Present: Judy Hanson, Craig Collins, Rob Blount, Pete Elza, Cheryl Martines, John Volkening, Steve McIntire, Kelly Jerschelle
Absent: Chad Carlson, Pastor Sarah Rhode
Staff: Deacon Heather Feltman, Pastor Paisley Le Roy

Meeting called to order at: 6:30PM
Meeting closed at: 8:50 PM
Council Reporter: Cheryl Martines

Open Forum: Pastor Paisley – Book of Acts devotion
Discussion: Getting to Know You activity
Follow-up Items:

 

Agenda Item #1: Building Projects
Discussion: Deacon Heather reviewed the MIF 4.375% (current) mortgage rate; Thrivent contacted to match. MIF will match 3.75% of Thrivent. Waiting to hear for the best option. Timeline of construction is moving along.

Conclusion: Decision on roof color
Action Taken:
❏ None
❏ Tabled
✓ Vote
Motion: Approve to Manhattan Midnight color choice
Made By: Pete
Second: Judy
Result: Passed
Follow-up Items: Communication to the congregation will be weekly in Friday blast; possible videos; Projects begin on site in 6 weeks; fencing around the property in August. Looking for fall completion.

 

Agenda Item #2: Schedule of meetings/Contact list

Discussion: December date?? Move to December 14, 2021. Schedule should include special services FYI. Explore different
meeting times (mornings?) to accommodate various commitments.
Conclusion:
Action Taken:
✓ None
❏ Tabled
❏ Vote
Motion:
Made By:
Second:
Result:
Follow-up Items: Any changes to the contact list should be given to Melody.

 

Agenda Item #3: Live Streaming

Discussion:
Update by Heather and Pete: Began in Sept. 2020. Focus on the sanctuary area but to also include Fellowship Hall.
Sound Planning – company. Price point $100,000. Team does not want screens installed at this time. Asking disciples to contribute funds ($65,000) so the budget would not be affected.
Pete Elza, Joel Mulder, Jay Keller, Chris Johnson, Michael Palmer, Monica Corbett, Deacon Heather, Pastor Sarah – task force
Cameras, sound, light package in the sanctuary. 2 people needed per service to stream.
Software expense to reoccur after installation.

Conclusion:
Action Taken: None
❏ Tabled
❏ Vote
Motion:
Made By:
Second:
Result:
Follow-up Items: July council meeting to discuss the final proposal.

 

Agenda Item #4: Emergency Procedures

Discussion: Awareness for council
Designated personnel for emergency situations.
Order of people is significant – Craig Bloomquist is first; Jesus: Heather.
Master keys (3) needed. One is located in the Sunday Sexton mail box. Password, code numbers given. Council members should learn how to turn the water off – next meeting.
2013 statute on gun policy is followed (doors.) In case of emergency, refer to the door numbers.

Conclusion:
Action Taken:
❏ None
Motion:
Made By:
Second:
Result:
Follow-up Items: Review of emergency access points at future council meeting.

 

Agenda Item #5: Consent agenda (minutes/financials)

Discussion:
Questions?
Conclusion:

Action Taken:
❏ None
❏ Tabled
❏ Vote
Motion: approve the documents
Made By: Craig
Second: John
Result:passed
Follow-up Items:

Agenda Item #6: Synod report

Discussion: Bishop updates of synod – great happenings as shared in Pastor Paisley’s sermon (6/13). Voted for officers in synod.
Grant funding available – ?? $1000 to 40 congregations. BLC applied.

Conclusion:
Action Taken:
❏ None
❏ Tabled
❏ Vote
Motion:
Made By:
Second:
Result:
Follow-up Items:

 

Agenda Item #7: Adjourn Council Meeting

Discussion:
Conclusion:

Action Taken:
❏ None
❏ Tabled
✓ Vote
Motion: “Motion to adjourn”
Made By: Rob
Second: Steve
Result: adjourned at 8:50 pm
Follow-up Items:Meeting called to order at: 06:30 PM
Meeting closed at: 09:30 PM

Council Reporter: Rob Blount
Open Forum:
Discussion:
Follow-up Items: