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General Meeting Agenda

November 2014 General Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, November 18, 7:00 p.m.
  • Meeting Location: MS51, 350 Fifth Avenue, between Fourth and Fifth Streets. Enter on Fourth St. cul-de-sac. Fourth St. entrance is handicap accessible.
  • Time for agenda items in parentheses is a suggestion. The Chair has the discretion to change the time allotted.
  • More information on the agenda items may be available at the entrance table at the meeting. Please read the materials available between 7:00 and 7:15 p.m.
  • You must be a current Food Coop member to attend the General Meeting. Please bring your Coop I.D. card to be admitted.

Item 1: NY City Council Fossil Fuel Divestment Resolution (45 minutes)

Discussion: Request for the Coop to join other organizations in supporting a proposed City Council resolution. The resolution calls on the boards of NYC’s and NY State’s pension funds to launch a policy of strategic disinvestment from publicly-traded fossil fuel companies.—submitted by Mimi Bluestone

Item 2: Study of Member Characteristics Pertinent to Retirement Policy (45 minutes)

Proposal: The General Meeting authorizes a survey of Coop members to acquire information about members’ age and years of service, relevant to further study of the Coop’s retirement policy.—submitted by David Laibman

The Agenda Committee minutes and the status of pending agenda items are available in the Membership Office.

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