Minutes from the 10.10.19 General Meeting

This is October general meeting of the Topanga Community Center for the 2019 term. All members and prospective members are welcome to attend. The meeting will be held at the Topanga Community Center, 1440 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd, Topanga, CA 90290, beginning at 7pm.

I. CALL TO ORDER

II. READING OF TCC MISSION STATEMENT: The TCC is a community-oriented, non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to protect, maintain, upgrade and enhance the Community House and the grounds entrusted to its care. The TCC is dedicated to serving the Community of Topanga by providing access and support for philanthropic, educational, and community activities and services.

III. READING AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM September 12th, 2019 GENERAL MEETING

IV. GUESTS

  • Joanna and Paul
    • Memorial Bench for father’s bench-where can this live on property. Joanna will be providing dimensions for the bench to confirm available locations
  • Karen Danenbaum
    • Senior Dinner will be November 8th, finishing before symphony rehearsal. Announcement for new date will go into newsletter
  • Michelle Johnson has stepped down as President of the Sages-New President is TBD
  • Franka – Would like to keep moving toward zero waste property in regards to plates, cups, cutlery, etc.

VI. OFFICER REPORTS

  • Treasurer (Franka Diehnelt)
    • Checking-$118,577.41
    • Savings-$54,175.30
    • CHIC-$43,501.59

VII.  ONLY IMPORTANT MATTERS

  • President (Kelly Rockwell)
    • Would like to look into purchasing large generator or large battery packs to cover in case we lose power-Need to research options

  • VP Facilities (Rick Provisor)
    • Need to discuss where to put Sages shed

  • VP Fundraising (Nonie Shore)
    • Swap Meet: Nov. 9th
    • Bingo: Sunday, Nov. 24th 3 – 5 pm (or we might put 2:30 so we can start playing at 3pm)
    • Square Dance: Friday, Jan 10th 7:30- 10 pm
    • Disco Night: Sat. Feb 8th 8:30 pm
    • Bingo: Sunday, March 15th 3 – 5pm (or we might put 2:30 so we can start playing at 3pm)
    • Square Dance: Friday, April 24th 7:30 – 10 pm or Friday, May 1st
    • Topanga Days: May 23rd – 25th
  • VP Membership (Lisa Brown)
      • not present
  • Corresponding Secretary (Terri Moriarty)
    • FTF October 11th
    • Library will host activities at future FTF
  • Recording Secretary (Andy Monn)

VIII. UNFINISHED / ONGOING BUSINESS

    • Shed behind the house
    • Nutcracker – Sage room – Sherry to provide very specific use of room prior to approval
    • Website
      • Board approved costs associated with Website rebuild and launch
    • Topanga Days
      • First meeting October 16th
      • Library wants to bring in partner, possibly need parking spot for Saturday
  • Franka has property owner info below TCC, will be looking into acquiring land or work together to stop erosion along hillside
  • Penny Room will be wired soon-waiting on quote
  • Dayna to contact health department to see if we can re-use plastic cups at Topanga Days
  • Locally Zone director-Board approved purchase of wifi upgrade for Topanga Days
  • Need to find MC for Swap Meet
  • Look into hosting open house for activities provided at TCC

XI. NEW BUSINESS

X. GOOD OF THE ORDER this is a time for members not listed on the agenda to make comments or observations

XI. ADJOURN – 9:39 Terri, Andy second

XII.  BOARD MEETING

  • CUP-Rosewood would like to use TCC as overflow parking-4 in favor, 1 abstain. Need to look into liability issues

Guests:

Joanna Gunst, Karen Danenbaum, Jerry Simer, Dayna Miller, Kate Grasso, Be,

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