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

joe harcz Comcast joeharcz at comcast.net
Thu Dec 16 15:46:25 CST 2010


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Joe
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tonya Smith" <tonyasmith75 at live.com>
To: "NFB of Michigan Internet Mailing List" <nfbmi-talk at nfbnet.org>
Sent: Thursday, December 16, 2010 3:36 PM
Subject: Re: [nfbmi-talk] Agenda, December 16,2010 Board Resolution 
Suggestion for discussion


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>> Original Message:
>> ---------------------------------
>>
>> From: joe harcz Comcast <joeharcz at comcast.net>
>> Sent: December 16, 2010 2:31:54 PM
>> To: NFB of Michigan Internet Mailing List <nfbmi-talk at nfbnet.org>
>> Subject: Re: [nfbmi-talk] Agenda, December 16, 2010 Board Resolution 
>> Suggestion for discussion
>>
>> I love it but you knew I would...Smiles...
>>
>> Joe
>> ----- 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 including competitive closures, incomplete or out-of-date data in 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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