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 HELD on April 8, 2019


EXECUTIVES                                                                                                       Steve Kowolonek President

                                                                                                                                Mike Hoffman Vice President

                                                                                                                                Jueisha Boykin Treasurer

                                                                                                                                DL Wallace Secretary


DELEGATES                                                                                                         Illyana Long Area A

                                                                                                                                Holly McLaughlin Area A

                                                                                                                                Aaron Wright Area A

                                David Loerich Area B

                                                                                                                                Victoria King Area B

                                                                                                                                Camille Waller Area B              


The Meeting was called to order by President Kowolonek.

The Pledge of Allegiance occurred.

A moment of Silence was observed for deceased members of UWUA Local 600.

Roll call was taken by Treasurer Boykin.   Delegate King absent.  All other board members present.

A motion was made by Treasurer Boykin to dispense with the reading of the last General Board Meeting minutes (due to a quorum not being present of the General Board for meetings in January and February 2019. Second by Delegate Waller.  Motion passed 

The Financial Report was given by Treasurer Boykin.   President Kowolonek discussed contacting Matt Darpel to provide amount needed for payment of bills from negotiations.   A motion was made by Secretary Wallace to accept the financial report and that Treasurer will contact Matt Darpel when billing is received regarding the 2019 Negotiations.   Second by Delegate McLaughlin.  Motion passed.

Communications President Kowolonek 

  Local 600 received four (4) letters of solicitations for donations.

    Active Heroes (group regarding Suicide Awareness and Prevention for veterans, offers $20.00 cards for discounts at various local businesses.  (Offered to place on union boards by any board member who makes decision to post.)

   Newport Fire Fighters event at the Newport Aquarium 13 -1 5 May 2019, asking for a $300 donation.

   Dragon Fly Foundation. 

  Union Sportsman Alliance Shooting Clays in Owenton Kentucky. 

A motion was made by Delegate Wright to make a donation to the Dragon Fly Foundation to sponsor at the $400.00 level (receives thirty 30 tickets to the event.) A raffle was discussed to distribute the tickets to the membership.  Tickets will be provided to the General Board members to pass out to members in their assigned areas.  Second by Treasurer Boykin.  Discussion.  Motion passed.

Unfinished Business - President Kowolonek

         One Calls Local 600 received 5, 000 credits at a saving of $100.00 on total cost.

         A settlement was reached for Grievance #422 with Company. 

         Arbitration for Grievance #424 is scheduled for 23 24 April 2019.

         Vistra Contract passed a ratification vote of 8-to 1.



         UEIP Grievance in April 2019.  Customer Satification and issues that related (Enable Sub-Division and AMI issues that effected customer satisfaction.

         Company GPS Letter -- received for roll-out in May 2019.

         ESA Interview processes February 2019 discussion.

         Incorrect posting number  February 19, 2019 System Integrity

         UWUA Magazine will have names for Local 600 retirees at next publishing

         National Convention will report retirees since last meeting in 2015.

         Tentative Agreement discussion topics to be discussed with membership.  Items not listed on information sheets provided by company. (Article 5, Wage changes, Engineering Specialist training, inclement weather letter.



Delegate Long made a motion to adjourn.  Second by Delegate Waller.  Meeting adjourned.



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