THE VERSAILLES, MIDWAY, AND WOODFORD COUNTY
HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
November 2014 - Minutes
November 6, 2014
Versailles-Midway-Woodford County Human Rights Commission
Regular Meeting November 6, 2014
Present: Sylvester Howard, Misty Gonzales, Helen Rentch, Peggy Carter-Seal, Bill Phelps, Don Morton, Dan Brown
Absent: Lonnie Jackson, Lauren Graves, Don Morton
Guest: Ed Klee
*Ed Klee presented a summary of the Strategic Planning session on Oct. 2.
*Minutes from Sept 4 were approved
*Treasure’s Report: $3635.95 on hand.
Paid: Windstream bills: 9/30 $55.79 & 10/28 55.84
*Correspondence: none reported
Fundraiser at Addie‘s 10/2: Check of $200 rec’d as well as $200 donation
Discussion: HRC will continue fundraising opportunities to support local charitable organizations consistent with our objectives such as Mentors and Meals, Life Adventure Camp, Watchdogs, Senior Citizens, etc.
A special election will be held at the next meeting because 2 current officers are rotating off the Commission and their seats need to be filled.
-Fairness Ordinance: Dan has worked on an Interlocal Agreement which would incorporate the suggested model of the KY HRC and components of other adopted ordinances. Bill Phelps will work with the subcommittee.
-Misty volunteered to join the Education Subcommittee.
-Misty brought suggestions for upgrading our website/social media presence. For $150 the website, email and phone could be combined. Will consider this for action at the Dec. meeting.
-Misty also informed us of a mini-grant opportunity through Trivent Financial Services. Decision to propose support for the Food Pantry by having HRC volunteers work with the Food Pantry on Dec. 18.