LSB minutes - August 2006

Draft Minutes
KPFA Local Station Board Meeting
August 20, 2006, 11:00AM
Freight & Salvage Coffee House
1111 Addison
Berkeley CA

Convened at 11:32AM.
Notice that no sound system is available.

SW      AH
CH      MyB
RP      SG
AN      HB
RE      BS
WR      LR
BET     RMP
MH      SR

16/6

Move to suspend the rules for the consideration of the KPFA Local Station Budget, have public comment, then continue to regular agenda.

Accepted by unanimous consent.

Lois Withers, KPFA Controller, is a guest for the purposes of budget discussion.

Questions from the LSB to the Controller ensued:
RMP
RE
AN
SW
AH
SG
RP

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 Public Comment
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Six members of the public spoke.

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Budget Debate and Discussion
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BET makes budget presentation.

WR moves to adopt budget/RMP seconds.

SG calls the question on the budget. 
No objection to ending debate.
RE objects.  Goes to vote.
14-1 passes.

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WR moves to adjourn.
Second.  Fails 6-8.

Unanimous consent to recess for 15-20 minutes.  Recess begins at 12:50PM.

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BREAK
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Meeting recalled to order at 1:15PM.

BS moves to suspend rules to deal with the Consent
Calendar, no objection.

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Consent Calendar
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LSB Meeting schedule:  objections, moves to immediate business.

LSB assist in PNB meeting:  Accepted w/o objection.

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Set Next LSB Meeting
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BET moves next LSB meeting 10/21 at 11AM at Freight & Salvage.
RMP seconds.

SW N    AH  Y
CH N    MyB N
RP -    SG  Y
AN N    HB  N
RE -    BS  N
WR -    LR  -
BET Y   RMP Y
MH  N   SR  N

Motion fails, 4-8.

BET moves that "The next meeting of the LSB will be Saturday,
September 16th, 2006 at the Freight & Salvage in Berkeley,
starting at 1:00 PM to allow three hours of time for committee
meetings beforehand."
SR seconds.
SG calls the question.
Passed without objection.

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Excusing Absent Members
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SG moves to excuse all absent members. BET seconds.

Chair rules Eric Park is no longer a member.
BET appeals the decision of the Chair.

The Chair goes on record as recognizing the draft Unpaid Staff Organization list as the officially registered mmbership list for the Unpaid Staff Organization.  The Secretary confirms this with the Chair.

SW  Y   AH  N
CH  Y   MyB N
RP  Y   SG  N
AN  Y   HB  Y
BS  N   BET N
RMP N   MH  N
SR  A

Chair is overruled. 5-7

AN moves to divide the question. SW seconds.
4-8 fails.

SG calls the question.
Chair gives up the gavel to the Vice-Chair to debate the motion.

Debate closes 8-4.

8-4, motion passes.

Chair resumes the gavel from the Vice-Chair.

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Approval of the Agenda
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BET moves to approve the agenda as it remains.
Approved without objection.

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Approval of the Minutes
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BET moves approval of the July minutes. 
Approved without objection.

June minutes remain tabled.

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GM Report
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Lemlem Rijio presents the GM report to the LSB.

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Committee Reports
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PD Hire Committee: SG reports.

GM Hire Committee: RP reports.

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Old Business/Unfinished Business
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SW Moves to Adjourn.

SW  Y   AH  N
CH  Y   MyB N
RP  -   SG  N
AN  Y   HB  N
BS  N   BET N
RMP N   MH  N
SR  N

Motion to adjourn fails, 9-3.

Item A: The Secretary be enabled to send Executive Session materials (minutes, agenda, and other documents) by e-mail prior to the actual meeting to other members only.

Amendment by MH:
[All members are to abide by the confidentialty attached to all executive session materials.]

Substitute to the amendment by BET:
[All executive session materials are to remain confidential until released by the board. 

Release of such confidential material may be considered conduct adverse to the best interest of the Foundation and may be cause for their
removal from the board.]

Substitute motion carries 9-3.

Motion to amend the main motion, 9-3.

Main motion as amended: The Secretary be enabled to send Executive Session materials (minutes, agenda, and other documents) by e-mail prior
to the actual meeting to other members only.

All executive session materials are to remain confidential until released by the board. 

Release of such confidential material may be considered conduct adverse to the best interest of the Foundation and may be cause for their
removal from the board.

SW  A   AH  Y
CH  A   MyB Y
RP  -   SG  N
AN  Y   HB  N
BS  Y   BET A
RMP Y   MH  Y
SR  N

6-3 passes.

Item B: MH/RMP moves to postpone indefinitely.

7-4 passes.

Item C: AH/RMP moves to postpone indefinitely.

9-1 passes.

BET moves to suspend the rules preventing immediate consideration of Item Z on the agenda.
SG seconds.
9-3, motion passes.

Item Z:  Remove Mark Hernandez as Secretary of the Local Station Board.

Chair gives up the gavel to the Vice-Chair to debate the motion.
Debate ensues.
Move to close debate 7-4, Vice-Chair votes to close debate 8-4.
3-8, motion fails.

Chair resumes the gavel from the Vice-Chair.

SG makes motion to adjourn: 4-7, fails.

BET moves to suspend the rules preventing immediate consideration of Item R on the agenda.
AH seconds.

SW  N   AH  Y
MyB Y   RP  -  
SG  A   AN  N  
HB  Y   BS  Y  
BET Y   RMP Y  
MH  Y   SR  A

Chair gives up the gavel to the Vice-Chair to debate the motion.

Item R:  Resolved, the Order of Business in the Agenda Template used by the KPFA Local Station Board shall be adopted as a Special Rule.

SW  N   AH  Y
MyB Y   RP  N  
SG  Y   AN  N  
HB  Y   BS  -  
BET Y   RMP Y  
MH  Y   SR  Y

8-3 passes.

RP moves to adjourn.
3-6, fails.

Chair resumes the gavel from the Vice-Chair.

AH moves to suspend the rules preventing immediate consideration of Item N on the agenda.
MyB seconds.

Item D: UPSO Council Member Report to LSB.
MH moves to table.
Unanimous consent.

Item E: UPSO Membership Issue.
MyB/RMP: Move to postpone indefinitely.
No objection.

Item F: Withdrawn by maker of motion.

Item G: Motion to require roll call votes.

Chair gives up the gavel to the Vice-Chair to present the motion.

[Amendment: In the case of personnel actions taken by the board in executive session, 25% of the board may require a vote by secret ballot.] BET/RMP

MH moves to close debate.  Without objection.

SW  N   AH  Y
MyB Y   RP  N  
AN  N   HB  N  
BS  Y   BET Y  
RMP Y   MH  Y  
SR  Y

7-4 Amendment passes

6-4 Motion to close question fails.

BET calls the question.  No objection.

6-3, fails, Vice-Chair votes yes, 7-3.

Chair leaves the meeting, gives up the gavel to the Vice-Chair.

MyB moves to adjourn, AN seconds. 
No objection.

Adjourned at 4:11PM.

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