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

joe harcz Comcast joeharcz at comcast.net
Thu Dec 16 16:40:01 CST 2010


No, sorry. I can't hardly deal with Michigan...Smile...
----- 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 5:11 PM
Subject: Re: [nfbmi-talk] Agenda, December 16,2010 Board Resolution 
Suggestion for discussion


> Cool. So what kind of advocate are you? 'Cause I may need your help, a 
> friend of mine in Oklahoma. He can't get food stamps (??) and I was 
> wondering if you could help him out
>
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>> From: joe harcz Comcast <joeharcz at comcast.net>
>> Sent: December 16, 2010 4:46:25 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
>>
>> No, I'm just an advocate. And best of Holidays to you too.
>>
>> 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
>>
>>
>> > Hi, Joe. This is Tanya. My goodness I saw you full of information, 
>> > stories
>> > information and everything. Are you like this secretary of the NFE, I 
>> > mean
>> > I'm just curious. Wanting to wish you a Merry Christmas and hope you've
>> > done all your Christmas shopping I know I have.
>> >
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>> >> Original Message:
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>> >>
>> >> 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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