[nfbmi-talk] Agenda, December 16, 2010 Board Resolution Suggestion for discussion

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Thu Dec 16 13:31:54 CST 2010


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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Fred Wurtzel" <f.wurtzel at att.net>
To: "'Marcus Simmons'" <Marcus.Simmons at interbizusa.com>; "'NFB of Michigan 
Internet Mailing List'" <nfbmi-talk at nfbnet.org>
Sent: Thursday, December 16, 2010 2:18 PM
Subject: Re: [nfbmi-talk] Agenda, December 16,2010 Board Resolution 
Suggestion for discussion


>                Hello, attached and included below is a draft of a board
> resolution suggestion.  The resolution is pretty self-explanatory, but a
> digest version is to have the Commission's Committees and Design teams to
> meet on weekends to improve consumer access and free up work time for 
> tasks
> like case management, finding jobs and returning phone calls.What do you 
> all
> think?
>
>
>
> Warmest Regards,
>
>
>
> Fred
>
>
>
> Board Resolution
>
>
>
> WHEREAS:     mcb has many committees or design teams which meet 
> periodically
> to advise the administration on various policy issues; and,
>
>
>
> WHEREAS      These committees include a significant number of staff from 
> all
> levels within the agency; and,
>
>
>
> WHEREAS:     It is desirable to have input from all areas of staff in 
> policy
> matters; and,
>
>
>
> WHEREAS:     Various indicators as reviewed in the RSA monitoring report,
> including competitive closures, incomplete or out-of-date data in System 
> and
> a number of other serious items, such as returning client phone calls, 
> that
> need staff attention; and,
>
>
>
> WHEREAS:     It is clear that more time needs to be devoted to core MCB 
> work
> activities; and,
>
>
>
> WHEREAS:     Design team and similar advisory activities could be moved 
> out
> of the standard work day and efficiently conducted on weekends; and,
>
>
>
> WHEREAS:     Such a change would level the playing field for consumers by
> allowing working consumers to more easily participate; and,
>
>
>
> WHEREAS:     Such a change would be a win/win by freeing up more work time
> for basic core tasks and would improve accessibility for working 
> consumers.
>
>
>
> .         THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the board of the National Federation
> of the Blind of Michigan on this blank day of blank that this organization
> call upon the Board of the Michigan Commission for the Blind and the
> Director to begin to hold all optional advisory internal advisory policy
> related committees such as the Services Delivery Design Team, The Planning
> and Quality Team, the Communications Design Team, etc On weekends in 
> places
> convenient to staff and consumers.
>
> BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this organization suggest that no comp time 
> nor
> overtime be allowed for such meeting attendance in order to truly level 
> the
> playing field for consumers and staff and fully utilize the time for
> additional client and other core MCB business.
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> From: nfbmi-talk-bounces at nfbnet.org [mailto:nfbmi-talk-bounces at nfbnet.org]
> On Behalf Of Marcus Simmons
> Sent: Thursday, December 16, 2010 10:17 AM
> To: NFB of Michigan Internet Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [nfbmi-talk] Agenda, December 16, 2010
>
>
>
> Please add update on the lawsuit against the MCB commission board.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Larry Posont" <president.nfb.mi at gmail.com>
> To: "NFBofMichigan List" <nfbmi-talk at nfbnet.org>
> Sent: Thursday, December 16, 2010 9:32 AM
> Subject: [nfbmi-talk] Agenda, December 16, 2010
>
>
>> Agenda, December 16, 2010 8:30 P.M
>>
>> Call 605-475-4333 902855 pound .
>>
>> Quorum
>>
>> Secretary's Report. Terri Wilcox
>>
>> Treasurer's Report,Mary Wurtzel.
>>
>> Introduction of participating Members
>>
>> President's Report. Larry Posont.
>>
>> Washington Seminar, J.J. Meddaugh
>>
>> Training of Staff.
>>
>> Summer 2011 National Convention Transportation
>>
>> Quarterly Board Meeting Update
>>
>> Discussion of December 10 Commission Board Meeting.
>>
>> Appointments to the Commission Board
>>
>> Nature's Finest Bounty Report
>>
>> Web Page
>>
>> Monitoring Report?
>>
>> New Business
>>
>> Old Business
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