Minutes of Vaad Hamenahel meeting November 2, 2004
Present: Randi Garber, Penina Arbit (co-chairs), Debbie Weissman, Orit Elgavi, Esther Edell, Tzvi Ariel, Neil Pearlman, Warren Burstein, Yoni Hammer-Kossoy, Philip Yakar (Administrator), Eudice Harris Weiner (for item 1).
Apologies: Jody Blum, Donna Goldberg (for opening items), Kobi Abelman.
Esther Edell was welcomed to her first meeting.
It was suggested a Perspex locking box be placed over the controls.
Fans will be used in the transitional seasons to help circulation.
It was agreed, following Yoni's suggestion, that a meeting be held with the Building Committee to discuss long-term solutions to the a/c problems.
The Vaad discussed an overview of costs prepared by Randi and decided on a level of charges for use of the building. Those interested will consult with the administrator.
A document / job-description and financial report, prepared by the administrator, were circulated. The chairpersons will relay the Vaad's decisions to the Administrator.
Implementation of the proposals approved by the General Meeting:
- there will be a one-month trial;
- there will be full coordination with the gabbaim;
- the children will be thoroughly prepared;
- the timing will be based on events in the calendar.
The application form will be sent with the Yedidion. The "offer" should read as follows: "Among other things membership entitles you to member rates for holding s'machot at the Shul, receiving the weekly Yediot Yedidya e-mail update, and the Deot Yedidya discussion forum".
Penina will ask Angela Brice if she will take this on. Esther offered to help Kobi organize the Stockholm group.
Monday 22nd November at 19:30.
Among Items to be discussed:
- welcoming process for new members;
- Kipot drive (may be dealt with sooner);
- gabbai for Friday night;
- locking up on Shabbat and alarm system;
- request for link with Machon Shusterman.