah has been nominated for Chair, and Tyler nominated for Vice Chair for 2020. The Council will vote at December meeting. Those interested in serving as a co-Vice Chair alongside Tyler are welcome to inquire/volunteer.
  2. Discussion Item: Recruitment of vacant seats for 2020
      • There will be 7 total vacant seats. New members are needed to fill the sectors of: Local Food Systems NGO/Sustainable Ag. (1), Agricultural Producer (3), Resource Conservation (1), Food Waste (1). Members can represent more than one sector as long as all are covered in the number stated in the bylaws.
  3. Staff Report
  4. Future Agenda Items
    • Approval of 2020 officers
    • End of year social hour
      • Discussion of how to expend remaining capacity grant funds on conferences/prof. development will be added.
  5. Key Takeaways Review
  6. Member Updates
  7. Adjourn
      • Michele motioned to adjourn, second by Tamara.

 

**Next Meeting: Monday, December 16, 2019, location tbd at 6:30pm