Hello! This is the (likely) last council meeting before the break!
We’re just waiting on quorum to start!
Meeting has been called to order and the land acknowledgement has taken place
1.1 Adoption of Agenda
Hope moves to add 5.11, Emma seconds
BIRT the KSU write to the King’s administration asking them to officially condemn Dalhousie’s failure to act and protect students while urging a tighter policy; and
BIFRT we ask the King’s administration to reiterate their commitment to protecting students on such matter in light of this event
Agenda adopted by unanimous consent
2.1 Emma not in minutes as a voting member, added by unanimous consent
3.1 Aideen met with Katie Merwin, some wins some losses
Wants another meeting in December
Room check procedure posted to facebook
Protested Laura Lynn Thompson
3.2 Me! Went to Finance Committee, and helped Aideen w/ residence work
3.3 Emma met to clarify waiver problems
3.4 Lindsay attended several events and committee meeting
3.5 Sam went to Academic Committee Meeting and the Anti-O workshop with Frank from South House
3.6 Tessa brainstormed work around accessibility, went to Academic Committee, etc.
3.7 Izzy and Adrianna brainstormed for the upcoming BoG meeting
4.1 Report of President
4.1.1 Tabled with CFS and Mason to give out ISICs
grant with NSCAD student union denied for curious reasons, a new proposal has been submitted for workshops around sexualized violence
4.1.2 Outcomes panel for Sexualized Violence and Prevention Committee, also did half-day retreat to discuss related things to the outcome panel – Bill requested their presence, Implementation of Bystander training, lots of work around sexualized violence!
4.1.3 CFS meeting, ask Levi or Hope about the minutes! Levi is at CFS AGM in Toronto and there is a BoG organizing meeting on the 27th!
4.2.1 Nick and Patsy met with Katie on mental health – not a lot happening on the school’s end. Patsy thought it went well. 2 Healthy Active living events happening, 1 before break and 1 in january on bullet-journaling. More to come!
Society training still in process.
4.2.2 Met with a committee about the Tri-Bay renos – mostly confidential but if you have questions ask Patsy!
Athletic stuff is in the works
4.2.3 Not much! Academic Committee happened!
4.3.1 All the regular stuff! People got paid, levy checks are going out, finance committee met
4.3.2 BAC met, Tri-Bay renos also a hot topic there!
4.3.3 nothing in external – other to report
4.4.1 Hope hosted 2 workshops facilitated by some awesome folks! Trauma informed Active listening with Jordan Roberts and an anti-o with Frank from South House.
4.4.2 ESG committee met, frustrating time. Any questions, feel free to ask! Final Policy meeting on the 29th, focus on regulation of fund managers and sustainability.
4.4.3 Went to a climate strike! Just a small one but its good to remind the province!
Went to Student Government Roundtable – lots of work there, also frustrating as large emphasis on correcting superficial problems rather than the institutional ones creating them.
Released the statement approved last council denouncing white supremacy on campus
4.4.4 There’s another Climate strike on the 29th! and a BoG organizing meeting on the 27th and the RSC Dance Party is soon as well!
4.5.1 Office-y things. minutes, agenda, etc.
Updated description of KSU in the academic calendar
Updated By-laws and formatting
Made name-cards and updated the chalkboards!
4.5.2 Made an extra TWAK! Normal Social media and poster stuff
4.5.3 Not much
5.1 BIRT no December meeting
5.2 BIRT the scribe gets paid $300 for their work this semester, moved by Isabella
Seconded by Izzy
5.3 BIRT the Chair be paid $425 for their work this semester
PoO: Chair surrendered to SVLP as motion directly impacts chair
Chair given back to Chris
5.4 BIRT King’s Students For Sustainability be ratified as a Tier 1 society for 2019-2020 academic year
5.5 BIRT Le Salon receives $16.00 for their movie night
Seconded by Madeleine
All for movie snacks
no q’s or debate
5.6 BIRT King’s Dance Collective receive $517.50 for pole-dancing
Seconded by Patsy
This is a regular thing at King’s! A bulk cost for up to 20 people!
Patsy does extra motivation.
5.7 BIRT RSC receive $80.00 in non-contingent funding for their event, RSC Dance Party on the 29th
Seconded by Hope.
No questions or debate
First approval for a resource centre!
5.8 BIRT King’s Jewish Bookclub receive $112,00 in contingent funding for their event, Wardy Jewish Book Club Party on December 9th, 2019.
Seconded, and passes.
5.9 BIRT Pride Society receive $164.00 in contingent funding for their event, Gender Celebration on the 26th.
Seconded by Sam.
PoC: Sam and Tessa are active listeners, are being paid – no quorum here
Waiting to locate someone to call in.
We got a hold of Levi!
No q’s or debate
Motion passes! Thank you Levi!
5.10 BIRT the Unconcious Collective Ensemble receive $363.18 in contingent funding for their event, #Mood, on November 30, 2019 and December 1, 2019
Seconded by Tessa
Motioning to amend some errors in the agenda.
Nick apologizes for the errors
Motion to amend errors passes
No q’s or debate
5.11 BIRT the KSU write to the King’s administration asking them to officially condemn Dalhousie’s failure to act and protect students while urging a tighter policy; and
BIFRT we ask the King’s administration to reiterate their commitment to protecting students on such matter in light of this event.
Seconded by Isabella
It’s important to release campus specific statements! – Isabella
6.1 Nick moves to adjourn
And we’re done!