Delray Beach Sister Cities

 

ANNUAL MEETING

 

Thursday, January 7, 2010 at 6:00 p.m.

Old School Square

 

 

AGENDA

Refreshments available throughout the evening

 

6:00 p.m.            Registration/Membership Enrollment (Registration desk open throughout

                        the evening)

 

6:15 p.m.            The Annual Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Delray Beach Sister Cities Committee

ANNUAL MEETING

Minutes

 

January 7, 2009 @ 6:00 p.m.

Old School Square

 

Voting Members Present

 


Charlotte G. Durante

Lori Durante

Daisy Fulton

n’Detenga n’Gurumo

Charles Hardiman

Beth Johnston

Ngozi Mensah

Rhonda Mensah

Chieko Mihori

James Mihori

Peggy Murphy

Reiko Nishioka

Becky O’Connor

David W. Schmidt

William F. Wilsher


 

Staff Present

 

Robert Barcinski

Donna Beldowicz

 

 

Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 6:15 p.m. by President Schmidt, who welcomed all and thanked everyone for coming. 

 

Roll CallListed above.

 

Minutes of Annual Meeting held January 16, 2008:  Motion was made to amend the minutes by correcting the amount for the Safari Dinner from $76,500 to $7,650 under major funderaisers by Oz Mensah and seconded by n’Detenga n’Gurumo.  All voted aye. 

 

Financial Report Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2008:  Given by Becky O’Connor.  The total revenue for the fiscal year was $33,705 and the total expenditures were $28,363 resulting in a net income of $5,342. The total cash balance at September 30, 2008 was $45,036.  The Miyazu cash balance was $27,023 and the Moshi cash balance was $18,013 as of this date.

Beer sales at the Obon and Hatsume brought in a net of $5,788; up $792 from the prior year.

Safari Dinner: net $6,271.

Golf Tournament: brought in a net of $6,152, up $1,981 from the prior tournament.

Sending Oz and Rhonda Mensah to Moshi as part of our teacher exchange program in the summer of 2008, as well as continuing our Young Artists Competition.

Securing a $5,000 grant from Addie Green at PBCO, this will fund an exchange program with Moshi, Tanzania.

Securing a $2,500 grant from the City of Delray Beach.

 

A motion was made to accept the financial report for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008 by Robert Barcinski and seconded by Rhonda Mensah.  All voted aye.

 

Projects/Programs Summary of 2008: 

 

Projects/Programs for 2009: 

 

Election of Board of Directors:  Nominations for reappointment/appointment to the Board of Directors for year 2009:

 


Barbara Dilthey

Charlotte G. Durante

Daisy Fulton

n’Detenga n’Gurumo

Charles Hardiman

Beth Johnston

Nancy King

Ted Marshall

Lourdes Martinez

Ngozi Mensah

Rhonda Mensah

Chieko Mihori

James Mihori

Clovis Moodie

Peggy Murphy

Reiko Nishioka

Becky O’Connor

Beverly Ouckama

David W. Schmidt

William F. Wilsher


 

There were no additional nominations from the floor.  Motion was made by Beth Johnston to accept nomination and seconded by Oz Mensah.  All voted aye.

 

Election of Officers for the Board of Directors:   Nominations for reappointment/appointment of Officers for the Board of Directors for year 2009:

 

David Schmidt, President

Ngozi Mensah, Vice-President

William Wilsher, Secretary

Rebecca O’Connor, Treasurer

 

There were no additional nominations.  Motion was made by Robert Barcinski to accept nominations for Officers and seconded by Daisy Fulton.  All voted aye.

 

Comments from the audience:  David is sending Nancy King a flower arrangement while she is in the hospital; he will be taking donations after the meeting.

 

Adjournment:  6:38 p.m.