KPFA Local Station Board
Special in-person meeting, July 27, 2013, 11am-1pm
North Berkeley Senior Center
1901 Hearst Ave., Berkeley, CA
Present: Craig Alderson, Brian Edwards-Tiekert, José Luis Fuentes, Donald Goldmacher, Mark Hernandez*, Joy Moore*, Lewis Sawyer, Franklin Sterling, Carole Travis, Barbara Whipperman. Richard Pirodsky (ex-officio).
*Arrived after roll call.
Absent: Shahram Aghamir, Mal Burnstein, David Gans, Matthew Hallinan, Cynthia Johnson, Janet Kobren, Jack Kurzweil, Samsarah Morgan, Andrea Prichett, Tracy Rosenberg, Mel Sanders, Dan Siegel, Ramsés Teón-Nichols, Burton White, Margy Wilkinson.
1. Call to order
Meeting called to order by vice chair C. Travis at 11:27 am.
2. Roll call and excusing of members
Quorum was not present. Moved (B. Edwards-Tiekert) to excuse all absent members. Approved without objection.
A. B. Edwards-Tiekert: Reminded members of the on-going pledge drive and appealed for phone room volunteers.
B. C. Travis: Announced hunger strike in California prison system against solitary incarceration.
4. Public comments
Mickey Mayzes, Kirsten Thomas, Vylma Ortiz, Lynn Orlando, Joseph Estrada, Afele Coleman, Sasha Futran.
5. Approval of FY2013-14 budget
A quorum not being present, the board was prevented from conducting official business. Due to the presence of a number of guests as well as the business manager, the board decided to proceed with an unofficial presentation and discussion of proposed budget. TR1 is proposed budget. TR2 is assumptions used to prepare budget. TR3 is selected accounts (numbers and names) business manager uses to project budget figures. Business manager discussed budget figures in detail and answered questions. IGM distributed his comments on budget planning process (see IGM1).
The vice chair called for a straw poll on approving budget. 6Y, 2N, 1A in favor of approving budget as presented.
6. Scheduling of next meeting
Moved by vice chair to convene emergency teleconference meeting July 30, 6:30pm, for purpose of approving budget by mandated deadline of July 31. Approved: 7Y, 0N, 1A.
Adjourned 12:50 pm.