June 10 ~ Annual Meeting 12:15pm
The 2012 Annual Meeting of the Abraham Lincoln UU Congregation will occur Sunday June 10th, 2012 beginning at 12:15 p.m., 745 Woodside Road, Springfield, Illinois 62711.
As required by the ALUUC Bylaws, the agenda will include:
- Adoption of the Minutes
- Report of the Nominating Committee (see below)
- Election of Officers and Directors of the Congregation
- Election of officers of the Endowment Trust
- Reports of the President, Treasurer, Audit Committee
- Reports of Committees of the Board (Finance, Religious Education, Program, Facilities, Fellowship, Social Action, Electronics and Communications, Audit, Personnel, and Welcoming and Publicity)
- Adoption of the Budget. The proposed budget will be available for examination before the meeting.
Special Notice from the President of the ALUUC Board of Directors
Pursuant to the ALUUC Bylaws (Article XI – Amendments) the text of Proposed Amendments to the Bylaws approved by the ALUUC Board of Directors (attached or linked) is being forwarded to all members. These Proposed Amendments to the ALUUC Bylaws are on the Agenda to be considered for adoption at the Annual Meeting of the ALUUC scheduled for June 10, 2012.
Also, pursuant to the Bylaws [Article III-Congregational Meetings, Subsection B: Budget] the Proposed ALUUC Annual Budget for 2012-2013 approved by the ALUUC Board of Directors has been posted on the bulletin board in the hallway just inside the double doors to the Religious Education Commons. The Proposed Annual Budget for 2012-2013 is on the Agenda to be considered for adoption at the Annual Meeting of the ALUUC scheduled for June 10, 2012.
Kurt DeWeese, ALUUC President of the Board of Directors, will be available after Sunday services to answer questions related to these or other matters in preparation for the ALUUC Annual Meeting scheduled for June 10, 2012.
Nominating Committee – Election Candidates:
Nominating Committee update 5/17/2012 from Berkley Moore:
The ALUUC Nominating Committee is pleased to report that the following individuals have agreed to be candidates for election at the congregation’s June 10, 2012 Annual Meeting:
President, one-year term: Phillip Anderson
Vice President, one-year term: David Brunson
Secretary, one-year term: Kathy Schultz
Treasurer, one-year term: Chelsea Stead
Board members, to fill remainder of terms expiring in 2013: Peggy Patty, Michael Plog
Board members, two-year terms: Eugena Austin, Linda Quigley (replaces Bim Flatt), Kathy Whitworth
Nominating Committee, two-year terms: Amanda Metcalf, Berkley Moore
Endowment Trust Trustee, six-year term: Victoria Vincent Carol Floyd, elected in 2011, will continue as a Board member until 2013. Frank Kopecky & Kitty Wrigley, elect-ed in 2011, will continue on the Nominating Committee until 2013. John Glosser & Carol Floyd and Jeff Bennett & Wes Duiker, elected in 2008 & 2010 respectively, will continue as Endowment Trust Trustees until 2014 and until 2016 respectively.
This agenda may include any other item submitted by written request to the Board by fifteen (15) members of the Congregation. Additional nominations for the Officers and Directors of the Congregation and the Nominating Committee may be made from the floor. Additions to the agenda may be made by the call of the chair, if without objection, or from the floor, if without objection. The agenda shall be available to any member upon reasonable request. The Secretary shall post the agenda in a prominent place in the congregational building. At the annual meeting of the Congregation a quorum shall be one-quarter (1/4) of the number of members residing in Sangamon and the surrounding counties. Members in attendance shall be counted for the purpose of constituting a quorum regardless of their county of residence. When a quorum is present, a simple majority of the voting members present shall decide any question. A person must be a member for at least ninety (90) days to be eligible to vote at a Congregation meeting or be counted towards a quorum.