April 3rd Council Liveblog

Good morning! Welcome to the council liveblog for April 3rd.

10:10: Meeting called to order. Land acknowledgment.

10:17: Adoption of the agenda, with added finance committee motions regarding society funding.

10:18: Approval of the minutes from last council.

10:18: Oral reports of the councillors.

Daniel: FYP updates. HALP hiring committee.

Julian: Hearing complaints about the lack of vegetarian options in the dining hall. Otherwise, nothing to report.

Sam: Nothing to report from the BOG. Took part in the HALP hiring committee.

Sara: Attended the GM, final edits on the Academic Accessibility Committee plan.

Victor: End-of-year DSS admin, including budget.

10:24: Executive reports

Report of the President (Victoria): Spring GM, organizing hiring committees, attended a presentation from the sexualized violence review, first student government round table.

Report of the SLVP (Kaitlyn): As Kaitlyn is absent, Victoria gave a summary.

Office hours, executive committees, spring GM, meeting with a representative from Tailwind (an organization that provides students with mental health services), other meeting (details in report).

Report of the FVP (Kerri): Spring GM (budget passed), regular union finances, finance committee, O-Week Hiring Committee, meeting with Jordan Roberts.

Report of the EVP (Natalia): Discussing international student activism with students, meeting with Jordan Roberts about O-Week hiring process, spring GM.

Report of the CVP: Executive meetings, Bylaw Review Committee meeting, organizing hiring committees, TWAK, social media posts about the spring GM, hiring committees, executive committees and valedictorian.

10:38: Omnibus motion of bylaw amendments (5.1-5.6)

Moved by Aidan.

Seconded by Daniel.

Motion passes.

10:44: 5.7 BIRT Daniel Konopelski and Neyve Egger be elected to the Bylaw Review Committee.

Moved by Aidan.

Seconded by Daniel.

Motivated by Aidan.

Nominations.

Motion passes.

10:50: 5.8 BIRT —- be elected to Elections Committee.

Moved by Aidan.

Seconded by Daniel.

Motivated by Aidan.

Nomination.

Motion to table due to lack of nominations by Victoria, seconded by Daniel.

Motion tabled until next council.

10:54: 5.9 BIRT David Shuman, Daniel Konopelski and Sara MacCallum be elected to The Watch Board of Publishers.

Moved by Kerri.

Seconded by Daniel.

Nominations.

Motion passes.

11:02: 5.10 BIRT Sam Sharp and Mason Carter be elected to The Galley Board of Directors.

Moved by Victoria.

Seconded by Aidan.

Nominations.

Motion passes.

11:07: 5.11 BIRT be elected to the WUSC (World University Service of Canada) Levy Board.

Moved by Natalia.

Seconded by Daniel.

Motivated by Natalia and Victoria.

Motion to table due to a lack of nominations by Victoria.

Seconded by Daniel.

Motion tabled.

11:15: 5.12 BIRT David Shuman, Emily Reid and Daniel Konopelski be elected to Academic Committee.

Moved by Victoria.

Seconded by Aidan.

Motivated by Victoria.

Nominations.

Motion passes.

11:21: 5.13 BIRT Raeesa Alibhai be elected to the Scribe Hiring Committee.

Moved by Aidan.

Seconded by Victoria.

Motivated by Aidan.

Nomination.

Motion passes.

11:26: 5.14 BIRT Daniel Konopelski, Mason Carter and Sara MacCallum be elected to the Chief Returning Officer Hiring Committee.

Moved by Aidan.

Seconded by Victoria.

Motivated by Aidan.

Nomination.

Motion passes.

11:35: 5.15 BIRT Raeesa Alibhai be hired as the Chair for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Moved by Victoria.

Seconded by Daniel.

Motivated by Victoria.

Motion passes.

11:37: 5.16 BIRT Katie Cheslock be hired as the HALP (Healthy Active Living Coordinator) for the summer of 2022.

Moved by Victoria.

Seconded by Sam.

Motivated by Victoria.

Motion passes.

11:43: 5.17 BIRT the King’s Tabletop Roleplaying Game Society be approved to receive $15.16 in contingent funding for their most recent in-person event.

Recommended by Finance Committee.

Moved by Kerri.

Seconded by Kaitlyn.

Motivated by Kerri.

Motion passes.

11:44: 5.18 BIRT the King’s Jewish Cultural Society receives $20.00 in contingent funding for their upcoming Passover event and AGM.

Recommended by Finance Committee.

Moved by Kerri.

Seconded by Aidan.

Motivated by Kerri.

Motion passes.

11:48: 5.19 BIRT the Chair be paid an honorarium of $850.00, having fulfilled their duties through the winter term.

Moved by Kerri.

Seconded by Daniel.

Motivated by Kerri and Daniel.

Motion passes.

11:50: 5.20 BIRT the Scribe be paid an honorarium of $400.00, having fulfilled their duties through the winter term.

Moved by Kerri.

Seconded by Daniel.

Motivated by Kerri.

Motion passes.

11:52: Motion to adjourn.

Moved by Sam.

Seconded by Victoria.

Motion passes.

Thanks everyone!

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