Grand Traverse County Commission on Aging - Regular Meeting

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Commission on Aging
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 9:00 AM

BOARD MEETING AGENDA

Mission Statement: The mission of the Grand Traverse County Commission on Aging is to offer home and community based services to maintain and improve the quality of life for resident senior citizens.

 

TUESDAY, December 15, 2015, 9:00 A.M.

Grand Traverse County Governmental Center

Commission Chambers, 2nd Floor

400 Boardman Avenue, Traverse City, MI

Internet Home Page Address: www.gtcoa.org

E-mail address: gtcoa@grandtraverse.org

Chair:  Rodetta Harrand

 

1.      CALL TO ORDER - 9:00 a.m., Rodetta Harrand, Chair

 

  1. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Rodetta Harrand, Chair

 

  1. ROLL CALL – Cyndie F, Office Specialist

 

4.       MISSION STATEMENT – Sandra Busch, Vice Chair

 

5.       APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

6.      INTRODUCTION OF GUESTS/LIMITED PUBLIC COMMENT

         (Three minutes or less)

 

7.       SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS

          A.       Certificate of Appreciation, Officer Ryan Taylor – Rodetta Harrand,                         Chair

 

          B.       New Employee Introductions, Deborah Lautner and Cheryl Sarin,                                        Homemaker Aides – Georgia Durga, Director

 

          C.      Bylaws – Georgia Durga, Director

                    1.       Officer Term clarification

                    2.       Items pertaining to the Senior Center Network

 

          D.      Senior Center Network reporting changes – Georgia Durga, Director

 

          E.       2016 Meetings/Schedule – Laura Green, Deputy Director

           

8.       DIRECTOR'S REPORT – Georgia Durga, Director (8-9)

 

 

9.       DEPUTY DIRECTOR REPORTS

          A.       In Home Services – Laura Green, Deputy Director

          B.       Senior Center Network – Lori Wells, Deputy Director

 

11.    CONSENT CALENDAR

          The purpose of the Consent Calendar is to expedite business by grouping non-controversial items together to be dealt with by one motion without discussion.   Any member of the board, staff, or the public may ask that any item on the Consent Calendar be removed for full discussion.  Such requests will be automatically respected.

 

If any item is not removed from the Consent Calendar, the action noted is approved by a single motion adopting the Consent Calendar.

 

All information identified on the Consent Calendar can be viewed in its entirety, on the Commission on Aging’s website at www.gtcoa.org.

 

ACTION

A.

Approval of the November 17, 2015 Board Meeting Minutes (4-7)

B.

Acceptance of the October 2015 Finance Reports.  (Executive-Finance Committee recommends acceptance.)  (12, 31-39)

C.

Acceptance of the October 2015 Budget Adjustment Report.  (Executive-Finance Committee recommends acceptance.)  (12, 40-41)

D.

Approval of the Board Rules (11, 14-21) and Bylaws (11, 22-29) as amended.  (Executive-Finance Committee recommends acceptance.)

E.

Acceptance of the October In Home Services (63-70) and Senior Center Network Program Reports (71-75).  (Approval required by full board.)

 

12.                                                                                     REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES    

For information only.

          A.    Executive-Finance                          Minutes dated December 1, 2015 (10-58)

          B.    Program-Community Relations      Minutes dated December 2, 2015 (59-79)

           

13.    REPORTS OF AD HOC/SPECIAL COMMITTEES:

None

 

14.    AREA AGENCY REPORT – Kory Hansen, Board Member Appointee

 

15.     COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY COMMITTEE REPORT

                       

16.     OLD BUSINESS

 

17.     NEW BUSINESS

           

            18.     GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT (3 minutes per person)

 

19.     ADJOURNMENT

 

 

ATTENTION GTCOA BOARD MEMBERS:  If you are unable to attend this, or any other GTCOA meeting, please notify the Commission on Aging office, 922-4688, as soon as possible.

 

Minutes available by contacting the Grand Traverse County Commission on Aging office by phone at (231) 922-4688 or by mail at the following address: 520 West Front Street Suite B, Traverse City, MI, 49684.  If you need auxiliary aid under ADA, contact the Administrator at (231) 922-4780 or TDD # (231) 922-4412.