Hey everyone, it is the last council of 2020! We are at quorum and the meeting is about to begin!
5:03: Council has started!
5:04: Agenda Adopted by unanimous consent
5:06: Just grammatical errors in the minutes from the last council to fix that Levi is moving to edit
5:08: All motions to edit the minutes have been passed.
5:09: The minutes have been approved by unanimous consent
5:10: Councillor reports! Aideen and Rylan are up first! They have started to draft a response to the EDI report
5:12: Ridge is up next. Not much to report.
5:13: Nathan is next, also not much to report. Reached out to the co-president of the Disabled Student’s Collective, waiting to hear back. Had a meeting with the academic committee.
5:17: My (Victoria’s) report! Nothing much to report.
5:19: Stephen’s report
* I had some technical difficulties during Stephen’s report so please look at council minutes once they are released for more details on that!
5:24: Emma’s report. Day Student Society GM upcoming over zoom.
5:26: Kailen’s report, discussed concerns about the winter break meal plan with Tim, discussions still ongoing
5: 28: Reports of the exec
Levi: Met with Kaitlyn the first year rep for councillor training
In the process of organizing another anti-oppression workshop
Starting prepping with BOG reps for meeting with the board next week
Met with Peter and Katie
5:36: Mason’s report
working on the care packages
did an “ask an exec” on Tuesday
had a meeting with Peter and Katie
changes to residence guidelines for COVID safety
Kailen brought up the biggest change to residence is that the dining hall is takeout only
5:40 Nick’s report
The executive had an anti-o workshop with South House
Took place in discussions about how to make emergency bursaries available to international students
5:44: Hope’s report
Struggles uploading a video about exams for first years due to tech issues
Several committee meetings upcoming
5:50: Isabella’s report
Has been keeping up on TWAK
Busy week for academics
5:52: Item 5.1, paying the scribe $300 of their honorarium
5:54: Motion passed by a vote
5:54: Item 5.2, paying the chair $425 of their honorarium
5:55: Nick has temporarily taken over as chair due to a conflict of interest
5:55: Item seconded, motivated by Levi
5:56: Motion passed by a vote
5:57: Item 5.3, BIRT the DSS be ratified as a Tier 2 society, moved by Mason
6:02: Motion passed by a vote
6:02: No new buisness
6:02: Motion to adjourned
6:02: Motion struck
6:03: Michael says to remember to do SRIs available through Dalhousie emails!
6:04: Isabella explains that this year SRIs are going straight to professors and not to any higher-ups this semester in light of this year’s difficult circumstances
6:05: Motion to adjourn
6:05: Council adjourned!
See you in 2021 everyone, good luck with finals!