Utility Workers Union of America
GENERAL BOARD MEETING MINUTES
The Pledge of Allegiance occurred.
A moment of silence was observed.
Roll Call was taken by Treasurer Turner. All present.
Patty Memering made a motion to dispense with the reading of the previous month’s minutes. Second by Lori Warren. Motion passed.
Waller made a motion to dispense with the Financial Report.
National Union – Local 600 received 2 letters from the National Union. The
first letter described how the National Union could hold Mini-Regional
Conferences. These events would require that a minimum of 20 people attend.
These mini-conferences would allow more locals to receive training in different
areas like finances. The second letter informed all Locals that there is a rumor
that there are discussions of a possible merger between the UWUA and the IBEW.
Rep/Delegate Dinner – The annual Rep/Delegate Appreciation Dinner will take place on Nov. 17 at the Chart House in Newport, Ky. Discussion took place to discuss the menu. Lori Turner made a motion to purchase the Getaway Dinner Package. Second by Patty Memering. Motion passed.
UWUA Local 600 Annual Picnic – Discussion occurred about the annual picnic. Only good remarks from our members were heard.
69KV Arbitration – The arbitrator returned a favorable decision concerning this Arbitration.
Old Calling Cards – Recently President Anderson discovered old calling cards. After investigation, it was discovered that some of these cards were still active with balances on them. These cards were donated to the Women’s Center in Hebron.
St. John’s Food Pantry – At the picnic this year, our local collected items for the St. John’s Food Pantry. Also, there was a split the pot that collected $172 for the pantry also. St. John’s Food Pantry sent a letter of thanks.
President Anderson thanked both Vice President Warren and Delegate Lisa Webster for all of their hard work and dedication to Local 600.
Delegate Memering – she discussed 2 members who may be working out of their classification.
Delegate Hoffman – he discussed the rumor that Local 600 had made an agreement to allow for IBEW members to work overtime in Meter Reading. President Anderson has reached out and informed the Board that it was not true.
Delegate Wallace – she informed the Board that she has been getting questions about how ENABLE will affect the Clerical side of the Union. President Anderson believes that management is not sure how ENABLE will affect them at this time.
Anderson handed over the meeting to Vice President Warren. President Anderson
then left the building.
A motion to adjourn was made by Camille Waller. Second by Patty Memering. Motion passed.
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