Community Council membership meetings are held the 3rd Monday of the month, from 7-9 pm. The board meetings are held the 1st Monday of the month, at 7:30 pm, but may be moved due to holidays. 

If you wish to attend a community meeting, the info is on this page. If you wish to sit in on a board meeting, send an e-mail to diane@vmicc.net to get the link.

Hello, Council members and visitors!

Our August membership meeting is coming up on Monday, August 15, at 7:00 pm on Zoom. Please scroll down for the Zoom link, and phone number for calling into the meeting.

Please join us for the August 15 Community Council meeting.
The agenda is below. Here are some highlights:

John Taylor from the King County Department of Local Services. John Taylor will be providing an update, and answering your questions for King County. Here is a link to the programs covered by Mr. Taylor’s Department: https://kingcounty.gov/depts/local-services/programs/~/media/depts/local-services/community-service-areas/2022-csa-updates-vashon.ashx  Please come with any issues you would like to raise for King County.

Dissolution of the Old Community Council. We are now ready to dissolve the VMICC. The board has met and approved a resolution to dissolve the Vashon-Maury Island Community Council. It is now time for the membership to discuss and and prepare to vote on it.

The Food Bank is Moving to Town! and Emily Scott, Director of the Food Bank, will explain why and when.

The Strawberry Festival Was Lovely and Local. The Vashon Island Chamber of Commerce will share highlights of this year’s Strawberry Festival, a beloved Island event, by Vashon and for Vashon.

If you have an issue you would like covered, or would like to speak at the August or future meetings, please contact diane@vmicc.net

If you are interested in the process of motions and amendments, and keeping meetings flowing smoothly, please see the Democratic Rules of Order, which is what we use to guide our meetings: https://www.democraticrules.com/

To see past meeting minutes and presentations given at the meetings, go here: http://vmicc.net/meeting-minutes/ 

Agendas for 8/15/22 VMICC and Vashon-Maury Community Council Meetings

Last update: August 10, 2022

Times are approximate.

  1. 6:45- 7:00. Informal welcome to the meeting as people join the call
  2. 7:00 Brief Technical Overview for Zoom: Nick Simmons: Stay muted unless speaking, sign on with phone OR computer, not both. Democratic Rules of Order link will be posted.  How to raise and lower hands to speak to a motion or participate in open discussion.
    For people calling in, they will need to unmute themselves with *6 and let us know they wish to speak.  https://www.democraticrules.com/
  3. 7:01 Formal Welcome (call to order)
  4. 7:01 Review agenda
  5. 7:02 Approve minutes of the last meeting
  6. 7:03 Introduction of Guests
  7. 7:03 Committee and Board Updates:

Affordable Housing Committee  – Morgan Brown
Equity, Social Justice and Inclusion Committee – Rachel Rome or Kevin Jones

  1. 7:15 King County Local Services Division Update and questions: John Taylor
  2. 7:40 Old Business: Vote on changes in VMICC officers. Gavin Kovite as Clerk (to take minutes), and C. Hunter Davis to be Secretary, and handle correspondence and organization records. Motion to be voted on: “We approve these changes in officers of the VMICC: Gavin Kovite as Clerk, and C. Hunter Davis as Secretary.” This was moved and seconded at the July meeting. It is now time to vote on it.
  3. 7:45 New Business: We are now ready to dissolve the VMICC. The board has met and approved a resolution to dissolve the Vashon-Maury Island Community Council. It is now time for the membership to vote on it.DiscussionMotion: “We move to dissolve Vashon-Maury Island Community Council.” On the 15th  we need the motion to be made and seconded.  The actual vote to dissolve will take place at the September meeting. You will need to be signed up as a member of the Vashon-Maury Island Community Council to vote on this motion. Contact Diane Emerson at dianeemerson@yahoo.com  to confirm your membership, or sign up to be a member. Membership is free.
  1. 7:55 Plan of Dissolution. The board has adopted the following resolution for a plan of dissolution:
    “A fee of $300 cash will be given to the Vashon-Maury Island Community Council by the Vashon-Maury Community Council, in consideration of use of the website, mailing list, and logo.
    2. Since there are no outstanding debts of the Vashon-Maury Island Community Council, the $300 shall be donated to Vashon Household, a 501(c)3 nonprofit.”Discussion:Motion: “Pending approval by the WA Attorney General, we approve the following plan of dissolution. 1. A fee of $300 cash will be given to the Vashon-Maury Island Community Council by the Vashon-Maury Community Council, in consideration of use of the website, mailing list, and logo. 2. Since there are no outstanding debts of the Vashon-Maury Island Community Council, the $300 shall be donated to Vashon Household, a 501(c)3 nonprofit.”

    Today we will make and second the motion. A vote will be taken on the plan of dissolution at the September meeting, if the vote for dissolution passes at that same meeting,

  1. 8:10 Ferry Discussion if more time is desired
  2. 8:20 Community Update: Emily Scott, Executive Director, Vashon Maury Community Food Bank – on the move to Vashon town.
  3. 8:30 Community Update: Cheryl Lubbert, the president of the Vashon Chamber of Commerce or Ben Stemer, the new Executive Director, will share highlights of  the 2022 Strawberry Festival.
  4. 8:40 – Open Discussion
  5. 8:45 – Next Meeting Date: Monday, September 19, 2022
  6. 8:45 Adjourn meeting of VMICC

 

UPDATE MEETING OF VASHON-MAURY COMMUNITY COUNCIL, V-MCC

  1. 8:45 Formal Welcome – Diane
    Please see our beginning website: www.v-mcc.org
  1. 8:45 New Business:
    Elections for new board members will take place this fall.  The board is elected every even year, for 2 year terms. Want to see your community council be more effective? Take more action on Island issues? If you have at least 3 hours a week to give to the cause, you can make a big difference. Self-nomination forms will be available soon.The board will be appointing an Elections Committee. If you are interested in serving on the Elections Committee, please contact John Affolter, at jraffolter46@gmail.com
  1. 8:50 Membership: Membership in the Vashon-Maury Community Council is free, but you need to actually sign up to be a member, not just show up at a meeting if you wish to vote. Contact Diane Emerson (DianeEmerson@yahoo.com ) to see if you are a member of the new V-MCC, or sign on to be a member.
  2. 8:55 Open Discussion, Questions?
  3. 9:00 Next Meeting Date: Monday, September 19, 2022
  4. 9:00 Adjourn

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