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General Meeting Agenda

July 2014 General Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, July 29, 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: Formation of the Fair Trade Committee (30 minutes)

Discussion: That a committee be constituted to follow, inform members and suggest positions on international trade negotiations whose stipulations might affect governmental policy related to food or to cooperative enterprises.—submitted by Susan Metz

Item 2: Annual Hearing Administration Committee Election (30 minutes)

Election: The Committee will present one new candidate for election. Hearing administrators work on an FTOP basis when needed and serve three-year terms.—submitted by the Hearing Administration Committee

Item 3: Discontinue Eden Foods Due to Anti-Contraceptive Policy (30 minutes)

Discussion: Part I: Because Eden Foods has elected to not cover their female employees for contraceptive health care, resolved to not carry their products until Eden Foods changes their policy.

Part II: Resolved to form a committee to contact other retailers to form a coalition to address and publicize this issue.--submitted by Melvin Hess

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

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