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Food Policy Council (FPC) Meeting on Mon, December 16, 2019 - 6:30 PM

Meeting Agenda: 

 

Monday, December 16, 2019

6:30pm to 8:30pm

Six Mile Chophouse

4931 W. 6th Street, Lawrence

I. Action Item: Administrative Items

A. Determine quorum of members, agenda approval

B. Approval of November meeting minutes

C. Reschedule January meeting to non-holiday

D. Vote on nominees for 2020 officers

II. Public Comment

III. Guest: Miranda Klugesherz, Director Kansas Alliance for Wellness

IV. Budget Items ($1964.47 remaining in 2019 budget; $1714.35 remaining in KAW capacity building grant):

A. Request: $5.87 from FPC budget for balance on Food System Plan Quick Guides.

B. Request: Collective FPC member request for approximately $2,299.00 for 2020 conference registration and pre-purchase travel

C. Request: Staff requests use of approximately $1342.50 of remaining capacity building grant funds for food policy professional development. Sustainability budget will reimburse a portion of this by covering outlined Council Member travel expenses that carry into 2020.

V. Updates:

A. Food Waste Toolkit and Ethnic Food Retailer Video progress

B. KAW Implementation mini grant allocations

VI. Staff Report

VII. Member Updates

VIII. Adjourn

IX. Council Social Hour

**Next Meeting: Monday, January date tdb, location tbd, 6:30pm.

Meeting Minutes: 

Monday, December 16, 2019

6:30pm to 8:30pm

Six Mile Chophouse
4931 W. 6th Street, Lawrence

 

In attendance: Marlin Bates, Elizabeth Burger, Michele Dillon, Sarah Hartsig, , Tyler Lindquist, Christina Ostmeyer, Michael Steinle, Scott Thellman, William Vesecky

Absent: Tamara Cash, Connie Fitzpatrick

Staff: Kim Criner Ritchie           

Guests: Miranda Klugesherz, Director Kansas Alliance for Wellness; Elizabeth Keever, Director Just Food and FPC applicant                                        

 

  1. Action Item: Administrative Items
    1. Determine quorum of members, agenda approval
      • Motion to approve by Marlin, second by Sarah. Motion passes.
    2. Approval of November meeting minutes
      • Motion to approve by Elizabeth, second by Marlin. Motion passes.
    3. Reschedule January meeting to non-holiday
      • Motion to move the January and February meetings to Monday, January 27 and Monday, February 24 by Tyler, second by Sarah. Motion passes.
    4. Vote on nominees for 2020 officers
      • Motion to approve Sarah Hartsig as Chair and Tyler Lindquist as Vice Chair for 2020 by Marlin, second by William. Motion passes.
  2. Public Comment
  3. Guest: Miranda Klugesherz, Director Kansas Alliance for Wellness
  4. Budget Items ($1964.47 remaining in 2019 budget; $1714.35 remaining in KAW capacity building grant):
    1. Request: $5.87 from FPC budget for balance on Food System Plan Quick Guides.
    2. Request: Collective FPC member request for approximately $2,299.00 for 2020 conference registration and pre-purchase travel
    3. Request: Staff requests use of approximately $1342.50 of remaining capacity building grant funds for food policy professional development. Sustainability budget will reimburse a portion of this by covering outlined Council Member travel expenses that carry into 2020.
      • Motion to approve collective budget requests as outlined above by Marlin, second by Elizabeth. Motion passes.
  5. Updates:
    1. Food Waste Toolkit and Ethnic Food Retailer Video progress
      • Piper Holt has been hired to design the toolkit. KU graduate students are helping with content research. There will be three focus areas of communication: food donations, consumer behavior, and composting.
    2. KAW Implementation mini grant allocations
      • An extension has been requested for the mini grant portion of the Implementation Grant.
  6. Staff Report
  7. Member Updates
  8. Adjourn
      • Motion to adjourn by William, second by Elizabeth.
  9. Council Social Hour

 

**Next Meeting: Monday, January 27, The Merc, 901 Iowa St., Lawrence @ 6:30pm.